Deleting data from endpoints that sync SPOL library

Scott 26 Reputation points
2020-10-06T15:08:44.133+00:00

If user sync's a SPOL site using OneDrive app - is there a way we can control - when you Stop Sync for that SPOL site/data to be deleted from local machine.

We do not want to touch their personal OneDrive site - just the SPOL sync'd site libraries.

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  1. ChelseaWu-MSFT 6,241 Reputation points
    2020-10-07T02:47:59.637+00:00

    It is not possible to delete the OneDrive file data from user’s local machine on their behalf.

    Once the SharePoint Online library is synced to the user’s local drive, they can keep a copy of the files and folders, which is accessible offline without requiring authentication.
    The files and folders will remain as local data after the user stops syncing with SharePoint Online, even if some of them do not save data on local drive, they carry an error symbol on the file icon.

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