Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Microsoft 365 Platform Call – 21st of December, 2021



Microsoft 365 Platform Community Call - weekly community call recording from December 21st, is now available from the Microsoft 365 Community YouTube channel at


Call Summary

Welcome to the weekly call focused on capabilities of the Microsoft 365 platform.   

  • On the 28th of December, we’ll have this call like this one - a social gathering for coffee/tea or your chosen drink and questions with discussion – Looking forward to the chat.
  • Register for the Microsoft 365 Developer Program and get a free E5 developer tenant with instant availability and other assets.  
  • Get started with free training modules to accelerate learning Microsoft 365 platform capabilities. Now with new Viva Connections training!
  • Preview the Microsoft 365 Sample Solution Gallery with 639+ samples from Microsoft and community that allow you to learn by example, expedite your development and appreciate what is possible.
  • Sign up and participate in one of a growing number of events hosted by Sharing is Caring during December-January.   Upcoming Ask Me Anything (AMA) sessions for PnP Search and Open Discussions in January!   New class Viva Connections ACEs (Feb 2022)
  • Four recent Microsoft 365 Platform related stories.
  • Q&A / AMA / Discussion / Ad-hoc demos / and more... - Discussion and Resources referenced below 

The host of this call was Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft) | @vesajuvonen.  Discussion takes place throughout this call.   


Microsoft 365 Platform News Flash









Thank you for being part of this community in 2021, we are looking forward to continuing sharing and caring with community in 2022.


Discussion and Resources referenced in this session

  • Vesa’s work-in-progress on Adaptive Card Design samples  When complete the samples will be surfaced through the Sample Solution Gallery
  • OneDrive file retention and transfer options.
  • Using PnP PowerShell and provisioning templates to create sites. Templates at and at SharePoint Provisioning Templates.
  • Calling Microsoft Graph to get members of a shared mailbox.  Get Outlook messages in a shared or delegated folder.  See current request in Graph ideas - for Graph API manage shared mailbox access.  Applicable to you, then vote for the capability.   
  • Presently product organizations are transitioning suggestions from User Voice to Microsoft 365 Developer Platform ideas site (Tech Community site) to final place Feedback Portal ( 
  • How to list all sites in a tenant that user has access and how to display all users with any level of access to a site collection?  Options Get-PnPUser cmdlet; Use PnP PowerShell and scripts for this task - PnP PowerShell, Script Samples; look at the Security Grid web part sample.  Challenge – submit a Sample request to create a web part that replicates the on prem capability - Check Permissions. 
  • When is CSOM (tenant/admin) stuff moving to Graph? It’s happening presently and will continue over time.
  • Can multiple developers use a single developer sandbox?  Yes, but watch code overlap. 
  • Using SharePoint webhooks to subscribe to multiple SharePoint lists in a Flow.    Implementation and licensing options are discussed.
  • What is the future of MGT (Microsoft Graph Toolkit)?  Presently integrating with Fluent and with other products as MGT is becoming the de facto standard for creating Microsoft 365 connected experiences.
  • Options for creating a Viva Connections Dashboard in a browser - ACE card designer, dynamic cards, 1st and 2nd party cards.     


Topics covered in this call

  • Latest updates and news on the Microsoft 365 platform – Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft) | @vesajuvonen – 10:01
  • Open discussion on any topics around Microsoft 365 – 14:12


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Microsoft 365 Platform community call focuses on latest Microsoft 365 Platform updates and demos delivered by Microsoft presenters and takes place weekly on Tuesday.  The alternating Special Interest Group community calls each Thursday focus on SharePoint Framework (client-side development/implementation) and Microsoft 365 Platform (includes Microsoft Teams, Bots, Microsoft Graph, CSOM, REST, site provisioning, PnP PowerShell, PnP Sites Core, Site Designs, Microsoft Flow, PowerApps, Column Formatting, list formatting, etc. topics.) with demos commonly delivered by community members.   More details on the Microsoft 365 community from


You can download recurrent invite for this call from  Welcome and join in the discussion. If you have any questions, comments, or feedback, feel free to provide your input as comments to this post as well. More details on the Microsoft 365 community and options to get involved are available from


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Microsoft 365 PnP team, Microsoft - 22nd of December 2021

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