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The latest set of updates for Groups in Outlook introduces new ways to manage the group emails you receive in your inbox. These updates are, in large part, based on customer feedback about the Groups subscription model. That model has now been replaced wi

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I read the article you shared. It was helpful and helped to clarify this but I still have some questions that I was wondering if you could clarify for me. In Groups if me... Read More
Very interesting what it's being cooked not only around following Groups but also better controls to manage Groups from the UI...I'm seeing I have already some of the new... Read More

Now in preview https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Office-365-Groups-Naming-Policy-6ceca4d3-cad1-4532-9f0f-d469dfbbb552?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

 

The only surprising thing I see is "Group naming policy requires Azure active directory Premium P1 license

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The Azure AD Premium requirement was communicated last April in this blog post: https://blogs.office.com/en-us/2017/04/06/whats-new-in-office-365-groups-for-april-2017/ &... Read More

There doesn't appear to be any message moderation options for Office 365 Groups, when will this be added?

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AFAIK, there is not moderation feature for Groups and it's not currently listed in the roadmap so it's very difficult to answer your question...I recommend you to visit u... Read More

The latest set of updates for Groups in Outlook introduces new ways to manage the group emails you receive in your inbox. These updates are, in large part, based on customer feedback about the Groups subscription model. That model has now been replaced wi

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I read the article you shared. It was helpful and helped to clarify this but I still have some questions that I was wondering if you could clarify for me. In Groups if me... Read More
Very interesting what it's being cooked not only around following Groups but also better controls to manage Groups from the UI...I'm seeing I have already some of the new... Read More

Hi,

 

I'm currently evaluating switching to groups for a K12-school. But as I can't have students adding and removing bookings from the group calendar, I'm looking for a way to set read-only permissions. I've seen some reference to using the set-unifiedgrou

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Have you already tried -CalendarMemberReadOnly $true ?

Looking for some clarification on expected behaviour of the O365 Groups Naming Policy. Using details via

https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/Office-365-Groups-Admin-help-3f780e8e-61aa-4287-830d-ff6209cbc192?ui=en-US&rs=en-GB&ad=GB we have applied poli

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The fix for this issue is deploying, and based on what customers have told us, the fix works when it's avaiable in thier region. If you PM your tenant details, we can loo

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I think this is via design. A single group naming policy exists in the Exchange Organization configuration that is applied to both Exchange groups and Office 365 Groups.

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Hi Nicholas, I have tested this and I have the same issue. Thank you for notifying because this will also become a serious problem for some implementations that I am work

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 Hi all.  We have an Office 365 Group set up for a project.  It has 2 document libraries (DocLibA & DocLibB).  I'd like to share library DocLibB with some external users who are advising on the project, but ensure they can't see anything else in the group

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So, I'm trying to wrap my head around my current problem and could use a little help.

What we have:

 

  • Office 365 with a verified custom domain (e.g. contoso.com)
  • Exchange 2013 onPrem
    • also the MX records for contoso.com point to the onPrem environment
    • therefore
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I asked Mr. Van Hybrid about this issue. Here's his response:

 

So, I'm trying to wrap my head around my current problem and could use a little help.

What we have:

 

  • Office 36
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I would log a call with Microsoft support and get some help to work through this scenario. It is definitely supported to have Office 365 groups synchronized back to an on

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Hi everyone.  I'm getting myself in a bit of a pickle over access controls on a SharePoint site which is part of a Group.  When a Group is setup, the usual Owner, Members and Visitors SharePoint access control lists are added automatically to the SharePoi

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I have a customer that is using Office365 groups to collaborate, mostly for file sharing. 

 

Overall they don't want to allow any external sharing via their O365 groups, except for one specific group which is going to be used to share certain files with ext

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You can block adding guests to all existing groups by assigning AllowToAddGuests=false (see here) to all groups but the one you want to keep enabled. However this will no

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Short answer: No. Microsoft does not provided a granular setting for guest access to Groups....you can enable / disable it globally, but no per group basics...what you ca... Read More

I would like to provide full access to a group but I don't want the individual to receive e-mail that is sent to the group. How can this be configured?

 

Thank you for assistance,

-bs

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Then what I understand is that you only want to give access to the Group files to this user...this is something you can do by means of PowerShell (SPO Management Shell is... Read More
Is the user external or internal? And what part of Groups do you want them to use/access?
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Any idea why we can create distribution lists with a "." in the email address (name.dep@contoso.com) but are unable to do so for O365 groups?

 

Will this be be possible in the future?

 

Thanks!

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ok, apparently it's in the works:

 

"We are in the process of rolling out support for a dot in the email alias. We will make an announcement regarding this soon. We are als

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So Microsoft Teams led me to discover Office 365 Groups.  The biggest failing, for me is the apparent inability to start a document in Word or Excel and then SaveAs to the Group's file store (unless I have already opened a file from the Group and it's in

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Is there any update on this? I've recently presented Office Groups as a means to migrate files from a file share to SharePoint, but the inability to Open or Save As...

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Charles it's a current limitation we plan to address in the future, please stay tune!

We have guest access to Office 365 Groups enabled at tenant level. So group owners can invite people outside the organization to their Office 365 group. The external guest can access the SharePoint site of the group to which he was invited as expected.  H

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If you do some investigation, I'm guessing you'll find a lot of these sites that your guests can get to have been shared with 'Everyone' when they should have been shared

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When I schedule a meeting for an Office 365 group with Outlook 2016 desktop, I want to include/associate meeting notes in OneNote. I assumed that clicking on the OneNote icon in the meeting request ribbon would allow me to specify the notebook associated

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I noticed the same thing the other day when demoing OneNote with a newly created Office 365 Group.

