Before proceeding with Public Folders migration, check Azure AD administrative credentials for the source and the target tenants and grant consent for the application. You can do this from the Tenants page or using the link in Configure Connections dialog.

IMPORTANT: Azure AD administrator accounts should have a mailbox with valid Microsoft Exchange Online license

In case you use new Migration UI all necessary connections were configured when you create migration project. You can re-configure connections from the account migration Dashboard, if necessary, as described below.

Configuring connections for source and for target tenants

TIP: Click on you pair of tenants in the breadcrumbs for return to main project Dashboard.

  1. Click Accounts
  2. Click Configure Connections on the account migration Dashboard.
  1. Select Source and click Edit. Verify source administrator credentials, change them, if necessary, and grant the Required Consents and Permissions to allow the product to access the tenant. You will be redirected to the Microsoft web site for granting admin consent. Note, you should be logged as source administrator account to grant necessary permissions. Click Save.

The following permissions should be granted for the source tenant:

  • Migration - Basic
  • Migration - Mail Migration

  1. Select Target and click Edit. Verify target administrator credentials, change them, if necessary, and grant the Required Consents and Permissions to allow the product to access the tenant. You will be redirected to the Microsoft web site for granting admin consent. Note, you should be logged as target administrator account to grant necessary permissions. Click Save.

The following permissions should be granted for the target tenant:

  • Migration - Basic
  • Migration - Mail Migration