For a customer case/project, we wanted to move only recently synced/modified Sharepoint Online data from Tenant A to the user’s Desktop on the device itself.
The Desktop was synced to Onedrive for Business in Tenant B.
After copying, files from Tenant A should become read-only on the local device, and the link in Explorer to Tenant A’s sharepoint should be removed, including the actual onedrive sync relationship to prevent further ul/dl’s.
With the introduction of Onedrive Sync Heath in the Office portal, we have a much improved view on sync errors of our users. Errors they may not even be aware of.
However, there is no remediation option, so I am sharing a framework based on previous work in Proactive Remediations that can report on the Onedrive client status and trigger a remediation, which looks like this:
Currently, the only remediation method is to restart the Onedrive client, but the script is easily adjusted for additional remediation actions or conditions the community deems useful.
When Paused or Disabled are detected, there is no remediation as this is not technically an error but something the user manually set. This can be adjusted to your local needs easily.
You can find the Proactive Remediation script on Gitlab:
In many situations, this solution is a little overkill though, so I’ve also created a second version which simply allows you to redirect any local folder (including variable paths!) to any location in a user’s Onedrive folder.