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  1. Add "–" (en dash / Alt+0150) character to illegal characters

    When trying to migrate we are coming across folders and files that have the invalid characher "–" (en dash / Alt+0150) which is automatically created from a normal dash in programmes like word.
    Sharegate seems to not be able to migrate these folders and files due to this character.

    Is it possible to add lines into the illegal characters list?
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    1 vote

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  2. Library Activity panel data should reflect last modified date/user in columns

    Migration allows unresolved or certain admin users to be mapped to a generic administration account. Similarly, migration from another sharepoint library or a network folder will pick up the last modified user and last modified date for the library columns.

    However the library activity panel details each file copied across on the migration date, and by the migrating admin user.

    User and column mappings should be reflected in the Activity panel as well.

    2 votes

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  3. Groups listing of explicit permissions for whole Permission Matrix Report

    In the Permissions Matrix report, when all expanded to show group members, it would be much better to have a separate section of the report that only shows the various groups' members once, rather than repeating them on everything. Ideally the report would then just list the group names once, and then explicit permissions listed individually. Does that make sense?

    Same with the Excel export. Possibly export the report with 2 tabs, one is the matrix the other is the list of members of all groups.

    1 vote

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  4. Licensing: 1 licence for all users from a server

    It would be nice if the licence would work for all users that are connected to the ShareGate server. If you want to prohibit the multiple use of Sharegate you could allow only one SahreGate.exe to run.

    The advantage would be that you would not have to register/ unregister licences each time another user would want to run ShareGate

    2 votes

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  7. Create external user for selected user

    The possibility to create an (external) user report for a selected user. With the possibilities available, I first have to generate a massive report.

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  9. Cancel task by Session ID

    Would like to be able to cancel a Powershell task base on Session ID when communication with Azure is lost

    5 votes

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  11. Provide option to stop ShareGate Desktop checking for Apricot activation

    Provide the option to turn off ShareGate Desktop's checks on the activation of Apricot, to avoid raising flags on the Azure admin portal.

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  13. Folder version migration support

    During migration of folders, the versions are not maintained. This is currently not supported by SG and it would be great if the tool did allow to migrate the versions associated to folders

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  14. Improve Teams copy screen load time

    The interface to open the Teams site to select one to copy gets hung up - I think because we have a large number of Teams sites. We have 12460 sites and it seems to try to populate the details for all of the sites up to the point where I have scrolled to. I'm scrolling instead of searching because the search option seemed to freeze the whole application so I think there is just a general issue with large result lists on the page where you select the Teams site you would like to copy. It has been "thinking"…

    15 votes

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  15. Improve display of names in reports

    Love the new Teams Report! However, the list of Owners and Members is comma delimited which make the report hard to read with LastName, Firstname, Lastname, Firstname etc . . Email addresses would be more useful, or at least something other than the comma delimiter if we can only have Lastname, Firstname. Thanks ShareGate for continually improving
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    2 votes

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  17. Support Modern Authentication

    Team,

    They way we currently authenticate is using Basic auth as per the logs. Since Microsoft will stup supporting Basic auth in 2022, do you have any plans (or maybe already a solution) that is modern and not basic based?

    4 votes

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  18. Remember window size and position

    Please make the previous window size and location of the application sticky. ShareGate continually opens maximized, and I do not need nor want it to open on a full 32" screen. That's more acreage then any text-based application needs.

    Please provide an option to control initial startup size/location.

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