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Metalogix Essentials for Office 365 2.2.3 - Advanced Installation Guide

Quick Compare

This option will generate a listing of SharePoint objects within the Live Compare window. Users can navigate and drill down into each object to see and copy the differences from one site to another. This option is limited to the currently selected sites. See Full Compare for additional capabilities.

To perform a Quick Compare with Live Compare, do the following:

1.In the Migrator tab, select Live Compare from the Sites section.
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2.Once the Live Compare window opens, select your two Site URL's for comparison by clicking the downward arrowLive Compare 3  of each. This will open the Select Site screen. Select the site you wish to connect to and click Connect.
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3.Select the site or sub-site that you want to compare and press the Finish button.
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4.Select Quick Compare from the bottom of the Live Compare screen.
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5.Select the properties you would like to apply to your Full Compare and click Run.
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Use Enhanced Content Compare: This option will use the last modified date to identify differences in content that exists in both sites (lists and libraries). Normally the comparison is limited to identifying differences in content that exists in one site but not the other.

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NOTE: Depending on the amount of content this comparison may require extended periods of time.

Include Item Level Permissions: The differences in Item Level Permissions between the selected sites or lists will be analyzed as part of the compare.

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NOTE: Permission comparison may require extended periods of time depending on the amount of content and permissions

Include Group Membership: The differences in the Group Memberships between the selected sites or lists will be analyzed as part of the compare.
 
User Mapping: This option should be used in the event that a mapping file was used during the initial copy from source to target. This is especially useful if you have mapped accounts from source to target.

6.The Live Compare results will be loaded in the Live Compare window, where you can now copy items from left to right and vice versa.

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