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  1. Add a way for global administrators to get the sharing state of each user on OneDrive for Business

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    全体管理者で各ユーザーの OneDrive for Business での共有状況を一括で確認したい
    Add a way for global administrators to get the sharing state of each user on OneDrive for Business


    ■Description(内容):
    ユーザーごとの OneDrive for Business にて、共有レポートで共有相手を確認することは可能だが、全体管理者でファイルを共有したユーザーを一括で特定し、検索を行うことができない。
    全体管理者で管理をしやすくするために、ユーザーが共有している相手を一括で確認できる機能の追加を希望します。

    While it is possible to check who a user is sharing items with using the sharing report for each user on OneDrive for Business, there is no way for global administrators to search for and specify all users who have shared a given file for checking.
    In order to manage management easier for global admins, please add a way to get a list of everyone a…

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  2. Allow us to choose application when specifying and applying conditional access policies

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    ■Title(件名):
    条件付きアクセス ポリシーを指定して適用したい。
    Allow us to choose application when specifying and applying conditional access policies


    ■Description(内容):
    条件付きアクセス ポリシーを指定する際、OneDrive for Business 、SharePoint Online、Teams をそれぞれ選択して適用できる機能の実装をお願いいたします。

    I would like to see the feature to choose application such as OneDrive for Business, SharePoint Online and Teams when specifying and applying conditional access policies.

    23 votes
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  3. Add the option to exclude file types from being backed up instead of blocking

    We need the ability to exclude files from being synced. Blocking them generates errors and warnings for the end users which freak them out. We either need the ability to silently block file types or just exclude them from syncing. We have this issue specifically with Microsoft Teams generating shortcuts that then get synchronised everywhere else.

    22 votes
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  4. Disable Pause/Stop Sync for OneDrive for Business

    Disable Pause/Stop Sync for OneDrive for Business

    This is critical as some of our users are pausing the sync when they should not be. They dont realize this replaced folder redirection and if they are not syncing new data it will be lost in the event of a computer failure.

    This ensures the less likely hood of user data being lost.

    21 votes
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  5. OneDrive for Business: Revise the "Access Files" feature in the Microsoft 365 admin center

    Currently, admins with the SharePoint administrator role can easily access the personal OneDrive for Business library of other users in the same tenant following the steps described below:


    • Search for the user in the Microsoft 365 admin center

    • Click on "OneDrive Settings"

    • Click on "Access files"

    Subsequently, the admin performing these steps is added as site collection admin to the OneDrive for Business site collection of the user.

    While we trust each other within our team, this feature might be a huge concern to other people in the company. In addition, users might lose trust in Office 365 if they…

    21 votes
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  6. Allow administrators to force users setting password when they share items via sharing links

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    ■Title(件名):
    共有リンクのパスワードの設定を必須とする機能について
    Allow administrators to force users setting password when they share items via sharing links


    ■Description(内容):
    管理者側の制御により、各ユーザーのアイテム共有時にパスワードの設定を必須とすることができるようにしてほしい。

    I would like to see the feature for administrators to force users setting password when they share items via sharing links.

    20 votes
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  7. Improve deleted user notice to reporting manager

    The plain-text, single paragraph notice is hard for many users to understand. Consider breaking up into several chunked paragraphs.

    An example of how this might be done is listed here:
    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/improving-onedrives-deleted-user-notice-kevin-crossman

    19 votes
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  8. Disable external OneDrive sharing per user

    Disable external OneDrive sharing per user

    When users leave our company, we want to disable external sharing on that user only. In the O365 Admin console there is an option for this. However, the setting is overwritten by the tenant settings.
    We need more granular control on external sharing

    19 votes
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  9. Correct login region accuracy and send activity sign in details on email for every login

    Always accessing the web to search and then see the sign-in details and activity log is cumbersome. Thereby it would be better if Microsoft OneDrive itself send the login details like Date and time of logging in, Device details used for signing in, IP Address of the device and location of sign in and login session details at sign out.

    I have also noticed that the location of logging in is not that accurate for example if a user of a particular country say India logs in to his account from a particular place of a particular city of a…

    19 votes
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  10. Limit or disable versioning based on file type

    We would like to use OneDrive to allow users to backup their local PST files from their workstation. We don't want users to import these large files into their OST file in Outlook so it is more of an archive solution.

