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  1. Ability to BLOCK self-service purchase capabilities for Power Platform products

    Message centre update refers : MC193609 Self-service purchase capabilities for Power Platform products (Power BI, PowerApps, and Flow) will be available for commercial cloud customers starting 11/19.

    We need the ability to block this on tenant level with immediate effect. The platform will become ungovernable in a very short period and cause massive governance issues.

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    332 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Enable email notification of Office 365 Health Service Incidents and Advisories

    Enable option to subscribe by email Office 365 Health Service Incidents and Advisories.

    Global Admin or any Distribution list be able to receive the service health dashboard summary or any major service outage alerts over the email.
    There has to be an option to subscribe to the alerts (old school SharePoint Lists alerts mechanism) providing an email. This functionality should be only permissible to Global Admin and can add up to 5 email addresses.
    This will reduce the over head of an Admin to keep going back to dashboard to be able to monitor health, Or if this needs to…

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    114 comments  ·  Service Health Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We released the ability to receive email notifications this past quarter and should be available to all general customers. The link to the documentation will be coming soon.

    To opt into email notifications please click on the preferences button on the Service Health dashboard page and select which services you want to be notified via email when there is an incident or advisory.
    Thanks,

  3. Save SMTP-based emails sent via an Office 365 account in Outlook's Sent Items folder!

    We followed Microsoft's instructions exactly for sending SMTP-based emails from a software application via a paid Microsoft Office 365 email account. However, the SMTP-based emails do not appear in and/or sync with Microsoft Office 365's Sent Items folder! Thus, we cannot see these SMTP-based emails via Microsoft Outlook 2016's desktop client or Outlook.com! Please integrate SMTP-originated emails into Microsoft Outlook's Sent Items folder! Thank you!

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    boom! it's done  ·  3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. "Read rights" only in the Message center.

    In the Office Admin Center, we would like to have a delegation option to give certain people (in the domain) “read rights” to see the status in the “Service Status” and “Message Centre”. For instance, an Office 365 adoption consultant, who isn’t an administrator off the Users, Sharepoint, Exchange etc.

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    8 comments  ·  Message Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Provide Platform Specific Administrative Roles without granting Global Admin

    There doesn't seem to be a way to manage the services at a granular level for SharePoint, Lync, or Exchange without granting global admin. With larger organizations this can be challenging when responsibilities are divided. I would like to suggest that there be individual roles for SharePoint, Lync and Exchange

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    boom! it's done  ·  0 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. SMTP relay keep a copy of sent mail

    When using Office365 for SMTP in IIS Web Applications or any other apps, keep a copy of the mail in the sent item box on office365.

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    boom! it's done  ·  1 comment  ·  Apps and App Launcher  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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