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  1. Options to Automatically Transform Paths Too Long

    When migrating and getting a lot of path too long messages, users may want to change folder names or structure. It would interesting if a folder structure tool could be made to easily change the folder hierarchy and names before the migration

    14 votes

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    1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Correct Embedded Links During mMigration

    During my transfer of content, ShareGate didn’t keep the variation links between my pages.

    20 votes

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    1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Provide Migration from Slack to Microsoft Teams

    With the new offering from Microsoft, there will be plenty of existing users of comparable collaboration software/SaaS that will be interesting in using Microsoft Teams.

    Please add to the roadmap to provide such a feature (e.g. from Slack to Microsoft Teams)!

    12 votes

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    0 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Add Support for Quick Parts

    Support for quick parts which Sharegate is currently unable to migrate.

    26 votes

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    0 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Ability to Schedule an Inventory Report

    I don’t see a “Schedule” button next to “Run” button, like I see with all of the other report sections.

    7 votes

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    2 comments  ·  03- Pre-Migration analysis  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Permission backup

    Would be nice to be able to backup permission and use the backup to bring them back the way they were.

    16 votes

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  7. Migrate Content Organizer Rules

    Some sites have the Content Organizer feature activated and there are hundreds of rules defined. We would like to be able to copy those while migrating our sites.

    12 votes

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    2 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Audit report library created by Sharegate

    Be able to use a different library to run the audit report instead of using the one created by Sharegate
    -be able to choose a different location if needed
    -be able to delete them if needed

    16 votes

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    4 comments  ·  05- Audit & Usage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Permissions management at item/folder level

    Add the possibility to add permissions at the item level with the reporting tool.

    Item
    Folder
    DocumentSet

    61 votes

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    13 comments  ·  08- Quick Actions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Rename Files and folder Option

    Change names of files
    - In bulk
    - One by one
    - During or after migration

    41 votes

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  11. Email Notifications about Tasks and Migration Status

    Option to receive automatic email notifications
    - When a task is done
    - Migration status
    > - Completion (with details)
    > - Errors / Warnings / Skipped items

    58 votes

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    Hi everyone,

    Since ShareGate Desktop now allow us to automatically export migration reports (and other reports) when a task is done to a SharePoint library, you may easily setup a Microsoft Flow or workflow to notify you when a task is over. If you need some inspiration, I wrote a blog post on how users can leverage Microsoft Flow to share reports by email: https://sharegate.com/blog/use-microsoft-flow-automatically-send-sharegate-desktop-reports

    It’s not a native way to get notified, but a nice workaround you could use until we add official email notifications (if we do at some point).

    Cheers,

  12. Better Permissions Matrix Report (PMR) Export


    • Model PMR extract in Excel as Pivot Tables and charts.

    • It would be useful to be able to export the permissions matrix report as a PDF file, as well as a spreadsheet.
      -Export the PMR as a HTML report

    32 votes

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  13. Report and actions On Alerts

    Reporting:
    -list user alerts filtered by site or by user, showing which object/list is targeted
    -show me where "user X" has alerts
    -show me which users have alerts within "site A"

    Actions:
    - Remove alerts for orphaned users

    52 votes

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    20 comments  ·  04- Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello ShareGaters,

    I was going through the comments in this thread and clearly understood your desire of visibility over user alerts (who created them, type of alerts, etc.) but I am curious to hear how the info would be used, how you would consume the info and most importantly, do you also feel the need to take any kind of actions over the alerts?

    I hope I’ll hear from you soon!

    Thank you

  14. Display Anonymous Guests Links in the Reporting Tool

    I would like to have the anonymous links of documents and files being shared. Right now, I don't know to which address the documents are being shared. I don't want to disable the sharing as some of them are required.

    6 votes

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  15. Multi-user selection in the search section for features "add/remove/copy permissions"

    Remove all users in a site collection without going to each sub-site and removing them from security groups.

    I have over 700 users that need to be removed in multiple sub-sites and various security groups. It would take me forever to remove them if I have to add their names individually.

    Being able to select many users at a time in the search section for features like “remove permissions”. For now you have to search for one user, add it, search for another one, add it, etc.

    41 votes

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    12 comments  ·  07- Explorer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Maintain Content Type ID When Migrating Content Types

    I have noticed that when you migrate a content type the content type ID is not preserved.

    21 votes

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    5 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Add new items with bulk edit metadata Excel export/import

    Allow to add list items by adding them to the exported Excel document from the Bulk Edit Metadata tool and importing it.

    23 votes

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  18. Batch/Bulk Import and Migration


    • Ability to import a list of source-destination pairs (ex: CSV file)

    • Ability to set up a batch of multiple migrations from the UI

    • Connect multiple sources to a single destination (or vice-versa)

    Without going to PowerShell

    31 votes

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    7 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Use the "And" or "Or" Logic on Filters in Reports

    As it stand, the Reporting feature only supports the "And" logic when adding filters to a report. This is a request to have the option to use the "Or" logic when having multiple filters.

    53 votes

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    14 comments  ·  04- Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Our stance still stand on this feature and we still wish to provide it to you guys eventually.

    At this point this is more a question of priority and once we feel like our features to move to the cloud and other environnements are on point, we will get to this.

  20. Report on Content Type


    • Create a report what will list all list/site content types that have workflows attached to them.

    • Find content Type with workflows

    • Is there a report for Content Types in Use and which list they might be in?

    18 votes

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