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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.

    147 votes
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    26 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. Support for SharePoint 2010

    Support for migrate from SharePoint 2010 to SPO

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    3 comments  ·  Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for providing feedback. While we can’t commit to a timeline right now we are working on enabling the SharePoint 2010 as a source in the SharePoint Migration tool. We will update this suggestion when possible.

  3. 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.

    15 votes
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  4. migrate SharePoint 2016 to O365

    We have a few SharePoint 2016 sites that we would like to have migrated to Office365 but I'm not able to find an easy way to do this. I tried to save list as template to get some of the content there but the data didn't import correctly. There needs to be a way to migrate SharePoint 2016 to O365 fully.

    7 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for providing feedback. We do have in the plans to bring support for SharePoint 2016 as a source in the SharePoint Migration tool. While we can’t commit to a timeline right now we are working on enabling the SharePoint 2010 first then move on to 2016 based on current feedback.

  5. 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…

    6 votes
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  6. 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.

    4 votes
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  7. 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)

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    0 comments  ·  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

  8. 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…

    3 votes
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  9. Support TargetListRelativePath in SharePoint Migration Tool UI

    It would save us a lot of time and hassle if we could specify the target folder in the UI instead of having to export and edit the JSON file to do it.

    3 votes
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  10. Add Wiki Page Library Support to SharePoint Migration Tool

    Add support for Wiki Page Library to SharePoint Migration Tool v2

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  12. 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

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    1 comment  ·  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

  13. 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

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  14. Offline Mode for SharePoint Migration Tool

    Offline Mode for SharePoint Migration Tool - The SharePoint Migration Tool requires the end user to enter in credentials to an O365 instance. In my scenario, we are currently blocked from accessing login gateways related to O365, but are currently working towards migrating to O365 as a solution. It would be nice to get the insights that the SharePoint Migration Tool provides in its reports without a set of O365 credentials. I.E. if credentials to O365 are not provided, place the Migration Tool into a REPORT ONLY state.

    3 votes
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  15. 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.

    2 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

  16. 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.

    2 votes
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  17. I know the Veterans Administration is moving to SharePoint Online

    I know the Veterans Administration is moving to SharePoint Online, I'm being asked for a Best Practices Migration plan from VA SharePoint 2013 servers to SharePoint Online, can you help me? I need info for this. I believe I will be helping with a lot of them in the near future!

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  18. 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.

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  19. Migrating SharePoint Online sites to Modern SharePoint Site

    There is no direct tool available to migrate the SharePoint online list libraries or customization to Modern sites. Though the scripting is not supported directly in modern sites. Is there any way to provide some suggestive migration tool for the same.
    Thanks

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  20. reduce/control SharePoint Migration Tool memory and disk index usage to under 2GB

    The current 2.1 release of the SharePoint Migration Tool balloons to occupy a huge amount of memory and disk space when scanning millions of files. I find this unnecessary for a program that is essentially creating a catalog of files.

    After scanning 15 million files, memory usage is at 12 GB and the list.dat file is 45 GB.

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