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  1. Add custom archive options

    Archive unused groups:

    1. To own local region storage: Add storage in local region, that would satisfy some people's security requirement, instead of storing archived groups in ShareGate's storage.

    2. To a preferred Azure storage: There should be an option to archive Groups to other storage, like Azure.

    3. To a specific SharePoint site in O365 for which only IT would have access

    4. To internal Filesharing solutions or own file servers.

    13 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Archive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We definitely understand that as a business, you might have requirements regarding your data such as data ownership or location.

    We’ve sent out surveys to all of you to help up determine where we should focus our efforts first.

    We’re looking forward to your feedback.

  2. Add additional columns to the Archive page

    It would be great if we could see the size of the data and/or total number of documents rolled into a column in the summary. So when reviewing the archive if the site was empty I can remove those without having to click each item individually to see the details to determine if they should be removed or not

    Important columns to add:
    - Content size or number of items archived in the group
    - Workloads used

    4 votes
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  3. Give download and move options to group owners before archiving

    Giving owners a way to back up certain files and documents would drive more owners to archive their unused groups.

    - Maybe by adding an "Archive options" button in the email sent to owners in which ShareGate Apricot could give them this option (similar UI as in the Archive page would be great). Then, they could download their file/doc followed by a Go archive! for the rest.

    Also, give them the option to move content before archiving. Using an AI logic to suggest documents users may want to move from a group before archiving it would be incredible.

    3 votes
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  4. Add the name of the person who decided to archive a group

    In the Archive page, we should be able to see within the list and the details of archived items the person that decided to archive the group.
    - Group owner(s) and/or IT admin(s)

    3 votes
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  5. Archive Teams channels and messages

    Add the ability to archive Teams channels and messages.

    2 votes
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  6. Add a search by Owner in the Archive page

    Add a search by group owners in the Archive page (like for the Groups page)

    2 votes
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  7. Unclear message when archiving an already deleted group

    When you try to archive a group that already has been deleted, you get an error that isn't descriptive. We can't know why we are getting an error and doesn't help the user go around the issue.

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  8. Backup groups into SharePoint Online before archiving

    I need the ability to back up the entire SP online environment including the permissions of everything. All attributes, I mean everything ...and be able to restore it all or a single attribute or file.

    1 vote
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    As of today, we’re not looking to give possibility to back up data in order to restore it.

    We considered that backup answers a different problematic than dealing with unused groups.

  9. Add a total of archive storage used

    Environment’s total amount of storage – One day, I’d like to be able to have visibility on the amount of archive storage we have overall and that a department has.
    - By having a total storage amount on the Archive page
    - Or by doing a search on this page (with a key word) and get that number.

    1 vote
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  10. Show length of inactivity in archived groups details page

    Show length of inactivity before archived

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  11. Ability to disable the Archive feature

    Give us the ability to turn off the Archiving feature. Some orgs may want to manage their archives outside of ShareGate, whether it's just a manual process of renaming and hiding the O365 group or by some other method. Also, users don't always know what they want, so by default they might just choose Archive because too afraid to delete.

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  12. Manual archival function

    Having the ability to manually initiate an archival would be really useful.

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