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  1. Use local server as cache for off-line file access and on-premise backups

    Most businesses cannot forego the use of local file server storage. They want offline access to files, they need their storage to be compatible with Line of Business (LOB) software and they need local networking speeds.

    By providing a "local OneDrive cache" that can run on a Windows Server, customers would be able to benefit from local network performance and offline (no internet) access to shared files. Maybe more importantly, businesses could backup their OneDrive data through their regular backups software therefore getting rid of three major business objections in one go and paving the way for wider adoption.

    Ideally,…

    132 votes
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    20 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Update OneDrive for Business file size limit to be competitive

    Increase OneDrive for Business file size beyond the current cap of 15 GB/file.

    OneDrive for Business needs to stay competitive.

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    36 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Please buy/look at 'Zee Drive' and incorporate it into ODFB

    The product 'Zee Drive' by Thinkscape has some great ideas on how to achieve reliable use of ODFB for everyday desktop client users. It relies on a 'localhost server' and connect to 365 via standard public APIs, to fake a network drive which is centrally configured to 'mount' folders, which can actually be ODFB/SP libraries or network shares. It allows a network administrator to deploy different mounted folders to different user groups.

    If this idea of a 'fake network drive' were incorporated with OFDB, it would have numerous advantages. For one, the OFDB client could rely on a document database…

    123 votes
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    5 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Implement the function/option to hide the [+] icon which displayed on the left side screen of OneDrive for Business.

    I am aware that each user can create an Office 365 group by clicking the [+] icon which appears on the left side screen of OneDrive for Business. To prevent this, I carried out cmdlets to control from the Microsoft Planner, therefore Microsoft Teams also became unusable at the same time.

    Then I have been changing the settings to activate Teams, however, each user is still able to create Office 365 groups from their own OneDrive for Business screen.
    For the ease of management, I hope the feature will be implemented enables controlling to hide the [+] icon (to create…

    113 votes
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  5. Provide the feature to be able to confirm the expiration date information of anonymous guest links on the screen (UI).

    For the ease of management, I would like to the status from the list on the screen(UI) when the anonymous guest link of the expiration date has met. Let me explain the current behaivor below.

    1. Select an item in OneDrive for Business, Set the expiration date of an anonymous guest link and sharing the data.
    2. Even if the anonymous guest link expires and the user cannot view it, [Sharing] status displays as [Sharing in progress].

    So that, I hope the function will be added that provides the status of each anonymous guest link on the interface whether the…

    106 votes
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  6. make Groove Music compatable with one drive for business

    i have a One Drive for Business account that i am paying for but now also have to pay for a One Drive personal account because Groove Music will not work with my Business account

    103 votes
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  7. OneDrive for Business - Support multiple OneDrive languages by default

    I work in a very large company. The default language of our tenant is set to FR.
    However, we have thousands of users in numerous countries.
    For now, when a user chooses to change his preferred language in O365, all user interfaces change to the choosen language BUT OneDrive.
    We determine that if we want the "OneDrive For Business" language to be changed, accordingly to the user language settings, we have to set additional languages from each user interface, and then modify every single user profil to use advanced language settings as desired...
    Just a mess!
    And imagine that we…

    103 votes
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  8. Check in / Check out for the "new" OneDrive interface

    When working within the "new" OneDrive interface I cannot find a way to check-in or check-out documents for editing. As a work around I have

    101 votes
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  9. Remove synced file when team site permissions change

    Consider the following scenario:
    1) Create a folder in a team site
    2) Have person X use the OneDrive for Business sync client to sync the team site to their PC
    3) Change permissions on the folder such that person X no longer has even read or view access.
    4) Have person X sync.

    The files they no longer have access to remain on their PC. This is a fairly major security problem. Support told me that when permissions change I need to have everyone remove and recreate their syncs. This is obviously completely impossible to actually make work in…

    100 votes
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  10. implement the feature enabling to create OneDrive for Business's (OneDrive.exe) sync foler within the partition exclud

    I am aware that the data in PC is generally designed to be saved within C drive. I am currently worrying about the possibility of PC performance degradation due to lack of storage capacity so I hope the feature to be implemented that enables to create One Drive for Business's (OneDrive.exe) sync folder within the partition excluding C drive or PC' housed drive.

