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What’s new in Saketa SharePoint Migrator

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Saketa SharePoint Migrator release notes provide you a complete overview of the new features and functions improvements in each release, starting with the current release. This page includes release notes for major releases and minor (bug fix) releases.


Now, many of your favorite features are easier to use than ever before. Migrate with a highly optimized performance which is increased by 10 times from the older versions. Easily export report for further analysis. Manage your connections, migrate on desired environment and many more features updates in the current release of Saketa SharePoint Migrator.

Improved Functions of the Saketa SharePoint Migrator

Version 5.5.2 Oct 28, 2021
  • Exporting folders and files with long paths to File system is supported.
  • Target audience is now supported in site navigation settings.
  • Browser Authentication connection improvements.
  • Warning popups to indicate C drive is running out of space to avoid issues in large migrations.
  • General bug fixes and improvements.
Version 5.5.1 Sep 18, 2021
  • Default wiki tabs are now supported in Saketa Teams migrations.
  • Microsoft Planner tab migrations improvements in Teams migrations.
  • General bug fixes and improvements.
Version 5.5.0 Sep 9, 2021
  • More Microsoft and SharePoint tabs are now supported by Saketa Teams migrations.
  • Microsoft Planner migrations are now supported in Saketa Teams migrations.
  • Pages migration support in all Saketa Turbo migrations.
  • Taxonomy migrations functional improvements.
  • General bug fixes and improvements.
Version 5.4.0 Aug 7, 2021
  • Self-chat migration support in Slack to Teams migrations.
  • Teams to Teams migration fixes.
  • Slack to Teams migration improvements.
  • Background run functional improvements.
  • General bug fixes and improvements.
Version 5.3.0 June 18, 2021
  • Microsoft 365 Governance advanced widgets with filter capabilities.
  • Microsoft 365 Governance functional improvements.
  • Support for Library and File analysis in SharePoint Inventory.
  • Permission Migration and Inventory analysis improvements in File System to SharePoint migrations.
  • Functional Improvements in File System, Slack, and Teams migrations.
  • General bug fixes and improvements.
Version 5.2.0 May 11, 2021
  • Support for Outlook and Gmail add-in file types in slack to Teams migration.
  • Slack Direct chats rename and migrate as Group chat capabilities.
  • Multilingual Teams migration improvements and fixes.
  • Improvements in slack and Teams migrations.
  • General bug fixes and improvements.
Version 5.1.0 Apr 06, 2021
  • New Feature - Personal and Group chats migration from Slack to Teams.
  • Slack to Teams conversations merge behavior now supported.
  • Improvements in user and group mapping functionality.
  • Performance improvements in Taxonomy migrations.
  • Export Reports improvements.
  • General bug fixes and improvements
Version 5.0 Feb 25, 2021
  • New Feature – M365 Governance - phase 1; Lot more coming, so stay tuned.
  • New Feature – Support for Education Teams templates (Class, Staff, PLC, etc.)
  • Improvements / bug fixes in Slack to Teams migration
  • Performance optimizations for faster migrations.
Version 4.2.1 Feb 04,2021
  • Chunk wise Export support for large list/libraries in Export from SharePoint migrations.
  • Root site navigation migration improvements in all migrations.
  • Slack to Teams migration bug fixes.
  • General bug fixes and improvements.
Version 4.2.0 Jan 5, 2021
  • New Feature – Box Business and Enterprise migration is available.
  • Slack to Teams migration functional improvements.
  • All Cloud migrations turbo improvements.
  • Handling long paths, and content export improvements in Export from SharePoint module.
  • General bug fixes and improvements.
Version 4.1.0 Nov 02,2020
  • New Feature – Turbo mode is available in Teams Migration
  • Major functional improvements in FileSystem to SharePoint migrations
  • General bug fixes and improvements.
Version 4.0.0 Sep 8, 2020
  • New Feature – Slack to Teams migration is available.
  • New Feature – Content migration is available within the Teams migration module.
