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  1. 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

    250 votes

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    30 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. 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

    214 votes

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    31 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 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...)
    144 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.

  4. Add a ''Move'' and Delete Option

    Having to remember to keep the selection, verify the copy & then delete stuff when you're moving thousands of files around is really hard & painful when you make a mistake. It would be great if you guys had a move option that took care of all of that

    133 votes

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

    Hi everyone.

    I am glad to say that we are currently exploring the possibility to add an option to automatically make Read-only and/or Delete the source of migration if it goes errorless.

    We’ll keep you updated with any news on this.

    Cheers,

    J-P

  5. Incremental Migration of Error Items Only & Retry

    The idea is to use the migration report to start a new migration of the files that error out only, instead of running a full incremental migration.

    125 votes

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  6. Support Microsoft Stream migrations

    To have the ability to migration video files when Microsoft Stream replaces Office 365 Video Portal

    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,

  8. Convert Web Parts and Pages from Classic to Modern

    During a migration, have the ability to convert Site Pages and their classic Web Parts to their Modern version (when it exists).

    • If a Classic Web Part does not exist as Modern, it should not be converted.
    • Custom Web Parts should be ignored.
    63 votes

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

    Hello everyone,

    After a review of our roadmap, this suggestion is not a high priority at the moment.

    With all the improvements that were done to the SharePoint PnP Modernization framework (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/dev/transform/modernize-userinterface-site-pages) over the last year, we feel like this is a solid alternative right now to convert classic pages to modern ones so we decided to put our efforts in adding more migration capabilities (Teams migration coming soon) to our tool instead.

    We’ll keep the suggestion open and will monitor the comments and feedback and will review it in the future.

    Thank you,

  9. Move List with PowerApps Customized form - Copy PowerApps

    Hi,

    Can we move list with PowerApps Customized form to another site using ShareGate? Currently it is not possible in PowerApps to tag along its customized form once its list is moved.

    62 votes

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    11 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Migrate Google Team Drives

    Support the migration of Google Team Drives

    54 votes

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. PowerShell - Create Site Collection

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

    43 votes

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  14. 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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  15. Create Library or Folders Through PowerShell

    Ability to create a standard document library or folder through PowerShell

    36 votes

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. External Users Migration

    allow migration of external users and preserve the external sharing invites

    31 votes

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    2 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    LP Lavoie responded

    We collected information and are evaluating this further

  19. Create a new PowerShell Command to use the Export metadata feature

    Some users would need to be able to generate the Excel Spreadsheet for their metadata using PowerShell. When automating a complex migration, having an export for all the lists with a foreach loop would be a powerful way to take full control of the data during the migration project.

    30 votes

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  20. Migrate Nintex Forms Associated with Flexi Task

    Currently Sharegate fails to migrate Nintex forms associated with Flexi tasks with an error that 'Nintex Workflow for Office 365 does not allow task forms to be custom'.

    Since Nintex now allows the form customization, can we enable Sharegate to move it?

    27 votes

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