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  1. Resolve SMTP mail duplicate problem when sending to multiple addresses from GSuite

    GSuite accounts that are configured to send through Office 365 accounts via SMTP started sending multiple copies of the same email any time more than one domain name is sent to in a single email. For example you might send a sales update to 40 email addresses across multiple domains and each recipient will receive the same email 40 times. For further information on the issue please read this thread: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook_com/forum/oemail-osend/multiple-copies-of-emails-sent-to-recipients-via/84cf9460-b7f4-4e6a-bf97-a115a825f369?tm=1538072613792

    The only work around's are to BCC the group and put yourself in the To: field (no one gets duplicates but you) or you can take the time to…

    358 votes
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      22 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • sendas and email alias

      I would like the ability to send an email as an alias.

      355 votes
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        30 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • outlook web app should feature a delayed delivery option on email

        Outlook email APP in windows 365 should have a delayed delivery option so we can send emails out at a time we desire. Old outlook had it so the web APP should also have this feature. Otherwise it is a step backwards.

        349 votes
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          4 comments  ·  Apps and App Launcher  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Custom Domains on Office 365 Home Premium

          Bring back the ability to have custom domains on O365 Home Premium. I have a family domain and want to set it up as a domain on my O365 account.

          332 votes
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            14 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • I would like to get an uptime graph for an specific tenant, instead of an uptime report for the whole datacenter

            I would like to get an uptime graph for an specific tenant, instead of an uptime report for the whole datacenter.
            Right now we can only get the Regional uptime graph and a tenant-level availability report will be much more helpful.

            320 votes
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              2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Report which shows the amount of OneDrive for Business storage per user.

              Hello,

              It would be great to be able to compile reports which show the OneDrive for Business usage per user.

              Reporting this idea by suggestion of Andy Sek:

              RE: Check OneDrive for Business size per user
              Reply by Andy Sek MSFT Support
              Hi Andy,
              Currently, there is no report that includes the OneDrive for Business storage usage for each user. You may need to use the Global administrator account to access each OneDrive for Business to have a check.
              To be honest, to get a report is a good idea. To better serve you, we would suggest that you submit…

              305 votes
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                7 comments  ·  SharePoint Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                We are currently working on this report. We will have a OneDrive site usage report that not only shows how much storage each OneDrive user is consuming, but also how many files they have on the site, and how much activity that site is experiencing.

              • Backup the exchange mailboxes! There is no exchange backup in office365.

                When a number of "user created" exchange folders were hard deleted by mistake, we opened a premier case - 116120615030507. To make a long story short, we found out that there is no exchange backup of the exchange mailboxes in this case. If items are accidentally hard deleted by the customer, there is no recovery of the mailbox. This is a worse situation than we had on premise, where we could restore mailboxes.

                Accidents happen, nobody is flawless and and you have to be able to restore from backup. We actually had to use a combination of mfc mapi and…

                296 votes
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                  14 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Allow timezone change for message trace

                  Currently message trace timezone is set to UTC 0. This is really annoying. We should be able to change the timezone for this. There are posts on the forums going back to 2012 requesting this feature... please implement it.

                  294 votes
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                    25 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Administrator should manage domains as "sub-tenents" in isolation

                    Administrator should be able to manage each domain separately. For Example in One Drive, if you try to share a folder, the invitation list will show users in other domains. This also goes for sharing Sharepoint Team documents. Administrator should have administer each domain as a separate group (like sub-tenents) Creating a tenant for each client requires an additional Administrator license which is redundant. One tenant Administrator should be able to manage multiple small customers in separate domains as sub-tenants which can be totally isolated. If you have many small clients this is necessary. If you have an enterprise having…

                    290 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Meeting room usage statistics and reports

                      We have around 75 meeting rooms. We would really appreciate if we could have some sort of report on how often the rooms are used (frequency), how many are using them etc. Our needs are in the context of "how should we shape the meeting rooms in the future, should we build more in one location, and close down some in another location and so on".

                      283 votes
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                        12 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Deleting an item in a shared mailbox should move the item to the shared mailbox's deleted items

                        Today you have to use the regkey DelegateWastebasketStyle to control the behaviour when deleting items in a shard mailbox.

                        This should have a PowerShell command, just like for sent items (set-mailbox shared@contoso.com -MessageCopyForSentAsEnabled $True)

                        One of the companys i manage Office365 for has, no AD which means no GPO's to use with regkeys, no consistensy in Office versions and thus this gets unmanageble.

                        Please add a way for me to control this centrally in Exchange Online.

                        272 votes
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                          8 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow a "Guest User" to be converted to a different account type

                          Allow new "Guest User" entry to be converted to a different account type.

                          We have encountered the situation where a OneDrive share was granted to a user outside our tenant, which in turn then created this new "Guest User" entry in the system with the SMTP address. Later this user was requested to be added as a MailContact, but due to the fact the SMTP address existed already, it would not allow us to create. Deleting the user from Guest Users would remove all shared file access. Need a solution for this.

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                          • You are unable to create a…

                          265 votes
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                            8 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Exchange ActiveSync quarantine should include the (public) IP address the mobile was quarantined from

                            This would make it easier for an administrator to know it the mobile is in the hand of a legitimate user before approval.

                            259 votes
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                              22 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Email PDF bills rather then requiring users to logon and retrieve them.

                              We currently have 3 different domains using 365 business premium and would like the bills emailed to us every month rather then having to log in and download the PDF statements/Invoices.

                              If its possible to add this feature it would be much appreciated

                              257 votes
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                                20 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Usage reports for SharePoint

                                Provide centralized usage reports for entire SharePoint Online tenant such as page views, user sessions, usage per site collection, etc. Individual site collection reports are ok but are not centralized.

                                255 votes
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                                  11 comments  ·  SharePoint Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  We are working on many of these report areas right now. We have a tenant-wide user activity report in development right now. The next report we will work on will be a tenant-wide site usage and activity report. After that, we will look at various other tenant-wide reports, including page-views, and storage metrics.

                                • Administrator access to only a specific domain in office 365

                                  The option should be there to assign specific domain permission to Administrators.

                                  250 votes
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                                    22 comments  ·  Message Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Parental Access to Office 365 and Student Content

                                    We need a better way other than PAL for teachers to access student data in Office 365. The Share option is not a viable option when most schools have over 100 parents and needs to scale to 100,000s. If there was a parent SKU in which permissions could then be assigned to the student content, it would allow us as partners to develop solutions. We've been asking for 2 and half years and keep hearing, that's good feedback. Cheers

                                    247 votes
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                                      12 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • read only

                                      Get a new user role to read only the entire configuration of O365 admin portal.

                                      243 votes
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                                      • Allow read only access to Office 365 portal Control Panel

                                        Please provide read only access feature for O365 Admin center

                                        242 votes
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                                          2 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • mfa one-time-bypass

                                          The one-time-bypass feature is only available for Azure MFA with server/sdk implementations.

                                          We use Azure MFA in a cloud-only setup. We don't have any server/sdk running. We would like to use the one-time-bypass feature.

                                          239 votes
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