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SharePoint Online Term Store Hidden Taxonomy List

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Hi Community,

 

So as we know SharePoint maintains a hidden taxonomy list where it keeps the ID's of each term in term store. But when i access the hidden list it is empty. As per on premise knowledge Managed MataData Service (App) runs a automated update service every hour which syncs the term store and this hidden list. I have no idea on how this activity is maintained in O365 but on one tenant i see this list filled with all the terms but on the other tenants it is empty. I need to get the term id (not guid) which is maintained in this list.

 

 

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Any updates about this topic?

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Hi Christiaan,

I had to eventually raise a support ticket with Microsoft and it was found that the MMD service which updates this list was not working on the tenant where I was facing this issue. MSFT engineer did some changes at the back end (which they didn't tell me) after which my list was loaded with all terms. Since then I have no issues with the list as I have been using this list extensively.

Sorry for the delayed response!

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Is there any way "PowerShell or Coding" to force run this service to get the list always updated?
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Hi Amer,

I was actually trying to find the same but Microsoft doesn't give you the access of SharePoint services so that is why I had to raise a ticket with Microsoft and get the issue resolved.

I am not sure as of now if Microsoft have provided any control on these services in their latest updates.