Prevent users from creating OneDrive sites

Something I run into quite frequently on projects is the need (or desire) to control the rollout of OneDrive – I’ve had to come up with creative ways to block OneDrive access multiple times over the years. However, this time around, we don’t want to block access to OneDrive completely – we just want to … Read morePrevent users from creating OneDrive sites

Limit OneDrive Access from Non-managed Devices

Microsoft has recently released conditional access policies in Azure AD Premium / Intune that will allow you to restrict access to SharePoint and OneDrive from non-managed devices. While this feature is still in preview (expected to go GA by the end of the year), I believe it’ll go a long way to helping companies properly … Read moreLimit OneDrive Access from Non-managed Devices

OneDrive: Deleted user retention

As part of ongoing user management, this question comes up from time to time: What happens to a user’s OneDrive library when their account is deleted? The short answer is that user data is retained for 60 days after their account is deleted, and then irretrievable after that. During that time, the data can be … Read moreOneDrive: Deleted user retention

OneDrive now Supports Syncing Shared Folders

In a surprise move (to me, at least), Microsoft has enabled a feature in OneDrive that allows you to add a folder that has been shared with you into your OneDrive folder hierarchy. I’m not sure when this got enabled, but I only just noticed it, and man, am I excited to see this feature … Read moreOneDrive now Supports Syncing Shared Folders