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Metalogix Essentials for Office 365 2.10 - User Guide

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CopySite Parameters

The following are parameters for the -cmd CopySite command


copy site as new site

-asnewsitecollection [url]

copy site as new site collection


copy site with subsites


copy site permissions


copy site groups


copy site webparts


copy site collection features


copy site features


copy all content types


copy all lists


copy list content


copy list history


overwrite sites behavior on the target


copy list permissions


copy list views


copy list templates

-rootname [name]

new name for the target site

-copythreads [number]

number of parallel threads for copy

-usermapping [path]

path to the CSV file with user mapping to the copy operation

-templatemapping [path]

path to the CSV file with templates mapping

-centraladminurl [url]

URL of Central Administration

-farmadmin [user]

farm admin user name

-farmadminpassword [password]

farm admin password

-farmadminepassword [password]

farm admin encrypted password


copy page layouts gallery


copy master page gallery


copy look&feel options:


all copy - all following pages

title - copy title, description, icon

navigation - copy navigation

treeview - copy tree view

sitetheme - copy site theme

linkbar - copy top link bar

launch - copy quick launch

layouts - copy layouts and site templates

master - copy master settings

welcome - copy welcome page


copy Sharepoint designer objects


copy site home page


copy site workflows


copy workflows


copy InfoPath forms



Essentials -cmd copysite -srcsite http://host/site -trgtsite http://host/site2 -rootname newsite -asnewsite -copysubsites -copypermissions -copywebparts -copycollectionfeatures -copyfeatures -copycontenttypes -copylists -copylistcontent -copylisthistory -copylistpermissions -copylistviews -copylisttemplates -usermapping path/file.csv -templatemapping path/file.csv -log output.log

CopyItems Parameters

The following are parameters for the -cmd CopyItems command

-mapping [template.mvmap]

mapping template file

-trgtfolder [path]

target path folder


overwrite the items behavior on the target

-filter {[field][operator][value]}

filters source items

field - internal name of a field in SharePoint

operator- compare operator, such as one of the following:

=                 equals to

!=               does not equal to

>                 greater than

<                 less than

^=               starts with

*=               contains

value - criteria

Use these patterns for dates:
yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss or yyyy-MM-dd

-usermapping [path]

path to the CSV file with user mapping to the copy operation



basic - preserve Created/Modified properties (by default)

approval - preserve Approval Status/Comments


update membership of the groups during permissions migration


copy hidden fields


copy document ID property



Essentials -cmd copyitems -srcsite http://host/site -srclist DocLib -trgtsite http://host/site2 -trgtlist DocLib2 -trgtfolder folder1 -mapping D:/Temp/template.mvmap -filter "FileLeafRef*=.jpg" "Modified>2010-01-01" "Modified_x0020_By=DOMAIN\user" -usermapping path/file.csv -log output.log

OverwriteBehavior Parameters

The following are parameters for the -cmd OverwriteBehavior command

-overwritebehavior dont_copy

do not overwrite if file exists

-overwritebehavior add_version

overwrite if file exists (versioned and non-versioned library)

-overwritebehavior overwrite -filterfrom n days

overwrite with days filter (incremental copy)

-overwritebehavior overwrite -filterfrom n weeks

overwrite with weeks filter (incremental copy)

-overwritebehavior overwrite -filterfrom n months

overwrite with months filter (incremental copy)

-overwritebehavior overwrite -filterfrom 0 days

delta copy

Copy Using CSV File Parameters

The following are parameters for the -cmd CopyItemsUsingCSV command


specifies CSV file


indicator for core properites from CSV


specifies charset


specifies number of versions to copy


Essentials -cmd copyItemsUsingCSV -trgtsite http://host/site -trgtlist "Shared Documents" -trgtuser "DOMAIN\user" -trgtepass "passwd" -overwritebehavior dont_copy -csvFile path/FileName.csv -log output.xml -noSplash

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