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  1. 1,902 votes
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      21 comments  ·  Manageability - Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Need a way to hide VIP users from the Skype directory

      We have some VIP users who should not be contacted directly by others in the organization, but only through their executive assistants.

      Currently we can hide them from email, but Skype keeps it's own directory that other O365 directories rely on (per O365 as we troubleshot the issue), making it impossible to hide VIP users there.

      Ideally we'd like:
      * To be able to completely hide particular users from all O365 directories including the Skype directory
      * To be able to make the hidden user visible only to other in their department or to specific users or groups
      * Hiding…

      9 votes
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      • Disable status generally or set to "unknown"

        It should be possible to set the status of one or all users by default to "Unknown". Due to security reasons and also to prevent an unintended "not available" apprearance to other users it is necessary to hide the actual status from any other.

        To state it clear: My boss demands the complete deactivation of the status forcefully. Though I don't agree with this, I generally demand full configurability of applications. Office goes regrettably the other way.

        4 votes
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        • Block P2P File Transfer with specific external organizations

          https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Skype-for-Business-Blog/Update-on-Custom-Policies-in-Skype-for-Business-Online/ba-p/69850

          The new custom policies allows the capability to block external P2P File Transfer while still allowing internal. However this capability will affect all federated organizations and no way to specifically contain it to just one or more.

          Would love to see the ability to block P2P File Transfer to just specific federated organizations rather than it affecting all.

          3 votes
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          • Enable Skype Translator in Skype For Business

            Today, it´s not possible to use this feature in Skype 4 business. I can´t show this feature to my school clients, because I encourage them to use personal accounts

            37 votes
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            • Audit logs for Skype for Business Online

              The current O365 Audit logs do not include any Skype for Business data … ?
              What are our plans to also include SfB logs ? And what details ?

              Background:
              My customer received an email notifications that his PSTN number (Phone System with Calling Plan) has changed, but he is the Admin and has not made this change.
              He wants to check who and when this change has been made ? Was it another Admin or Microsoft ... ?

              Audit log : https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Search-the-audit-log-in-the-Office-365-Security-Compliance-Center-0d4d0f35-390b-4518-800e-0c7ec95e946c?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US
              API and Schema : https://msdn.microsoft.com/office-365/office-365-management-activity-api-schema

              6 votes
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              • Have the option to choose between Web Auth + Token or the option to use Apps Password with Skype for Business when MFA is enabled/enforced.

                Some versions of Skype for Business prompt authentication using web credentials popup and phone verification when MFA is enabled/enforced. Other versions of Skype for Business require apps password. I would like to have option to choose which method I prefer either in registry edit or in the MFA preferences. Right now I am unable to choose between using Web authentication + Phone or only using Apps password.

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                • File Transfer Customization

                  We need to set a policy that restrict certain file types from being sent over Skype For Business to maintain the environment security.

                  10 votes
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                  • Add a "DisableIM" attribute to the Skype for Business Client Policy

                    Within the SFB Client Policies, add an attribute called "DisableIM." When set to True, any user set with that policy will be unable to instant message from the SFB client application or SFB mobile application.

                    Our company has a small subset of users who are under special Legal compliance rules, preventing them from being licensed for SFB and using instant messaging. We are now moving to SFB PSTN calling, which for these compliance users, PSTN calling would be unavailable to them. Simply allowing us to control IM capabilities through client policy would help solve this.

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                    • 1 vote
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                      • Automatically recognize that password is changed

                        Passwords change every 3 months. But you have to delete saved login info before it asks me for password. All other apps, ms and 3rd party, automatically know that password is invalid and ask for a new one. Why can't skype to this?

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                        • Need Skype for Business Spam Controls

                          We have started to get unsolicited IMs from other Office 365 tenants trying to make sales contacts. Furthermore, other Office 365 tenants can search for and see our users and their status (if they have their email addresses) We need a way to prevent external Office 365 tenants from getting availability information and making IM contact with our employees without first establishing a relationship (such as adding each other to their contacts lists).

                          This is already in place for communications between Skype for Business and those using regular Skype. Now we need it to be between Internal and External Skype…

                          6 votes
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                          • Replace 1024 bit ssl certificate with an 2048 bit one

                            Currently every Skype for Business front server has an SQL Express installed which is managed direclty by Skype for Business and the required plugins. So its not supported to change anything related to the SQL Express installation. However this installation used an selfsigned 1024 bit SSL certificate (which is weak) so Microsoft should make sure that a 2048 bit one is used in the future here.

                            3 votes
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                            • Possibility of save in logs the files transfered in users conversations.

                              By security and audit questions, is very important save files transfered in users conversations, for to possible check them in the future.

                              3 votes
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                              • Configure MFA Certificate/Token expiry

                                By default MFA certificates/tokens expire 24 hours after login.

                                This means that SfB capable handsets will need to be re-authenticated 24 hours later.

                                This can appear to be random to users.

                                There should be a system setting that allows admins to set tokens to expire at the end of the same day, at a custom time every day or at a user defined time (less than 24 hours).

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                                • Support per user/group/domain federation settings-allow/block combinations

                                  One of the limitations with SFB federation is that it's really only controllable at the domain level. I can allow/block an entire domain, and I can allow/block federation for a given user, but I can't allow/block per user per domain. For example, we want to allow our sales/project staff to federate directly with customers, but not our helpdesk staff. Conversely, our helpdesk users need to be able to federate with other partners. There's currently no way to get granular control of federation like this without resorting to writing our own server SDK/MSPL app, and that won't work online.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Disable desktop sharing with external users

                                    For security reasons, prevent the sharing and giving of control of the desktop to external 3rd parties, whilst allowing internal access.

                                    10 votes
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                                    • You can accidentally type your password on the chat window.

                                      Because Skype steals the cursor from other windows I have typed my password on the chat window. Someone could do this without realizing what they did. I typed it less than a second and had pressed enter only to see it pop up on the chat window in my dismay.

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Fatal security issue

                                        The Skype used different Skype account when chatted! Account details were pointed to me, but name and email address were different (pointed to other person). I was logged in to my OWN Skype account. Very MAJOR problem. Please check!

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                                        • Ethical Wall in Skype for Business Online

                                          We would like to see an ethical wall for Skype for Business online. We would like the ability to restrict users from IMing certain users directly.

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