Terminated employee process in regards to One drive

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I have a client that uses exclusively Office365.  They use the one drive feature to share between users as you would normally.  When a person is leaves the company, what is the recommended way to move all that person's files for review before we delete them?  I can access the files, but other than "share this file" it doesn't really look like there is a "transfer ownership" and just simply move all the files to the new person or the supervisor for review/final deletion.

What do you guys usually do for the routine change of employees in Office 365?
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Adam BrownSenior Systems Admin
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Commented:
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/uspartner_ts2team/2015/07/23/taking-administrative-ownership-of-a-onedrive-for-business-document-store/ covers the process required, unless they've changed it in the past couple years (possible) that's what you need to do. OneDrive is basically just a SharePoint document library owned by the individual users, so grabbing ownership of that library through the SharePoint Administrative interface will do what you need.
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The process can be automated now, you can designate user that will automatically gain permissions for "leavers". You can also initiate it directly from the Admin portal, and you have an option to revoke tokens as well. Here's a recent article on the subject: https://www.petri.com/blocking-access-office-365-user
Adam BrownSenior Systems Admin
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Commented:
Both answers will work, Vasil's is the most recent and easiest option, though.

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