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  1. Create a new PowerShell Command to use the Export metadata feature

    Some users would need to be able to generate the Excel Spreadsheet for their metadata using PowerShell. When automating a complex migration, having an export for all the lists with a foreach loop would be a powerful way to take full control of the data during the migration project.

    33 votes

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  2. External Users Migration

    allow migration of external users and preserve the external sharing invites

    32 votes

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    2 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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    LP Lavoie responded

    We collected information and are evaluating this further

  3. Support Power automate (Flow) in Migration

    Migrate Flow integrations attached to lists and libraries

    See if we could potentially convert old email enabled lists to the equivalent Flow integration

    31 votes

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  4. Item Count on list/libraries with Site Collection (or new) Report

    It would be extremely useful to have an item count for all list/libraries within a site collection.

    We are migrating sites and would like to verify that all content has come over. Currently, we don't see a nice way of showing this.

    We do not want to provide the migration results as the validation report as it has too much unneeded information, but are instead looking for something similar to the Site Collection report.

    Thanks,
    Alex

    29 votes

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  5. Favorite Scope in the Explorer

    • Create favorite selection “favorite scope”
    28 votes

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  6. Incremental Export (Download content)

    Ability to only export new / changed files when doing Download content.
    Also incremental Export-Site with PowerShell

    28 votes

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  7. Migrate Nintex Forms Associated with Flexi Task

    Currently Sharegate fails to migrate Nintex forms associated with Flexi tasks with an error that 'Nintex Workflow for Office 365 does not allow task forms to be custom'.

    Since Nintex now allows the form customization, can we enable Sharegate to move it?

    27 votes

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  8. Email Enabled Librairies Report

    I would like to find all email-enabled libraries and lists in my on premise Sharepoint. How can I do that? I tried creating a new report but did not find the field available to add.

    27 votes

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    LP Lavoie responded

    We understand this need, but seeing as it is fairly trivial to do in SharePoint Management Shell, for the time being we’re concentrating our efforts on more complex scenarios that have no easy alternative.

  9. Migration of Attachments from List to New Library with Metadata

    Some users might want to move from a list with attachments to a document library. It could be interesting to have a GUI option to do so.

    26 votes

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  10. Add Support for Quick Parts

    Support for quick parts which Sharegate is currently unable to migrate.

    26 votes

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  11. Migrating MicroFeed List

    Dear sir/madam,

    At a customer, we are planning to migrate from SharePoint on-premises to SharePoint Online.

    They have a lot of MicroFeed lists and they would like to migrate the content.

    On your website, I see this is not supported: https://support.share-gate.com/hc/en-us/articles/115000600227-Copying-the-content-from-to-a-MicroFeed-list-is-not-supported. Do you know if there is a workaround for this?

    With kind regards,

    Jim van Leeuwen

    25 votes

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  12. Exclude Specific Lists During a Site Copy

    A way to exclude certain lists while copying a site down from another site.

    25 votes

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  13. Add/Remove/Copy user permissions with PowerShell

    Add powershell cmdlets to add/remove/copy user permissions.

    This could be useful, for example, for a user that needs to replace thousands of users due to an AD domain change, it would be useful to be able to use a CSV for all the users

    25 votes

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  14. Preserve Workflow and Task History

    I want to migrate the workflow task list but I’m unable to do it due to a warning that seems to skip the tasks.

    25 votes

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  15. Add new items with bulk edit metadata Excel export/import

    Allow to add list items by adding them to the exported Excel document from the Bulk Edit Metadata tool and importing it.

    25 votes

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  16. Regional settings inside Sharegate for the Date format

    Have a regional setting for the date/time format the Explorer and all reports inside Sharegate.

    Have the option to use a custom format or use the system format by default

    25 votes

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  17. Web Part Report

    It would be very useful to undergo a report for Webparts within a site collection.

    Checking which webparts are open and in use within a site collection if important for migrating accross platforms. This type of report would be VERY useful for SharePoint teams as it would highlight sites which need attention from the developers (if a webpart is custom for example) to ensure they dont break.

    Please can this be added?

    -Hogan Lovells LLP.

    24 votes

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  18. Illegal Character Report

    Having a report that show all files with illegal characters.

    24 votes

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  19. Support Column Formatting JSON Templates

    You can use column formatting to customize how fields in SharePoint lists and libraries are displayed. To do this, you construct a JSON object that describes the elements that are displayed when a field is included in a list view, and the styles to be applied to those elements. The column formatting does not change the data in the list item or file; it only changes how it’s displayed to users who browse the list. Anyone who can create and manage views in a list can use column formatting to configure how view fields are displayed.

    23 votes

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  20. App Authentication

    Publish an app in the SharePoint store with the permissions set to full control for the site collection and allow app only calls. Then add an option for App Authentication in the ShareGate desktop app that uses the ClientId and ClientSecret from the app to authenticate.

    A site collection admin can then add the app to their site, and allow any user with ShareGate to perform the migration.

    Benefits include not having to log in, not having to grant site collection admin access, and the metadata would appear as ShareGate instead of the user performing the action.

    23 votes

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