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  1. Support SharePoint Online to SharePoint Online Migrations in the SharePoint Migration Tool

    A very useful addition to the SharePoint Migration Tool from Microsoft would be support for SharePoint Online to SharePoint Online migrations. There are many scenarios where this is commonly needed for some customers who must restructure or realign and be able to migrate from one area of SharePoint Online to another. Just in general as well this would be a handy option to have.

    Could this please be considered as a future improvement to the SharePoint Migration Tool including support with bulk migrations for SharePoint Online as a source. Thanks.

    337 votes
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    44 comments  ·  Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for bringing this suggestion to our attention. While the SharePoint migration investments have been focused on helping the on-prem customer transition to OneDrive and SharePoint in Office 365 using the SharePoint migration tool, we acknowledge that there are additional scenarios like the ones explained in this suggestion that are not covered yet. We are currently considering various options to solve those scenarios, but we cannot commit to anything at this point. Please continue bringing great suggestions to our attention like this one.

  2. Allow migration of Library structure but not take content. Popular request from customers

    Third party tools such as ShareGate and Metalogix allows the customer to migrate libraries with an option (setting) to leave behind the content. This is very common request from our customers needing to cleanup sites/content before migration but allows the migration of site structure. I have been asked if this is possible many time and I can only recomment using a 3rd party tool. This would be a great addition to our migration tool.

    53 votes
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  3. SharePoint Migration Tool Migration Support for Lists With Lookup Fields

    Currently, when migrating a list with a lookup field using the SharePoint Migration Tool 2.0, a failure occurs stating that the list with the GUID cannot be found. The dependency lists were migrated successfully, however, when migrating the list with the lookup fields, it is looking for a list with a GUID that doesn't exist. When the dependency lists are migrated over, they get new GUIDs.

    44 votes
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  4. SharePoint Migration Tool: Excluding paths

    A useful addition to the SharePoint Migration Tool would be to support the option for excluding paths in a file share to SharePoint migration scenario. It would be very useful to put an exclude symbol "-" in front of a mapping while building the .csv. In this way you are able to migrate the only what you really need. Example: a library with 50 folders and you need 48 of them. In the current version you migratie everything and in a post migration step you need to manually find and delete these 2 folders. Or I need to add 48…

    34 votes
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  5. Add the ability to schedule a migration to the SharePoint Migration Tool

    Pretty much as per the title - add the functionality to create a migration job, and have it start at a particular time of day, pause when required, and then continue. The SPMT can use a lot of resource on the device it's installed on, and consumes bandwidth, so have it start after working hours, pause for the next day, and then continue, all automatically, would be very useful.

    23 votes
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  6. Add a function to migrate SharePoint workflows to Power Automate

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    SharePoint ワークフローを Power Automate に移行する機能の追加希望
    Add a function to migrate SharePoint workflows to Power Automate


    ■Description(内容):
    SharePoint 2010 および SharePoint 2013 ベースのワークフローを、そのまま簡単に Power Automate に移行する機能を追加してほしい

    Please add a way to easily migrate workflows based in SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint 2013 into Power Automate.

    22 votes
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  7. Support in SPMT SP 2019 <=> SPO migrations

    Would be nice to have the ability to move sites and content between SharePoint 2019 and SharePoint online with SPMT tool in both directions

    22 votes
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    in the plans  ·  2 comments  ·  Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Assign metadata to files added to document library using MS migration tool

    The current migration tool works well in transferring metadata already attached to the files (date/time, last user, etc.). There is currently no way to assign metadata required in the destination library to the files during migration, and the migration tool also ignores any default metadata assigned to the destination library (those values added automatically when files are added). You have to either update the values manually or use another tool like PowerShell.

    22 votes
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    thinking about it  ·  2 comments  ·  Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Include timebased information like CreationDate,ModifiedDate and LastAccessedDate in the scan reports

    Include timebased information like CreationDate,ModifiedDate and LastAccessedDate in the scan reports to gain insights on data in fileshares or SharePoint that might require archiving or disposition opposed to migration. By including this in the reports, these can be used for further processing.

