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  1. 20 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.

          11 votes
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          • Better Permissions Matrix Report Export

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

            9 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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                • Being able to search/select multiple users at once in the search tool

                  Ability to
                  - Perform a bulk check on a group of users' permissions.
                  - use an excel or CSV list of users, to feed them to the "Specific Users and Groups" Option in the Permissions Matrix Report.

                  5 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?

                    4 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.

                      4 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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                            • 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.

                              3 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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                                • 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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                                      • Copy user permissions in Bulk

                                        Our company is doing Active Directory migrations now. All the users will get new accounts. This is for thousands of employees. Currently we are using ShareGate to copy user permissions one by one.

                                        Is there a way we could do it in bulk? We have the lists in Excel.

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                                        • Display Site Collections Admins in the Permissions Matrix

                                          I've discovered that the Permissions Matrix report is not returning the members of the site collection administrators group. Many companies have had a hodge podge of administrators over the years and the site collection administrators group is often cluttered with users who should not have permission. I have written a Powershell script to fetch the members of this group, as well as the primary and seondary owners of each site collection. I think these values are a glaring omission in the permissions matrix. I would like to see these users side by side with site owners and not have to…

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