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Attending SPTechCon Austin, and it's been great thus far.  Many good session.  Happily, there's been quite a few sessions on Teams/Groups and I've learned a LOT.

 

The local SP/O365 User Group hosted a panel tonight that included SharePoint Senior Product M

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Thanks @Drew Madelung and Christophe Fiessinger for your replies.   I've learned this week that O365 Groups is an 'Embrace it or get run over it' feature, and will do my

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When the cascading delete happens the term "Team Site" and "Site Collection" mean the same thing.  Both of those refer to the SharePoint site colleciton that is connected

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My PST import jobs have stalled.  I was looking to remove the import jobs, but I am unable to because the Remove-MailboxImportRequest can not find them.  I can see them if I do a Get-MailboxImportRequest, but there are several parameters not available for

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I have found the issue.  The TechNet articles conserning the Remove, Set, and Suspend-MailboxImportRequest commands are incorrect when regarding Exchange Online, maybe no

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Potential Bug:  We have a user who is no longer part of the Group, does not show up in Outlook, in the web, in the mobile app, yet is still receiving push notifications from the Group app.

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Hi Brent,

 

This is a known issue, and we're working on a fix. I'll update this thread when we release the fix.

 

Thanks for reporting!

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Looking for some guidance. Some how the SharePoint site that is attached to a group has been deleted. The email group still exists, the plan in Planner exists and the workgroup in Power BI is still there. Originally group got created in Power BI. I've tal

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I saw this description in the March 31, 2017 Weekly Roundup.  (Italic and Bold Emphasis added by me):

 

New feature: Recover deleted Office 365 Group via PowerShell

On March

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Have you tried to restore it from the SharePoint admin center recycle bin?

It should be kept there for 30 days...

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Restore-a-deleted-site-collection-91c18651-c017-47d1-9c27-3a22f325d6f1?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

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Will the expiry groups feature that is in development allow for the message that goes out to users to be customized?  For instance, we have an internal process that all AD Group membership must be reviewed and signed-off on bi-annually, and would like to

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I think it's to early to know those details :-) cc @Christophe Fiessinger

I have created a number of groups for my organization but have just encountered one group where the members aren't able to save documents to their group.   This doesn't work when dragging and dropping into the sharepoint team site.  This does not work whe

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What is the symptom?

Is it possible to see somewhere from where an O365 Group was created ?

 

Via...

  • MS Teams
  • Planner
  • Power BI
  • Staff HUB
  • SharePoint Site

 

a simple property/flag via unifiedgroup would help :)

 

The reason why i'm asking is, that it would help to understand the reason/us

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Stefan it's not a property we capture today but its on our backlog and don't have a date to share at this stage when it will be available

Any chance for dynamic Office 365 groups? 

 

Let's say, a new employee is hired for an organization. This person should be added automatically to this organization's Office 365 group to enable her/him to join the organization's team work, calendars, etc.

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I am not a great coder or scripter but I was able to come up with the following solution.

 

I created a powershell script that iterates through the AD structure automatical

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It is available with Azure AD premium subscription. 

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At the last Tech Summit in Amsterdam there were several topics regarding Office 365 groups and the use of this infrastructural object with teams, outlook groups and planner etc.

 

It was mentioned that with outlook groups it was easy to add external users i

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Hi @Jaap Slot,

 

Unfortunately this is not (yet) supported. To use your own 2FA solution for guest users, you will need to add externals to your corporate directory and blo

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I'm a project manager that is working with user adoption of Office 365 and have a department that wants to use a Office 365 Group for File Sharing with their Sales Team.  They are using iPads with the ios 10 - but there doesn't seem to be an iPad version

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Take a look at today's updates. Amongst them we can have Groups landscape on the iPad 😉
Available today :-)
Ask this question next week. You never know what might happen at Ignite. Conferences have a habit of bringing out the best in terms of announcements...
AFAIK, you can only work with Groups in an iPad using OWA

Interesting situation. I have a requirement to add an additional library to the Site of an Office 365 Group and break the inheritance and remove groups etc. It seems that when you try to break inheritance in an Office 365 Group Site the options are not av

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This is where understanding the requirement before the site/group is created will be critical. I suppose this might be because of other Apps (such as Planner, Team, Outlo

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Yes, as Juan said, at this stage this behavior is "by design".

It appears that Microsoft consider not logically coherent to have SPO resources in a Group that are not acce

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We have been discussing this in many threads in the Groups space...Microsoft is "simpliflying" and "changing" how security is managed in Group sites compared with what we... Read More
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We experience inconsistent naming for the Notebooks related to an office 365 group. So far we have three different cases. None of these names were changed manually. When opening such a notebook in the OneNote desktop version the name of the notebook can b

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Someone mentioned this to me the other day. I'm wondering if any plans to make this naming more conistent?

