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  1. Search Option in the Copy UI

    -With a lot of sites in my tenant it would be really helpfull, that when I’m in the select source/destination was able to search for a site.

    -Would be nice if you could find something in either the 'from' or 'to' display box by searching or even a search string (N25*) or something similar.

    12 votes

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  2. External Users Migration

    allow migration of external users and preserve the external sharing invites

    34 votes

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    LP Lavoie responded

    We collected information and are evaluating this further

  3. Sync Options in the Migration Tool - Incremental Copy

    For example, if a file has been deleted in the source after it had gotten copied over to SharePoint, can it be deleted in SharePoint?

    The goal is to re-sync only the updates, additions and deletions without the need to copy the whole thing again. It allows to keep on using the source environment while keeping the destination one sync until we're ready to go live with the new site.

    Applies to:
    -users
    -documents (move them to a different location if the user has moved it since the last update)
    -content types
    -columns
    -terms

    231 votes

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  4. Preserve Metadata Terms GUID When Migrating

    Preserve GUIDs during Managed Metadata migration

    14 votes

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  5. Editable Default Migrations Options and Mappings

    Ability to configure migrations options and mappings that can be persisted and applied to multiple migrations (or as default values)
    - Copy options for all migrations (ex: not preserve permissions, silent mode, merge)
    - Templates

    36 votes

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  6. Incremental Migration of Error Items Only & Retry

    The idea is to use the migration report to start a new migration of the files that error out only, instead of running a full incremental migration.

    144 votes

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  7. Add an "Automatic Retry in Normal Mode" for Files that Did Not Go Through

    For certain errors (long file names, transport errors, timeout errors)

    5 votes

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  8. 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

    32 votes

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    Hi everyone,

    Lately we decided to shift most of our energy towards migrating, managing and adopting Office 365. When we create new features, we make sure they also work with SharePoint on-premise (if possible), but we are not planning on developing more options of features specifically for on-premise at the moment.

    I’ll keep the suggestion open and our ears are still open to new comments.

    Thank you,

  10. PowerShell - Create Site Collection

    Create a PowerShell Sharegate command to create Site Collections at destination from source.

    43 votes

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  11. 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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  12. 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.

    17 votes

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  13. Provide Migration from Slack to Microsoft Teams

    With the new offering from Microsoft, there will be plenty of existing users of comparable collaboration software/SaaS that will be interesting in using Microsoft Teams.

    Please add to the roadmap to provide such a feature (e.g. from Slack to Microsoft Teams)!

    13 votes

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  14. Add Support for Quick Parts

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

    27 votes

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  15. Correct Embedded Links During mMigration

    During my transfer of content, ShareGate didn’t keep the variation links between my pages.

    21 votes

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  16. 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

    14 votes

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  17. Migrate Content Organizer Rules

    Some sites have the Content Organizer feature activated and there are hundreds of rules defined. We would like to be able to copy those while migrating our sites.

    12 votes

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  18. Batch/Bulk Import and Migration

    • Ability to import a list of source-destination pairs (ex: CSV file)
    • Ability to set up a batch of multiple migrations from the UI
    • Connect multiple sources to a single destination (or vice-versa)

    Without going to PowerShell

    37 votes

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  19. 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.

    22 votes

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  20. Preserve Column Default Value Settings on Folders

    Default settings set on library should be migrated also, both in library and list as on folders.

    19 votes

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