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  1. O365 content archive / backup

    Archival of O365 content

    - Store in Azure
    - Store locally (download)
    - Restore to O365 or locally

    Browse / Search archive

    Backup features
    - Scheduled / Incremental options

    70 votes
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      With the recent removal of the Insights feature from Sharegate Desktop, part of this request has been realigned and will be integrated into our future new and improved version of Insights. The status is still “building it” but the ETA is no longer what was expected initially. We’ll keep you updated as soon as we know more.

      Thank you very much for your time and consideration. Cheers!

    • Incremental Export (Download content)

      Ability to only export new / changed files when doing Download content.
      Also incremental Export-Site with PowerShell

      18 votes
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      • SharePoint (on-premises) Backup

        Backup a SharePoint on-premises environment using Sharegate.

        18 votes
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        • 9 votes
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          • preserve created/modified metadata directly on files when exporting

            When doing an Export from SharePoint, some users wish to preserve the default metadata values (modified and created dates) on the files themselves, and not in a separate excel file.

            4 votes
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            • 4 votes
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              • Using the Export from SharePoint to export only the metadata file

                Currently, the Export from SharePoint always export both the data and the metadata, I'd like to option to export only the latter.

                2 votes
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                • 2 votes
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                    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.

                  • 1 vote
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                    • Schedule Download Content

                      Add the ability to schedule the Download Content Feature

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                      • Download entire site collection to local drive based on filtering

                        When downloading a site collection or site or even library to a local drive. It would be useful to download the structure but have the ability to only download files based on filtering options, inparticular column metadada values. So only files that had the column Colour and the metadata RED would be downloaded. That way user can still see the structure but files that are only required are downloaded. One better would be to append the library folder with EMPTY if it did not contain any files that met the filtering criteria then it would save time traversing through empty…

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                        • Microsoft Project Online Backup

                          It would be great to be able to backup Project .MPP files, the project database, connected SharePoint sites and environment configurations. Especially because POL is essentially an extension of SharePoint.

                          Currently, only FluentPro has a viable product that does this, and the cost effectiveness of their tool is typical of a monopoly.

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                          • Enable backup for PWA sites

                            I had a client ask if Sharegate could be used to back up PWA sites. The main reason was less for disaster recovery, and more to allow for reversion to a prior project plan when one gets screwed up.

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                            • Export Site without content

                              Would like the option to export a site without the content

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                                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.

                              • support file externalization for the Export from SharePoint tool

                                Add option to link content that has been export with "Export from SharePoint" option to their corresponding location in SharePoint with something like a "Stub" or placeholder in the content db.

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                                  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.

                                • 1 vote
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                                    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.

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