    20 votes
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  10. Migrate Workflow Definitions

    The SharePoint Migration tool should being over Workflow Definitions from SP2010 and SP2013 workflows. While we understand inflight workflows can not be migrated customer with workflows should see the definitions migrated to SharePoint Online.

    15 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. SharePoint Migration Batches just like Exchange Migration Batches

    Exchange Online provides an Online interface, in the Exchange Admin Center, to run, manage and track mailbox migrations. In it you define endpoints and upload (CSV) migration batches. The status of these batches, which run unattended, is then viewable from the Exchange Admin Center no matter from where you are. This is vastly superior to the way the SharePoint Migration Tool currently works, as installed on a desktop client.

    With regards to defining a SharePoint Migration endpoint on-premises, from the SharePoint Admin Center, please consider the Azure AD Application Proxy scenario, where you can download a black-box installer which you…

    13 votes
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  12. Max single file size upload limit into SPMT

    Hello team,

    is there any feature planned for setting maximum single file upload limit for migration to OneDrive or SharePoint.

    With current update from OneDrive, it now allows 100GB of file upload, while our requirement is to not migrate files greater than 15GB.

    Thanks and regards,
    Rupali Kothawade

    11 votes
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  13. Add Wiki Page Library Support to SharePoint Migration Tool

    Add support for Wiki Page Library to SharePoint Migration Tool v2

    10 votes
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  14. Add estimated time remaining to Migration Tool

    For the most part the migration tool is good and easy to use, however, if possible it would be great to have the estimated time remaining displayed on the app just to give an idea of how long it will take

    10 votes
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  15. Please make Migration Manager API publicly available

    Currently, there is no option to programmatically control migrations with the Migration Manager.

    For large file share migrations we would like to implement a user interface that allows some controls by the end user.

    An API or some sort of scripting possibilites would be great.

    Actually the API is already there _api/MigrationCenterServices

    Please make this endpoint publicly available.

    9 votes
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  16. Open Source the SharePoint Migration Tool

    You will get some interesting features from the community. Also stop SharePoint customers from paying tons of money for migrations

    8 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    PowerShell support is now available for SharePoint Migration Tool (SPMT). Customers should be able to leverage PowerShell cmdlets to extend migration activities in their own custom migration logic.

    Link to the PowerShell cmdlets @ docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepointmigratio..

    Please continue to provide feedback and post new uservoice ideas

  17. Increase the file upload limit

    Currently uploading files to onedrive is limited to 15GB.
    With an increasing file size, especially with 4k content, the 15GB limit causes some inconveniences
    Please
    Increase limit of the uploaded file to 50GB or the highest possible level

    7 votes
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  18. Automatic renaming of illegal files and folders in SPMT

    Many of the 3rd party tools offer features to automatically replace illegal characters in file names and/or remapping illegal folder names such as 'Forms' at the root level for OD4B. It would be nice if SPMT also had such features.

    7 votes
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  19. SharePoint migration tool and Teams

    When migrating from server file shares in to SharePoint Online using the SharePoint migration tool, currently you can only choose the root folder of a document library and not the libraries belonging to ,for example, Teams channels. This means that you have to migrate in the folders and files and then use a separate method (SharePoint move or move in File Explore after a sync) to move these to respective Teams channel libraries.

    Please develop the tool so that you can select Teams channels libraries/document sites as the destination and not just the root library.

    7 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    While our integration with Microsoft Teams and Groups in the SharePoint Migration tool is not fully complete. You Should be able to point the tool to Any existing Teams or Group connected team site to migrate content into it. We understand this is not optimal but for the moment you can use the CSV/JSON approach to point it to folder mapping to different teams channels.
    more details at https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepointmigration/how-to-format-your-csv-file-for-data-content-migration

  20. Migration path / Integration: Office Group to Teamsite

    With introduction of Office 365 groups - which are very nice as starting point - please consider to provide an migration path / integration in Teamsite (OnPrem and SharePoint Online)

    7 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    While our integration with Microsoft Teams and Groups in the SharePoint Migration tool is not fully complete. You Should be able to point the tool to Any existing Teams or Group connected team site to migrate content into it. I would love to understand more what are the specific parts you would like to see in the tool

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