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piselloa
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Hello,

 

I am in the process of rolling out SharePoint Online and OneDrive for our organization. I do not want end users to have the ability to create new SharePoint sites. I have disabled this within the SharePoint admin console, however users can still create Shared Libraries from their OneDrive accounts which in turn creates a new SharePoint site. My question is, as an Administrator is there the ability to disable this button from appearing on peoples OneDrive accounts?

 

 

Screen Shot 2019-10-31 at 11.40.09 AM.png

 

 

Thanks,

Tony

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Try to disable site creation in the SPO Admin Center and you should be done

@Juan Carlos González Martín 

 

I believe I already have that disabled. See the settings and screenshot below. I cannot seem to find an option that says "Disable site creation" but only "Hide the Create site Command"

 

Site Pages - Prevent Users from creating Site Pages

Site Creation - Hide the Create site Command

Subsite Creation - Hide the Subsite command for all sites

 

 

SharePoint-sitecreationsettings.png

 

@Juan Carlos González Martín 

 

Also under the "Site Creation" settings in the new admin console, the "Let users create new sites" option is set to Off

 

SharePoint-sitecreationsettings2.png

@piselloa hi, you need to look at managing O365 Groups. Who can create them, any naming and expiry policies, and how making changes to them impacts the other apps that use O365 Groups - which is many. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office365/admin/create-groups/office-365-groups?view=o365-worldwide 

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