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Metalogix Content Matrix 8.8 - Advanced Installation Guide

Scenario based Installation Examples for Content Matrix Console

Now that we have a better idea of the basic installation scenarios and the possible SharePoint connection adapters that might be involved, we can look at some examples. The below example center around Metalogix Content Matrix Console – SharePoint Edition, since the SharePoint to SharePoint case can be the most varied.

·For migrations to on-premises SharePoint servers, click here to view recommended installation configurations.

·For migrations to Cloud-based SharePoint servers, click here to view recommended installation configurations.

On-premises Target Server Installation Scenarios

Metalogix recommends one of the following installation options for SharePoint to SharePoint on-premises migrations:

I.Install the Metalogix Extensions Web Service (MEWS) on a Web Front End (WFE) server of the Source SharePoint Farm.

II.For up to two users, install the Metalogix Content Matrix Console on a WFE of the Target SharePoint Farm:

Install Scenario 1

OR

III.For three or more users install the Metalogix Content Matrix Console on each user’s Desktop/Laptop, and install MEWS on a WFE of the Target SharePoint Farm:

Install Scenario 2

Cloud-based Target Server Installation Scenarios

Quest recommends one of the following installation options for SharePoint to SharePoint on-premises to Cloud based migrations:

I.For up to two users, install the Metalogix Content Matrix Console on a Web Front End (WFE) of the Source SharePoint Farm:

Install Scenario 3

OR

II.For three or more users install the Metalogix Content Matrix Console on each user’s desktop/laptop, and install MEWS on a WFE of the Source SharePoint Farm.

Install Scenario 4

Non-SharePoint to SharePoint Migration Installation Scenarios

Metalogix recommends one of the following installation options for migrations from File Shares, Blogs and Wikis, Exchange Public Folders, and eRooms to SharePoint on-premises:

I.For up to two users, install both the Metalogix Content Matrix Console and for Public Folder Migrations, the SharePoint Email Viewer, on a WFE on the Target SharePoint Farm.

Install Scenario 5

OR

II.For three or more users install the Metalogix Content Matrix Console on each user’s Desktop/Laptop, and install MEWS, Metalogix and the SharePoint Email Viewer on a WFE of the Target SharePoint Farm:

Metalogix recommends one of the following installation options for migrations from File Shares, Blogs and Wikis, Exchange Public Folders, and eRooms to SharePoint Cloud migrations:

I.For up to two users, install the Metalogix Content Matrix Console on the server of the source system, such as the MS Exchange Server, eRoom Server, etc. if these have sufficient RAM

II.For three or more users or when the source system or file share server does not have sufficient RAM, install the Metalogix Content Matrix Console on each user’s desktop/laptop.

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