Auto-generate SharePoint URLs in Teams Manager's Naming Convention

Auto-generate SharePoint URLs in Teams Manager's Naming Convention

Enabling Auto-generate SharePoint URL in Naming Convention SharePoint URL / Mailnickname Section in Teams Manager


Enabling the auto-generation of SharePoint URLs in the Naming Convention allows you to establish rules that specify the Team name.
This feature ensures that the Team name is used consistently in SharePoint URL/Mailnickname.
This article will guide you through the process of enabling this feature.


Navigate to the settings of the Teams manager:

Navigate to Governance/Naming Conventions and press on "+ Create a naming convention" button:

Enable Auto-generate SharePoint URL:
Within the "Naming Conventions" section, find the "SharePoint URL / Mailnickname" area.
Check the checkbox labelled "Enable Auto-Generate SharePoint URL."

Modify Prefix or Suffix:
To customize the SharePoint URL or Mailnickname, you can add a prefix or Suffix.

This will be used in conjunction only with the Team name.

Update Settings:
After adding the desired Prefix or Suffix, click the "Update" button to save your changes.

Complete Team Creation:
After enabling Auto-generate SharePoint URLs and assigning this naming convention to the corresponding policy, any new Teams created on the template to which the policy was applied will follow the rules specified.

Enabling the auto-generation of SharePoint URLs in the Naming Convention is crucial for ensuring a consistent and organized naming convention structure for your Teams Manager.

If you encounter any issues during this process, please contact our support team at
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