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Metalogix Content Matrix 8.8 - File Share Edition User Guide

Introduction Entering the License Key Overview of Content Migration Content Matrix Console End User Interface Enabling Advanced Mode Enabling and Disabling Optimistic Mode Connecting to a File System Connecting to SharePoint Preparing for Your Migration Initiating a Migration Configuring Copying Options Saving or Running a Migration Action Log Files Using PowerShell with Content Matrix
Configuring PowerShell for Use with Content Matrix Content Matrix PowerShell Commandlet List
Modifying Content Matrix Configuration and Settings Frequently Asked Questions About Us

Create a SharePoint List

You can create a new SharePoint list via Metalogix Content Matrix under an existing site as long as:

·the connection type is not read-only, and

·the new list can use any site template that is installed on the SharePoint environment.

If site creation is not valid for the connection type, the option will be disabled.

To create a new list:

1.Navigate to the SharePoint Site where the list/library should be created.

2.Right-click and choose Create List.

Create List Menu Option

3.Complete the Create List dialog as you would if you were creating a list in native SharePoint.

Create List dialog

4.After completing the dialog, click [OK].

The new site collection now displays in Explorer View.

Create SharePoint Folder

You can create a new SharePoint list via Metalogix Content Matrix under an existing list or library (or within an existing folder) as long as the connection type is not read-only..  If folder creation is not valid for the connection type, the option will be disabled.

To create a new SharePoint folder:

1.Navigate to the SharePoint Document Library, List, or Document Folder under which the new folder should be created.

2.Right-click and choose Create Folder.

Create Folder Menu Option

3.Complete the Create Folder dialog.  

Note that the Folder Type drop down allows you to select the content type with which to create the folder. if only one content type exists on that list/library/folder, the option will be grayed out. There is also a check-box option to overwrite any existing folder that uses the same folder name at the level the folder is being added.

Create Folder dialog

4.After completing the dialog, click [OK].

The new folder now displays in Explorer View.

Deleting a SharePoint Object

You can delete a SharePoint object via Metalogix Content Matrix as long as the connection type is not read-only. SharePoint objects that can be deleted via Metalogix Content Matrix are:

·SharePoint Sites

·SharePoint Lists

·SharePoint Document Folders

·SharePoint Documents

·SharePoint List Items

If the action is not valid for the connection type, it will be disabled.

NOTE:  Document versions and list item versions cannot be deleted via Metalogix Content Matrix.

To delete a SharePoint Object:

1.Select the SharePoint object to be deleted.

NOTE:  Depending on the type of object, this may be in the Explorer View or in the Items View.

2.Either:

§Press the Delete key on the keyboard.

§Right-click on the object and choose Delete [Object].

Delete List Menu Option

You will be prompted to confirm the action before continuing.

Viewing StoragePoint Details

Metalogix Content Matrix can display the Metalogix StoragePoint details for any document items that have been offloaded to StoragePoint.

To view StoragePoint details:

1.In Explorer View, navigate to a SharePoint Document Library that contains items that have been offloaded to StoragePoint.

2.Switch to the Items View tab.

3.Select an item, right-click and choose StoragePoint Details.

NOTE:  The StoragePoint Details option will only be available in the menu if the selected items have been offloaded into StoragePoint. If the selected item has not been offloaded to StoragePoint the StoragePoint Details options will not be available. Only one item can be selected at a time.

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The Storage Point Details dialog provides the below information:

§Address - The web address for the specified item within SharePoint.

§Endpoint Relative Folder - The folder that has been configured as endpoint for the offloaded item (i.e. the location of the item in the offloaded storage space).

§Filename - The StoragePoint file name reference that is left behind in SharePoint after the item has been offloaded.

4.When finished, click [Close].

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