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I'm not seeing an option to share Contacts Lists in Office 365 Groups.  Are there any plans to add this?

 

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Sorry can you be a bit more specific as to what you're hoping to achieve?
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Is it, one way or the other, possible to add groups from Azure AD to a Office 365 group? Or is it possible to make an Azure AD group (synced from AD) behave as an Office 365 Group? The reason I ask, is because I want to use this group in Stream.

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You cannot nest other Group types inside of O365 Group. The Stream relationship with Groups is unfortunate in this regards...

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Hello, I have a Calender attached to an Office 365 group called "Coders".    I have a SharePoint online site, and would like to add it, like one adds a SharePoint "webpart",  to an .aspx page.  The issue is that the Office 365 group's SharePoint site  doe

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There is a Groups calendar webpart that allows you to add access to events in the calendar in a SPO page....saying that, a Group calendar as you have said, is not a list.... Read More
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As you start a group either in Outlook or in Teams, you put an entry in Azure Active Directory. This is also used for your Global Adress Book for Mail and Skype.  Is it possible to enforce a naming convention for the different groups? Apart of the sanitiz

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I started digging into Groups management today, and I stumbled across this thread, as well as this article: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Office-365-Groups-Naming-Policy-6ceca4d3-cad1-4532-9f0f-d469dfbbb552

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Funny I came here to say I found another way around the group naming enforcement and found this post.

I had set the policy so when you create a group directly it uses the

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I don't think that this currently exists. If you want this then you could create a request list in SharePoint. In this list enforce the standards that you want and use Po... Read More

Here is a link to the O365 roadmap item correlating to the naming policy that you can follow as it moves to rollout.

 

https://products.office.com/en-us/business/office-365-roadmap?filters=#abc&featureid=38603 

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This is something still to come...
New feature: Digest email for groups in Outlook
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Veröffentlicht am : 23. Mai 2017
Läuft ab am : 30. Juni 2017
Digest email for groups in Outlook is a new Office 365 feature. You'll begin seeing this feature in the coming days.

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Digests are hard to pull off well. Too long and they just become another case of too much information. Too short and they don't provide enough info to be useful.

 

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Well, if I'm subscribed to a Group, I will receive conversations/calendar items directly in my inbox anyway? Or am I reading this wrong? :)

Is something like this possible - and how:

 

When a new organizational department is created in AD (and subsequently synced to AAD), an Office 365 Group is automatically created with all the usual associated services? And vice versa - when a department is d

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IMHO, you have to automate both scenarios by using PowerShell / Microsoft Graph API
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When the user starts creating new Office 365 Group (Microsoft Teams/Yammer) and he chooses international display name of this group in Yammer or Teams app, the group e-mail address is created in international IDN format.

 

For example, we are in Czech and u

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This a really great question and I would like to know also the answer because some Spanish caracters and I can think in german ones could fall under the same situation...

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Hello, one of my customer actually trying to onboard every user in the organization to one Yammer Group which is linked to Office 365 Groups. We manage to automate onboarding for new users. But how to get current users, which are about 2500 people to this

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Instead of issuing a separate Add-UnifiedGroupLinks call for every licensed user, you could try grabbing a batch of users and combining them into a single Add-UnifiedGrou

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Office 365 groups have the limitation of 1000 users as members. So maybe you wanna split the group into 3 parts and start adding users. Please read more about limitations

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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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Instead of adding users as Guest to the Group you could also invite them only to the Group site...remember you need to enable desired sharing capability for the Group sit... Read More

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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In SharePoint, there's a web part for this... How can I embed a graph in Excel on my Group team site page?

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Try the following:
(1) Upload the Excel file to the document library
(2) Open the Excel file in the browser
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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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When creating an expiry policy for groups using Set-AzureADMSGroupLifecyclePolicy you can specify if this policy should apply to 'All', 'None', or 'Selected' groups using the -ManagedGroupType parameter.

 

If this is set to 'All' how does this interact with

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For me, the fact that we have only one policy is limiting, as is the lack of exclusions. I hope they change it based on feedback, but for now the best we can do is to use

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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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Well...this is something you can definitively do since in the end you have SPO behind the scenes....so you could potentially stop permission inheritance in the doc librar... 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

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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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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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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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

 

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Does the std Get-UnifiedGroup powershell cmdlets work?