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Ability not to show Disabled/Blocked users

Presently users of "Blocked", "Unlicensed" and even Shared Mailboxes all show up in the search / can try to converse with them. Can these be filtered out / a setting to remove them from the teams search?

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  • Wesley Kirkland commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is important to us and seems odd, I can see showing guests since it's harder to verify licenses of them. The only reason I can see for why teams does this is for the free users. Though at least make it an option to hide non licensed users in the organization.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This one has my vote. When I am searching for a contact, I don't need to see AD Service Accounts that don't even have an o365 license.

  • DS commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I think you've misunderstood the suggestion, Bradley. The suggestion is to NOT display users who are not licensed for Teams or are blocked for sign-in in the search.

    Currently, the Teams search displays all users in the tenant regardless of licensing or sign-in status. If they exist as a user object, they are displayed.

    I agree with this suggestion.

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