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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

    73 votes
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    Recently, we launched ShareGate Apricot, a tool that offers to delegate the decision of archiving stale groups to users.

    That being said, an office 365 backup feature is not something we are planning to add to ShareGate Desktop. We’ll still keep the suggestion opened to new votes and comments and keep our eyes on it. But for now, it is not part of our priorities.

    We’ll update the suggestion if our plans change.

    Thank you,

  2. Incremental Export (Download content)

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

    20 votes
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  3. SharePoint (on-premises) Backup

    Backup a SharePoint on-premises environment using Sharegate.

    19 votes
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  4. 9 votes
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  5. 5 votes
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  6. 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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  7. Schedule Download Content

    Add the ability to schedule the Download Content Feature

    3 votes
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  8. 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.

    3 votes
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  9. To be able to use PowerShell to delete list items.

    To be able to use PowerShell to delete list items would be great, instead of going via the UI everytime.

    2 votes
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  10. 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.

  11. Backing up a Workflow Task List

    I get the reasons that you don't migrate a workflow task list; however, it would be very helpful to be able to create a copy of that list content.

    We have many sites that use SharePoint workflows for critical business processes, and we need to be able to copy those lists to their newly migrated sites so they have the approval history. This is a show-stopper for some of our finance and BPI sites.

    I unchecked workflows and most other items when trying to just create a backup of a critical list. We just need the content, nothing more. Is…

    1 vote
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  12. 1 vote
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  14. 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…

    1 vote
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  15. 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.

    1 vote
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  16. 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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