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  1. Last Accessed Date/File Share Inventory

    To be able to view the "Last accessed date" on file share, in the inventory also

    16 votes
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      3 comments  ·  03- Pre-Migration analysis  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Illegal Character Report

      Having a report that show all files with illegal characters.

      16 votes
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        1 comment  ·  03- Pre-Migration analysis  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Inventory SP 2007

        Would like to run the inventory feature on a 2007 environment.

        14 votes
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          3 comments  ·  03- Pre-Migration analysis  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          This was not an easy decisions, but we had had to make the difficult choice. There are less and less SharePoint 2007 versions out there and the “plumbing” for that platform is immensely different from SharePoint 2010+ versions.

          This meant we would have to re-write almost everything for SharePoint 2007 and decided to bring more reports and management features for the latest platforms instead.

          Thanks for taking the time and sharing your feedback.

        • Cut Inventory File in 1 Million Incrementations

          Since Excel has a limitation of 1 million items listable at once, it would be nice to have an option for massive file share migrations where it's possible to create a new xlsx file for every 1 million items listed.

          7 votes
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            1 comment  ·  03- Pre-Migration analysis  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Run Inventory at a Subsite Level

            Run Inventory at a subsite level not only a site collection

            6 votes
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            • Ability to Schedule an Inventory Report

              I don’t see a “Schedule” button next to “Run” button, like I see with all of the other report sections.

              5 votes
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              • SharePoint and Fileshare Inventory Drill Down

                It would be neat if you could take the SharePoint inventory report and drill down into the individual stats :

                - Expand workflows since they do not show up in the errors that you can export
                - Be able to click on a summary like unused sites and see a list of all the unused sites
                - Expand checked out files, custom master pages, unsupported templates
                - Sort site collections by size, number of sites, workflows, etc.

                5 votes
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                  4 comments  ·  03- Pre-Migration analysis  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Select Target Library to Have More Accurate Warnings

                  The file share Inventory should have different rule sets depending on the target environment. On OneDrive for Business the max upload file size is now 10GB, and I should be warned about sync engine limitations. And of course a completely different rule set on SharePoint.

                  Perhaps I should even be able to enter the URL for the target library so the path warnings are more realistic?

                  4 votes
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                  • Detect services activated in Office 365 groups

                    Detect activated related to Office 365 groups

                    3 votes
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                    • Create a File Share Inventory based on CSV

                      I would like to create a File Share Inventory based on a csv input were we select the shares we want to upload. This gives us the possibility to predict the amount times for a batch of users. Since we have more than 6 K of users we can not make 1 big batch.

                      3 votes
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                      • Check Blocked Files in OneDrive Tenant

                        In OneDrive admin-center you can block file extensions from sync.
                        When doing inventory from file server to Office365 it should contact the tenant to get the list of blocked extensions and incorporate this in the inventory report.

                        2 votes
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                        • Export Inventory Overview

                          It would be great if we could export the inventory summary page as a tab in the Excel export or separately as a PDF.

                          2 votes
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                            2 comments  ·  03- Pre-Migration analysis  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Improve Error Messages in Inventory Report

                            Improve error message to warning when running a Inventory report

                            2 votes
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                            • Include permissions/unique permissions in the inventory details on file shares

                              I was thinking to use Sharegate to migrate file share to another file share, is this possible? Is there a way I can use Sharegate to do an inventory of a file share content, permissions, structure?

                              2 votes
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                              • 1 vote
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                                • Export Start & End Date of Migration Tasks

                                  Not being able to export the start and completion time for jobs caused us to have to manually record this for the client. Why this wasn't included in the export was surprising.

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                                  • Expand All for Pre-Check results

                                    Would be helpful if I could expand all the items on the pre-check results list. It would be much faster than having to export the entire list to a file and open it in another program.

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                                    • Deeper Inventory Check - Check for Office Online Compatibility

                                      Hi

                                      It would help me a lot if I would have an option in the inventory which checks if the files will have trouble in Excel online e.g. xml maps, Web queries, ...
                                      Same for Word and PowerPoint.

                                      Background: We are having more and more people who only have E1 license or lower and they need to work with the online versions of Office.

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                                      • In the Investory report, add output for how many items will be migrated

                                        When I migrate I always do a Inventory of the site to be migrated. That report gives me a output of the size im bytes of the data. But when I do the actual migration, the only "progress bar" I have to go by is the amount of items copied. But since I don't know how many items there are to be copied that's useless. So why can't the Inventory report add "items to be copied" (that would include users and versions etc.) so I have a rough feeling for how long a migration have left? // Kristoffer

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                                        • Ability to Save a New Site Collection URL

                                          When we migrate I prepare by running a precheck the day before migration and specify a new URL name on the site collection and Sharegate saves it. Yet, the next day when I go in to do the actual migration it hasn't saved the new URL and I have to specify it again.

                                          It would be nice for Sharegate to save it and keep it for a later migration.

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