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Metalogix Content Matrix 8.9 - 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 Migrating to O365 Using the Azure Pipeline 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 Configuring Content Matrix for Distributed Migration Frequently Asked Questions About Us

Viewing StoragePoint Details

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

NOTE  Currently, StoragePoint Details functionality will be disabled for SharePoint 2019 as it is not currently supported.

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].

Initiating a Migration

From the Metalogix Content Matrix Explorer View, you can "copy" an object from the source connection then "paste" it to the appropriate location on the target connection.  You will then be prompted to configure Copy Options.

 

You can:

·Migrate a File Share Folder as a SharePoint site

·Migrate a File Share Folder as a document library

·Migrate File Share files as SharePoint documents

·Copy a SharePoint site or list as a File Share directory

Migrating a File Share Folder as a SharePoint Site

Use the Copy as Site action to migrate a File Share folder as a SharePoint site. Depending on the migration options, any sub-folders will be migrated as SharePoint document libraries, or as sub-sites.

To initiate a "File Share folder as a SharePoint site" migration:

1.In Explorer View, select the source File Share folder to migrate.

2.Right-click and choose Copy Folder.

3.Select the target SharePoint site node under which you want the new SharePoint site to be created.

4.Right-click and choose Paste Folder > As Site option.

Continue with Configuring Copying Options.

Migrating a File Share Folder as a SharePoint Document Library

Use the Migrate as Document Library action to migrate a File Share folders as a SharePoint document library or as a folder within an existing document library.

NOTE:  Only File Share folders can be migrated as SharePoint document libraries. File Share files and documents can only be migrated as documents into a SharePoint document library, unless otherwise specified in the Configure Copy Options - Target Hierarchy Optionstab.

To initiate a "File Share folder as a SharePoint document library" migration:

1.In Explorer View, select the source File Share folder to migrate.

2.Right-click and choose Copy Folder.

3.Select the  target SharePoint site/document library node under which to create the document library/folder within the document library.

4.Depending on the target node you chose, right-click and choose either:

§Paste Folder > As Document Library (to create a document library)

§Paste Folder (to create a folder within the document library)

Continue with Configuring Copying Options.

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