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  1. Enable Transport rule "to match all the words" (AND Operation) in the attachment

    Exchange Online doesn't allow option to match all the words in attachment & it only allows option to match any of these words in an attachment.

    As of now, feasibility is not there in O365 admin console as confirmed by Microsoft support engineer.

    Request you to check the feasibility to implement it in future.

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    1 comment  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Azure AD Connect synchronization schedule more frequent than 30 minutes

    Most frequent synchronization schedule of Azure AD Connect is 30 minutes. We need more more frequest that 30 minutes, so that when user change their password, they don't need to wait until 30 minutes.
    Previously we are using DirSync and set synchronization schedule every 15 minutes.
    I hope in Azure AD Connect, we can set to 15 minutes or less.
    Thank you

    18 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Add a link to mails sent from quarantine@messaging.microsoft.com , that would allow users to add sender to trusted email list.

    Add a link to mails sent from quarantine@messaging.microsoft.com , that would allow users to add sender to trusted email list. Currently they can only release or report as junk. The "report as junk" link can be confusing to end users. We constantly have to educate them that reporting as junk does nothing for their inbox.

    7 votes
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  4. 1 vote
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  5. Shared account view locking

    When multiple users are accessing a shared mailbox, but have it added as a secondary email account (instead of a shared mailbox access) in Outlook, any changes to the view make the view change for all other users accessing it. Could the view settings be locked on the client instead of the mailbox? This would allow multiple people to sort the mail differently while working in it to find different documents, etc. without having others' views modified as such. Thank you!

    6 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Ability to search (Message Trace and Quarantine) by the sending IP address

    It would be helpful to be able to search (Message Trace and Quarantine) by the sending IP address or range or addresses. Often an MTA is sending using multiple email domain addresses and its helpful to have this information for troubleshooting purposes.

    27 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Allow users to sort (AND SAVE THE SORT) in the app launcher

    In the app launcher, users should be able to sort ascending/descending order and then save that sort so that everytime they go back to it, no matter what screen they are on, the order of the apps are the same. AND, if you want to get really user friendly, let them sort/move the apps into any order they want and then save that.

    4 votes
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  8. Free/busy information not accesible from O365 tenant and Hybrid OnPrem/O365 tenant

    Free/busy information not accesible from O365 tenant and Hybrid OnPrem/O365 tenant.

    In this situation, the Free/Busy sharing will only work for either on-premises user or cloud user. For Office 365 cloud side, can only use the onmicrosoft.com as a workaround.

    32 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Add read only permissions for shared mailboxes

    Add read only permissions for shared mailboxes instead of just straight full access.

    We use info@ that our users use daily and need access to it, but full access is not suitable. Many times already, emails were accidentally deleted for everyone.

    Right now we are using distribution group and therefore everyone gets info@ straight to their personal mailbox, but this is also not great solution because many customers use BCC and you have to make new rule for every new customer who uses such emails...

    61 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Alaphabets misssing

    I see that the Office.com homepage has font missing errors while I click on the apps grid symbol please review it and make it right.

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    0 comments  ·  Apps and App Launcher  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Enable "SensitiveType" Compliance searches in Exchange Online/User Mailboxes

    Our compliance officer sometimes needs IT to run a search for Credit Card numbers in our Billing Team's mailbox to ensure they aren't getting stored there.

    Office 365 has a "SensitiveType" tag that apparently can be used for performing searches against SharePoint Online & OneDrive.

    It would be very useful if this functionality could be extended to Exchange Online.

    According to the following article:

    Introducing Compliance Search in Office 365
    https://blogs.office.com/2015/06/17/introducing-compliance-search-in-office-365/

    It seems like these search tags should already be available but when I try to use them I get an error.

    Please Enable the "SensitiveType" searh ability to Exchange…

    275 votes
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    14 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Allow delegated admins to use Get-MailboxFolderStatistics cmdlet

    As a delegated administrator this command is not supported because the cmdlet proxy doesn't support the partner delegated admin scenario.

    3 votes
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  13. The notes field in DLs and Security Groups doesn’t seem to be synching to 365.

    The notes field in DLs and Security Groups doesn’t seem to be synching to 365/Outlook. At one point this used to work. Perhaps this happened when we upgraded to ADConnect instead of ADSync.

    https://azure.microsoft.com/en-in/documentation/articles/active-directory-aadconnectsync-attributes-synchronized/

     As mentioned in the article above the particular attribute “Info” is not consumed for groups currently which is by design.

    So please look into this.

    7 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Prevent Mobile Device Cached Credentials from authenticating to a Mobile Device after a Password Reset

    We have observed cached credentials on a smart phone authenticating to an Exchange Online account 10 days after a user password was reset when a user had been terminated. In speaking with technical support, it was mentioned that it is a known issue having been observed for 24-72 hours previously. We observed it 10 days (240 hours after a password reset occurred).

    13 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Allow native sharepoint backups

    It would be great if we could perform native sharepoint backups like we used to be able to do in the On Prem version of Sharepoint. We get many requests for a backup of the site and are not able to provide. Creating a site template which includes the data is not always appropriate depending on the size of the site

    7 votes
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    0 comments  ·  SharePoint Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Complete merge of tenents

    If a company is taken over by a company, it should done also with tenants in Office365. This means that all functionality (Exchange, SharePoint, Skype, CRM, EMS, Accounts / AAD, settings, domains, etc.) should merge into one tenant. Also Manageable from one console / tenant. One idea is to do this in stages.

    11 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Message Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Export mailbox data to CSV in Exchange admin center

    Previously when we exported the Mailbox data to a CSV file, we had ability to tick the option for 'licenses' and 'when created'. These options have now been removed how can we get these back? We use this data for reporting purposes to our clients.

    4 votes
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  18. Why do you still provide a notification indicating that a subscription has been cancelled when the subscription has been renewed.

    This is annoying especially when it comes up or notifies via sound alert every time I go to the portal. I renewed the same subscription but MSFT changed the name from old Office 365 for Small Bus. Pro. to Office 365 for Bus. or something like this. Because of the name change, it was very annoying to reinstall the apps. again on the user machines. Now, you tell us the subscription has been cancelled. I have a suggestion. If you can't remove the text, at least add some clarifying text to the existing notification that indicates the notification will go…

    28 votes
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  19. 1 vote
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    0 comments  ·  Message Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Disable password reset for synced users from admin portal

    Currently we have password sync feature for synced users from on-premises to office 365 cloud.

    However if we reset the users' password by clicking "reset password" in office 365 admin portal, then the psw will be changed from cloud which even we don't have write back feature.

    It seems to have a management confliction for users' password.
    Please help improve this feature, at least for password synced users.

    Thank you.

    190 votes
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