ShareGate migration tool Suggestions

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  1. 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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  2. auto delete task logs

    Need a way to auto delete tasks/logs based on available free space or age.

    13 votes

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  3. Support on-premise Responsive Nintex Forms

    Please add support for the migration of Nintex Responsive Forms also for on-prem (not only O365)

    13 votes

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  4. Report on File Share permissions

    A good idea to plan migration jobs from a file share would be to create a sort of Permissions Matrix Report for the file share

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  5. 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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  6. 13 votes

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  7. 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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  8. New Increments for Report Scheduling Options

    Hi,
    Love the scheduling feature. I number of the reports I will need to run every quarter, half year or yearly so would appreciate the ability to choose a month and day to run them on.

    • Bi-weekly
    • Quarterly
    • 3 months range -6 months range
    13 votes

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  9. 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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  10. Migrate List Workflows Separately

    Migrate list workflows without migrating its list

    13 votes

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  11. Copy user permissions in Bulk

    Our company is doing Active Directory migrations now. All the users will get new accounts. This is for thousands of employees. Currently we are using ShareGate to copy user permissions one by one.

    Is there a way we could do it in bulk? We have the lists in Excel.

    12 votes

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  12. Show size of data migrated in Migration Report

    I want to be able to see how much of the content was migrated at a certain point during the migration, and at the end in the migration report. Currently, the MR does not display any information about size of items migrated.

    12 votes

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  13. Add option to generate the metadata as CSV using Download

    Sometimes there could be issues with the number of items and/or the column width in Excel when exporting the metadata along your content with the Download option in Explorer. Having an option to export content as a CSV could help work around these limitations for some users.

    12 votes

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  14. Add a Checked Out Date column to the Checked-out document report

    We use the 'Checked Out Document' report to track the checked out pages. Could you please add an addtional 'Checked Out Date' column to be available via All Columns section. The checked out report can be very useful if the field is to be added.

    12 votes

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  15. Shared tasks history

    The ability to see and interact with jobs that other licensed users have been working with. We have 5 admins and seeing what they’ve got going and interacting with those is an important need for us.

    12 votes

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 12 votes

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  19. 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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  20. 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.

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