  • New Feature – Migrate Teams conversations as HTML pages supported.
  • New Insights Available in the SharePoint Inventory Module - Insights about workflows, InfoPath forms, custom solutions.
  • File permissions information is available in the File System Inventory report.
  • Functional improvements in Teams to Teams migration.
  • Now Saketa Migrator tool can run in the background by consuming minimal resources to perform tasks.
  • General bug fixes and improvements.
Version 3.0 Jun 11,2020
  • We are very happy to announce v3.0 Release, now with the much-awaited Microsoft Teams migration: We are in phase 1 of Teams rollout and are supporting Teams to Teams migration and SharePoint to Teams. This feature is available to all our existing customers to experience the possibilities in action.
  • Incremental filters & Permissions migration support for File System to SharePoint migrations.
  • Post migration check feature is available for the "Export from SharePoint" module.
  • Azure app authentication support for browser authentication.
  • Other improvements to boost SharePoint migrations and minor bug fixes.
Version 2.4.5 Mar 9, 2020
  • New Feature – New dashboard is available to view all migration stats.
  • New Feature – Notifications tab is now available in Security Manager module.
  • Resource Throttling Improvements – Authentication using the Azure app is now available for SharePoint online with manual authentication mode and other performance improvements.
  • Resize option is available for all types of popups in application for better usability.
  • Now tool supports more type of google file types migration in Google Drive to SharePoint Import.
  • Performance improvements in permissions migration.
  • Now custom permission levels can be created while migrating the item permissions if the connected user has the site collection admin access.
  • General bug fixes and improvements.
Version 2.4.3 Dec 16,2019
  • New Feature - New screen is available to manage users and permission levels across multiple site collections.
  • New Feature - Now users can check permissions which are granted through security and domain groups.
  • Advanced options are available to customize security manager reports and views.
  • New quick action is available to manage primary site collection administrators for multiple site collections.
  • The export option is available for inventory reports.
  • Improvements and bug fixes in handling of all types of special characters.
  • CAML query filters are available to export content from SharePoint to File System.
  • General Bug fixes and improvements.
Version 2.4.2 Sep 4, 2019
  • New Feature – News screen is available to view all shared links of webs and lists.
  • New Feature – Copy and clone user permissions feature is available.
  • New Feature - Find and manage all external user permissions from a single place.
  • New Feature - New option is available to migrate all permission levels and SharePoint groups in site collection migrations.
  • Bug fixes in files migration from File System to SharePoint which have dead accounts as an author.
  • Major performance improvements in Taxonomy migrations.
  • Bug fixes in InfoPath forms migration.
  • Stability improvements and bug fixes.
Version 2.4.1 June 17,2019
  • New Module - Saketa Security Manager to audit/maintain permissions for all versions of SharePoint
  • New Feature - New advanced commands in Saketa Shell to migrate specific items from Excel file
  • New Feature - Advanced filter settings in CAML Query copy options to delete items.
  • New Feature - New copy option to define the number of latest item versions to migrate without preserving source versioning. This feature will speed up your migrations if entire history is not required.
  • Major improvements in performance and UI for session reports.
  • Copy-Content command has a new option to override the existing page webparts in target site
Version 2.4.0 May 3, 2019
  • New Feature – Auto generate PowerShell scripts for all type of migrations with copy options.
  • New Feature – Option to import User and Group mappings from the Excel file is available.
  • Saketa Shell -New commands available to migrate failed items only.
  • Advanced options available in the incremental migrations to handle dependency folders migration.
  • Functional improvements in connection manager and OneDrive to SharePoint migrations.
  • Major performance improvements in Turbo migrations.
  • General bug fixes and other improvements.
Version 2.3.0 Feb 03,2019
  • New Feature - Modern Team Sites and Communication sites migration is supported.
  • New Feature - New OneDrive for business sites creation and migration is supported.
  • Improvements in content migration query builder to migrate specific content.
  • Handling restricted fragments in folder names supported for File System and cloud storages migration.
  • Clear Logs option is available to clear application logs under settings.
