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  1. Add an "Employee Terminated" Field to AD and Microsoft O365 Accounts

    This request would have a big impact on both Exchange administration and OneDrive administration. Historically there has not been an avenue within AD to mark an account as terminated, other than maybe changing the account description field or utilizing the Exchange Custom Attributes. So you have an employee that leaves, maybe make the description change, and disable the account. You might grant the manager access to the former employee's mailbox for a period of time, and eventually delete the user account. In prior versions of SharePoint, a disabled account might trigger the Mysite deletion process which in O365 has become…

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    • 是否現在開機後. 會出現要輸入密碼的視窗? 因為以前沒有. 確認後請現示顯示警報

      輸入密碼確認後. OneDrive for Business,同步時請顯示警報的提醒。由另一個終端等完成最新同步時. 我們希望同步時也顯示警報的功能。以確認檔案是可同步更新的.

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      • Add feature to set period for versioning at OneDrive for Business

        *English follows Japanese

        ■Title(件名):
        OneDrive for Business のバージョン管理機能について
        Add feature to set period for versioning at OneDrive for Business

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        ■Description(内容):
        OneDrive for Business のバージョン管理機能について期間で設定できる機能の追加を希望します。

        We would like to see the feature to set start and/or end date for versioning at OneDrive for Business.

        Thank you for your consideration.

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        • Allow us to set external address as destination of notifications

          *English follows Japanese

          ■Title(件名):
          SharePoint 管理センターにて、ユーザープロファイルの編集で "勤務先の電子メール" を外部メールアドレスに変更しても、SharePoint Online や OneDrive for Business からの通知メールが送付されない。

          Allow us to set external address as destination of notifications

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          ■Description(内容):
          過去のご案内事例にて、今まで SharePoint 管理センターから、ユーザープロファイルの編集で "勤務先の電子メール" を外部メールアドレスに変更することで通知先を変更することが可能だったが、現時点で外部メールアドレスに変更してもメールが通知されない。
          Exchange の契約のないサブスクリプションのユーザーは、外部メールアドレスに通知が届かなければ何が共有されたのかわからないままである。
          本機能について機能拡充を希望します。

          We used to be able to change the e-mail address for notification from SharePoint Online or OneDrive for Business with entering external address into [Business email], but now the notification e-mail does not reach to the given address even though we change [Business email] section.

          Please put the behavior back to previous one, uses who don’t have Exchange subscription need to specify external address as the…

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          • Adjust the notification message generated when multiple files are moved or deleted.

            Ability to adjust the message "Heads up! We noticed that you recently deleted a large number of files from a site". Also the ability to set a minimum number of files before the alert is triggered.

            The message is causing confusion when users move files as they are get picked up as being deleted.

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            • Please be sure to delete the "Documents" and "Attachments" folders.

              The 'Documents' folder and the 'Attachments' folder are created automatically. These folders are the default paths that can not be created or deleted.
              However, I do not use these folders.

              Please be sure to delete the "Documents" and "Attachments" folders.

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              • Allow _vti_ in folder and file names

                One drive is used to store all sorts of file, not just productivity documents. If you want to store an eclipse work space or a website, in OFB you can't because of this restriction. This makes competing products look more attractive. Why are these blocked and can that restriction be removed?

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                • The management of devices that is able to sync or even log in

                  I sometimes forget to log out the onedrive at other computers. Is there any way to log out it remotely? It will be great if the devices can be managed. User can manage which device can sync and which can not. And even force them to log out.

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                  • Allow Manager Access on Disable instead of Delete of AAD Account

                    We would like the option to grant the manager access to a OneDrive when a user account is disabled (Sign-In Blocked) rather than deleted. We leave accounts disabled for 30 days so we need to manually grant access to managers.

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                    • Failure to support ReFS in personal OneDrive -- as it is in OD4B - ruins admin experience

                      Ideally, we could harmoniously deploy the features that separately convinced us to buy in to the Microsoft vision (M365, O365, EMS, Windows 10 Professional for Workstations and Windows 10 Enterprise). OD4B and OD worked harmoniously on NTFS volumes, OD4B works beautifully on ReFS -- but despite running on the identical sync client OD fails to support ReFS at all. OD fails to support "protect important files" on corporate devices, but recently it's announced (and we implemented) directing all those system Known Folders that populate "This PC" to reside in OD4B on ReFS. I am unsure if we're chasing your capabilities,…

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                      • Prevent the ability to delete the location being synced in explorer until syncing has stopped.

                        When a user selects the location they are syncing in the explorer navigation pane they should not be able to delete this folder or selecting delete should automatically stop the sync and then remove the folder. Currently pressing delete prompts them that the folder will be permanently removed from their computer but doesn't let them know that the Onedrive sync client will go-ahead and delete all the contents of that folder in SharePoint as well.

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                        • Allow saving open OneDrive document offline when MFA expires

                          PLEASE ALLOW USERS TO SAVE ONEDRIVE FILES OFFLINE WHEN THEY CAN'T APPROVE A MFA REQUEST.
                          If multifactor authentication expires while working on a file saved on OneDrive, it won't be possible to save the file in any other offline location without approving the MFA. "File > Save As" path keeps on trying to connect to server and won't allow for saving the file in a different place (Excel in my case).

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                          • OneDrive storage size should not use the local Disk Drive space. Local Disk is full due to to data from OneDrive.

                            My OneDrive storage is using the capacity of my local Disk Drive, so the local disk is now full. I want to make space on my local PC and make the OneDrive storage size not counting for my local disk drive. How to do this without loosing data? Local Disk Drive should not be full due to OneDrive storage usage.

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                            • Possibility to check how many users decide to use KFM

                              When you have prompted users to use KFM user can decide to do so or not. Currently there's no way to check how many users in organisation decided to move Windows Known Folders. This would be very useful for testing before using silently KFM.

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                              • Getting list of all site collection admins for OneDrive

                                Currently, there no way to fetch a list of all site collection admins of all OneDrive account. The only way to check it is by going to Admin Portal and checking it for each and every user.

                                PowerShell (Set-SPOUser) allows to add new site collection admins to SharePoint sites and OneDrive. However, Get-SPOUser doesn't get the site collection admins unless the admin account is already site collection admin on the OneDrive.

                                It would be great to have some way for admins to fetch a list of all site collection admins either using script or GUI.

                                Thank you.
                                BB

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                                • Allow us to change the file size at OneDrive for Business

                                  *English follows Japanese

                                  ■Title(件名):
                                  OneDrive for Business に保存したファイルのサイズ変更機能
                                  Allow us to change the file size at OneDrive for Business

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                                  ■Description(内容):
                                  OneDrive for Business に保存した、画像ファイルをリサイズできる機能の実装を希望します。
                                  また、写真のプロパティの日付は変更されずリサイズさせたいです。

                                  I would like to have the feature to resize pictures after they are saved in OneDrive for Business, and it will be nicer if the date is not changed from original one.

                                  Thank you for your consideration.

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                                  • The ability to prohibit certain classes of users from sharing with all users.

                                    For a given class of users we need the ability to block the "share with everyone" feature.

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                                      • Automatically delete downloaded files upon signing out from OneDrive app

                                        I think it would be important for OneDrive team to enable automatic deletion of downloaded files upon signing out from OneDrive app.

                                        First, the current OneDrive's approach may not be in line with EU General Data Protection Regulation (requiring data protection by design). Second, in this area, OneDrive can have a competitive disadvantage against Google Drive's File Stream app.

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                                        • Let us sync folders on any drive

                                          Let us sync folders on any drive.

                                          For example
                                          c:\documents
                                          d:\recepies

                                          d:\pictures

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