    The issue is that if users connect their PST file to Outlook it starts creating versions. We can block sync of PST files but that is not the desired behaviour.

    It would be nice if we could limit or disable versioning based on file types at an admin level.

    18 votes
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  11. Option for OneDrive to Skip Backup of Select Folders, without deleting them from our computers.

    Folders like ".git", "tmp", "cache" should never be backed up. They are easily regenerated and there is no logical reason to backup these folders ever. These folders need to be skipped.

    Currently we have the option to not backup certain folders but they will be deleted from our computers if we do. How about allow us to keep the folder on our computers and OneDrive...simply ignores it.

    17 votes
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  12. Enable Passcode using iOS Files

    Tried accessing OneDrive from iOS Files and it appears a message stating "Files cannot be accessed in this app with passcode enabled" and asked to disable it. I have to cancel the passcode and compromise the security because the iOS files cannot access OneDrive App as well as WhatsApp.

    We need to add the authentication to access OneDrive with passcode enabled.

    17 votes
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  13. Migration of OneDrive for Business blog data

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    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive for Business のブログのデータ移行について
    Migration of OneDrive for Business blog data


    ■Description(内容):
    特定ユーザーが OneDrive for Business から利用できるブログを利用しており、そのユーザーアカウントを削除すこととなった。
    そのため、ブログの内容を移行し保管したいが、ブログの内容移行するには現時点でテキストの内容をコピー アンド ペーストして Word 等に移すしか方法がなく、情報が多い場合は工数も膨大となるため、ブログの内容をエクスポートする機能、または SharePoint Online サイトへ移行できる機能を要望します。

    Specific users are using blogs from OneDrive for Business, but we are to delete those accounts.
    Therefore, we would like to migrate and retain the information from the blogs, but at present the only way is to copy and paste the text into Word etc., which would take a lot of time to move a lot of information, so please add a way to export the blog contents or migrate them…

    17 votes
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  14. Regarding external sharing settings for specified domains in the Admin Center

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    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive 管理センターにて設定するドメインを指定した外部共有設定について
    Regarding external sharing settings for specified domains in the Admin Center


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive 管理センターにて設定するドメインを指定した外部共有設定にて、SharePoint Online とは連動せずに独立して設定が可能となる機能をお願いします。
    When setting sharing settings for specified domains in the OneDrive Admin Center, I would request a way to specify these settings such that they are independent of SharePoint Online.

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  15. Please introduce unlimited storage for personal accounts or introduce at least 2TB, 4TB Please

    Please introduce unlimited storage for personal accounts or introduce at least 2TB, 4TB Please

    16 votes
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  16. Allow as to restrict access by IP address

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    ■Title(件名):
    IP アドレスでのアクセス制御について
    Allow as to restrict access by IP address


    ■Description(内容):
    IP アドレスでのアクセス制御について、Office 365 標準機能においても、ファイル単位やユーザー単位での制御が可能となるよう機能の追加を希望。

    We would like you to expand the connectivity limitation feature by IP address as enable administrator controlling access by files or users as default function for Office 365.

    Thank you for your considerations.

    16 votes
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  17. 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.

    16 votes
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  18. Add extra storage to OneDrive user

    Using a Office 365 Home subscription, you get 1 TB OneDrive space for each user - currently 6 users in total. I suggest making it possible to increase the storage for each user, surely for an extra fee or montly cost or similar. As it is now, users has no chance adding extra TB and therefore they are stock at 1 TB.

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  19. Enable Option to Turn off Onedrive for Business Versioning

    I am currently using OneDrive for Business as a back-up storage which mirrors one of my other cloud storage. The version files takes up space every time we trigger a sync. I would like for the option to turn-off versioning for OneDrive.

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  20. Granting an app OneDrive permission should only grant access to a specific folder. Not everything

    When installing apps that uses OneDrive (I my case apps on Android) you grant them a very broad permission to access ALL AND EVERYTHING stored on my OneDrive.

    I my specific case, I wanted to try out apps that can stream the music from OneDrive I have stored on OneDrive. mp3 etc.

    You can only grant permissions to all and everything stored on OneDrive and not just that one folder where my music is. This behavior prevents me for using any non-Microsoft app that wants to connect to my OneDrive.

    I store personal sensitive stuff on OneDrive and I don't…

    15 votes
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