How can we improve ShareGate Desktop?

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.

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  • Olivier Dupont Renaud commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    User would like a way to add users in the "Remove Permissions" field of the Explorer manually instead of having to add them one by one. If you have a lot of users from whom you need to remove permissions, adding them one by one through the search field can be extremely time-consuming.

  • jwhite commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    As we migrate from sp2010 to SPOnline, we are preserving our 2010 instance for a time--accessible only by IT; however, to ensure users don't access the sites, we are removing permissions. On the Explorer area of ShareGate, I see the options to grant, copy, and remove permissions--but I need to give the user/group names I want to remove. We have a ton of users and groups with inherited and with explicit permissions so I couldn't efficiently specify who to remove. I think it would be greately efficient if I could tell it to remove all but one user group.

  • gregg.cottage commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I would like to have the option in many instances within sharegate to be able to upload a list from say a csv instead of having to choose one at a time.

  • bj.pohl commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes, the lack of effective way to select multiple users makes ShareGate near impossible to use in these types of cases.

  • Julie commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Trying to see if there is a way to check and remove 500 plus users from multiple site collections. When I run the Permission Matrix report it will not let me copy and paste all 500 users into Sharegate. It will only paste one user at a time into Sharegate.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    1.) Have 3 categories (tabs) of removal results:
    Results, Not Found, Errors (before this release, not founds were showing as deletes, not errors); add Not Found. :)
    2.) Change name search box to allow multiple name entries separated by semi-colons or commas, so that when removing permissions, one can create a list and paste it -- I have multiple Site Collections I maintain :)

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Is there a way to remove all users in a site collection without going to each sub-site and removing them from security groups. What I would like to do is to remove all non service accounts from the site collection so that all security groups are empty.

    I need to check them off in a list. I have over 700 students that need to be removed in multiple sub-sites and various security groups.

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