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  1. Migration of Default.aspx Page Without Migrating the Site

    Currently, the root site needs to be migrated to move its corresponding default.aspx page. I'd like to be able to migrate the Default.aspx page alone.

    16 votes
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    1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. "Last Accessed Date" Filter on the Site Collection Report

    Add last usage date to site collection report

    16 votes
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    2 comments  ·  04- Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Import Permissions Matrix Report

    Is it planned to be able to import an exported Permissions Matrix Report?

    16 votes
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  4. Preserve the Toolbar Settings of a Home Page Web Part

    Currently, this setting is not preserved. I'd like Sharegate to preserve the toolbar settings for webparts.

    16 votes
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    0 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Audit report library created by Sharegate

    Be able to use a different library to run the audit report instead of using the one created by Sharegate
    -be able to choose a different location if needed
    -be able to delete them if needed

    16 votes
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    4 comments  ·  05- Audit & Usage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Replace/Map user across environment without doing a migration

    I see that I can map users during a migration process to change, but is there any way I can update just the user? Like, replace my name all over their site collection with a different user in an easy way with this tool?

    16 votes
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  7. Map Property on a Site Object Migration


    • Content types

    • Metadata: ex. set mapped value or default to fill in empty fields

    • Page layouts

    • Etc.

    16 votes
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    3 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Add support to O365's video portal in Sharegate

    Support Video Portal in SharePoint Online

    16 votes
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    0 comments  ·  07- Explorer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Audit report - exclude users


    • exclude system accounts

    Good morning! I wonder if there is a way to have the Audit Reports have a checkbox to say "don't show system accounts" or "WE" can build them "ignore the search crawler account and the system account" as a checkbox so my results do'nt need to be filtered. I have a user who had permissions changed and I am looking for it. I want to find out which user / group moved it / changed it and I know it's not the search account or ME / system account. Just offering a sugestion! :)

    15 votes
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    10 comments  ·  05- Audit & Usage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. 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.

    15 votes
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    3 comments  ·  04- Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Import from Google Sites

    Clients looking to import from google sites into SP and O365

    15 votes
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    3 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Declined  ·  Nathalie responded

    Google sites as a source is not on our roadmap. Our current focus is Office 365 management and security.

    If you have any other questions, just let me know and I’ll be happy to help.

    Nathalie

  12. Generate Sharegate Excel Files Using Powershell

    We would like to be able to generate Sharegate Excel files using powershell. This would greatly help in automating the entire proces of migration for the powershell modules we have built around all of the other Sharegate powershell commands.

    I would like to be able to have a command that produces the intermediate excel file like you can generate from the UI.
    Input params would be:
    Network location , siteurl, documentlibrary name, propertymapping, contenttypemapping, outputfilename, outputfolder.

    What would be even more awesome if you could think up a way to be able to insert Excel formulas into the propertymapping when…

    15 votes
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    2 comments  ·  10- Manage with PowerShell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Forgetting and/or Not Remembering Site (credentials) options in Sharegate Explorer

    When connecting to a site in the Migration tool, you have options to not remember the site, and you can forget sites that are already remembered.

    It would be mandatory to not preserve that information in the Sharegate Explorer as well for some users. It seems to go against policy to do so.

    14 votes
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  14. 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

    14 votes
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    2 comments  ·  10- Manage with PowerShell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Allow licensing per user instead of per machine

    We use virtual desktops (VDI) and it seems that your licences attach themselves to computer names. As we use VDI terminal our computer names are never the same. The way that you currently track licences make using ShareGate very unattractive.

    We purchase many licensed software solutions and all except ShareGate run in a VDI environment without having the deactivate the licence every time you use it. Could the license model be changed?

    14 votes
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    2 comments  ·  17- Settings, Licensing & Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Migrate List or Site Templates

    Allowing to migrate list or site templates ahead of time could save a lot of time for many users instead of recreating at destination

    14 votes
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  17. Permission backup

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

    14 votes
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  18. 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

    14 votes
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  19. 14 votes
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    2 comments  ·  05- Audit & Usage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Since the auditing capabilities in Office 365 were moved to the unified auditing log, we can no longer use the audit report as we used to in ShareGate Desktop. At the time, we do not support the auditing through the unified log and are not planning to support it. We will re-evaluate the situation in the future.

    Thank you for your understanding.

  20. Migrating Property Bags

    Migrating property bags

    14 votes
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