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OneDrive for Business is a users My Site — the place to keep work documents and share files with others.

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How can I make a folder shortcut in OneDrive for Business that works for all other people that sync the parent folder?

Question I have the following folder structure on a teamsite: Vegetables | |--- Carrot |--- Tomato Fruits | |--- Banana My final goal is to have folder Tomato under Fruits and to ...
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Is there any way to get the permissions from a shared file - OneDrive?

How do I get the permission details of files shared with me on OneDrive using GraphAPI? I tried the following code but the permission values are null. IDriveSharedWithMeCollectionPage driveItems = ...
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Empty Corporate OneDrive Recycle Bins from PowerShell

I am looking for a simple method (possibly a PowerShell script) that will completely empty OneDrive recycle bins (incl. the secondary recycle bins) within a given URL [tenant]-my.sharepoint.com/...
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Top sharepoint online admin task that can be automated

I will soon be getting on a project as sharepoint online admin "(including onedrive, yammer). I am compiling a list of tasks that I can automate to make my job easier. Can you suggest some tasks that ...
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Am planning a migration from tenant to tenant

I would like some tips for tools to migrate SPO and one drive from one tenant to a new tenant will the Microsoft free tool work for SMT work for this kind of migration ?
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How do I remove onedrive for business files and folders from appearing in a sharepoint online search?

For some reason the people who previously set up a sharepoint online and the search page I now manage decided to include onedrive files and folders in the search page results. I know how to stop the ...
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How would someone hide an SPO library from “Shared Libraries” in OneDrive

I have a document library that I would like to be hidden from OneDrive "Shared Libraries." How would I accomplish this?
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Create Document Library Sync Folder Programmatically

I was working with Sync feature of document library. In this feature, a user can Sync document library to the local machine. What I am looking for is if there is a way to do the same with ...
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Synched files in Onedrive are “read-only” how do i change that?

I've synched a library on a site to my OneDrive, that many different users have access to on SharePoint. But when the files are synched to OneDrive, they're automatically "read-only" but i want my ...
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Auto sync sharepoint library into onedrive client with a link

I'm trying to share a link with users that will automatically sync a specified sharepoint library. I've used this microsoft article to get things going and I've got most of the way there. I ...
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OneDrive for business custom hash function

OneDrive 365 propose only QuickXorHash as a hashing algorithm. The goal is to reduce data transfer load; I am investing some time to try to set rules in order to use perceptual hashing function for ...
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How to Set Access Request for each MySite Users Site

So, we have our MySites setup and everyone has been creating their MySite. However, we noticed that the Access Request settings for each MySite was "someone@example.com" and not the Owner of the ...
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Anonymous Sharing links: Possible to tell which IP addresses were used for access?

Is there a way to get IP addresses of devices that are accessing SharePoint documents from One Drive for Business and SharePoint that were shared via anonymous links? I'm guessing, we can get this ...
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delete their own files in document library sync locally

In my site i have a document library. am syncing that library in my laptop. so here is my question. if i tried to delete files created by other users it should not delete. i can delete files which ...
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OneDrive for Business - Upload document using PowerShell

I am trying to upload a file (actually copy a file from a local machine) to folder in OneDrive for Business Unfortunately I have not been able to find any PowerShell examples that can upload a file ...
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Does the Microsoft Graph support driveItem change notifications for SharePoint Online?

In the documentation Use the Microsoft Graph API to get change notifications, it says: Using the Microsoft Graph API, an app can subscribe to changes on the following resources: ... ...
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SharePoint 2013 MySites data abruptly missing

If anyone can offer any advice, I need some help trying to retrieve missing data from a SharePoint 2013 MySite/OneDrive for Business Site (On-Premise) Backstory: We have users that have SharePoint ...
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OneDrive in fails to connect to Sharepoint

I'm running Windows 10 (1903, May 2019). When I try to connect my OneDrive to a SharePoint Documents folder Windows takes me through the initial OneDrive setup (e-mail and authentication), presents ...
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only add comment permission for a document

I'm trying to use one drive for review document functionality. I wanna know if there is any way by which we provide permission to "Add Comment" only, I don't want the user to be allowed to edit the ...
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How to extract the size of a specific sub folder under “Documents” users OneDrive for Business in the organization?

how can we achieve extracting below information from OneDrive for Business Export the size of a specific "HomeDrive" from 2000+ users ODFB Export the File and folder counts in the folder "HomeDrive" ...
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problem with excel online

we are using one drive in our organization, i want to share an excel file where some cells read only for some staff but editibale for some others, can we do this? for example John is allowed to edit ...
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Sharepoint storage recommendation for recycle bin? (with a storage limit of 10GB)

Our users from O365 are able to use OneDrive. We set the OneDrive storage limit to 10GB. In the last few days, some of our users report that they receiving a mail like: Your onedrive is out of storage ...
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Turn off retention and version control per file type

Our users tend to put pst files on their OneDrive. This alone is not a big problem, but we have retention policy and version control on. Meaning, that whenever Outlook touches the pst file and adds a ...
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Security trimming for OneDrive in the Sharepoint Online search not completely working?

When searching with people's names in the Sharepoint Online search at the Everything level, search will bring up people's OneDrive pages: However, I don't have access to that first search result: ...
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Why does the OneDrive for Business search only show some files from the Shared with me folder?

