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  2. Include users in group in permission matrix report when exported to excel

    Include additional column in excel report to have all users in groups as when shared report with users they wont know who are there in group.

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  3. Ignore Required and Unique columns when copying old versions

    If a new column us added to a list, the data filled in, and then made required the old versions of the items in that list will fail to copy. It'd be great if this limitation could be removed.

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  4. Copy-Content: add -VersionLimit parameter

    It'd be great if the -VersionLimit parameter could be added to Copy-Content.

    Currently I'm having to use a three step process where I disable versions, copy the content and then re-enable versioning.

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  6. Increase Task view performance

    Opening the "Tasks" view is very slow. It takes a long time to load the list of previous tasks. Better performance would be appriciated! ShareGate runs on a server with 4 cores and 12 GB ram so it should have sufficiant resources.

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  7. Look and feel

    When I go to do a copy operation, I do appreciate having a pre-filled suggestion for the Task I'm running. In my early days with the tool, I always overwrote that suggested title to something more meaningful, but the more I use it the less time I have to get that fancy. So I'd like to bring your team's attention to the way tasks then show up in the Tasks lists. They ALL start with "Copy ## items" and I have to expand the field wider to see meaningful information. So my proposal would be to change your pre-filled suggestion…

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  8. Improve promote site list load time

    Your Subsite promtion tool is useless with large tenants. We have 20k sites and I cannot easily pull up a site to do a subsite promotion on.

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  9. Private Channels Site Permissions

    It would be great if when I was given access to the SharePoint sites I was also given access to all of the sites that are private channels to reduce the use of PowerShell or SharePoint Admin Center just to have access.

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  12. Copy team members from one Team to another.

    It would be useful to be able to copy just the members from one Team to another, existing Team.
    For the moment, users have to be added one by one in Explorer.

    This could save a lot of manual work.

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  13. Map properties depending on the source content type

    On our scenario, we want to map two properties from the source, not one.
    However, we do not want to merge them into one because it's not the case that two existing properties will map to one property; they will still be a one-to-one mapping.

    We would like to do something like this,

    $propMappings = Set-PropertyMapping -MappingSettings $propMappings -Source "prop1" -Destination "prop3"

    $propMappings = Set-PropertyMapping -MappingSettings $propMappings -Source "prop2" -Destination "prop3"

    However, by doing this ShareGate overwrites the first mapping with the second one.

    The reason for doing this is simple: each content type will only have one of the…

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  14. Map/concatenate multiple text properties into a single property

    We would like that, in PowerShell, we could have the ability to map multiple properties to a single property.
    At the moment, it seems that this is possible only with certain types of fields.

    "3) Advanced scenario – Multiple columns to a single column
    Since Sharegate 2.9, any destination column that supports the ‘multi-values’ (Lookup, Choice, People, Managed Metadata) option will allow more than one column to be mapped to it"
    https://sharegate.com/blog/sharepoint-merge-remap-multiple-columns-to-a-single-column

    So if we have a simple scenario such as:
    Property A (text)
    Property B (text)

    We cannot map them to a
    Property C (text)

    this is only allowed…

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  15. Searching on "Copy Structure and Content" form

    As of now, ShareGate does not offer the option to search through the Copy Content and Structure user interface. If you have a hundreds of sites you are not able to search here. It would be a great help for the migrator operators to add a search box to this form.

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  16. Ability to temporarily take over landing page to communicate to users about upcoming migration or changes

    It is difficult to get business owners of sites to communicate with their user base. They have mixed success in getting the message about site changes in front of their users. The ability to create a temporary page to communicate changes would be useful in addressing this. As admin we are asked by site owners how they can let every site user about the changes and in the event of a large multi-site migration this is too much of an overhead to try and retrieve lists of email addresses for SP2010 and SPO using PowerShell.

    A traffic light system might…

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  17. Excel report export, format as table.

    I am exporting a report on site collection size, I would like to know if there is a way to format the report as a table, so that I can import into PowerBI?, currently I have to open each report and format as table, so I can then import into PowerBI

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  18. Permission matrix report - import list of users from CSV

    We need to find all items that 150 users have Owner or full control access to in our environment for a security and compliance initiative. To run a report like this you have to manually add one at a time each user, it will probably take me 2 hours to add each user 1 by 1 in the people picker for the report. We need to have an option to import a list of users from CSV. Please see image for better description of what we are asking.

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  20. Allow import of directories with the system attribute

    Both the pre-migration analysis as the migration filter out ‘system’ directories (folders with the ‘system’ attribute) when doing a fileshare analysis/import. It would be nice to be able to include them (be default, or by optional toggle).

    Now we get an incomplete report because it doesn’t contain those (sub)directories.

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