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Admin Controls for OD4B Sync for total space consumed on PC

We need the ability to control the total amount or % of space consumed on a PC device when sync'ing OD4B content. We are seeing where a user may have a large amount of data in OD4B (1TB+) and on laptops and surface devices this will consume all the available space. Controls that can be managed by the Administrator to limit the amount of space or the ability to sync only the tree structure (like on IOS) is required.

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      • Kevin Wilson commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Did Files On-Demand not negate the need for this feature?

        (It would be nice to be able to adjust the free space % at which Files On-Demand starts purging the local files.)

      • John Muoio commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        another one from the " you must be joking if you are thinking about it" department. Funny thing is you had this at first, where the entire folder structure and files were represented on disk, but you could pick and choose what you wanted to sync, or when you needed to use a file, you'd select it and it would sync. But, for some inexplicable reason, without warning, you changed this so that all of our training for our users had to be thrown out and redone. To make onedrive easy to use, you need to bring this back. This current paradigm is just silly.

      • Jennifer commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        100% agree. Agree with Charles that there should be a default plus the ability to override if necessary.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        second this...

        Need tenant wide and per user settings (for special cases). Without this capability, service is unuseable

      • Jim commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        100% agreed. On my VDI it consumed all free drive space, rendering the VDI unusable without administrative intervention.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Need tenant wide and per user settings (for special cases). Without this capability, service is unuseable

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I agree, MS policy on space usage and charges is not only unclear, but subject to change. Controls should be in place to govern space usage.

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