In this blog post I tried to compile a list of boundaries available for SharePoint online, OneDrive and Microsoft lists. Below chart shows the recent boundaries and limits in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business

 SharePoint OnlineOneDrive for BusinessMicrosoft Lists
File Size limit250 GB250 GB 
List Item Attachment limit250 MB250 MB
File Name Length (full Path)400 characters400 characters 
No. of Items / Documents and Folders30 M30 M30 M
No. of documents recommended for good performance300,000300,000 
Document Sync limit2000020000Coming soon
Files within Zip20 GB20 GB 
Invalid characters~ ” # % & * : < > ? / \ { | }~ ” # % & * : < > ? / \ { | } 
Invalid file or folder names.lock, CON, PRN, AUX, NUL, COM0 – COM9, LPT0 – LPT9, _vti_, desktop.ini,.lock, CON, PRN, AUX, NUL, COM0 – COM9, LPT0 – LPT9, _vti_, desktop.ini, 
Sharing limit50000 per folder50000 per folder 
List view threshold500050005000
No. of Versions per Document /Item50,000 Major and 511 Minor versions50,000 Major and 511 Minor versions50000 Major versions

If you know any further boundaries, please share with us to update the above listing.


Adnan, a distinguished professional, boasts an impressive track record as a Microsoft MVP, having achieved this prestigious recognition for the eighth consecutive year since 2015. With an extensive career spanning over 18 years, Adnan has honed his expertise in various domains, notably excelling in SharePoint, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Teams, the .Net Platform, and Microsoft BI. Presently, he holds the esteemed position of Senior Microsoft Consultant at Olive + Goose. Notably, Adnan served as the MCT Regional Lead for the Pakistan Chapter from 2012 to 2017, showcasing his leadership and commitment to fostering growth within the tech community. His journey in the realm of SharePoint spans 14 years, during which he has undertaken diverse projects involving both intranet and internet solutions for both private and government sectors. His impact has transcended geographical boundaries, leaving a mark on projects in the United States and the Gulf region, often collaborating with Fortune 500 companies. Beyond his roles, Adnan is a dedicated educator, sharing his insights and knowledge as a trainer. He also passionately advocates for technology, frequently engaging with the community through speaking engagements in various forums. His multifaceted contributions exemplify his dedication to the tech field and his role in driving its evolution.

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