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  1. Use of German Datacenter

    Enable the possibility to use the German datacenter for Office 365 Personal!

    While the use of the German datacenter is available for Office 365 Business it would be highly appreciated to use these datacenter with the personal OneDrive as well.

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  2. Eliminate filename and folder name exclusions

    At the moment, some characters and file/folder names will not sync, even though the names are valid on the device. For instance, a folder named "Forms" in the root of the sync directory will not sync to the cloud. This is an unnecessary restriction.

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  3. Secure One Drive (web, android, iOS, PC and Mac) using two step authentication

    Secure One Drive (web, android, iOS, PC and Mac) using two step verification just like in "Personal Vault". This would definitely secure our One Drive in an event when one of our devices would be stolen. I have signed in to One Drive web recently and typed all the password and it automatically connects me with my One Drive without verifying who entered the password. What if something happens to one or more of my devices, how can I retrieve and possibly secure all my files in my Account. Identity theft is still the number one issue today.

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  4. Move Application Folders to dedicated subfolder

    There is no dedicated folder where applications can store their files.
    Some use the top folder, other the 'Documents' folder
    but the top folder should be relatively clean and user oriented
    whilst documents should be mainly maintainted with user content

    hence the suggestion to provide an dedicated folder for such items.
    Some thing like Applications Files,
    it could be placed under the top folder or the Documents folder

    3 votes
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  5. Silent KFM not working when there is a "problem", but wont tell the user or the admin.

    We've been testing out OneDrive KFM, and its not working when there is a problem with one of the know folders, it could be a Symlink or "illegal" file type, .pst etc.
    It would be nice to have a dashboard that wrote these errors from the deployment, so we could take action on it, instead of not knowing why it isn't deploying.

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  6. dguillaumier@gmail.com

    I,thought,you are there ,to help and serve people,wow,thanks for your respond,it made me very happy,im sure ,that ,many people have the same problem, im not alone,in this thank you,

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  7. identify what computername the OneDrive client is not syncing

    OneDrive for Business should have a feature that identify what machine is not syncing so that the support could assist the user that is not syncing. Better if to identify why the client is not syncing.

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  8. 2 votes
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  9. Scan and Remove duplicate

    Scan and Remove duplicate files (similar to ccleaner) to lessen storage space. Example in pictures

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  10. 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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  11. Service-by-Service Enablement of Multifactor Authentication

    I would like to enable Multi-factor authentication, but am I mistaken in that is an all-or-nothing proposition? I would like the ability to turn on MFA just for OneDrive... I don't want to turn it on and then have to mess with App Passwords, enforcement of MFA when trying to use my Xbox, or even Outlook.com for that matter. I would like to apply MFA on a service-by-service basis, as I need sit based upon my usage, where I may/may not have sensitive information, etc.

    Can you consider this enhancement, please? Or is it available nad I just haven't looked…

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  12. Me habian enviado notificaciones q cerrarian mi cuenta, antes de esto la han inmovilizado,luego si quiero hacer algo al respecto, no puedo!.

    Me habian enviado notificaciones q cerrarían mi cuenta, antes de esto la han inmovilizado,luego si quiero hacer algo al respecto, no puedo!.Me habían enviado notificaciones q cerrarian mi cuenta en agosto, Justo 15 dias antes de esto la han inmovilizado, luego si quiero tomar acciones al respecto, no puedo!.. no tuve el tiempo antes y sin avisar la bloquean. Agradecería que fuera menos complicado y la desbloquearan pronto para poder hacer los ajustes.
    Un saludo

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  13. 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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  14. 2 votes
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  15. Give the option to let onedrive use an subst to a drive letter.

    Give us the option to let onedrive be accesses bij a drive letter. This soves the following problems:
    - The path is sorter (c:\users\username\onedrive with be O:)
    - You can allow browsing with chromium without exposing the c: drive (blacklist file:///*, whitelist o:/)
    - Old programs can access the onedrive files much easier.

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  16. More stats required for sign-ins into OneDrive for security and statistical gathering, information on specifics from Mobile, PC, Browsers.

    More stats required for sign-ins into OneDrive for security and statistical gathering, information on specifics from mediums such as Mobile, PC, Browsers. Individual results required.

    Also, logins and logouts are not gathered, as once a user is signed into any device, they are always signed in... defeats the purposes slightly here. it would be good to see daily logons.

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  17. 1 vote
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  18. audit log to target onedrive account

    While auditing onedrive, when we select onedrive url of personal account no information shows up for any file action, but when files are selected , it shows up. As an admin, i would like to have ability to ausit user's one drive account , not individual files in them.

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  19. SHIP A PHYSICAL BACKUP OF DRIVE FOR A FEE, AUDIO SAFE

    EASY BACKUPS ON DURABLE THUMB DRIVE. OR SOME KIND OF AUDIO STORAGE. REMEMBER THE TRS-80 TAPE RECORDERS? DIDNT THEY WORK BY AUDIO? COULDNT A HARMONIC STORAGE BE COMPARED TO A STANDARD TO PROVE AUTHENTICITY? LAYER THE FREQUENCIES AND SHIFT LAYERS SLIGHTLY. THE WHOLE THING WOULD BE SAFE OR SHOW TAMPERING IF IT WAS.

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  20. Allow us to control sharing between users between different GEO in Multi-GEO environment

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    Multi-GEO 環境を利用の場合に、他の GEO のユーザーと共有できないよう制御する機能について
    Allow us to control sharing between users between different GEO in Multi-GEO environment


    ■Description(内容):
    現在、OneDrive for Business において、同一テナント内のユーザー間での共有を禁止する機能が実装されていないことを確認しております。Multi-GEO 環境を利用している場合に同一テナント内のユーザー間での共有を禁止できないことで、社内の機密情報が海外に漏洩する可能性があるため、異なる GEO 間での共有を禁止する機能の実装をお願いします。

    I would like to see the feature to restrict sharing between users in different GEO. In current design, we are no able to stop sharing for users in same tenant in OneDrive Business, however, confidential information leakage to outside of countries might occur when we use Multi-GEO environment.

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