Document the settings and Term Sets of your Managed Metadata service application. The ability to compare Term Sets between two different farms.
You will be able to save SPDocKit settings as part of a Consultant Profile. This will allow you to restore them easily when you activate the product.
Set up your own custom criteria that will be used to remove specific sites matching that criteria (e.g. dead sites).
Document the list columns and content types to help control the information coming into the lists.
Document and analyze the Search service application, its configuration and health status to make sure that all components are running without any issues.
New dashboard will show you an overview of your farm configuration (tiles with number of servers, site collections, farm solutions, top databases by size, etc.) and you will be able to drill down to specific reports.
New dashboard will show you an overview of the audit actions in the farm (number of changes per event type, created groups, top site collections by activity, etc.) – drill to specific reports.
Get a high-level overview of farm usage – check most active sites, sites with large lists, largest documents in your farm, etc. Drill to get more info.
With SPDocKit 8 we launched new reports for SharePoint analytics. It allows you to check number of site hits and visitors per site collection and track how these trends are changing.
Also you can explore the size and number of subsites. With this new options you will get a deeper insight – on a subsite level.
Keep track of recently created sites, lists and documents. You can also find inactive sites and unmodified lists as well as recently modified documents. Keep your farm clean and well-structured with these reports.
New Document Extension Overview report shows the summarized number of documents by extension (such as number of .pdf, .mp4, .docx files) and their total size.
Get a complete list of all documents per extension type as well as their size and versions count on a site collection level.
Check and compare assigned permissions for any two principals in your SharePoint. Except that you can easily track changes in permissions per user through time.
Check number of visits and users per each site collection in one summarized report, and track how these trends are changing. Find most visited sites, drill down to get the list of site visitors.
Get a summarized report with an overview of all changes that the out-of-the-box SharePoint audit logs cover! With audit reports you will be able to filter, sort and analyze what your users did or changed on sites, lists, libraries, list items and files.
When you decide to grant permissions directly to a particular user, you will be able to grant permissions to everything in a specific folder (even to items with unique permissions).
New report which will help you track content creation – you will see site collection title, item title and URL, when was it created and when it was last modified.
Until now you could only clone permissions between users/groups. Now we will add an extra option, cloning on a site/library level.
The built-in SharePoint audit feature allows you to track user actions across your site collections.
SPDocKit comes with built-in queries that help you detect if auditing is turned on. You can go a step further and create a rule to configure auditing settings straight from SPDocKit.
You can add a comment to any report in the Farm Explorer or Snapshots. Write additional information about report data or note some extra settings, leave notes to your self or to your colleagues.
You can easily add tags to sites, lists, folders, documents and site collections in your SharePoint structure. This will help you to highlight sensitive or private data visually and to classify objects. This feature helps you become GDPR compliant.
New options for exporting reports to Excel. You will be able to filter your results and use the data more efficiently.
Keep track of your replicated environment: availability groups, primary and secondary databases, availability replicas, roles, availability group listeners, and availability modes.
A new filtering option for all Hierarchy permission reports. Choose the permission level you would like to check and find all users that have been granted that specific privilege all the way to the list item level.
SPDocKit Insights Event Viewer comes with a powerful collecting engine which is now improved and collects logs from all types of Windows Logs!
Now, it comes with an SPDocKit Service, and it allows you to create snapshots automatically. Also, create snapshots and alerts for SharePoint Online reports.
See a list of all currently used OneDrive personal sites, and from there you can check the usage status, along with the warning and maximum storage quota.
New reports show a list of all Groups and Teams in your tenant. Also, you can check membership and ownership per each Office 365 Group.
New bulk management actions allow you to delete or create groups, add as many members or owners as you wish to more groups at once.
We are working on a new option under the permissions explorer. You will be able to expore and document anonymous access settings on your SharePoint sites.
Get a complete log of permissions changes made on a site. Includes details about who made the changes and when. Actions like permission assignments, group memberships and permission inheritance changes will be tracked.
New reports about Microsoft Project Server. Document settings and permissions for your Project Server.
Some servers SharePoint doesn’t recognize as part of the farm, but they might be vital for your production environment. With this new capabilty you will be able to add these servers manually into farm topology (to gather data about these servers).
We have updated a lot of existing reports, and now they fully support SharePoint 2016 and community and TechNet recommendations. There are also completely new reports.
New report that allows you to see which role membership user has been granted to a certain database.
Restore permission levels, directly assigned permissions, SharePoint group memberships and missing SharePoint groups. This feature is available for both SharePoint on-premise and SharePoint Online.
View current, live data, in addition to historic snapshot data, in the reports on the Site Explorer. Save time and navigate quickly to your preferred site and explore real-time information that you are interested in—no need to wait for the load results (snapshot)!
You will be able to get an alert when a change in permissions has occurred. Track changes for a specific SharePoint object (Site, List, List Item/Document).
We added a new alert option for Best Practices. Get notifications whenever a change occurs (error or warning) or the Best Practice you need to keep an eye on fails.
We created the new upgraded and redesigned SPDocKit monitoring feature. It brings a refined collecting engine, developed to improve performance and user experience.
Farm Compare: We have added the ability to compare TEST, DEV and PROD farms with different number of servers to get a better overview of all differences.
Permissions Compare: Now you are able to compare any two groups (SharePoint or Active Directory) as well as to track changes in group memberships.
We added a new export option for Compare results and SharePoint farm Documentation! All data will be sorted out through sheets and Excel filtering options will allow you to explore information you need more efficiently.
SPDocKit reports will show you even more of the details you need, in one view. Customize Permissions and Content reports to best suit your needs by adding columns such as emails, user names, or any other information you require.
Under Farm Explorer/Servers in the farm, we are creating a new report that will list all of your installed server certificates in one place. A certificate store often contains numerous certificates, possibly issued from a number of different certification authorities. You will be able to include this in a SharePoint farm documentation file.
Advanced security feature that allows access levels to be defined specifically for SPDocKit. The users and groups can be assigned to different access levels based on elements of SPDocKit or their SharePoint permissions.
A new type of comparison that provides a detailed overview of all permission changes across an entire site collection. Now you can check:
- which principal has been added,
- what type of permission has been granted or removed,
- which sites had permission inheritances broken or restored,
- if a user’s state in the AD has changed.
SPDocKit now shows your servers sorted according to the assigned SharePoint Server 2016 MinRole (Front-End, Application, Distributed Cache, Search, Custom) in the Farm Topology, server lists, and in other reports. A MinRole compliancy report under Best Practices will show you which services on servers are not compliant with the server’s given MinRole.
We have updated the Site Explorer documentation and the Content Types Hierarchy report. As well as checking whether content was custom-made by a user or was a default, now it also shows which Content Type has been published from the Content Type hub.
Note: Please bear in mind that this is a high-level roadmap without feature details; everything listed here is subject to change without prior notice.