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  1. 19 votes
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      Definitely something to look into! Thanks for taking the time to share.

      The PMR or “Permissions Matrix Report” is one of our popular reports, it makes sense to want to leverage it for more than just a report.

      We’ll be evaluating what the best way to present this information shortly with our teams. As soon as I know more, will keep you posted with an update.
      Thanks for taking the time to share your feedback again.

    • 13 votes
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      • Modify PMR View

        - To be able to add/remove columns like "Site Description" or "User's Job Title"
        - To add properties like ID or Item URL
        - To include a "parent" column in the Excel Report for the PMR to show hierarchical structure

        12 votes
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        • Permission backup

          Would be nice to be able to backup permission and use the backup to bring them back the way they were.

          10 votes
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          • Better Excel PMR Extract

            - Model PMR extract in Excel as Pivot Tables and charts.

            8 votes
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            • Query AD groups (security groups)

              Be able to know what permissions the users from a specific AD group have access to.

              8 votes
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              • Site-Level External Sharing Management

                What would be lovely would be some ability to proactively manage sharing at the site level (not site collection), meaning I'd like site owners to have to request approval to share externally.

                5 votes
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                • See users who have permission through a sharing link

                  A user has access to a specific library folder that was granted by a Sharing link which requires they be internal users. SharePoint interface then shows me the associated users and with manage links hyperlink to administer. However these users do not show up in the Matrix report. My expectation would be to see the user in the matrix report since they appear in SharePoint.

                  4 votes
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                  • Permissions matrix report showing files that inherit permissions

                    Would like to really see a complete overview of all the files present in the library including those that inherit permissions.

                    4 votes
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                    • Display Anonymous Guests Links in the Reporting Tool

                      I would like to have the anonymous links of documents and files being shared. Right now, I don't know to which address the documents are being shared. I don't want to disable the sharing as some of them are required.

                      4 votes
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                      • Search engine inside PMR and other reports

                        Permissions Matrix Reports - even for a single site collection - can be enormous. It can be difficult to scan or read through these, partly because as you scroll, it doesn't update until you release the scrollbar. But also because there's no way to search on the page. I realize you can export to Excel and search in there, but your interface is much easier to read and interpret than using Excel, and it would be great to have a Find on Page feature like browsers do. (See Chrome for a great implementation)

                        4 votes
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                        • New User/Group view

                          Hi, I would like to be able to choose if the User/Group column show in Solo or Cluster mode. i.e. Solo mode means it would collaps all other groups in the same section before showing the selected groupe (by clicking the plus sign). Collaps mode means that all expanded groups are showing.

                          4 votes
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                          • Full path in the Permission Matrix Report

                            Column with Full Path in Permissions Matrix Report
                            ie: In document Library "HR"
                            have a column that displays
                            "\Recruitment\Organizational Chart"
                            instead of just "Organizational Chart"
                            if there are alot of sub-folders with specific access, it is hard to know where those folders are.

                            4 votes
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                            • Add option to run multiple reports with a CSV file

                              Add an option to run multiple reports based on parameter like URL, with a CSV file. Users would like the ability to report (Permissions Matrix Report in example) on multiple sites or drives, but it can be difficult to specify which ones and some users might want to feed a CSV file with URLs to do so

                              3 votes
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                              • Customized the Permission Matrix Report

                                What to acheive:
                                For the business users, we want to hide some columns and have some filtering (e.g. "Permission Levels" is not "Contribute").

                                Business Case:
                                We need to run this report quarterly for the business users. And to them, a lot of the fields don’t make any sense and can cause confusion. Therefore, we are hoping if there is an option to set the filters/hide columns.

                                Can we do this through the Sharegate Shell?

                                3 votes
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                                • export and import permissions from permissions matrix report

                                  Some admins like to run the PMR often to keep a backup of their permissions handy in case they need to revert some. In some cases, it can be thousands of permissions for a user they need to restore and it would be a good feature, to be able to use an export of the permissions to restore them.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Allow Permission Matrix Report for Site Owners

                                    Allow site owners to run the pmr on their sites / subsites without requiring Site Collection Admin permission.

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Permissions matrix not reporting link-based permissions granting

                                      Used content search to find where a user had access to some content in a OneDrive. It successfully identified a file shared with a user via link. Sharegate completely misses this content.

                                      The document was shared via a sharing link in ODfB
                                      The user had accessed the document via the link. (Internal user)
                                      The UI in ODfB shows the user as having been given access via the sharing link
                                      The content search capability in the protection center shows they have access to the document
                                      Sharegate, however, does not show access to the document when you doing a permission matrix for…

                                      2 votes
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                                      • Customize the Excel Exporting of PMR

                                        User would like to be able to have options when exporting the PMR, such as splitting the file into smaller ones.
                                        Per example, for a farm with thousands of site collections, when the permissions are being shown expanded, the report is too large for Excel to handle. And it would be very time consuming to try and split the report in groups manually before running it because you would need to select each site one by one.

                                        2 votes
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                                        • Have the groups expended while the Permission Matrix Report is running

                                          Currently, you need to expand the groups as a second operation after the Permission Matrix Report is completed. In some cases, it takes as long as the report itself. I'd like the ability to toggle it by default when running the operation.

                                          2 votes
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