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  1. Disable the feature that is mentioned in MC213897

    We would like to disable the feature that a user who is blocked from purchasing self-service purchase product will be able to submit a request to be unblocked.
    We already determined that our organization doesn’t let users utilize the self-service purchase service. But if users submit the request to unblock in each time, Admins will have more work. We need to disable the feature so that Admins could reduce his task.

    101 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Exchange Online Powershell with Service Principal

    I'd like to run the exchange online powershell with a service principal. The use case is easy - we're running a background service setting some specific configuration on user mailboxes and don't want to use an admin account for that. It's sad this is not on the graph directly possible but at least make SPNs available for use with Exchange Powershell.

    487 votes
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  3. Allow sending as Alias address

    The user should be able to edit the FROM address in Outlook and send an e-mail message as any of the aliases associated with the user mailbox.
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    Many other e-mail providers allow this, and Office 365 should also offer it as a possibility.
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    Workaround Distribution List:
    If you want the user to send from an alias, but receive answers in their own mailbox, then you must create a Distribution List (DL) and add the alias address to it. Then provide "send as" permission to the user.
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    This is too complicated, hard to manage and keep track…

    73 votes
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  4. Request Exchange hybrid key for Exchange Server 2019 activation with Hybrid Configuration Wizard (HCW)

    Actually it is not possible to obtain a free Exchange Server 2019 activation with a hybrid key. For earlier Exchange Versions this works trough HCW, but not with Exchange 2019: "Please note that HCW does not provide a 'hybrid key' for Exchange Server 2019. If you need a hybrid key, the latest version that it is available for is Exchange Server 2016."

    This is not customer friendly at all - so please add Exchange 2019 to this feature.

    https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Exchange-Team-Blog/Hybrid-Configuration-Wizard-and-licensing-of-your-on-premises/ba-p/608106

    458 votes
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  5. Option for removing send "via" in cross domain

    the emails are being flagged as "<name>@***.com via <>@yyy.com" - don't want it so it doesn't include the "via yyy.com" part.

    19 votes
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  6. Make it possible to Import PST-Files from Germany

    Please make this feature avaliable:

    Network upload is currently available in these regions: United States, Canada, Brazil, the United Kingdom, France, Europe, India, East Asia, Southeast Asia, Japan, Republic of Korea, and Australia. Network upload will be available in more regions soon.

    At this time, network upload of PST files is not available in Germany and Switzerland. This FAQ will be updated when network upload is available in these countries.

    57 votes
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  7. Retrieve the calendar items for all objects in the tenant

    I would like to retrieve the calendar items info for all objects in the tenant at once.

    It would be better if we could retrieve the calendar items info at once such as all users or meeting room; we could get them individually now.

    25 votes
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  8. Create a setting to send NDR to the Office 365 group owners

    I would like to have a setting to send NDR to the Office 365 group owners so that we can send emails more reliably.

    16 votes
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  9. Add wildcard feature to making searching easier in the Office 365 admin center

    We have a couple of clients that have over 1000 accounts and 200 dist lists. It would be so much easier to find what we are looking for if there was a wildcard feature in the search bar, such as * or %

    154 votes
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  10. Configure Preferences for Report Message Add-In

    The Report Message Add-In can be deployed centrally but there should be a method to control the settings/preferences in it centrally. For example, set the default option for reporting preference (e.g. always send, never send, ask every time). This should be configurable somewhere (e.g. registry key, GPO, Centralized Deployment manager, Exchange Online policy, etc. The default to ask every time is not the setting we want for our organization, but there is no way currently to reconfigure the default. Please reconsider this.

    439 votes
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  11. set-place Floor as string and not as integer only

    If you try to set Floor on the properties of a Meeting Room you can only add numbers. Some Floors have some letters, like RC, or Rooftop. Can this property allow string and not only numbers?

    18 votes
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  12. Implement a feature that disable the Welcome message of Office 365 Groups (UnifiedGroupWelcomeMessageEnabled) by default

    This is because the value of UnifiedGroupWelcomeMessageEnabled can be changed after creating Office 365 Groups.
    So, we would like to request to implement a feature that can disable it with organization settings by default. And it would be also great if the Welcome message can be disabled when creating a new Office 365 Group.

    10 votes
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  13. Office365 - Multiple Domains - Shared mailboxes with common start (ie sales@)

    Office365 - Multiple Domains - Shared mailboxes with common start (ie sales@).

    When you have a single office365 installation that has multiple domains, it is not possible to create the same prefix of an email (ie before the @ sign) for shared mail boxes on the different domains.

    For example, if I want to have sales@ on Domain1.com, Domain2.com and Domain3.com, I could successfully create sales@Domain1.com but when I try to create sales@Domain2.com I get an error about the alias already being used.

    This has been touched on a number of sites, here is one:

    https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Office-365/Shared-mailbox-with-the-same-email-local-part-can-t-be-created/m-p/258227

    There is a work…

    152 votes
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  14. Want to output the message trace log by specifying the subject

    I would like to output the message trace log by specifying the subject.

    14 votes
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  15. Flagged emails in Shared mailbox not visible in Tasks in Outlook (desktop version)

    I hope to get this feature or function implemented, wherein flagged emails in Shared mailbox to show up in Tasks in Outlook. Currently when we flag emails in the Shared mailbox we don't see it under Tasks, even the flagged emails in the regular mailbox don't show up.

    We hope to have this considered and implemented...

    17 votes
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  16. Enable the NDR or quota warning message customization in Exchange Online

    It would be very useful if we can customize the NDR or quota warning message in Exchange Online like we do in Exchange Server on-prem by running Set-SystemMessage, so that we can leverage Exchange Online more effectively to meet our business needs.

    10 votes
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  17. Change the arrangement of resources in Rooms & equipment in Microsoft 365 admin center

    I would like to change the arrangement of resources in Resources > Rooms & equipment in Microsoft 365 admin center.

    13 votes
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  18. Need a cmdlet that returns results for multiple selected meeting rooms in bulk

    For the result of bookinpolicy cmdlet, we would like to obtain results for multiple selected meeting rooms in bulk instead of all meeting rooms.

    9 votes
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  19. Allow EOL Default Retention Policy to Archive only emails

    As a business, we want all of our users to have their emails Archives automatically as otherwise the local OST file would become too big. Therefor we apply a 6 months policy rules by default on all mailboxes.

    The problem is that the Calendars, Tasks and Notes are also being applied this policy. Tasks for instance can be on-going for years but they are being archived even though they weren't completed.

    We cannot apply a no archive rules while asking our users to manually apply each folder one by one an archiving rule; as everyone in the IT business would…

    30 votes
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  20. Don't deprecate Search-Mailbox in EXO

    "Note : In cloud-based environments, the Search-Mailbox cmdlet is being deprecated in favor of New-ComplianceSearch"

    Replacing the capability of Search-Mailbox with the new ComplianceSearch and ComplianceSearchActions cmds is a terrible user experience and moves a single step process to a multi-step process with manual intervention. If this functionality is to go away for good, this will severely hinder our ability to execute requests in a timely and efficient manner.

    I would argue that these are different use cases and can easily co-exist in the tenant.

    O365 is supposed to be in the business of streamlining processes with efficiency, not convoluting…

    124 votes
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