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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

    81 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. LARGER Scroll bar!

    Please, the scroll bar is EXTREMELY small on the Select Orphaned Users and on the CLean Orphaned Users. PLEASE make it MUCH wider! it seems like it is 3 pixels wide!

    7 votes
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    5 comments  ·  15- User interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 14 votes
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    2 comments  ·  05- Audit & Usage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Since the auditing capabilities in Office 365 were moved to the unified auditing log, we can no longer use the audit report as we used to in ShareGate Desktop. At the time, we do not support the auditing through the unified log and are not planning to support it. We will re-evaluate the situation in the future.

    Thank you for your understanding.

  4. Migration from Alfresco

    Sharegate support for migrations from Alfresco to SharePoint Online.

    6 votes
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    1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    After thinking about it, we have decided to decline this suggestion.

    This would require quite some development effort from our team and we prefer to put this effort on a better support of the modern workplace.

    Thank you for your suggestion.

  5. Powershell Automatic Script Based on UI Parameters

    It would be awesome if you had a function in the UI that allowed me to set up a migration, and then generate the corresponding PowerShell (save me the time of figuring how to encode all of my options).

    38 votes
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    13 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This is not in our plan as this would be a massive amount of work. We also fear that the results would be supbar compared to an hand-crafted script.

    We understand that PowerShell can be intimidating but our documentation is there to help (and so is our incredible support team).

  6. 45 votes
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    2 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Migration from Exchange Public Folders

    Migration of exchange public folders with Sharegate.

    19 votes
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    2 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Declined  ·  Benjamin Niaulin responded

    Though we’ve had support for Exchange Public Folders in the past, we decided to remove it and not support it with our tool.

    The intricacies of Exchange and especially Public Folders migration can be quite complicated. We did not feel that we were bringing a good experience to our customers.

    Though one should never say never, so we’ll keep you posted if there is an update. Thanks for taking the time!

  8. 4 votes
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  9. Be able to copy all the members for SP groups to another one.

    Right now the only thing we're able to do is to either add a permission level to a SP group or add members. It would be nice to be able to copy the users from one to another

    7 votes
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    2 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Revert, undo or roll back buttion

    Add a revert button after running a quick action or migration

    3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  15- User interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    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. Infopath data connection migration

    Allow the migration of REST or ODBC data connections within forms.

    5 votes
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  12. 3 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.

  13. 17 votes
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    4 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi everyone!
    > 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 “decline”, it has not been deleted from our feedback service. Other users will continue to have the chance to vote for this suggestion.

  14. Import from Google Sites

    Clients looking to import from google sites into SP and O365

    15 votes
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    3 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Google sites as a source is not on our roadmap. Our current focus is Office 365 management and security.

    If you have any other questions, just let me know and I’ll be happy to help.

    Nathalie

  15. 12 votes
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    3 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. item count with powershell Get-List cpmmand

    When using "Get-List" add the item count to the available values

    4 votes
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    Declined  ·  0 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. 8 votes
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    1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Declined  ·  LP Lavoie responded

    Sharegace can now report on (find) and force check-in of checked-out documents, including “never checked-in” documents. We consider it is better practice to clean up prior to a migration, therefore we will not work on further support for migration of checked-out documents.

  18. 3 votes
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    1 comment  ·  04- Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Declined  ·  Sarah responded

    Thank you for your suggestion!
    Unfortunately, this is not something we are considering at this time.

  19. Box.com Migration From the UI

    Create a UI option to fully support Box.com migration outside of PowerShell

    5 votes
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    1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    After thinking about it, we decided to close this suggestion.

    We feel like our current offer should cover most case for Box migration to SharePoint.

    We know PowerShell is not always the easiest thing to use, but our support can always help you when needed.

  20. Preserve Target Audience during migration

    Sharegate currently does not support Audiences on WebParts :

    Warning for version 1.0: This page contains WebParts that are filtered to specific Target Audiences. Preserving the Target Audiences settings is not currently supported by Sharegate.

    4 votes
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    1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Declined  ·  LP Lavoie responded

    This is a limitation on Microsoft’s (SharePoint API) side. Given that Audiences has seen no improvement in several years, it is doubtful they will every add support for Audience manipulation on classic webparts.

    If an Audience feature is added on Modern (SPFx) Webparts in the future, we will support it.

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