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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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OneDrive External Sharing Does not ask for access code

We have a guest user with non-microsoft account. While sharing link with "new" guest user(with whom document has never shared in the tenant), it asks for "Send Code" and user can access successfully. ...
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Remove One Drive Site Collection Owner

We are in the middle of migration to One Drive and during that process we had added a generic account as Secondary owner on each one drive account .But when i am trying to remove that account i am ...
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cmd file to connect Onedrive for Business through net use

ive looked at several previous questions, but none have seemed to be exactly what im needing, or those questions themselves were never answered. what i want is to have a batch file that users can ...
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Office365(Sharepoint/OneDrive) REST API endpoints for Recycle bin call return empty list

I'm trying out the Recycle Bin REST API endpoints for Sharepoint mentioned here . The URL I'm hitting is; https://tenant-my.sharepoint.com/personal/username_tenant_onmicrosoft_com/_api/web/...
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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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Frequently getting 429 error on using the PnP powershell script, this script is calling OneDrive content. How can we fix this issue?

We have configured 5-6 window schedulers to call powerShell scripts to fetch the OneDrive content. but PnP powershell script throwing below errors on the VM event viewer: Faulting application name: ...
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Can onedrive for business client show files without syncing them

I'm thinking of a network file share. If I have a file on SharePoint can the desktop client show me that file, but not sync it to the machine? Am I the only one confused by onedrive for business?
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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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Get PersonalUrl for a user without a SharePoint Profile

I'm in sort of a sticky situation. I need to find a way to get a OneDrive personal URL for users that lack a SharePoint user profile. I don't know how they can have a OneDrive without a proper ...
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One Drive For Business sync client (OneDrive.exe) command line switches

Does anyone know the full list of command line switches for OneDrive.exe? I've found a few here and there, but I would like to know the rest. Examples: This would be helpful in order to automate ...
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How to get all files shared with and shared by a user in Office 365?

I'm looking to develop a solution which shows all files that has been shared by the user or with the user in Office 365 (through OneDrive, Teams, SharePoint). How do I fetch this info? It should be ...
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Differences between SPSPERS#10 and SPSPERS#12 OneDrive Site templates

Does anyone know the differences between these OneDrive site templates? SPSPERS#10 Storage And Social SharePoint Portal Server Personal Space SPSPERS#12 JIT OneDrive Business Today I encountered a ...
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new onedrive api - uploading file to an item(Folder) error

I'm working on a little console app to be able to upload document to a folder(item) using the new onedrive api here I can easliy upload to the root of my onedrive like so https://api.onedrive.com/...
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How to add 'Administrator' to site collection owners for all users' personal sites?

I want to add 'Administrator'(Site Collection Administrator) to site collection owners for all users' personal sites(OneDrive for Business sites) programmatically(preferably using REST API) in ...
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PowerShell PnP Unable to get file versions in big files

I'm using OneDrive (office 365 account) as a cloud backup, and I got a problem with the versioning system as for big files (outlook .ost and .pst mainly) it keeps generating new versions for the file ...
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Can i access other user onedrvie folders using power automate

A user inside our organization has shared 3 folders with me inside his one drive , as follow:- now can i access all the root folders inside the other user onedrvie and then get the latest file inside ...
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How i can get the most recent file inside "List files in folder" one drive

I have this flow, where i am getting all the root folders inside a user onedrive:- then i am using "List files in folder" >> to get all the files inside each root folder. but i do not ...
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Set up SharePoint libraries as a single network drive with multiple libraries inside

Is it possible to add multiple SharePoint libraries as a single network drive?
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OneDrive / SharePoint disable suggestion share user name

I am wondering if it is possible to disable the setting that stops OneDrive/SharePoint from suggesting search results. This means that users can only share with people whose correct email addresses ...
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OneNote on OneDrive: Sync error after name change

User has a OneNote stored on his OneDrive for business and works in the OneNote Desktop app. Now the user changed his name because of marriage. The synced notebook in OneNote App still points to the ...
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OneDrive is not working in SharePoint 2016

I have followed below Microsoft article for set up Microsoft OneDrive in a SharePoint Server on-premises environment (SharePoint 2016). https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/sites/set-up-...
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"Add shortcut to OneDrive" Vs "Sync"

Inside any SharePoint online document library, we have 2 options: - Add shortcut to OneDrive Sync But I am not sure what is the exact differences between the 2 options? for example in my case i am ...
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Get File Contents OneDrive Business connector error when submitting data from Microsoft Forms to SharePoint List via Power Automate

Goal: Have Microsoft Forms data including attachments be automatically submitted into SharePoint List and email the correct party and include the approval attachment from Microsoft Forms. This was ...
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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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Fetch all the files present in the OneDrive

I'm trying to fetch all the files present in the root directory along with those present in the sub-directories. There is a recursive way to fetch and list the files, but asking if there is any ...
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Is there such a thing as a "Shared OneDrive" (for Business)?

