ShareGate migration tool Suggestions

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  1. Run and Automate Reporting Jobs with PowerShell

    Be able to run and schedule reports using PowerShell.

    184 votes

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  2. Run a Source Analysis (formally Inventory) from Powershell

    Please add the option of running an inventory from Powershell.

    51 votes

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  3. Use Management actions and features in Powershell script

    Be able to:
    -run reports (PMR, pre-build reports, custom reports)
    -manage permissions
    -edit settings

    Using PowerShell

    45 votes

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  4. Add/Remove/Copy user permissions with PowerShell

    Add powershell cmdlets to add/remove/copy user permissions.

    This could be useful, for example, for a user that needs to replace thousands of users due to an AD domain change, it would be useful to be able to use a CSV for all the users

    25 votes

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  5. Diagnostics for Powershell tasks

    My migration has to be managed through tasks initiated in Powershell, and I have had some issues that needed ShareGate support, however the trace diagnostics only apply to the ShareGate app UI, the PS initated tasks don't get traced. Replicating the scenario through the UI and tracing it was laborious and futile.

    21 votes

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  6. 12 votes

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  7. 11 votes

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  8. Be able to leverage PowerShell to Filter and Delete completed Tasks

    Loading and deleting completed tasks in the UI can take a long time depending on the amount and size of the task list, being able to run this operation in PowerShell would be useful

    7 votes

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  9. Add a Disconnect-Site command in powershell

    Add a Disconnect-Site command in the cmdlet to make sure we are disconnected of the source or destination

    7 votes

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  10. Have a -exclude command in PowerShell

    To have an -Exclude switch in the powershell command set so that you can specific list/libraries to exclude from a run.

    Most instances, the excludes are much less than the included lists.

    3 votes

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  11. Support Azure App Registration for Powershell Modern Auth for Unattended Scripts.

    Ability to use Azure App registration for powershell modern authentication in order to support unattended scripts.

    Using -browser param, defeats purpose of scripting automation for large volume migrations of sites during off hours.

    Basic Legacy auth will eventually be deprecated by MS.

    2 votes

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  12. 2 votes

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  13. 1 vote

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  14. Provide ability to output errors only

    When using PowerShell to perform a content migration, ShareGate outputs successes, errors, warnings, etc.. Please provide a way to output errors only so we can check for errors > 0, and if true, do something (like use native PowerShell functionality to email the admin, for example). This way, multiple migrations can be run without the need to scan all the results for errors.

    1 vote

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