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  1. Migrate Nintex Running Workflows

    Sharegate currently can't migrate Running Nintex Workflows. However, we can do so manually in SharePoint.

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  2. Provide a pre-migration (Pre-check report) report for Teams

    You support Teams migration (copy), but also add a pre-migration report, like you do for SharePoint.

    5 votes

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  3. 5 votes

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  4. custom views in document sets

    In ShareGate Desktop, custom views selected at the list level are applied within documents sets as well. I would like the same behavior as in SharePoint that no longer applies the view when opening a document set to display all items within it.

    5 votes

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  5. 5 votes

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  6. Cutover Process after Copy

    Ability to set source environment read-only, setup URL redirection and perform final delta copy in once simple cutover process. This would be helpful for a single switch migration.

    Example of Process

    1. Perform initial copy from source to target
    2. Test
    3. Resolve any/all issues
    4. Cutover from source to target
      • Source SharePoint environment is set as Read-Only or Inaccessible.
      • URL Rewrite (redirection) is setup in IIS on source environment so all links redirect to target site.
      • A final delta copy is run to update changes.
    5 votes

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  7. Migrate SharePoint Hosted Apps

    Can Sharegate migrate SharePoint hosted app from one site to another?

    5 votes

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  8. Add an "Automatic Retry in Normal Mode" for Files that Did Not Go Through

    For certain errors (long file names, transport errors, timeout errors)

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  9. Support Modern Authentication

    Team,

    They way we currently authenticate is using Basic auth as per the logs. Since Microsoft will stup supporting Basic auth in 2022, do you have any plans (or maybe already a solution) that is modern and not basic based?

    4 votes

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  10. Allow content type mappings in copy structure

    I have had some issue with site content types, specifically Custom and/or Publishing CTs (such as pages and other page layouts) not mapping correctly

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  11. Customize auto-mapping

    For the user to be able to activate/deactivate and put conditions on the different user and groups mapping criterion we use for automatic mapping during a copy.

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  12. Keep selection when resuming session

    Hello, the option to go back to a completed/historical task is a great option. However, I find that when I select "Return to this Session" my selctions (ie I only want to copy certain files or sites) in the "copy from" window are dropped which greatly decreases the usefulness of this option. Can I please request that a feature is added whereby selections are saved with the task? Thanks, Mike.

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  13. Support the migration of Azure Information Protection labels (AIP)

    Support the migration of:

    • Documents that are AIP labeled and are on FileShare.
    • Documents that are AIP protected (internal, restricted, confidential) and are on FileShare
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  14. Export Metadata Improvement

    include the ‘Version’ column irrespective of whether you export all versions or only the last one when using 'Export metadata & Import and copy" to add values during a migration or import from file share

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  15. Allow PowerShell manipulation of the Metadata section of the Copy Options

    the New-PropertyTemplate cmdlet doesn't offer to affect the "Metadata" section of Copy Options during PowerShell migrations. Having the option to set a column to "Set Mapped Value or Default" through the script would allow us to have more control over a PowerShell migration

    4 votes

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  16. Add a warning that workflows can be triggered during a Copy Content

    Item level migration with workflow triggers the workflow which is not expected. There should be warning at least.

    4 votes

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  17. Quick Switch Between Copy Structure and Content

    A simple quick switch option between content and structure copy for the same source and destination sites without reconnecting and login in again. Going from structure to content would only ask for the specific source and destination (lib or list etc)

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  18. Support SharePoint SE (Subscription Edition) migration

    Looking for migration support for SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint SE (Subscription Edition). When is support for SharePoint SE expected on your roadmap?

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  20. Stop Email Notifications - Microsoft 365 Groups

    Do not send email notifications to users when you migrate to Microsoft 365 Groups. Some users can be in many different sites and receive many notifications for being added to Microsoft 365 Groups during migrations

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