One of our users wanted to try out the MS Teams features. As all private Office 365 Groups also are potential MS Teams users get confused. In this case the user "removed" a potential duplicate Team from the teams app itself. The user didn't notice a Offic

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Yeap, that's the reality for now

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?

Hi!

 

To let everyone create groups in a Tenant (in our case over 40000 users) can be a big problem!  Blocking Group name and contoll if the group are in progress. For example we have many schools and classes in our Tenant and may be called the same, 7A, 7B

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Both naming conventions and Group expiration/lifecycle controls are planned and currently in the works. Here are the relevant items on the Roadmap:

 

https://products.office.com/en-us/business/office-365-roadmap?filters=&featureid=31839

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I am a bit challegned with the Office 365 groups and my SharePoint based brain and model for working with team sites in this bold new world where they are the same, sometimes.

 

In SharePoint we have site collections and a Site Collection admin role. This r

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Eric, i've had many of the same concerns, issues. Here is how we are handling our implementation and roll out (https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Office-365-Groups/Our-Groups-Rollout-part-2/m-p/51922... Read More

After finally getting my hands on the old 1.x AzureAD PS Module I was able to successfully restrict creation of O365 Groups to an on-prem AD Group, and it seems to be working.  This was actually done to control Teams creation (I combined it with a PS to d

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Here is what I think is a great breakdown of the current set of services and corresponding solutions within O365 Groups via @Benjamin Niaulin

 

C2juVFaWQAQY0KG.jpgI would say one of the lar

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If you havent started using Groups/Teams yet, disabling them will not break anything. All the "core" workloads function just fine without Groups, albeit you will be missi

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When will Microsoft give some control to Global Admins for O365 Groups? The digital debris could be astonishing. We've disabled Planner and are running a script to disable Groups on our tenant, even the ones created with the new Team sites. However, I can

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Tami thanks for the feedback. What specific controls are you looking for please?
What are your concerns with users leveraging Planner to get work done?
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I couldn't agree more Brent. Also glad to hear that I'm not alone in my experience.

digital debris 

 


I'm totally gonna steal this phrase

 

+1 to everything you said though, i've been screaming the same thing forever.  

 

I'd rather see a model that when you c

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Can someone valid the following:

 

If you create an O365 group from

 

1. Outlook (Online), SharePoint/OneDrive or Planner or O365 admin portal it contains

  • an Outlook inbox and Calendar
  • a modern SharePoint team site (with OneNote, ...)
  • a planner workspace

2. Yamme

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Some additional comments from my side:
For 2., you can also create an Office 365 Group from Yammer.
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Update: Good response over in a different thread highlighting the need to now use the v2 AzureAD preview module to perform this configuration:

 

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Azure-Active-Directory/AAD-PowerShell-Commands-not-working-get-msol/m-p/56040#M268

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Made 'some' progress with the code in the URL above.   I get through each line (populating the variable settings) except the last: Set-AzureADDirectorySetting -ObjectId $

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The below URL 'might' help.  It shows that in the 2.0 version of the module some functionality has been renamed, but allegedly the functionality is there.  I'm still work

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Same here.  All docs refer to the preview release, but link to the GA release.  I took a plunge and saved/installed V 2.0.0.71 from the repository.  Going through the ste

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My list of group names used to be so neat, all starting with my set prefix to ensure everyone knew what they were. Now it's down right ruined by the combined efforts of Yammer and Teams users.

 

Please release the AzureAD naming scheme components ASAP, and

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Steven we hear you but unfortunately there is a bit more work to be done before we release this and latest ETA (subject to change!) is June.

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Interesting behavior I have found Today at my corporate tenant: I created a new Group in tenant and invite some external users to the tenant...one of the external users invited reported that he was able to accept the invitation using his personal account 

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adding @Sahil Arora our guest access lead

@Juan Carlos González Martín

Yes, I have seen this many times...

The account (MSA or O365) used to accept the invite is the one that needs to be used in the future.

As @bart vermeersch

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Those duplicate accounts are a real burden. I believe you have to remove the user from your AAD (and/or SharePoint user profiles) and send out a new invite.

 

We recommend

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We have launched a new feature for groups 'Invite to Join', on Outlook on Web.

This feature allows group members to create an invite link for any group they are part of in order to share with others. The invite link can be emailed or copied and pasted to

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We currently playing around with Groups. We had a new DL request for our internal on site tech support (genius bar) group. Figuerd this would be a perfect opportunity for Groups. An in-house distribution list with the added benefit of the group having a s

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You can hide the Group from the GAL I guess.

Is it possible to change the default group privacy setting to private from public?

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Does anyone know of a PowerShell script whereby you can convert all Public groups to Private ?

 

The idea is I can perform a "sweep up" in case any users created Public gro

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Same here - when creating a new group from xyz .. the pre-selected type shoul dbe private (user may overlook) and only by intend they shall set to public.
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it's not possible. the goal is to foster collaboration hence public by default