  • Improvements in Enterprise Keyword column metadata migration.
  • Option to exclude the folder versions comparison in post migrations is available
  • Bug fixes in modern page webparts migration.
  • Major bug fixes in SharePoint 2007 items migration.
  • General bug fixes and improvements.
Version 2.2.0 Nov 28, 2018
  • New Feature – Now Saketa Migrator is supporting migrations to SharePoint 2019.
  • New Feature – Now incremental migrations are more powerful with advanced query options.
  • Major performance improvements in all clouds storages and file system migrations.
  • Search and additional item views are available for cloud storages migration.
  • No Check Required option is available for item exists behavior to increase migration speed.
  • Flatten folder hierarchy option is available in Copy Content Cmdlet.
  • Minor bug fixes in SharePoint calendar list migration.
  • General bug fixes and improvements.
Version 2.1.19 Sep 06,2018
  • New PowerShell Command - Copy content command is available to automate SharePoint content migration.
  • List and library custom forms migration is supported.
  • Calendar overlays migration is available for all versions of SharePoint calendar lists.
  • SharePoint web property bag configurations migration is available.
  • O365 modern webparts migration is supported.
  • General bug fixes and improvements.
Version 2.1.18 July 16, 2018
  • New Feature - PowerShell commands to automate large migrations with Saketa Migrator
  • Script and schedule your migrations with Saketa Shell.
  • Major performance improvements in Turbo speed mode.
  • Export migration reports as CSV files now available.
  • Large files migration support in Dropbox migration.
  • New advanced comparison rules included in the post migration check.
  • System resources information is one click away from the speed tuning option.
  • General bug fixes and improvements.
Version 2.1.17 June 15,2018
  • Major performance improvements in normal and turbo modes.
  • Bug fixes in Export from SharePoint module.
  • Functional improvements in SharePoint groups migration.
  • General bug fixes and improvements
Version 2.1.16 June 1, 2018
  • Permission level mappings option is available for content types and site columns migration.
  • List item unique permissions migration - The SharePoint groups with limited access to lists and libraries will be migrated automatically when it’s needed on target.
  • Drag and drop feature is available to migrate users between SharePoint groups.
  • Functional improvement in external metadata column migration.
  • New rules included in the web post migration check.
  • Major functional improvements in pre-migration check.
  • Other bug fixes and improvements.
Version 2.1.14 April 3,2018
  • New SharePoint Inventory validation rule - Files which are not checked-In even once.
  • Functional improvements in Incremental load migration.
  • Bug fixes in large SharePoint groups migration.
  • Minor bug fixes in turbo mode.
  • New validation rules are included in pre-migration.
  • General bug fixes and improvements.
Version 2.1.13 March 30, 2018
  • New Feature - Inventory option is available for SharePoint web applications, site collections and webs.
  • New Feature – Inventory option is available for Google Drive, OneDrive, Box and Drop Box.
  • Run post migration option is available in migration result confirmation dialog to start the post migration instantly.
  • Item exists behavior- Copy if newer option is available for File system to SharePoint migrations.
  • Modified date will be preserved even content approval enabled on the document library in File system to SharePoint migration.
  • Minor bug fixes in Excel to SharePoint migration.
  • Major functional improvements in pre-migration check.
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements in SharePoint files, list item versions limiting feature.
  • Handled unsupported list templates - Lists with unsupported list templates on target side will be created with default base template type.
  • Major performance improvements and memory leaks are fixed.
  • metadata validation rules included in the post migration check.
  • Other bug fixes and improvements
Version 2.1.12 Feb 6,2018
  • Issue in browser authentication for few users got resolved.
  • Current logged in user information is available in Google drive to SharePoint and Box to SharePoint migrations.
  • Minor bug fixes in Filesystem to SharePoint migration.
  • Other bug fixes and improvements.
Version 2.1.11 Feb 1, 2018
  • Site templates, permission levels and users/groups mappings are available in one place for ease use.
  • Functional improvements in turbo mode.
