OneDrive Storage Quota Metrics Office 365
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How to Increase Your OneDrive Storage Limit

As your user's storage needs grow, they may find themselves needing more than the default storage allotment. Via the OneDrive Admin Center, Microsoft provides a way to increase the storage quota for your Office 365 tenant. However this change does not apply to existing users in your Office 365 tenant. So you may be asking: how do I increase my storage limit on OneDrive in Office 365? Read on!

How do I check my OneDrive quota?

In the video below, I show how a user can check their storage quota, as well as how you can check your Office 365 tenant quota.

OneDrive Storage Settings

What is the capacity of OneDrive?

Office 365's OneDrive comes with a default capacity quota of 1 terabyte (1TB) per user by default. You can increase the quota for users, as long as you meet the criteria specified by Microsoft in this article: OneDrive for Business service description

How do I increase my storage limit on OneDrive?

To update a user's storage quota, you need to use PowerShell. In this video I show you how to update your Office 365 tenant's OneDrive storage quota via the OneDrive admin center and via PowerShell. I then show you how to update a specific user's quota so that it inherits the tenant’s current storage quota.

Export OneDrive URLs for All Users

Also mentioned in the video is a script that you can use to get a list of all OneDrive URLs in your tenant. This script comes directly from Microsoft from here: Get a list of all user OneDrive URLs in your organization

Import-Module Microsoft.Online.SharePoint.PowerShell
$TenantUrl = Read-Host “Enter the SharePoint Online Tenant Admin Url”
$LogFile = [Environment]::GetFolderPath(“Desktop”) + “\OneDriveSites.log”
Connect-SPOService -Url $TenantUrl
Get-SPOSite -IncludePersonalSite $true -Limit all -Filter “Url -like ‘-my.sharepoint.com/personal/'” | select Url | Out-File $LogFile -Force
Write-Host “Done! File saved as $($LogFile).”

Once you have a listing of all OneDrive URLs, you can run the set spo-site storage quota reset command for all users.

 

 


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