ShareGate Desktop Suggestions

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  1. Review Auto-Assign as Site Collection Administrator Process

    Review the way Sharegate uses the auto-assign feature

    - Handle differently per type of site (OneDrive, Groups, Team sites)
    - Setting per tenant / farm / connection
    - Option to auto-remove after each operations
    - Handle special cases (eDiscovery sites, NO ACCESS or Read-only)

    132 votes
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    24 comments  ·  17- Settings, Licensing & Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Since the default is now disabled. It should prevent most situation some of you are describing.

    We still feel like the Auto-Assign as site collection administrator is a useful option in certain case.

    If you encounter an issue you can always refer to this documentation to fix it. https://support-desktop.sharegate.com/hc/en-us/articles/115000647528-Can-I-remove-myself-as-an-administrator-after-I-have-auto-assigned-myself-as-one-

  2. 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

    42 votes
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  3. Allow licensing per user instead of per machine

    We use virtual desktops (VDI) and it seems that your licences attach themselves to computer names. As we use VDI terminal our computer names are never the same. The way that you currently track licences make using ShareGate very unattractive.

    We purchase many licensed software solutions and all except ShareGate run in a VDI environment without having the deactivate the licence every time you use it. Could the license model be changed?

    14 votes
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  4. 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

    12 votes
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  5. Shared tasks history

    The ability to see and interact with jobs that other licensed users have been working with. We have 5 admins and seeing what they’ve got going and interacting with those is an important need for us.

    8 votes
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  6. 7 votes
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  7. Customize the access to only certain Sharegate features

    Possibility to provide a user an instance of Sharegate so that they can only run reports and not have access to functionality such as migration.

    6 votes
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  8. 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!

    6 votes
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  9. Partner Portal - Sales History - get the customer license manager encrypted url

    To provide partners to help customers with license issues, its nice to open the license manager of the customer from the Partner Portal.

    In the Sales History its possible to view the license code of customers. But to see the usage of the license we need to ask the customer to provide us the license manager (encrypted) url to view there license manager.

    Would it be possible to make a button/link in the Sales History so partners can access the License Manager of the customer?

    5 votes
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  10. Have a check for updates option

    Have an update option in the settings menu.

    5 votes
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  11. Licensing Model for Sharegate Management only!

    Licensing Model for Sharegate Management only.

    5 votes
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    0 comments  ·  17- Settings, Licensing & Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    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.

  12. Allow licensing management from the Sharegate portal and Sharegate support portal

    It would be important to have an area available in the Sharegate Portal (http://sharegate.com) and Sharegate support Portal (https://support-desktop.sharegate.com) with all licenses associated with our account and be able to manage them, including deativating the license. We had a problem with the PC where Sharegate was installed and were unable to recover it and the only way we currently have is to access the licensing portal to manage our license is through the Sharegate Desktop application. If the application is not available (problems with the PC), we cannot acess the licensing management page and have to…

    3 votes
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  13. Allow multiple windows

    Add a setting which when enabled, and you double click the sharegate.exe it opens a new process, so you can view/do 2 different things on 2 seperate screens.

    3 votes
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  14. Dark Edition or Option to Change the Interface to a Dark Theme

    I have been using ShareGate for over 4 years, and it is one of the only tools I use that does not offer a Dark Theme. Could you introduce the option for Color Theming.

    3 votes
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  15. License group management

    Allow ShareGate accounts with multiple seats to have a primary and secondary administrator, who can manage those seats vs. making it accessible for all licensed users to edit existing assignments within that license group. The current setup is not optimal for enterprise situations.

    3 votes
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  16. Restrict licence management to a specific user

    CJ Owens from inforeliance wishes that he could restrict a seated user's ability to manage (activate/deactivate) the licence's seats for himself and other users. It would be nice if a managing user could be determined.

    3 votes
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  17. 3 votes
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  18. Make a Sharegate API to enable cloud or 3rd party solutions

    An API available for partners and customers to build solutions, especially in Office 365, that allow them to move content and eventually structure to new location.

    If Sharegate made an API, we could build our own custom actions or new App Parts with the SharePoint Framework, Azure Functions, etc. to provide value to end users on a day to day basis.

    3 votes
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  19. 2 votes
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  20. export/import Sharegate data (connections, custom reports and tasks)

    Add an option to export and import Sharegate data from one installation to another, this would incluse Connections already made, All Tasks list and custom reports saved.

    2 votes
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