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  1. 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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  2. External Sharing Report user value format

    Hi,
    the external sharing report from the explorer where you can choose among Site, List, List Content is good, but it would be great if we could build a custom report from it (i.e. to choose different columns - for users, we only have display names values separated by comma which is a bit annoying for futher processes)
    thanks

    5 votes

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  3. Include Copy Content Filter to Copy Structure

    We want to migrate a site collection to O365, but I only want to migrate content that has been updated or created in the last year, so I want to use the Copy Structure feature, but I want to see the filters available in the Copy Content option. Would be great if the filter options were available in both options.

    12 votes

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  4. Pending access request report

    A report for "pending requests" for people looking to get access to a site
    -ability to delete the requests

    11 votes

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  5. Consider a service that stores report data in a data warehouse

    Sharegate has great reports, but it is a challenge to run reports against a large tenant. We wrote custom scripts that inventory all sites and subwebs to gather hundreds of metadata. We write these data, including permission matrix, to SQL server database then use Power BI for analytics. Has Sharegate considered as part of their offering to have a way to configure Sharegate to do this work for us and write it to a configurable SQL Server (Azure or on prem) under our control? I'd be happy to elaborate.

    8 votes

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  6. Ability to Create Items from an Excel Spreadsheet

    Create structure or list items from an Excel spreadsheet in Sharegate

    12 votes

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  7. See users who have permission through a sharing link

    A user has access to a specific library folder that was granted by a Sharing link which requires they be internal users. SharePoint interface then shows me the associated users and with manage links hyperlink to administer. However these users do not show up in the Matrix report. My expectation would be to see the user in the matrix report since they appear in SharePoint.

    15 votes

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  8. Disable Workflows when Copying or Importing Content

    When using the copy content option to do an incremental migration on a library, the approval workflow on this library was started for all items in the library. Is this expected behavior? If yes, this information should really be provided as I was unable to find anything on your site referencing this or what to do to prevent it from happening. This can’t be something we would want to happen. It had quite a big impact on completing a migration since it created a huge problem I had to clean up.

    6 votes

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  9. 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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  10. Report on PowerApp or Flow.

    Is there any way for me to find out all the PowerApps and Flows that have been created in the tenant?

    8 votes

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  11. Include Recycle Bin in Migration

    Could a migration be done with the “copy-site” command in order to copy items in recycle bin?

    18 votes

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  12. 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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  13. Add Team Site filters from the Explorer

    You have done a good job splitting out O365 Groups, OneDrive, and Web Apps in the gui, but it would be great if you could also separate out "TEAMS" type sites in the filters.
    It is extremely tedious to have to deselect all of the possible Team Site - site collections when trying to run reports for just Sharepoint sites.
    Feedback sent from the Explorer view.

    11 votes

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  14. Remove All Permission/Turn on Read-Only of Source Site After Migration

    Users wish to lock their sites during the migration to avoid having to deal with any user changes, during, or post migration.

    Having a feature that would extract all the source site permissions (I'm thinking PMR), strip it and leave it read-only for everyone, and then allow to use the extracted permissions to re-apply them at the destination (or source if they wish to), could be very useful for a good number of users.

    45 votes

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  15. Last Accessed Date/File Share Inventory

    To be able to view the "Last accessed date" on file share, in the inventory also

    52 votes

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  16. 14 votes

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  17. Convert Web Parts and Pages from Classic to Modern

    During a migration, have the ability to convert Site Pages and their classic Web Parts to their Modern version (when it exists).

    • If a Classic Web Part does not exist as Modern, it should not be converted.
    • Custom Web Parts should be ignored.
    69 votes

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    Hello everyone,

    After a review of our roadmap, this suggestion is not a high priority at the moment.

    With all the improvements that were done to the SharePoint PnP Modernization framework (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/dev/transform/modernize-userinterface-site-pages) over the last year, we feel like this is a solid alternative right now to convert classic pages to modern ones so we decided to put our efforts in adding more migration capabilities (Teams migration coming soon) to our tool instead.

    We’ll keep the suggestion open and will monitor the comments and feedback and will review it in the future.

    Thank you,

  18. Permissions matrix report showing files that inherit permissions

    Would like to really see a complete overview of all the files present in the library including those that inherit permissions.

    13 votes

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  19. 13 votes

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  20. Same Rule as the Filer When Migrating Folders (Time Range)

    Right now, Sharegate is migrating the entire folder structure with a lot of empty folders regardless of if there are active files (modified in the past 18 months) within them. I would like Sharegate to apply the same rule on the folders when none of the file under it are migrated. In those cases, the folder should be ignored.

    13 votes

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