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  1. 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 →
  2. Report and actions On Alerts

    Reporting:
    -list user alerts filtered by site or by user, showing which object/list is targeted
    -show me where "user X" has alerts
    -show me which users have alerts within "site A"

    Actions:
    - Remove alerts for orphaned users

    52 votes

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    20 comments  ·  04- Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello ShareGaters,

    I was going through the comments in this thread and clearly understood your desire of visibility over user alerts (who created them, type of alerts, etc.) but I am curious to hear how the info would be used, how you would consume the info and most importantly, do you also feel the need to take any kind of actions over the alerts?

    I hope I’ll hear from you soon!

    Thank you

  3. Revamp the Authentication System

    -I would love to have only to submit one set of credentials (and maybe have to say “use for all”, for example) and then have source and destination login with these automatically.

    -Keep my credentials saved so i dont have to reauthenticate every single time

    -When performing a migration i’m being asked to sign in for both the source and the destination whereas a lot of the time its the same credentials for both. I.e. Within the same tenant. It would be helpful to just be able to signin once at the beginning of a session.

    -saved credentials / accounts.…

    50 votes

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  4. Migration Queue

    Be able to create a Migration Queue where a migration job will start only when the previous one is completed.

    Example: SG Job 1 Starts > SG Job 1 Completes > SG Job 2 Starts > SG Job 2 Completes > SG Job 3 Starts > SG Job 3 Completes > and so on.

    [Original question]
    Can we schedule migrations that start when another finishes (dependent)? Not with PowerShell, but with the current UI.

    49 votes

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    11 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Run a Source Analysis (formally Inventory) from Powershell

    Please add the option of running an inventory from Powershell.

    49 votes

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    8 comments  ·  10- Manage with PowerShell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Support Microsoft Planner migrations

    User would like to have support to copy Microsoft Planner from one tenant to another.

    48 votes

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    9 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Last Accessed Date/File Share Inventory

    To be able to view the "Last accessed date" on file share, in the inventory also

    46 votes

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    9 comments  ·  03- Pre-Migration analysis  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Tenant App ID/Secret

    Allow Sharegate to use App ID/secret credentials to connect to the tenant (or site collection).

    45 votes

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  9. 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!

  10. PowerShell - Create Site Collection

    Create a PowerShell Sharegate command to create Site Collections at destination from source.

    43 votes

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    6 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Rename Files and folder Option

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

    43 votes

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  12. Remove All Permission/Turn on Read-Only of Source Site After Migration

    Users wish to lock their sites during the migration to avoid having to deal with any user changes, during, or post migration.

    Having a feature that would extract all the source site permissions (I'm thinking PMR), strip it and leave it read-only for everyone, and then allow to use the extracted permissions to re-apply them at the destination (or source if they wish to), could be very useful for a good number of users.

    41 votes

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    9 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Use Management actions and features in Powershell script

    Be able to:
    -run reports (PMR, pre-build reports, custom reports)
    -manage permissions
    -edit settings

    Using PowerShell

    41 votes

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    9 comments  ·  10- Manage with PowerShell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. 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.

    41 votes

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    12 comments  ·  07- Explorer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Add Email Field in All Reports

    It would be nice if reports could pull emails instead of just names. I know some reports can, but not all.

    • Audit Report
    • Permission Matrix Report
    • Built-In reports

    Email address linked to the user. ID also for pre-build reports

    40 votes

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    15 comments  ·  04- Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Create Library or Folders Through PowerShell

    Ability to create a standard document library or folder through PowerShell

    36 votes

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    6 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. 35 votes

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    Definitely something to look into! Thanks for taking the time to share.

    The PMR or “Permissions Matrix Report” is one of our popular reports, it makes sense to want to leverage it for more than just a report.

    We’ll be evaluating what the best way to present this information shortly with our teams. As soon as I know more, will keep you posted with an update.
    Thanks for taking the time to share your feedback again.

  18. Support the Office 365 unified audit logs

    The legacy Audit Reports are no longer available online and have been moved to the Exchange Unified Audit logs in the Security and Compliance Center. The Audit Reports in ShareGate Desktop no longer provide the details for the events we are looking for. "Unable to extract the event details."

    34 votes

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    2 comments  ·  05- Audit & Usage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Editable Default Migrations Options and Mappings

    Ability to configure migrations options and mappings that can be persisted and applied to multiple migrations (or as default values)
    - Copy options for all migrations (ex: not preserve permissions, silent mode, merge)
    - Templates

    33 votes

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  20. 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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