  • Item modified information will be preserved for content approval enabled libraries also if target is SharePoint online.
  • Major performance and functional improvements in box to SharePoint migration.
  • Moderation status and comments will be preserved for folders migration.
  • Authors and time stamp information will be preserved for all versions of pages.
  • Bug fixes in home page web parts migration. #; Other bug fixes and improvements.
Version 2.1.10 Jan 23,2018
  • New Feature - Bulk edit module is available to update or add metadata for all existing list items in single go.
  • SharePoint modern pages migration is available.
  • Scheduling option is available for Excel to SharePoint migrations.
  • All OneDrive for business sites can be accessed from central admin explorer view.
  • Option for preserving items order while importing the data from Excel to SharePoint list is available.
  • Functional improvements in connection manager.
  • Authors and time stamps will be preserved for content approval enabled libraries in O365 without Saketa server extension.
  • Major performance improvements and bug fixes in content types and site columns migration.
  • Bug fixes in site home pages and webparts migration.
  • Additional information will be available in session reports for all site objects.
  • Major memory leaks are handled for large migrations.
  • Bug fixes in list views, list settings and site settings migration.
  • Major performance improvements in Saketa Turbo mode.
  • Performance improvements in session report preparation.
Version 2.1.9 Nov 17, 2017
  • Major performance improvements.
  • Bug fixes in list/library views and forms migration.
  • Memory leaks are handled.
  • Bug fixes in web parts migration.
  • Other bug fixes and improvements.
Version 2.1.8 Nov 09,2017
  • Reoccurrence job scheduling is available.
  • Improvements and bug fixes in Turbo migration.
  • Hanging issue fixed while selecting sub webs in few versions of windows OS.
  • Improvements and bug fixes in list and library views migration.
  • List and library records migration is available.
  • My sites migration from on-premise to O365 is available.
  • Content type InfoPath forms and form templates migration is available.
  • SharePoint 2010 sites connectivity issue in Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • Master page configurations will be migrated if the same master page is available on the target.
  • Other bug fixes and improvements.
Version 2.1.7 Sep 28, 2017
  • List Item attachments migration is available in Excel to SharePoint migration
  • Minor bug fixes in web parts migration
  • Other bug fixes and improvements.
Version 2.1.5 Sep 22,2017
  • Inventory and Summary reports are available for Filesystem to SharePoint premigration.
  • File system inventory is available.
  • Major performance improvements in SharePoint to SharePoint migrations.
  • Screen resolution issues fixed for low resolutions i.e. 1366 x 768 and below.
  • Faster data loading while drilldown into lists and libraries.
  • All web and site collection settings will be migrated same as source in web migrations.
  • The number of characters allowed in folder name has increased from 255 to 400 for O365.
  • Term groups, Term sets migration is available from Excel.
  • Export from SharePoint - web level export with schedule option is available and other functional improvements.
  • Delta migration is available for SharePoint 2007 also.
  • Performance improvements in site columns and content types migration.
  • Excel to SharePoint migration supports all types of SharePoint fields.
  • Content type order issue in list and library settings is fixed.
  • Blocked characters and reserved words handling is available for files migration.
  • Special symbols handling in term set migrations.
  • Issue in calendar list view migration is fixed.
  • Functional improvements and bug fixes in InfoPath forms migration.
  • All user profile properties migration is available in My Sites migration and other bug fixes and functional improvements in this module.
  • Access denied issue is handled for files and folders migration from Filesystem to SharePoint.
  • Other minor bug fixes.
Version 2.1.2 Aug 02, 2017
  • Timeout issue has been handled, while migrating the large files from the Filesystem and cloud storages to O365.
  • The Search feature is available in all session reports and file system explorer view.
  • Functionality improvements in connection manager and connection dropdown.
  • Performance improvements in Google Drive to SharePoint migration.
  • O365 resource throttling issue has been handled, while migrating the term group / term set which contains 20K + terms.
  • Pre and post migration options are available for workflows migration.
