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  1. Report duplicate AD/LDAP information rather than setting usernames to random strings every hour

    When the AD/LDAP User Filter is too permissive, multiple user objects with the same Email Attribute may be returned. When this happens, and the Username Attribute is not present on the returned value, Mattermost may reset the username of the existing user with the same email address to a random string. This repeats every 60 minutes (or whatever the Synchronization Interval is set to).

    For example, if two LDAP objects are returned:
    { userclass=contact, email=myusername@example.com }
    { userclass=user, sAMAccountName=myusername, email=myusername@example.com }

    In this case, Mattermost may cause username@example.com's account to have its user id changed to a…

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  2. Ability to search all content (FOIA)

    Sorry if this is already a feature (I'm a Mattermost noob) but I haven't found a way of doing this yet...

    If we are going to implement this, we WILL need a way to search all content (Public/Private channels, Direct messages and Archived) for legal queries!

    This is a basic requirement of all software we implement within Government!

    Note: I am currently using the Team edition as a trial, so maybe it is a feature in the Enterprise version??

    6 votes
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  3. Add a system console option to hide the "Leave Team" button

    For instances that only use one team, the option to leave the team is not useful.

    Please add an option to the system console to hide the button or add a user permission for this function.
    The user permission would be the preferred way to handle this to be prepared for growing instances.

    3 votes
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  4. Limit direct messages per User

    We would like the users to focus on channels. Although we do not want to disallow direct messaging at all.

    It would be amazing if we could set a direct message limit per day.

    For example: User X is allowed to send 20 direct messages per day, while User Y can send unlimited direct messages.

    With this feature we don't limit the users too much, but we also make sure that important information is held in the channels.

    6 votes
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  5. Support for nosql database

    Considering the benefits of data analytics for such kind of apps, don't you think support for a nosql database would help. Also, if you want to scale it to a million users; will a rdbms solution support that?

    9 votes
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  6. EE: Data retention policy for individual teams and channels

    In addition to specifying custom data retention policy globally across all teams and channels (see https://mattermost.uservoice.com/forums/306457-general/suggestions/10007076-ee-data-retention-and-prune-reset-clear-channel-c), allow

    1) team and system admins set custom policies for individual teams
    2) channel, team and system admins set custom policies for individual channels

    93 votes
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  7. Blacklist certain file types from being uploaded to Mattermost

    Sample use case: Block .exe files from being uploaded to prevent malicious executables from being downloaded.

    In addition to .exe, also interested in blocking PDF files and compressed files.

    41 votes
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  8. direct message

    Improve search/filter during direct message.
    With more than 100 users, it is really tough to find the user for DM through scrolling. Sometimes the user only know the first name and not last name... or worse, can only guess the spelling

    Would be great if we could use

    "mochi"

    to find

    "masashi-mochizuki"

    7 votes
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  9. allow admins to set the default channels when a member joins

    It was nice in Slack to say for the batch of invitees that have been recently invited that they be thrown into channels x, y, z instead of having to manually Add Member to varying channels or ask them to seek out channels and add themselves.

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  10. Set policy for password history

    A companies security policy often has rules stating that a password may not be reused. To facilitate this many applications have a feature that allows the administrator to state how many passwords the application should remember until a password can be reused. Think, for example, a maximum of 10 password that the application must remember.

    3 votes
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  11. Override "I forgot my password" for AD/LDAP Authentication

    When using AD/LDAP authentication for the Mattermost Enterprise server there is still an "I forgot my password" link. I suggest that you allow Administrators to override where that link points to. For example, I would like that link to point to my corporate password reset and unlock portal. And/or allow administrators to turn that link off. This could be a part of the "Custom Branding" options on the Enterprise version.

    23 votes
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  12. More robust CLI utility

    My shop is very Linux and command line heavy. We would like to see the [install dir]/bin/platfrom utility expanded to include more features, which can then be scripted. The first such feature we would like to see would be the ability to list users from the utility.

    45 votes
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  13. Ability to warn users about use of restricted terms

    Since Mattermost archives all messages (including deletes and edits), some customers want to warn users before they enter certain content into the permanent record.

    This feature would be similar to a speller checker that warn on certain terms, such as confidential terms or expletives.

    The checking would happen on the client.

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  14. User folders sorted by department or server group

    I got asked by a colleague if it is possible to sort the Users because he had about 60+ Users in the Direct Messages section.

    It would be nice if you can sort it by a specified department (or Position) or that you can create User groups (with specific permissions for example) and that they get sorted in categories like this.

    An other way could be that everyone can create custom folders with users in it and can expand it if needed.

    35 votes
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  15. EE: Option to enforce specific channel naming

    Option to enforce specific channel naming over software, examples of naming: https://docs.mattermost.com/help/getting-started/organizing.html

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  16. EE: Legal notice presentation for system, team and channels

    Similar to Custom intro text for systems, teams and channels (https://mattermost.uservoice.com/forums/306457-general/suggestions/18595492-custom-intro-text-for-system-team-and-channels) this EE feature would be to enable the presentation of legal notices, formatted in markdown, by clicking an "I agree" button, instead of a "I do not agree" button (which would deny access to the system, team or channel on which the legal agreement is attached.

    There needs to be a PRINT button to print the agreement, and a DOWNLOAD button to download a copy as a text file (in markdown, which is readable).

    A full text record of the agreement at the time of acceptance should…

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  17. Add option to set Avatar size

    Currently the avatar size is around 32px.

    My test users are hoping it could be bigger so as to recognize people easily.

    I did a local test and increasing the size to 50px+ would not affect the layout and is indeed easier to find people.

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  18. The ability to convert all users from SAML/LDAP auth, to Email-Password Authenication

    I would like to ability to bulk convert users from SAML/LDAP auth to Email-password auth in the scenario where LDAP or SAML provider is down.

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  19. Add ability to send permalinks via email/sms

    The ability to generate and copy permalinks is great, but it would be awesome if there was an ability to share that URL, so that standard iOS share sheets, or Android intents, could be used to send urls via Gmail, iMessage, etc. Would make it much easier to integrate into our workflow.

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  20. Access Control List for Web Interface & Mobile App

    We are a .org wishing to implement Mattermost.

    We would like only a specific group of "internal" users to be allowed to access the server from outside the firewall. In addition, we would also like a specific group of external clients to be able to access the server through the mobile app.

    I understand one method is to use a VPN. However, an additional app to put on someone's device may be a burden.

    The Novell/Micro Focus Product Webaccess has a feature that allows the admin to specify users via an .xml file.

    A snippet:

    "Controlling WebAccess Usage:

    You can…

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