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  1. 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

    64 votes

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  2. 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
    91 votes

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  3. 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. 10 votes

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  5. 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

    20 votes

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  6. 23 votes

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  7. Usage reporting and analytics - Event counts (views, deletion, etc.)

    -show number of views to a site, or a document.
    -show number of visits and of unique visitors.
    -show trending content.
    -show number of other audited events.
    -show most active users.
    -Run it on the entire farm and show stats by sites.

    The goal is to monitor internally the user's experience with SharePoint.

    165 votes

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  8. Support for Multi-factor Authentication through cellphone apps

    Authentication through MFA with external applications is complicated to set up and only works if authentication is retrievable by Browser.

    11 votes

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  9. Migrate List Workflows Separately

    Migrate list workflows without migrating its list

    13 votes

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  10. Report duplicates files and document

    Pull reports on duplicated files or documents. Clean them after.

    71 votes

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  11. 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.

    43 votes

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  12. 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.

    24 votes

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  13. 10 votes

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  14. Compare Two Environments

    Quickly compare source and destination content in order to see what needs to be incrementally migrated and to prove to customers that every item from the source made it to destination.

    To be compared:
    -items
    -site settings
    -site features
    -lists and libraries

    274 votes

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  15. Sync Options in the Migration Tool - Incremental Copy

    For example, if a file has been deleted in the source after it had gotten copied over to SharePoint, can it be deleted in SharePoint?

    The goal is to re-sync only the updates, additions and deletions without the need to copy the whole thing again. It allows to keep on using the source environment while keeping the destination one sync until we're ready to go live with the new site.

    Applies to:
    -users
    -documents (move them to a different location if the user has moved it since the last update)
    -content types
    -columns
    -terms

    235 votes

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  16. Permissions management at item/folder level

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

    Item
    Folder
    DocumentSet

    66 votes

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  17. 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

    28 votes

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  18. 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
    73 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,

  19. 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

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    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.

  20. 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.

    21 votes

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