  • Functional improvements in my sites migration.
  • Cancelation is available in scheduled migrations.
  • Users will be notified with a warning popup if workflows are available and enabled on the target list/library, while starting the data migration from Filesystem to SharePoint.
  • Field and content type mappings are available in Filesystem to SharePoint migration with turbo mode.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.
Version 2.1.0 July 18,2017
  • My sites migration is available.
  • List/Library level workflows migration is available.
  • Content type level workflows migration is available.
  • Site and reusable workflows migration is available
  • All Popups are movable throughout the application
  • UI improvements in cloud storages migration
  • Performance improvements in site objects migration
  • Advanced objects/data comparison is available in post migration
  • Improvements in pre-migration
  • Fields and content type mappings are available in cloud storages migration
  • The amount of data consumed for each migration is available in session reports
  • Improvements in web applications and site collections view
Version 2.0.20 Jun 22, 2017
  • Authors and Timestamps information is available for Box to SharePoint migration.
  • Performance improvements in content types and web migration.
  • Maximum characters allowed in the 0365 file URLs have been increased to 400 characters.
  • Bug fixes in list unique permissions migration.
Version 2.0.19 Jun 1,2017

Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 2.0.18 May 15, 2017
  • Users and group mappings are available in File System to SharePoint migration.
  • Connection Swapping - Changing the source connection to destination connection and vice versa.
  • Scheduled migration is available in File system to SharePoint.
  • Bug fixes in excel to SharePoint migration.
Version 2.0.17 May 1,2017
  • Improvements in Turbo mode to gain more speed for data migration.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.
Version 2.0.16 Apr 20, 2017
  • Enhancements in site objects incremental load.
  • Bug fixes and improvements in the post migration.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements in turbo migration.
  • Bug fixes in excel to SharePoint migration.
Version 2.0.15 Apr 10,2017
  • Migration of taxonomy field values with different language translations.
  • Search option is available in Site objects and content migration.
  • Implemented Scheduled migration in SharePoint site objects migration.
  • Preserving Show and hide columns option is available in reports.
Version 2.0.14 Apr 1, 2017
  • Unresolved user in destination can be mapped with resolved user in user or group mappings.
  • All unresolved users can be displayed in user or group mappings with “show all unresolved users” option.
  • “Item exist behavior” option is available in import from excel to SharePoint tab.
  • Date and time issues has been fixed when data is migrated to sites with different locale.
Version 2.0.13 Mar 30,2017
  • Improvements in site collection migration.
  • Improvements in Session reports.
Version 2.0.12 Mar 10, 2017
  • Bug fixes in field values when data is migrated to sites with different languages.
  • Bug fixes in taxonomy field values migration.
Version 2.0.11 Mar 1,2017
  • In content migration, popup is displayed when there are any email notifications/event receivers/workflows are enabled on destination.
  • Enhanced migration of files/folders which contains special characters that are not supported in SharePoint.
  • Item exist behavior issue has been fixed when the folder contains files in it.
Version 2.0.10 Feb 24, 2017
  • Migration of 10gb file to 2016 is allowed.
  • Turbo mode is available in SharePoint site objects and SharePoint content migration, which increases the performance of Migration to Online site.
  • Detailed migration report is available with property and its details for each migration.
  • Task list with timeline, migration has been implemented.
Version 2.0.9 Jan 31,2017
  • Delete option for Sub webs is available.
  • Recently completed pre and post migration reports are available in home page.
  • User mappings, permission level mapping and Site template mappings are available.
Version 2.0.8 Jan 12, 2017
  • Issues in threaded view migration.
  • List view sort option and filter option has been fixed in list view migration.
Version 2.0.7 Dec 23,2016
  • Issues in file URL has been fixed.
  • Migration will be in pause during network issue and it restarts automatically when network is reconnected.
  • Hidden group site column migration has been fixed.
Version 2.0.6 Dec 5, 2016
  • Default document template setting for content types has been fixed.
  • Delete confirmation for site objects deletion.
