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  1. Support Microsoft Planner for Migration

    User would like to have support to copy Microsoft Planner from one tenant to another.

    14 votes
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      5 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Export to Excel with PowerShell

      The export to excel feature is available in the “Bulk edit” screen. I’d like to automate this through powershell as in have the powershell script export all the items in a list to excel (meta data of course, not the actual files).

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        5 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Inventory SP 2007

        Would like to run the inventory feature on a 2007 environment.

        14 votes
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          3 comments  ·  03- Pre-Migration analysis  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          This was not an easy decisions, but we had had to make the difficult choice. There are less and less SharePoint 2007 versions out there and the “plumbing” for that platform is immensely different from SharePoint 2010+ versions.

          This meant we would have to re-write almost everything for SharePoint 2007 and decided to bring more reports and management features for the latest platforms instead.

          Thanks for taking the time and sharing your feedback.

        • Exclude Specific Lists During a Site Copy

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

          13 votes
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            1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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.

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              1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Options to Automatically Transform Paths Too Long

              When migrating and getting a lot of path too long messages, users may want to change folder names or structure. It would interesting if a folder structure tool could be made to easily change the folder hierarchy and names before the migration

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                1 comment  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 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

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                  0 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 13 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  05- Audit & Usage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Maintain Content Type ID When Migrating Content Types

                    I have noticed that when you migrate a content type the content type ID is not preserved.

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                      3 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 13 votes
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                      • 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…

                        13 votes
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                          2 comments  ·  09- Manage with PowerShell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add support to O365's video portal in Sharegate

                          Support Video Portal in SharePoint Online

                          13 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  07- Explorer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Delete the Default Content Types at the Destination

                            When I copy a library with content types configured, the destination library is created with the source content types, plus the default Document content type.

                            Can the copy function ensure it only creates the source library content types when doing a copy? Not the destination content type.

                            12 votes
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                              3 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • "Last Accessed Date" Filter on the Site Collection Report

                              Add last usage date to site collection report

                              12 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  04- Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 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

                                12 votes
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                                  3 comments  ·  05- Audit & Usage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 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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                                  • Migrating Property Bags

                                    Migrating property bags

                                    12 votes
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                                      4 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Bring Back the Tabs in the Migration Tool

                                      My team really misses the tab that used to open to show the migration status. Now when you start a migration, there is no intuitive way to go back to the contents (source/destination) screen. Is there any way to bring back the tab?

                                      11 votes
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                                        6 comments  ·  01- Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        We haven’t actually brought back the tabs in the migration tool. However, you can now restore previous migrations from the All tasks panel.

                                        Also, restoring previous migration sessions will reload them with the options intact.

                                        We feel like this solution, while not exactly what asked for, should allows you to do what you want to do.

                                        If you have any other suggestion, don’t hesitate to contact us again.

                                      • Edit Existing Scheduled Tasks

                                        It's great that you have made the option for Scheduling available, it's really useful but what happens if you made an error and you want to change something, you would need to delete the already made schedule and create a new one. The same would happen if you created a new site collection that you need to report on.

                                        How about, the option to restart the same Task in the history, I want the same report that I ran a month ago, but I do not need it scheduled, this way I could.

                                        11 votes
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                                          7 comments  ·  04- Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • 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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