 

I am also curious that when you click the OneNote icon on the Outlook m

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Hello Everyone,

 

Do anyone has information when  will be Microsoft extending groups naming policy to planner, teams and Yammer by implementing it at Azure AD level? As of now if we implement prefix or suffix, it is only affecting through outlook. Is it sti

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Yes it's on the roadmap and we are still working on it and we'll provide an update at Ignite, please stay tune

It's not even GAd yes, wait for Ignite I guess...

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I stumbled across an issue when removing a member from an Office 365 Group. It wont acctually remove the schedueled group meetings from the users personal calender when being removed from the Group. 

 

 

Our teams collaborate in Office 365 Groups and also ad

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Why would it remove it? It's pretty much the same as with any other shared resource, you dont get your documents removed from SPO libraries for example. If it's a feature

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Groups in Outlook is being used by millions of users worldwide to improve collaboration and be more productive working with a group of people – be it for project collaboration, organizational groups or classroom groups.

 

One key feedback we have receive

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No no no no no no no

Not sure where you are getting feedback from, our users hate this.

On the contrary, they are begging for a way to just add appointments (with no notifi... Read More

at the beginning of this week, I've created an event in an Office 365 Group where the Group itself was the owner.

All 3 members of this group had the event automatically i

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I have five issues with an Office 365 Group. I've been trying to work on them with Microsoft for about 4 weeks now and, unfortunately, I've only stumbled into more problems, rather than resolving any issues. I have two support tickets open with Microsoft

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Thanks Nick for reaching out! Sorry to hear that.

 

  1. For #1, How did you create Groups, through Microsoft Teams? During preview groups that were created via Teams werent
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We see these same issues a lot, and I put a very detailed outline of it in this other thread: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Office-365-Groups/Groups-Guest-access-and-SharePoint-access/m-p/49679#M2342

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We have recently fixed the email sending behavior to a group, where senders had complained about receiving the emails they send to a group, back in their personal inbox. With this fix, senders will no longer receive the emails they send to a group, back i

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I have several groups set up in "People".  When I try to send to a group from the email screen, the Group Name does not come up as a choice.  It is unrecognized, even if

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Any news on the ability to configure Office 365 groups so that the sender receives the email?  I have users that really, really want that ability.

Hello,

Still not fixed. We've been testing the behavior of the Group Conversations, and still any message within a conversation goes to the Group but also the the personal

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Hello.

 

Is this change world wide yet? I have some tenants where the change has not taken place.

 

Thank you.

 

Craig.

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As a teacher I set up each one of my class sets as a group.  I do not like this change as when I used to send a message to a group the email that was sent to my inbox was

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We're wondering if there is demand for a group with membership hidden from members _and_ non-members alike. One possible scenario is an enrichment group for employees, where the company doesn't want the employees to be able to easilly capture and then dis

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Just wondering if this has this been implemented yet? We need to be able to hide member lists from members within the same group. We are a school district, and some of ou

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I think that it is OK for members in a group to be able to view each other. As you note, if the group is active, people will realize who is in it because they see the nam

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Hi Eric, thanks for reaching out. Yes, I've been asked this by customers and there is a need for certain scenarios as you say. If one could be able to hide the list of me

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Hi all,

 

We've completed an enhancement with the Azure Active Directory team which will now enforce mailNickname to be unique across all Office 365 Groups within a tenant. This will help ensure resiliency across the tenant and facilitate smooth sync scen

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Is it possible to create Office 365 groups created via Team Sites, Planner, Yammer, Stream and Teams with a unique display name? If yes, How?

 

We would like to prevent the

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Shouldn't Groups make sure that the mail nickname is unique across all types of mail-enabled objects rather than just inside its own set? Having a synchronisation clash w... Read More

Yes, great

Thanks!

Super a lot of people were waiting for this!

I am getting the following error. Can someone please tell me what I'm doing wrong? I'm a Global admin in the tenant.

 

Connect-PnPMicrosoftGraph -Scopes "Group.ReadWrite.All","User.Read.All"

PS C:\Scripts> Get-PnPUnifiedGroup
Get-PnPUnifiedGroup : Exception o

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Hi Dean,

 

I just tried here but I get no errors. If you execute the cmdlet as said, and if you still receive the error, can you enter 

 

$error[0].Exception.StackTrace

 

and p

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Does the std Get-UnifiedGroup powershell cmdlets work?

Is it possible for Admins to access the content of a Private Group if required, for example, if the owner leaves the company?

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Yes, you as the admin can grant yourself or another person access to any group, private ones included. You can so do either via the Admin portal -> Groups or PowerShell. Read More
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I cannot figure this one out.

 

We have 3 users on different machines with Office Pro Plus (2016) on Windows 7 (fully patched) that cannot add users to O365 Groups through Outlook. They can view, create, and delete groups, but cannot add members to the grou

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What build of Outlook 2016 are they running?

This is similar issue for us.  I'm way out in front of our business users on 1707 Build 8326.2076 (first release for current channel - insider slow).  We control the vers

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What kind of user are you trying to add, external/guest user? In any case, try via OWA.

I have two issues concerning management of membership in Groups:

1. In the Outlook Widget, I see that I can add another O365 Group as a member in an O365 Group. But what does it mean? It seems like I am then adding the individual members from the other gro

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I also want to add my vote for this feature we really need it.

Has anyone tried adding an AD group into the Office Group site collection administrators?

I've read some other posts about this issue and there seems to be a core misconseption from MS of how larger organizations utilize Security Groups (Yes, they still have a

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ist there somethin new regarding using AD groups as members of Office 365 groups? It is really function which I can appreciate.  I was able to add security group to

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1. Nested Groups are not supported in Groups so what you are seeing is correct: when adding a Group, you are adding the Group members and no the group itself
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