    99 votes
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  11. Sync client / Files On-Demand support for Windows 10 virtual desktops (VDI)

    In 2018 we will begin a 12 month deployment of Windows 10 + Office 365. 45,000 physical devices will be replaced and 15,000 devices will be turned into kiosks accessing virtual desktops. Would like to incorporate OneDrive into the personal data namespace, but you explicitly state there is no support for the sync client (and thus Files On-Demand) for virtual desktops (VDI), and that eliminates OneDrive usage for all since the user experience has to be identical across physical and virtual. If I can't do it for virtual then I can't do it for physical.

    Request explicit statement of support…

    96 votes
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  12. Default external sharing e-mail confusing for end-users

    The default e-mail sent to an external user for sharing a document is confusing. The end-user needs to click the document name to be able to edit or open the document. This is OK, but the text directly below the document states:

    This is a mandatory service communication. To set your contact preferences for other communications, click here.

    Lots of end-users do click the link "Click here" and think this relates to the edit document proces. This is not the case, they navigate to an error page that states:

    Sorry, that didn't work

    You signed in with your Microsoft account

    95 votes
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  13. Allow me to rename my onedrive folder name. The nomenclature "OneDrive - Your Company Name" is unnecessarily long

    The file path limit of 256 characters is very limiting and annoying in and of itself. It is crazy that the mandatory folder name for the OneDrive for business folder is "OneDrive - Your Business Name". For my business, this adds on almost 20 characters! I already have a cloud service and when I tried to drag my folders over, many files will not sync simply because of this long folder name. I am forced to go back and re-work my folder and file structure.

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  14. Online Viewer Support for Autocad Files *.dwg

    Please add support for Autocad files.

    As a global production company we use a fair amount of 2D layouts in our projects. We have recently started using SharePoint Online and Onedrive for manageing and standardising Projects. While our office workers love working with supported documents in SharePoint, our engineers hates it. It's a very cumbersome task, to always download - upload every 2D layout in order to work with them.

    If we just could get a viewer it would be a good start enabling Autocad support and a great help to us.

    94 votes
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  15. Ability to edit offline files on iOS and Android

    Provide the same functionality that is available in Windows and MacOS sync clients that allows offline files to be edited. Curently read-only

    (NOTE: Files marked offline are read-only - you can edit the file only when you're online. If you edit the file offline, it saves as a new file, and does not change the original OneDrive file.)

    92 votes
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  16. provide me with the authorization while creating a "Share with everyone" folder.

    When I start to use the One Drive for Business within Power Shell, I enable the cmdlet in which the "Share with everyone" folder generates automatically and the authorization is given.

    The reference that I checked:
    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/6bb02c91-fd0b-42ba-9457-3921cb6dc5b2

    Although at this point, I am able to finish completing the creation of folder, I hope the behavior to be improved that enables to give authorization properly to me because I have no authorization that I am supposed to be given.

    92 votes
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  17. Download folder

    I would like to have the ability to download a folder as a .zip ind One Drive for Business like in One Drive.

    91 votes
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  18. monitor sync

    i need to be able to get an alert or extract from an endpoint or login to the admin portal to know when there is sync problem. currently, the only way to know if there's a sync problem is from the user - and by the time the user tells me, it's too late. again, either a dashboard in the Admin portal that shows the sync errors or i need to be able to extract some event ID, log file or other from an endpoint to identify when there's a problem to schedule time to correct the issue - or…

    89 votes
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  19. XML Export/Import of your current (filtered) document libraries

    More and more people have more than one device. I like to have an export/import XML Structure of the current filtered document libs folders. So then I'm able to import these configuration on another device without doing the time consuming filter job.

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  20. OneDrive on Linux

    we are a diverse org. we use PC , MAC and Liunx. it is realy good to have a client for OneDrive on Linux

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