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  1. 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…

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    7 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. SharePoint Document Library limit of 5000 - Ridiculous

    We planned to migrate from Dropbox to a SharePoint document library and when implemented, we immediately hit the 5000 item limit in a library. This is ridiculous in 2018. We have used folders with over 35,000 files on Dropbox without any issues. This is an unfortunate limit for a product that is called Office365 for business.

    Please increase this limit or provide another means to load and backup large datasets.

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    18 comments  ·  SharePoint Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 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…

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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.

  4. Provide external user access to shared mailbox created inside the organization

    There should be option to provide external user access to shared mailbox.
    Currently only internal user with license have access to shared mailbox. But there should be option such that external users can be added as member of shared mailbox created inside the organization since shared mailbox have feasibility to co-ordinate with external domain.

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    24 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 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.

    341 votes
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  6. clear dirsync errors from dashboard

    within settings ---> dirsync errors, there is no way to clear out old errors that have been resolved. We also get weekly emails saying we have dirsync errors in which we do not have any current ones, rather it is a summary of old errors we have that makes us think we have current synchronization errors. This has came up on a support posting: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msofficeo365admin-msoother-mso_o365b/how-to-clear-dirsync-error-report/97b43be7-5155-4a75-b69e-9782efdd161b

    please add a way to clear out old errors from this dashboard.

    333 votes
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    24 comments  ·  Service Health Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. RSS feed for Service Health Dashboard

    RSS feed for Service Health Dashboard is not available anymore.
    Now User can get service health notifications from the Office 365 Admin mobile app.

    But the previous RSS feed was also fruitful service since User can download it by Outlook Client.
    Re-release RSS feed for Service Health Dashboard will be an ideal feature for many Users.

    This feedback is based on a customer voice from support SR.

    325 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Service Health Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Be able to query Office 365 license expiry date via PowerShell

    We want to be able to pull license expiry reports via other tools to keep our expiry reports consistent (IT Glue in this case). I can query many things by Office365 PowerShell module, including the license types, but I cannot query the dates in which these expire.
    Why does this ability not exist? Can we get that exposed as part of the Office 365 powershell commandlets

    321 votes
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  9. Allow Admin to delete files from the Preservation Hold Library folder

    In case the big file is deleted (i.e. 1TB) from all recycle bins, it still takes this much space in the Preservation Hold Library folder. It would be great to be able to delete such file/folder at least by Global Admin. Otherwise, when the Retention Policy is set up for several years or never delete, even if the file is deleted there might be no room for the new files on user's OneDrive.

    322 votes
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    11 comments  ·  SharePoint Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. 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.

    311 votes
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    16 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.

  11. Allow read only access to Office 365 portal Control Panel

    Please provide read only access feature for O365 Admin center

    310 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Ability to rename initial domain

    Allow renaming of initial domain. Would save a large amount of resources if the company did not have to setup and migrate to a new tenant organisation if the company name changed, eg for a merger/split.

    304 votes
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  13. 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.

    286 votes
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    23 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Expand Email Activity Report to Include Shared Mailboxes

    Currently, the Email Activity Report only presents data for user mailboxes. Expanding this report so that it could include shared mailbox types would be great, as we use shared mailboxes for "contact us" and "support@" mailboxes for may of our customers. Being able to show email volume for these mailboxes over specific date / time ranges would be a great help!

    292 votes
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    13 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Email Signature management

    Highly needed Email Signature management option with signature directly under the latest email reply or forward

    288 votes
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    35 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Rename the initial tenant domain

    By renaming the incorrect initial tenant domain will save a plenty cost to register new tenant and migrate data. I believe many organizations would like to change the initial domain name such as they've changed the company name. It will be more user-friendly for customer experience.

    Thank you

    288 votes
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  17. Exchange Online PowerShell Module - Publish to PowerShell Gallery as an actual function

    Please publish the Exchange Online PowerShell Module used for MFA to the PowerShell Gallery (www.powershellgallery.com) to allow for easier installation.

    The clickOnce installer is a bit of a non-standard installation for most people used to working with standard PowerShell modules.

    Please see:
    https://www.reddit.com/r/PowerShell/comments/6auqzl/connectexopssessionuserprincipalnameusername/?st=j2quh9hf&sh=54fa86ff

    285 votes
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  18. Allow sharepoint to use a vanity domain for the URL rather than tenant.sharepoint.com

    Currently our SharePoint uses tenant.sharepoint.com but I would ideally like this to be changed to intranet.mydomain.com or extranet.mydomain.com. It seems I can't use my vanity domain name for a SharePoint site or have multiple top level sites such as intranet and extranet for different purposes.

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  19. Change landing page for login

    Allow the portal log-in landing page to be changed for the entire organization as the administrator. For example, instead of being directed to Outlook, the user is directed to the share point site. I realize users can do this for themselves, but I'd like the ability to do it for them as the administrator.

    273 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Apps and App Launcher  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. enable conversation view for shared mailbox to include sent messages

    It would be very beneficial to have the Conversation View show sent emails in a shared mailbox. It appears that the conversation view does not show emails from sent or any other folders in the INBOX.

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