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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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 →
  4. Infopath data connection migration

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

    5 votes
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    1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 4 votes
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    3 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. 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.

  7. InfoPath forms reporting

    By adding InfoPath to the filters, one could find all the lists that uses them and it could be helpful in some migration scenarios.

    67 votes
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    22 comments  ·  04- Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. 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 →
  9. 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 →
  10. Run Audit report on subsite and other levels

    Audit report: We should be able to run reports based on sub-site, not just at the site collection level. Because this is a busy site, it can't handle all the views

    42 votes
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    19 comments  ·  05- Audit & Usage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. 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!

  12. 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.

  13. Broken link scan and correcting feature

    A feature through which we can correct the links...
    -located inside pages
    -located inside documents
    -located in any type of migrated item
    -external links
    -links pointing to unpublished documents.

    169 votes
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    34 comments  ·  04- Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi everyone,

    It’s been a while since this suggestion has been updated so I just want to let you know that after re-evaluation, we still not planning on adding such a feature in the near future.

    We will continue to read your comments so don’t hesitate to send in more.

    Thanks again for sharing your feedback.

    Regards,

  14. Progress Indicator of Pre-check & Migration

    Display more details while operation is running and as summary on completion:
    - Elapsed time
    - Breakdown by sites, lists/librairies, files, items instead of just "items" and "objects" count
    - Possibility to drill down progress breakdown by site, by list
    - Size of processed data (+ total if possible)
    - Inbound / Outbound network speeds
    - Remaining time (if possible)
    - Time / size of Azure upload jobs
    - etc.

    For Migrations in PowerShell, add -vebose like cmdlet to allow users to see the progress of the migration instead of waiting for the migration to finish/script execution to end.

    109 votes
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    41 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 12 votes
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    3 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. 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).

  19. 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

  20. 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.

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