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  1. 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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  2. Report on Managed Metadata (Term Store)

    • run reports on managed metadata
    • Term/Termset usage report
    • create a report which can tell us which documents do not have metadata attached to it
    83 votes

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    14 comments  ·  04- Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 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

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    7 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Bulk edit permission

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

    16 votes

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    1 comment  ·  08- Quick Actions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 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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    7 comments  ·  04- Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Add Custom Rules and Filters During Migration or Import

    [Admin note: Merged all suggestion related to more complex filtering during Migration or Import]

    • Filter on full file names instead of just exensions.
    • Filter with wildcards
    • Include / Exclude folder by name using the custom templates
    • Exclude specific (sub) folders based on names
    • Timestamp/range filters - last modified date and created date
    • List or site template filters
    • Filter by property (name, type, etc.)
    • Filter by size
    • Filter empty objects (sites, libraries, folders, ...)
    • Exclude specific type of objects (Microfeed...)
    143 votes

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

    We feel like our migration experience is quite good right now and we don’t plan on doing custom rules and filters for now.

    Some of those can already be done using PowerShell, SharePoint views and other means.

    We will eventually reevaluate this once we advance further in our roadmap.

  7. 8 votes

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    0 comments  ·  04- Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. 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
    33 votes

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  9. Custom rules or columns, and more built-in columns in Inventory and migration/pre-check reports

    [Admin: Merged all suggestions pertaining to inventory- or migration-related reports. This will allow better understanding of the priority of this topic]

    Pre-Check and Migration reports
    -Add more columns (sizes, end times, etc.)
    -Also enhancement to the Session summary screen to include URLs, total size, etc.

    Inventory
    Would be very good if we as users can customize the rules and columns:
    -Add custom columns like Site owners
    -Be able to change the settings of the inventory (ex: change the unused sites time to x months)
    -Have more available details at each level (Number of items, Last modified date, size, etc.)
    -See…

    54 votes

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    23 comments  ·  04- Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Rename Files and folder Option

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

    43 votes

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  11. Incremental Export (Download content)

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

    25 votes

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  12. Bulk edit metadata without affecting version number

    We would like to bulk update the metadata of a library. However, we would like to keep the current version number of the documents, so it cannot be increased when we use ShareGate to bulk update the metadata.

    8 votes

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  13. Visual site map of all site collections

    would be really good if your product created a site map of all site collections and sub sites across the farm in a visual diagram that could be saved as an image or pdf

    44 votes

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    14 comments  ·  07- Explorer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi everyone,

    I’m curious to hear more from you about this one.
    -What kind of information would you like to see in such a site map?
    -What format you’d like it to be?
    -What would you do with it? Who would you show it to?

    Thanks for your help!

  14. 8 votes

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    1 comment  ·  17- Settings, Licensing & Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. 65 votes

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    11 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi everyone,

    Lately we decided to shift most of our energy towards migrating, managing and adopting Office 365. When we create new features, we make sure they also work with SharePoint on-premise (if possible), but we are not planning on developing more options of features specifically for on-premise at the moment.

    I’ll keep the suggestion open and our ears are still open to new comments.

    Thank you,

  16. 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

    32 votes

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    7 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Customize the location of Sharegate logs and data

    Customize the location of Logs / Data cache / Migration Reports / etc.
    - To avoid disk full on C:
    - For backup purposes
    - To use a central location for sharing

    56 votes

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    10 comments  ·  17- Settings, Licensing & Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Workflow Reporting

    • Find all workflows that are running or in-progress
    • See the name of the workflows
    • Run report on workflows, out of the box, SP designer, Nintext, 3rd party
    • Be able to create a report that will list the status of the workflows
    • Report on workflows published by a specific user
    • Report on how many workflow tasks are assigned to a particular user
    88 votes

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    20 comments  ·  04- Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. SharePoint and Fileshare Inventory Drill Down

    It would be neat if you could take the SharePoint inventory report and drill down into the individual stats :

    • Expand workflows since they do not show up in the errors that you can export
    • Be able to click on a summary like unused sites and see a list of all the unused sites
    • Expand checked out files, custom master pages, unsupported templates
    • Sort site collections by size, number of sites, workflows, etc.
    6 votes

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    4 comments  ·  03- Pre-Migration analysis  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. 9 votes

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