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  1. Email Notifications about Tasks and Migration Status

    Option to receive automatic email notifications
    - When a task is done
    - Migration status
    > - Completion (with details)
    > - Errors / Warnings / Skipped items

    34 votes
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      8 comments  ·  02- Migration Reports and All Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Rename Tasks

      File migration jobs have a default name that cannot be changed. This creates lots of jobs with (near) identical names making it nearly impossible to determine which job is which task.

      Make that option available in the UI and for Powershell jobs

      22 votes
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        17 comments  ·  02- Migration Reports and All Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add a Search option for Migration Reports and All tasks

        Be able to search:
        - migration reports by destination sites for example.
        - migration reports by session ID
        - actions by type
        - in list of previous migrations
        - in list of All Tasks

        9 votes
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          7 comments  ·  02- Migration Reports and All Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Sort Columns in the All Tasks Window

          Sort columns in the all tasks window
          - History
          - Scheduled

          5 votes
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            4 comments  ·  02- Migration Reports and All Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Automatic Export of Scheduled Tasks

            I have a few tasks on a weekly schedule. I thought it would be great if a completed task could be automatically exported to a SharePoint library for end-users to see and work with. Now I’m the only one in the company of 2000 employees that can run sharegate. I won’t be able to run tasks on demand. It has to be some automated functionality.

            4 votes
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              2 comments  ·  02- Migration Reports and All Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Ability to Filter the Details Column (Errors/Completed/Success)

              The Details field should be more granular. We should be able to see Success, Warnings, and Errors as separate columns. That would allow us to determine tolerances for acceptable migration issues and filter tasks to identify migrations which did or didn’t meet our expectations.

              - Maybe separate columns for Success, Warnings, and Errors.

              4 votes
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                2 comments  ·  02- Migration Reports and All Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Ability to Export the Task List to Excel

                - To be able to export a list of all the tasks to be able to monitor the activity from Sharegate.
                - Is there a way that we could see all team member’s tasks and scheduled reports?

                4 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  02- Migration Reports and All Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Ability to Run a Scheduled Task Again

                  I have an audit report that I run weekly for a site collection and it times out from time to time. Is there a way to "retry now" to run the report in the All Tasks, Tasks window. There is Refresh, Add, export, etc. is there one that can be set, or when you open it "failed, want to retry now?" Thank you.

                  3 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  02- Migration Reports and All Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Show list of Success on Pre-Check report

                    I'd like to have the ability to run a Pre-Check migration report that will show not only the Warning and Errors, but the successes as well, just like an actual Migration report would.

                    3 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  02- Migration Reports and All Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add a column for the Content type of items in migration report

                      Features we would like to see for migrations:

                      Content type included in migration report

                      3 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  02- Migration Reports and All Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Migration - High level / summary / overview accross multiple sessions

                        Total migrated content over a period of time
                        Totals / statistics over multiple sessions
                        - Size
                        - # of sites
                        - Time
                        - Errors (total, average, avg/session)
                        - Possibility to break down by source / destination

                        3 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  02- Migration Reports and All Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Make Errors and Warnings Clickable

                          Hello, It would be nice to have Errors and Warnings clickable when looking at the migration task instead of having to manually create a filter. Thanks.

                          2 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  02- Migration Reports and All Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Filter Jobs with Errors

                            I like that I can filter on date range etc. however it would be good to also be able to filter on if the job contained errors.

                            2 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  02- Migration Reports and All Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Auto-Refresh on ALL Tasks screen

                              It would be small but important help to have possibility to enable auto refresh.

                              When enabled I should be asked in which interval the refresh should run (1, 3, 5, 10 minutes).

                              2 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  02- Migration Reports and All Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add Filter by Title

                                Please add ability to filter migration report by List Title in item level view.

                                2 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  02- Migration Reports and All Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Limit number of tasks retained

                                  In a migration there may be many days of incrementals being run and the tasks add up pretty quickly. It would be helpful if the number of retained tasks or the number of days to retain tasks could be included in the settings. In addition, it would be helpful to include a way to bulk delete tasks (more than 50 at a time).

                                  2 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  02- Migration Reports and All Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Display whole path in migration report

                                    Would be good if the 'migration report' that displays the migration status would show the whole path in the header area - at teh moment, it says "83 items on library to library" but smaller text saying src: http://sourceserver and dest: http://destserver would be very helpful in making sure it's going the right way!

                                    2 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  02- Migration Reports and All Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • give insightful info for path too long error message

                                      I was wondering when we get this message: “The specified item name is too long. The server relative path of the item cannot exceed the limit of 260 characters.” Would it be very hard to change ShareGate so that the message would immediately give an indication as by how many characters the item name should be shortened?

                                      2 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  02- Migration Reports and All Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Improved Migration Reports Filters

                                        During and after a migration, on the results list you can currently filter by the status and/or item level and version. It would be useful to be able to filter on "Type" as well. So, for example, I could view just the sites that were migrated, etc. Of course we can export the data, but having a quick reference in the UI would be nice.

                                        1 vote
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                                          0 comments  ·  02- Migration Reports and All Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Ability to Select Report Verbosity or Define Report Rules

                                          I want to be able to ignore warnings about "The user does not exist or is not unique." or to be able to recategorize such warnings. The Import-Document and other cmdlets should have a parameter where certain warnings can be excluded. I now must check each report to make sure that there are no other warnings apart from the “ensure user” warning (which I don't mind and/or can't do anything about).

                                          Instead of categories of Success, Warning and Error, you could possibly have another one called "User Ignored". That way, I could still see where issues are happening but I…

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