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  1. Run and Automate Reporting Jobs with PowerShell

    Be able to run and schedule reports using PowerShell.

    197 votes

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  2. Run a Source Analysis (formally Inventory) from Powershell

    Please add the option of running an inventory from Powershell.

    53 votes

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  3. Use Management actions and features in Powershell script

    Be able to:
    -run reports (PMR, pre-build reports, custom reports)
    -manage permissions
    -edit settings

    Using PowerShell

    48 votes

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  4. 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

    27 votes

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  5. Diagnostics for Powershell tasks

    My migration has to be managed through tasks initiated in Powershell, and I have had some issues that needed ShareGate support, however the trace diagnostics only apply to the ShareGate app UI, the PS initated tasks don't get traced. Replicating the scenario through the UI and tracing it was laborious and futile.

    21 votes

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  6. 13 votes

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  7. 12 votes

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  8. Support Azure App Registration for Powershell Modern Auth for Unattended Scripts.

    Ability to use Azure App registration for powershell modern authentication in order to support unattended scripts.

    Using -browser param, defeats purpose of scripting automation for large volume migrations of sites during off hours.

    Basic Legacy auth will eventually be deprecated by MS.

    8 votes

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  9. Be able to leverage PowerShell to Filter and Delete completed Tasks

    Loading and deleting completed tasks in the UI can take a long time depending on the amount and size of the task list, being able to run this operation in PowerShell would be useful

    8 votes

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  10. Add a Disconnect-Site command in powershell

    Add a Disconnect-Site command in the cmdlet to make sure we are disconnected of the source or destination

    8 votes

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  11. Support powershell 7 in ShareGate

    Usually, I have a mixed environment on-prem + SPO, so I use Powershell 5 for on-prem, and Powershell 7 for SPO with installed pnp modules to do some additional steps. Would be nice if the ShareGate module could work in PowerShell 7+ currently I receive there

    Version 17.1.3 (Assembly 17.1.3.0, Build 2703)

    [0] PS-105-405 (RetryFailed: False) --- Sharegate.Common.Exceptions.SGUnsupportedPowerShellVersionException: ShareGate doesn't support PowerShell version 7.2.5. Please use PowerShell 5.1 instead.
    at g.u.a.u.i2()
    at g.u.a.u.ProcessRecord()

    at System.Management.Automation.CommandProcessor.ProcessRecord()

    5 votes

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  12. Have a -exclude command in PowerShell

    To have an -Exclude switch in the powershell command set so that you can specific list/libraries to exclude from a run.

    Most instances, the excludes are much less than the included lists.

    4 votes

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  13. Release powershell process after job is submitted

    I think there should be an option to just submit the job to the ShareGate client (like you do in the GUI), and then release the PowerShell process for other work.

    The ShareGate client would then scan and upload to storage blob and show reports etc how thing goes. This would also allow us to close the PowerShell window after submitting the job. As now, if it’s closed, the job is cancelled, and you need to restart it.

    2 votes

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  14. 2 votes

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  15. 2 votes

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  16. Export job to Powershell

    From the GUI be able to select a job and have it exported to a .ps1 file with all the filters and copy settings.

    1 vote

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  17. Configure links in task names (PowerShell)

    Out-of-the-box tasks have embeded links that can be clicked to navigate to the source and destination libraries.

    If we create a task in PowerShell and assign it a custom name, the ability to configure clickable links does not seem to work/exist.

    It would be interesting if the -TaskName parameter of the Copy Content command could be used to create clickable links just like the ootb functionality does.

    https://migration-tool.sharegate.com/hc/en-us/articles/115000640448-Copy-Content

    1 vote

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  18. Allow planner plans migration through PowerShell

    Allow planner plans migration through PowerShell

    1 vote

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  19. google log in

    A way to avoid the Google log in window when migrating from Google Drive.

    1 vote

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  20. Copy-Content: add -VersionLimit parameter

    It'd be great if the -VersionLimit parameter could be added to Copy-Content.

    Currently I'm having to use a three step process where I disable versions, copy the content and then re-enable versioning.

    1 vote

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