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  1. Backups, Archiving and History for Legal Compliance

    If we use MS Teams for firm wide chat, it is vital that all chat, for infinite history, is stored and recoverable, easily, for legal compliance reasons.

    For example, we close a project on which we used MS Teams to discuss and work on together as a firm. We close that project. A year later we enter into litigation for that project. We then need to recall and show proof of conversations regarding that project, and the MS Team chat/channel conversations.

    What functionality exists for this in MS Teams?

    How do we do the recall if available?

    AND How long…

    47 votes
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    we have this!  ·  Suphatra responded

    Hi everyone — here’s some clarity on our legal compliance.

    As of now, Chat history for a Team is stored infinitely and available for eDiscovery/Content Search. So, the answer to your question depends on what you mean by closing the project. If you close the project, but don’t kill the Office 365 Group/Team associated with, everything should be still searchable. You should be able to recall/search for all chat activity that happened within the Team by scoping your compliance content search to the appropriate group mailboxes. The data is not lost.

    Please let me know if you have any other questions! You can post a message here or tweet me @skprufo.

    Thanks,
    Suphatra

  2. Control "public connectivity to Free Microsoft Teams

    Skype for Business Online allows administrators to control "public IM connectivity" on the admin portal.
    Microsoft Teams also should allow administrators to control "public connectivity to free Microsoft Teams" on the admin portal.
    O365 users worry that home users can install free Microsoft Teams on thier PCs and invite O365 users to their teams.
    O365 users are more likeiy to wrongly upload confidential information to the free teams.

    46 votes
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  3. Ability to see Private Teams & Request to Join

    Will there be an ability to see all Public and Private teams in your environment? And then you can request to join a Private team and an Owner can approve / reject the request to join the private team?

    45 votes
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  4. Rule: Only Members of a security group should be allowed to add Guest users on MSTeams

    Issue Description: Customer want to ensure that only certain people can do this. These people are:
    1. Owner of the Team
    2. In the group FPDOXKUEXTERN (Security Group) the group is on SharePoint Admin Center > Sharing > Who can share outside your organization
    Let only users in selected security groups share with authenticated external users - FPDOXKUEXTERN

    This worked two weeks back.
    If this is not possible customer would like to ensure that these people are:
    1. Owner of the Team
    2. Have the Role for adding guests set in the…

    45 votes
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  5. block file upload on external Teams

    When users are invited by external companies to theirs Teams group, there should be a possibility to block or manage the file upload on external Teams (DLP)

    44 votes
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  6. Use Display Name field instead of First Name in multi-party chats

    Use Display Name field instead of First Name in multi-party chats

    In some cases, we set display name of the customer’s account differently than listed in the First and Last name fields in AD. For example the first name is James, but in display name he is listed as Jim. Let's assume that there is no option to change the First name field, and only Display name field can be modified.

    When I start conversation with one person – his or her name will be listed based on Display name field in AD (we list it as lastname, firstname). However,…

    44 votes
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  7. Manage Guest and External access per team

    It would be a great feature to be able to manage guest and external access on a per-team basis! Guest access is enabled on the tenant level, External Access as well. Then on team-level I can prohibit the guest or external users...

    42 votes
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  8. allow team members to respond or post to conversations anonymously

    it would be good to have a way to post to conversations anonymously. This should be something that can be configurable in a channel or group.

    42 votes
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  9. Call Detail Record (CDR/SMDR) for Teams - Call Accounting

    In Skype for Business 'on-premise' we have the lcsCDR database in the monitor server commonly used for 'Call Accounting' style reporting such as on-billing, internal cost assignment, compliance auditing and management reporting.

    So far in O365 SfB and Teams we have not seen access to CDR, are there any hints regarding this or is it being planned for please?

    39 votes
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  10. Add new team member "Roles"

    It would be great if there could be additional "Roles" set within channels and the ability to tag those roles in a message. (For example: Manager, Supervisor, etc) So, if I wanted to message all managers I could simply type @Manager to flag them in my message.

    39 votes
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  11. Make microsoft team function on Apple watch.

    Make Microsoft team function in Apple Watch.
    So can read write message and also check event.

    38 votes
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  12. Audit more user actions

    We need to have audit logging of at least

    file uploads and downloads in all contexts (meetings, Team chats, 1-1 chat etc)
    edited message content

    38 votes
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  13. Teams usage report

    I would like to get the Teams usage report with PowerShell. The usage report is currently only available in Teams admin center.
    Also, I would like to get the report by specifying the start date and the end date. Currently, it is only available with Last 7 days or Last 28 days.
    It will be more convenient if you could implement those features.

    37 votes
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  14. Allow bulk setting “Register Teams as the chat app for Office"

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    [Teams を Office 用のチャット アプリとして登録します] 機能を一括で設定する

    Allow bulk setting “Register Teams as the chat app for Office"


    ■Description(内容):
    [Teams を Office 用のチャット アプリとして登録します] 機能は現在ユーザー単位でしか設定を変更することができません。
    管理者が一元管理できるように管理者で設定する機能の拡充を要望します

    Currently, the setting "Register Teams as the chat app for Office" can be set from users’ side only.
    For improvement of manageability for admins, allow admins to set this setting instead of users.

    Thank you for your consideration.

    37 votes
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  15. Chat history to be shown to a new group chat member

    For Microsoft Teams chat, when you add a new member into group chat which has three or more members, the new member can view the history chat. However, when you add other person into the existed one on one private chat, the newest member cannot view the chat history.
    I would strongly request that a private chat to show the Conversation history to the newest member.

    37 votes
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  16. Allow adding or editing Teams SharePoint site Content Types

    Would absolutely love the ability to add templates and forms into content types in the document library created by teams in the team SharePoint site. So that when someone goes to add a new document they have the ability to choose from templates and the content types I put into SharePoint. Also some more of the standard site features of a standard SP site would be lovely (I.E. workflows and the like)

    36 votes
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  17. Allow owner of a team hide a channel from rest of the members or drag channel into a different team.

    Allow an owner of a team hide a channel once it is finshed.
    Example:
    My company has an "Advanced Program" Team; basically of all the preproduction parts. Within this team we have channels of all the different programs/customers to these parts. Once a program/customer has reached FULL production and isn't talked about in the weekly company meeting, we have no need to have the channel.
    Issue:
    We do not want to delete the channel and lose all information. Nor can we drag that channel out of the "Advanced" team into the "Full Production" team.
    Solution:
    Allow an Owner to hide…

    35 votes
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  18. Sign in after password change is broken

    My 365 password changed today. The Windows Teams app says "your password was changed. Please sign in again"

    I click on the "Sign in" button, but all that does is restart Teams and the same message appears again

    34 votes
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  19. Compliance

    Teams needs to be able to journal messages for compliance. The internal compliance is weak and does not meet the requirements for any regulated financial company. We are Sunsetting teams for all of our pilot group despite users loving it because we just could not make it pass compliance muster..

    34 votes
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  20. Delete/Hide all messages from a channel

    Similarly to clearing logs, it would be very useful if the team owners can clear out all the previous messages in a channel.

    34 votes
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