ShareGate Desktop Suggestions

Welcome to the ShareGate Desktop suggestions forum! We love to hear new ideas from you, so don’t hesitate to share your thoughts.

For each idea you share, please include:
1. A description of the idea
2. Why it’s important to you

Also, be sure to comment and vote on the ideas you like!

  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. Preserve Column Default Value Settings on Folders

    Default settings set on library should be migrated also, both in library and list as on folders.

    17 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    7 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Ability to Copy the Permissions Levels in PowerShell

    Currently, this is an option only available in the UI and I would like to be able to do it using PowerShell.

    11 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Migrating Property Bags

    Migrating property bags

    16 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    4 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Run Inventory at a Subsite Level

    Run Inventory at a subsite level not only a site collection

    7 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    2 comments  ·  03- Pre-Migration analysis  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Add Email Field in All Reports

    It would be nice if reports could pull emails instead of just names. I know some reports can, but not all.


    • Audit Report

    • Permission Matrix Report

    • Built-In reports

    Email address linked to the user. ID also for pre-build reports

    40 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    15 comments  ·  04- Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Incremental Export (Download content)

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

    25 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

  7. Modify and reports of AD/security/dynamics groups

    Would be nice to be able to run reports and modify AD/security/dynamics groups of an O365 tenant

    7 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  04- Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Bulk edit permission

    Be able to bulk edit permissions juste like the bulk edit metadata (using Excel spreadsheet)

    16 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  08- Quick Actions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Find and replace values in bulk edit and content migration

    It would be nice to have a "Find and replace" behavior in the custom template of content migration and bulk edit. Right we can use the mapped values, use a custom values, prompt values, create a default one or ignore the property. Would be nice if Sharegate could find specific values and replace it

    9 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

  10. Email Enabled Librairies Report

    I would like to find all email-enabled libraries and lists in my on premise Sharepoint. How can I do that? I tried creating a new report but did not find the field available to add.

    27 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    10 comments  ·  04- Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    LP Lavoie responded

    We understand this need, but seeing as it is fairly trivial to do in SharePoint Management Shell, for the time being we’re concentrating our efforts on more complex scenarios that have no easy alternative.

  11. AD groups (security groups) reporting

    -Be able to know what permissions the users from a specific AD group have access to.
    -complete list of AD groups used in SharePoint
    -List all the users in AD groups used in SharePoint

    19 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

  12. Copy permission scopes from one object to another

    The idea would be to be able to copy the permissions as they are, from one object to another. Currently, this can only be done in a granular fashion with Quick Actions.

    12 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    2 comments  ·  08- Quick Actions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Regional settings inside Sharegate for the Date format

    Have a regional setting for the date/time format the Explorer and all reports inside Sharegate.

    Have the option to use a custom format or use the system format by default

    22 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    12 comments  ·  17- Settings, Licensing & Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Migrate Nintex Running Workflows

    Sharegate currently can't migrate Running Nintex Workflows. However, we can do so manually in SharePoint.

    6 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. 22 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Web Part Report

    It would be very useful to undergo a report for Webparts within a site collection.

    Checking which webparts are open and in use within a site collection if important for migrating accross platforms. This type of report would be VERY useful for SharePoint teams as it would highlight sites which need attention from the developers (if a webpart is custom for example) to ensure they dont break.

    Please can this be added?

    -Hogan Lovells LLP.

    20 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    4 comments  ·  04- Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Copy and update master pages and page layout

    Have the ability to migrate and update automatically master pages and page layout when migrating a site.

    22 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    3 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Illegal Character Report

    Having a report that show all files with illegal characters.

    23 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    2 comments  ·  03- Pre-Migration analysis  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Empty Folder Report

    Would like to have a report that would list folders and/or document libraries that have been created but are empty. Right now I'm looking at easily finding empty folders.

    This way, we could easily delete them.

    20 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    3 comments  ·  04- Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. SharePoint (on-premises) Backup

    Backup a SharePoint on-premises environment using Sharegate.

    22 votes

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

  • Don't see your idea?

Feedback and Knowledge Base