ShareGate Desktop Suggestions

Welcome to the ShareGate Desktop suggestions forum! We love to hear new ideas from you, so don’t hesitate to share your thoughts.

For each idea you share, please include:
1. A description of the idea
2. Why it’s important to you

Also, be sure to comment and vote on the ideas you like!

  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. Migrate Content Organizer Rules

    Some sites have the Content Organizer feature activated and there are hundreds of rules defined. We would like to be able to copy those while migrating our sites.

    9 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    2 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Set mapped value or ignore

    We have "set mapped value or default". That's fine but I wish we also had "set mapped value or ignore".

    So, it would try to find a match first and then ignore if nothing matches.

    This would be nice for scenarios where I'm migrating content and certain metadata is "nice to have" but not essential.
    Let's say I’m running a content migration and 70% of the content is successful but 30% fails because a value is missing at destination. To migrate the remaining 30%, I must then go back and change the mapping to “ignore”.

    I know there are workarounds,…

    8 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Migration of Nintex Form Variables

    Nintex Forms online supporting form variables. Sharegate is not supporting form variables migration from on-prem to O365.

    8 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Confluence to SharePoint

    This should be a supported migration content source

    8 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

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

    After thinking about it, we have decided to decline this suggestion.

    This is not currently on our road map since the effort required by our development team would be really high and we prefer to put this effort on other thing, like a better support of the modern workplace.

    Thank you for your suggestion

  5. Search Option in the Copy UI

    -With a lot of sites in my tenant it would be really helpfull, that when I’m in the select source/destination was able to search for a site.

    -Would be nice if you could find something in either the 'from' or 'to' display box by searching or even a search string (N25*) or something similar.

    8 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    7 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Copy Incoming Email/List Settings

    Support copy of Incoming Email settings during migration

    8 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Migrate Tasks from a Task List for Archival Purposes

    I would like to migrate the tasks in a task list for archival purposes. I know they cannot be re-associated to the workflow, but can they be migrated to save the history of the objects?

    8 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Paste the Path to Find the File Share Location

    -I should not have to browse the file share. It's too big. I should be able to copy the path into the browse window and hit enter
    -I would also like the ability to enter a UNC path in the file share

    8 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    4 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. 8 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Declined  ·  LP Lavoie responded

    Sharegace can now report on (find) and force check-in of checked-out documents, including “never checked-in” documents. We consider it is better practice to clean up prior to a migration, therefore we will not work on further support for migration of checked-out documents.

  10. Migrate from/to Project Web Servers

    As PWS is a SharePoint based entity, Ori is wondering whether it would be possible for Sharegate to support migrations of those types of environments.

    7 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Incremental permissions copy option

    Option to do an incremental permissions only copy, Or to copy all custom permissions in migration.

    7 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    2 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Pre-check Option when Using Import & Copy with an Excel Document

    When using Export Metadata and the import option, there's no way you can run a pre-check.

    Not only does some users wish to run a pre-check to validate the data they're migrating, but this could also validate the integrity of the Excel document they modified for the migration.

    7 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Migrate Microsoft Forms in O365

    We would like to use Sharegate to migrate "Microsoft Forrms" in O365.

    https://forms.office.com

    7 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

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

    Can you tell us more on what you are trying to do in terms of “Forms” migration ?

    Note: We are currently looking into Microsoft Forms Web Part migration in Office 365.

  14. Ability to Create Items from an Excel Spreadsheet

    Create structure or list items from an Excel spreadsheet in Sharegate

    7 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Microsoft Project Online

    Microsoft Project Online

    7 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    LP Lavoie responded

    Because Project is backed by SharePoint for document storage, you could possibly migrate that part. But specific support for the entire workload is unfortunately not currently on the radar.

  16. Merge option not persisted when running a pre-check

    In the last couple of site copies I have done, if I choose the Merge option then run a check then go back to check the options again before I run it for real, the Merge option is no longer set.

    Feedback sent from the Migration report view.

    6 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Mapping property values

    I'd like to be able to map individual property values. Currently we have a large number of previous document versions with outdated values that are not valid in the new system and need a more finely tuned solution than just having the same default value for every instance

    6 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Site Variations and Multi-Language Settings

    For SG:D to support site variations and multi-language setting during migration so we don't need to recreate them manually after.

    6 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Use Azure Blob Storage as a source

    I have a bunch of files (775GB approx.) in Azure Blob Storage and am wondering whether there is any capability for Sharegate to do the move from the Azure Blob Storage to SharePoint Online?

    6 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Correct links within office files

    Some users might have Excel or other office documents with links within them that rely on the SharePoint environment where they are located. Sharegate doesn't currently modify these links to the new environment, and this can cause some integrity issues.

    6 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Declined  ·  1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  • Don't see your idea?

Feedback and Knowledge Base