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  1. Granular copy options in Copy Teams

    Be able to specify the type of content/structural elements to include during the copy:
    -Channels
    -Conversations
    -Permissions
    -Tabs
    -Apps
    -Files and folders

    5 votes
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  2. Migrate different Teams template (such as EDU Teams)

    Right now, the tool only copies using the standard Teams template. This feature request is for a method to use and preserve different Teams template such as those of the educational O365 suite.

    5 votes
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  3. Migrate SharePoint calendar to Office 365 Group calendar

    A standard SharePoint calendar, on-premise or else, could be used as an Office 365 Group Calendar. Some users might wish to migrate their old team site calendar as such.

    5 votes
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  4. custom views in document sets

    In ShareGate Desktop, custom views selected at the list level are applied within documents sets as well. I would like the same behavior as in SharePoint that no longer applies the view when opening a document set to display all items within it.

    5 votes
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  5. 5 votes
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  6. Cutover Process after Copy

    Ability to set source environment read-only, setup URL redirection and perform final delta copy in once simple cutover process. This would be helpful for a single switch migration.

    Example of Process


    1. Perform initial copy from source to target

    2. Test

    3. Resolve any/all issues

    4. Cutover from source to target


      • Source SharePoint environment is set as Read-Only or Inaccessible.

      • URL Rewrite (redirection) is setup in IIS on source environment so all links redirect to target site.

      • A final delta copy is run to update changes.



    5 votes
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  7. Migrate from Jive to SharePoint

    Would like to be able to migrate from Jive to SharePoint environments.

    5 votes
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  8. Migrate SharePoint Hosted Apps

    Can Sharegate migrate SharePoint hosted app from one site to another?

    5 votes
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  9. 5 votes
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    Declined  ·  Mia responded

    Hi!

    Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback via Sharegate’s Uservoice. Unfortunately, the suggestion provided is not in the current roadmap and has therefore been declined. Although the current status of this suggestion is under “declined”, it has not been deleted from our feedback service. Other users will continue to have the chance to vote for this suggestion.

  10. Add an "Automatic Retry in Normal Mode" for Files that Did Not Go Through

    For certain errors (long file names, transport errors, timeout errors)

    5 votes
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  11. Allow content type mappings in copy structure

    I have had some issue with site content types, specifically Custom and/or Publishing CTs (such as pages and other page layouts) not mapping correctly

    4 votes
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  12. Copy only folders

    I would like to have an option to only copy folders , There is a "flatten folder hierarchy" option but not one for copying only the folders instead

    4 votes
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  13. Add a warning that workflows can be triggered during a Copy Content

    Item level migration with workflow triggers the workflow which is not expected. There should be warning at least.

    4 votes
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  14. Option to avoid migrating SharePoint Groups during site collection migration

    Allow the option, through the Copy Structure feature, to tell Sharegate not to migrate SharePoint Groups. Right now, if you migrate a site collection, although you can tell Sharegate not to migrate the permissions from the source to the destination, the SharePoint Groups are still created

    4 votes
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  15. A Way to Feed Credentials Through Browser Authentication in PowerShell

    There is a good number of users with two factor or custom authentication that would like to be able to bypass the need to enter their information in a browser when launching a script. It goes against fully automating the job to have to enter their information, even if it's only once with -UseCredentialsFrom

    4 votes
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  16. Framework Web Parts (SPFx Web Parts)

    To support the migration of SharePoint Framework (SPFx) WebParts

    4 votes
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    0 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We are currently looking into modern webpart migration support and SPFx webparts are on the table. We’ll let you know if we have an update on this request.

  17. Copy options in Copy Teams

    Have the same copy options to choose configuration items to migrate in Copy Teams just like in SharePoint site migrations (version history, permissions...)

    3 votes
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  18. 3 votes
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  19. Support the migration of Azure Information Protection labels (AIP)

    Support the migration of:


    • Documents that are AIP labeled and are on FileShare.

    • Documents that are AIP protected (internal, restricted, confidential) and are on FileShare

    3 votes
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  20. Export Metadata Improvement

    include the ‘Version’ column irrespective of whether you export all versions or only the last one when using 'Export metadata & Import and copy" to add values during a migration or import from file share

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