Our team currently accesses a shared file server that contains about half a million files. Accessing the files requires either being physically present in the company or dialing in via VPN. Is there a ...
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Synchronize a single file between a specific OneDrive folder and a specific SharePoint library

I have an existing SharePoint Library S which contains a certain File X. File X is edited frequently, but in a different location, namely in a certain, existing OneDrive Folder O. How can I keep the ...
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"Sorry OneDrive can't add your folder right now" | SharePoint 2019 Sync Library

I want to sync SharePoint 2019 Site Library to local file system via OneDrive using Sync option of SP Library. I have setup the configuration as per Microsft Article in Domain Controller. However, ...
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How can I set “IsSiteAdmin” property true for a user via Webservice/REST API for Sharepoint?

The question actually is that whether or not an Admin (Company Administrator) assign a user(say himself) who is NOT a site user on a Site as Site Collection Admin for the OneDrive(my site) for other ...
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SharePoint Files Synced to OneDrive twice on computer

I was moving files from one site to another and an error displayed regarding the file name length. It said something about OK to shorten name and the next thing I know it's rearranged everything in ...
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Enable Request File link in SharePoint Site using Set-SPOSite -RequestFilesLinkEnabled

The documentation for Set-SPOSite has the argument for RequestFilesLinkEnabled and it can be passed without returning an error but does not provide the RequestFilesLink option on the Sharepoint site. ...
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Process both single files and files in document set in Power Automate

I have a document set in SharePoint, with a bunch of files and I have the workflow below that converts a selected file in the document set to PDF. For a selected file Get file properties Get file ...
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SharePoint Vs OneDrive

My organization is trying to decide whether to have SharePoint or One Drive as a document repository and would like to know what works better considering the below scenarios. If the person in ...
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Report on files accessed through OneDrive for Business

We recently enabled OneDrive for Business where our users on Sharepoint Online can connect to our library with OneDrive. Microsoft Admin Center has basic reporting on OneDrive (personal usage from ...
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How do I disable the Minimal Download Strategy for OneDrive for Business for all users?

I have an Office365 environment with SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business. I can set SharePoint up (per site) to turn off the Minimal Download Strategy feature, but it seems like there's not a ...
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OneDrive external sharing doesn't work after the first time

Referring to this Q&A: OneDrive External Sharing Does not ask for access code? External sharing works as described, but afterwards there is no guest user created in the tenant and for every ...
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Force deletion of OneDrive synced file (Windows Explorer)

We are syncing (parts) of a 140 GB SharePoint library to several different clients with OneDrive. The files need to be physically available on the local hard drives. When somebody is deleting a file ...
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Is there a way to display SharePoint Online/Microsoft 365 iframe embeds in incognito/private browser windows?

I'm trying to understand Microsoft 365/Sharepoint Online embeds and get them to work in incognito/private browser windows. Take the following simple HTML document: <html> <body> &...
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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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Cant open file make sure xfin42c8 - document library is running on your PC error on accesing sharepoint document stored on the onedrive from local

I Can't open file. Getting below error on accesing SharePoint document stored on the onedrive from local: Make sure xfin42c8 - document library is running on your PC. How can I resolve this?
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How many files can I sync from my computer to OneDrive and what's the maximum file size

Some of my users are having file syncing issues and i'm tying to figure out what the issue could be. They do work with large files though The question is how many files can we sync from my computer to ...
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File sharing problem with OneDrive

File sharing problem with OneDrive Message error {"code":"-2130575136, Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException","message":{"lang":"fr-FR","value":&...
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Onedrive - download temporarily for preview in Windows Explorer

In Windows Explorer we have the preview pane. It only works when the file is already present on the local machine and not only in the cloud. This makes it impossible to quickly preview a bunch of ...
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download one drive for business file from power automate desktop

How can I download one drive for business file from power automate desktop ui flow? I used web automation but not working as I need to select the item and then click on download button.
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Programmatically extract who has viewed a shared file?

I am wondering if there is a way to get at the list of users who have downloaded a file, programmatically, like the information that is already given to us over the web: https://i.sstatic.net/UJ6CC....
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REST call to move a file/folder to another location

I am trying to move a file/folder from one location to another using a REST call, but I am getting the following error: { error: { code: "-1, Microsoft.SharePoint.Client....
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Share specific files in folder

I have a folder of spreadsheets and I need to share specific spreadsheets with specific users and be able to replace the spreadsheets occasionally with files having the same name. I do not want the ...
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Duplicate Sharepoint List and OneDrive in the browser

Duplicate sharepoint list and OneDrive in the browser can you help us please with the steps how can we delete it from the browser ? thank you in advance.
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Authenticate via Graph API without an app secret or an app certificate?

Sorry for the lazy and not well formulated question. Is it possible to authenticate via Graph API without an app secret or an app certificate via PowerShell withiut being a tenant admin? I was on a ...
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How to restore All Documents View

With SharePoint Online, is there a way, within a SharePoint site, that a Site Collection Administrator can restore columns for an "All Documents" view if they have been dynamically changed? ...

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