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  1. Create Content searches based on message ID, Time, and null/blank subjects.

    Employee's send out emails with no subjects all the time, however I am unable to add a null/blank subject as a condition in content search.

    I am also unable to content search or filter based off of message ID.

    There is also no time option, only date, as a search condition.

    This makes content searching for an email with no subject a huge pain.

    Please add the ability to create content searches based off of blank/null subjects, sent time between X and Y, and based off of message ID in the mail headers as an option.

    191 votes
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    6 comments  ·  eDiscovery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Allow powershell scripting in Advanced eDiscovery

    I have scripted out the entire eDiscovery process in E3 eDiscovery which allowed us to save time and money, and repeat searches with minor variations very easily. With Advanced eDiscovery, I am unable to do so. Please add powershell scripting support (or provide the documentation) so we can streamline our collection and export processes.

    179 votes
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  3. New function proporsal : Coping eDiscovery result to Discovery mailbox operation from S/C center.

    Operations from sc center that Copy eDiscovery search results to a discovery mailbox would be very useful.

    This operation is available only in Exchange Management Center.
    but we want to implement this operation in SC center too. Please consider this function.

    165 votes
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  4. delete content from content search through gui not using New-ComplianceSearchAction

    Currently users with the ediscovery role can run search for content and download that content. Using the New-ComplianceSearchAction -purge -softdelete you can delete this content (which we use for deleting spam or malware emails out of mailboxes). We do not want our security operations team to use powershell to complete these deletes so we have to write a gui to provide this functionality. Please enable the ability to complete deletes within the SCC itself

    126 votes
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  5. Implement sensitive data ediscovery searches in Exchange Online

    Sensitive data searches for ediscovery currently work only in Sharepoint and One Drive. It also works for DLP in Exchange. This lack severely limits the usefulness of eDiscovery in Security and Compliance for Office 365.

    118 votes
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  6. Ability to perform eDiscovery collections for specific Outlook Folders

    I have a requirement from a large customer (85K users) that needs to be able to perform eDiscovery collections for specific Outlook folders. We can do date range and Full Mbx collections, but not specific folders. This was possible on-premises, but not in Exchange Online ????

    104 votes
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  7. Coded redactions in Advanced eDiscovery

    The redaction on the document gets a Code (i.e. where AeD masks with the word “REDACTED”, code would be stamped instead) A given document can have multiple redaction reasons, so each reason has its own code, i.e. multiple redaction labels on the document. Additionally, a log must also accompany the disclosure stating which documents are redacted and the code/reason for the redaction.

    73 votes
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  8. Keyword Query Limit needs Increase

    A keyword limit of 20 terms has recently been instituted in the Compliance Center eDiscovery searches. This limit is far too low and should be returned to an unlimited number of keywords (or at least a much higher limit like 100 keywords). This is negatively impacting the ability to do more complex searches in the Compliance Center.

    66 votes
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  9. Advanced eDiscovery Locations Limited to 42 per custodian

    Currently, the limit to the number of locations that can be added for a single custodian to an Advanced eDiscovery case is 42, per MS Support. Creating cases is already very cumbersome and having to create more than 1 case because a custodian has more than 42 locations in all of Office 365 is an unreasonable ask. Please remove this limit, or at least allow a much higher number of locations to be added per custodian.

    62 votes
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  10. Provide a mechanism which allows a programatic way to download exports in Compliance Center

    Provide a mechanism to programmatically download the eDiscovery exports in Azure back to on-premise. Powershell cmdlets or command line parameters to existing eDiscovery download tool would suffice.

    58 votes
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  11. Support OSX + other browsers for Mailbox Export to PST

    Currently, to export a mailbox as a PST file, you need to use a windows machine and use IE/Edge browser. You need to build out support for OSX and other browsers so businesses can use whatever hardware/software they use instead of only the one option.

    58 votes
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  12. Add ability for compliance searches to search hyperlink URL and display text

    Add ability for compliance searches to search hyperlink URL and display text while supporting the existing wildcard structure available to other attributes like subject and body.

    The new functionality could either be in a new attribute, or joined into the body attribute since the links would be in the body of the email.

    54 votes
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  13. OneDrive Content search across Geos

    Currently, performing a content search of OneDrives across a multi-geo environment isn't possible, it only searches the default Geo, not satellite Geos. If you create a security compliance filter targeted at your satellite geo and put the eDiscovery person in the role, then they can search that satellite geo. Please update oneDrive content search to search across geos the same way that an Exchange mailbox search works, without requiring adding/removing them from security compliance filters. (This workaround was the result of working with Microsoft Premier support, so it's legit.)

    53 votes
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  14. Make exporting content searches to PST available via Powershell

    If you have 150 to do its quite cumbersome to do it from the web console

    52 votes
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  15. Add option to exculde emails in Drafts folder from e-Discovery search

    Currently when we run an e-Discovery search through Compliance Management, it also shows emails that are in a user's Drafts folder. Since the emails were never sent to a recipient, we would like a feature that allows us to exclude emails in the Drafts folder that were never sent to a recipient.

    Thanks!

    51 votes
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  16. Autosplit large e-discovery jobs into smaller jobs to make the search more efficient

    large e-discovery jobs keep failing due to wide scope. Could the tool autosplit the search into smaller jobs (smaller scope) and then recompile the result onto one report?

    46 votes
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  17. Redaction and PDF Export

    Give the ability to review, remove, redact, and export to PDF all emails that are found in a discovery search to include the ability to convert and export attachments as PDF as well.

    41 votes
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  18. Legal Hold Email Notification

    The new Security and Compliance Center (SnCC) eDiscovery is nice, and certainly a move in the right direction.

    I would like to suggest adding a feature to SnCC eDiscovery cases where case admins can craft and send Legal Hold Notifications to case custodians. Notifications can be created from scratch or from templates. These notification emails are sent to recipients to draw their attention and request action regarding the case Legal Hold. Emails should have options to acknowledge the hold which can be tracked with audit trail reporting. There should be options to send reminders, escalation requests, and hold reissues.

    With…

    37 votes
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  19. Content Search option for OME encrypted emails

    Currently there isn't a way to search for emails that were encrypted using OME. We need a way to identify that a message is encrypted. The use case it for intra-org encryption since the internal recipient would of received the email encrypted.

    There is a mapi property on the message called content-class whose value of "rpmsg.message" identifies it was encrypted. Maybe that can be what is used as an option in the content search portion of eDiscovery.

    34 votes
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  20. Exclude ApplicationDataRoot and SubstrateFiles folders when exporting PST file via Contents Search in Security and Compliance Center

    ApplicationDataRoot folder and SubstrateFiles folder contained in exported PST files does not contain any data useful for auditors. eDiscovery managers should get an option to exclude those folders when exporting PST files via Contents Search.

    31 votes
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