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  1. Progress Indicator of Pre-check & Migration

    Display more details while operation is running and as summary on completion:
    - Elapsed time
    - Breakdown by sites, lists/librairies, files, items instead of just "items" and "objects" count
    - Possibility to drill down progress breakdown by site, by list
    - Size of processed data (+ total if possible)
    - Inbound / Outbound network speeds
    - Remaining time (if possible)
    - Time / size of Azure upload jobs
    - etc.

    For Migrations in PowerShell, add -vebose like cmdlet to allow users to see the progress of the migration instead of waiting for the migration to finish/script execution to end.

    110 votes
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    41 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Pause Migration & Other Tasks

    It would be nice to be able to pause the migration and then later restart it

    70 votes
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    22 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Declined  ·  Benjamin Niaulin responded

    Thanks for taking the time to post this idea. We looked at it with the team and for now have decided that it’s not something we will be working on short term.

    We’ll keep looking at the requests and update if we anything changes

  3. 45 votes
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    2 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Powershell Automatic Script Based on UI Parameters

    It would be awesome if you had a function in the UI that allowed me to set up a migration, and then generate the corresponding PowerShell (save me the time of figuring how to encode all of my options).

    38 votes
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    13 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This is not in our plan as this would be a massive amount of work. We also fear that the results would be supbar compared to an hand-crafted script.

    We understand that PowerShell can be intimidating but our documentation is there to help (and so is our incredible support team).

  5. Migration from Exchange Public Folders

    Migration of exchange public folders with Sharegate.

    19 votes
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    2 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Declined  ·  Benjamin Niaulin responded

    Though we’ve had support for Exchange Public Folders in the past, we decided to remove it and not support it with our tool.

    The intricacies of Exchange and especially Public Folders migration can be quite complicated. We did not feel that we were bringing a good experience to our customers.

    Though one should never say never, so we’ll keep you posted if there is an update. Thanks for taking the time!

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

    Hi everyone!
    > Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback via Sharegate’s Uservoice. Unfortunately, the suggestion provided is not in the current roadmap and has therefore been declined. Although the current status of this suggestion is under “decline”, it has not been deleted from our feedback service. Other users will continue to have the chance to vote for this suggestion.

  7. Import from Google Sites

    Clients looking to import from google sites into SP and O365

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

    Google sites as a source is not on our roadmap. Our current focus is Office 365 management and security.

    If you have any other questions, just let me know and I’ll be happy to help.

    Nathalie

  8. 12 votes
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    3 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Confluence to SharePoint

    This should be a supported migration content source

    8 votes
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    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

  10. 8 votes
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    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.

  11. Be able to copy all the members for SP groups to another one.

    Right now the only thing we're able to do is to either add a permission level to a SP group or add members. It would be nice to be able to copy the users from one to another

    7 votes
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    2 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. 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
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    Declined  ·  1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Migration from Alfresco

    Sharegate support for migrations from Alfresco to SharePoint Online.

    6 votes
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    1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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

    This would require quite some development effort from our team and we prefer to put this effort on a better support of the modern workplace.

    Thank you for your suggestion.

  14. Citrix ShareFile

    Looking for a solution that can migrate data from Citrix ShareFile to O365 SharePoint online?

    5 votes
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    2 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Box.com Migration From the UI

    Create a UI option to fully support Box.com migration outside of PowerShell

    5 votes
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    1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    After thinking about it, we decided to close this suggestion.

    We feel like our current offer should cover most case for Box migration to SharePoint.

    We know PowerShell is not always the easiest thing to use, but our support can always help you when needed.

  16. 5 votes
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    0 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Declined  ·  Mia responded

    Hi!

    Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback via Sharegate’s Uservoice. Unfortunately, the suggestion provided is not in the current roadmap and has therefore been declined. Although the current status of this suggestion is under “declined”, it has not been deleted from our feedback service. Other users will continue to have the chance to vote for this suggestion.

  17. Migration of MediaWiki

    Details of my usecase: Migration of a MediaWiki site to Sharepoint 2013 (as an Enterprise Wiki site). Content is around 2-3gb. Would like to preserve all the namespaces, categories, redirect links, versions etc.

    5 votes
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    Declined  ·  0 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Infopath data connection migration

    Allow the migration of REST or ODBC data connections within forms.

    5 votes
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  19. Migrate Content from IBM Connections

    To be able to migrate content from IBM Connections to Sharepoint on-prem and online.

    4 votes
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  20. Support the Migration of Infowise Solution

    Support the migration of Infowise solutions

    4 votes
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