Version 2.0.5 Nov 18,2016
  • Issues in file URL has been fixed.
  • Auto suggestions while adding a new connection through connection manager.
Version 2.0.4 Oct 23, 2016
  • Performance issues has been fixed in content migration.
Version 2.0.3 Oct 10,2016
  • Implemented Import from Excel to SP Functionality.
  • Performance improvement in Import from File System to SP Migration.
  • Fixed bugs : Export To Excel functionality in Reports.
Version 2.0.2 Oct 17, 2016
  • Handled Blocked file/folder name issue.
  • Performance is improved from File system to SP migration.
Version 2.0.1 Oct 10,2016
  • Manage your connections – Connections can be saved in two ways: Temporary and Permanent. Temporary connections are saved for the specified sessions and Permanent Connections can be used for ever.
Version 2.0.0 Oct 02, 2016
  • Handled File/Folder Url maximum limit(256 characters) issue.
  • Handled File/Folder name maximum limit (128 characters) issue.
Version 1.0.9 Sep 25,2016
  • Perform multiple migrations - With in a single tab users can perform multiple migrations by just selecting the added connections.
Version 1.0.8 Sep 19, 2016
  • High Speed Migration – Performance is optimized by 10X.
  • Intelligent Timer – Time taken for migration can be easily identified with the help of Timer.
Version 1.0.7 Sep 2,2016
  • Colorful Badges – Status of Migration can be easily known based on the color provided in the tab.
  • Exportable Reports – Save your migration report to your local disk (By using “Export to Excel” option, Migration Reports can be saved easily to your local disks).
  • Migration Roadmap– InfoPath forms migration is available.
Version 1.0.6 Sep 1, 2016
  • Manage Sites, Content and Metadata – Migration of different SharePoint Site objects namely Content Types, Permissions, Managed Metadata are also available in this version.
  • Edit your Connections– All the permanent connections can be available in Connection Manager, which can be created, edited and deleted.
Version 1.0.5 Aug 29,2016
  • Easy Import and Export – Easy import and export of data between SharePoint and Local File System.
  • Migrate on the desired environment – Sites and websites can be merged within the desired Sites and websites.
Version 1.0.4 Aug 19,2016
  • Insightful Reporting – Deal with migration problems on-the-fly or tell the tool in advance how to respond to various problems.
  • Monitor migration status – Different Statuses and Icons are available in the Migration report for the status of migrated SharePoint object namely: Success, Error, Warning, Skipped, Started and Skipped.
Version 1.0.3 Aug 17,2016
  • Comprehensive Information System – System Information contains all the Information regarding the System’s hardware.
  • Choose what to migrate – In Site and Web migration, users are provided with options to choose a title for Site or web, to include List or library content, to preserve permissions, List views and forms, web parts, navigation, subsites, features, to choose location for copying dependencies.
  • Site Collection Migration to 2010 is supported.
Version 1.0.2 Aug 17,2016
  • Choose what to migrate – In List & Library migration, users are provided with options to choose title for List or Library, to include content within them, to preserve Permissions, workflows, views, forms, to choose location for copying dependencies.
  • Intuitive Navigation – Navigate easily to the different SharePoint site objects by just clicking on the links provided next to them
Version 1.0.1 Aug 17,2016
  • Migrate what you need – Migrate websites, lists, libraries, users, groups, site columns, content types, permissions and managed metadata.
  • Multiple Authentication Modes – Supports a wide range of authentication modes, including Forms-Based Authentication and O365 Authentication (Different types of Authentication namely Windows, Manual, Browser are available for user flexibility).
  • Easy Tracking – Identify the recently completed session details by just a single click.
Version 1.0.0 Aug 17,2016
  • Upgrade your SharePoint platform – Upgrade from the older version of SharePoint (SharePoint 2007, 2010, 2013) to the latest version (SharePoint 2016 or Office 365) and harness the performance of your platform.
  • Easy differentiation – Classification of SharePoint objects are done in such a manner that you can differentiate between them easily.
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