Some of the files that show up in the Shared with me section of OneDrive for Business show up when I search for them, but most files don't and I'm not sure why. For example, here is my list of ...
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Call other users onedrive recent files from Microsoft Graph?

I want to develop a customized interface like delve. I am trying to call data using microsoft graph. I am able to get all recent flies for me but unable to get for others onedrive, even using SPFX app....
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Storing HTML website archive on Sharepoint?

I have an old intranet site that I've made an archive of using HTTrack - with the folder on my computer (either Mac or Windows), I can browse the copy fine. What I'd like to do is upload it (somehow) ...
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How to find the list of Secondary owner of all users OneDrive for Business using CSOM and PNP Online

How to get the list of Secondary owner of all users OneDrive for Business using CSOM and PNP Online.
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Error can not break inheritance

I was wondering if anyone could help or point me in the right direction. I'm getting the following error when trying to break inheritance on items in SharePoint Online. You cannot break inheritance ...
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Onedrive SharePoint Sync read only files

So I'm trying to sync my SharePoint libraries locally Originally, when I wanted to do that, I found out that any field/column having the "required" parameter would cause the local sync to lock the ...
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When clicking on OneDrive tile, it displays About Me page instead of user's OneDrive for Business documents page

After restoring a database backup WITH REPLACE to the MySites content database, to bring over from prod all site collections to the test farm (both MinRole SharePoint 2016 farms), in the test farm, ...
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Sharepoint and OneDrive ios apps not working together?

I'm running sharepoint on-prem 2016. Hi everyone. I'm having an issue with mysites onedrive and the onedrive app. When I hit share, I'm not able to share with AD users as if I were on the computer. I ...
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Can we restrict Syncing document libraries to specifc user/s only

we have a modern communication site inside our sharepoint online. now on the document library i am enabling offline syncing:- where currently all users who have access to the sites can sync the files ...
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SharePoint site documents storage

I'm using OneDrive for buisness at my university and I use to share files (such as inventories) with my work team. I read about the two possibilities: sharing files stored at my own OneDrive space or ...
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SharePoint Online File MD5, SHA256, MD5 Checksum

I've come across a couple of threads on here and posting this to see if anything has changed. Does SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business store a file checksum? Looking at other cloud platforms ...
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How to import data into Excel from MS Access?

If I put an MS Access database on Sharepoint or One Drive, how can I import/link the database table into Excel? My Excel will also eventually be on Sharepoint. Current as a PoC, I put the database on ...
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Sharepoint Online Storage limit - 25TB or 1TB?

Our company is using the Office 365 suite, and we are considering to move our data from our old file servers to Sharepoint/Onedrive. Since we have a lot of data (15TB+), it's important for me that I ...
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Your organization is preventing you from selecting this option

I'm trying to create and share a link publicly for a document inside a OneDrive site. I've set the sharepoint share settings to allow sharing with anyone publicly in the Office365 admin centers/...
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Shared with me documents in OneDrive for Business disappear after 24 hours

I have SharePoint 2016 onPrem. Users can share documents in their OneDrive for Business and they appear in the "Shared with me" area, but they disappear after about 24hrs. What could be causing ...
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Search Function in person OneDrive for Business

We use Sharepoint Online/OneDrive for Business for all our users file storage. One of our team have lost a file from their personal storage in ODfB. I was hoping to search for it using the inbuilt ...
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How can I make it so only certain users' changes are saved and everyone else's are discarded?

I have an excel database that we use to store product information. The admin of the sheet is the only person who should be able to edit the information on the sheet, which is easy to do through ...
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Files not showing up in Shared with Me on OneDrive for Business

I have SharePoint 2016 On-Prem. Documents that have been Shared with me do not show up in my OneDrive for Business area called "Shared with Me". Instead it only displays "No one is sharing a document ...
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In a Microsoft Flow, how do you specify the Destination File Path when copying a file from OneDrive to a SharePoint document library folder?

I like to work on files in OneDrive. A subset of these need to be published, whenever they're edited, to a SharePoint Online document library. I've started a Flow to handle this. Using the OneDrive "...
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move files from onedrive to document lib

I would like to move some files and folders from Onedrive and to a document library in teamsite. What are my options? I tried loking at the free sharepoint migration tool but didn't have a source for ...
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Which “recently used documents” API should I use?

I need to get the recently used documents of the user, focus being on SharePoint and OneDrive documents and the Microsoft Graph. There are two potential endpoints: https://developer.microsoft.com/en-...
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Disallowing Delete from Document prevents movement between folders

I've looked everywhere but it seems that there is an option for Sharepoint365 to disallow document deletion ("Edit" permission group). I went ahead and removed the delete permission from said group, ...
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Sharepoint Library: Column Limit

I am syncing a folder of files between OneDrive Business and a Sharepoint Library with CloudHQ. The sync works fine, however, when I try to modify the columns by adding a column from an existing ...
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Can I Sync a Sharepoint 2013 Image (or Asset) Library with OneDrive for Business?

At some point this could not be done. Has this been fixed? Any help would be appreciated.
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Custom Sharing Form

I need to add a Button which will have its own logic of creating and sharing a new folder. 1st the requirement: Click New > Click Create Folder (custom Button see image 1) The Custom Form appears ...
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How it enable check-in /check out in OneDrive business

I would like to enable check-in and checkout for onedrive Is this possible and if yes how? Thanks is in advance