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Metalogix Essentials for Office 365 2.3 - User Guide

Metalogix Essentials for Office 365 User Guide
Administrator Architect Backup
Interface Overview Common Functions
Connecting to SharePoint and OneDrive for Business Connecting to Cloud Storage Global and SharePoint Administrators Hyper Backup Creating a Full Backup Creating an Update Backup Creating an Exchange Online Mailbox Backup Creating an Office 365 Group Backup Creating a OneDrive for Business Backup Backup Resume Backup Search Restore from Backup Scheduling Backup Jobs Retention Policies Import/Export Backup Archives Moving the Backup Location Backup Project Conversion
Drives
Interface Overview Common Functions
Connecting to Drives Copy Google Drive Copy File Share Copy My Sites to OneDrive for Business Copy Tenant Copy Box Copy Dropbox OneDrive Management Progress Tab Hyper Migration Path Length Overflow
File Manager Informant Migrator
Interface Common Functions
Connect to SharePoint and OneDrive for Business Global and SharePoint Administrators Copy Sites Live Compare Copy Lists and Libraries Copy, Move, and Tag SharePoint Content Copy Alerts Pre-Migration Report Azure Turbo Mode In-Place Tagging of SharePoint Items Incremental Copy Nintex Workflow Migration Orphaned Users Copy Preserving Content Authorship and Approve/Reject Statuses Save Site to XML Using Scripts and Integration With Windows Task Scheduler
Profile and Global Variables Public Folders for SharePoint Reporting and Re-Mapping Users and Templates Security Manager Term Store Manager Scripts Wizards Appendix

Connect to SharePoint and OneDrive for Business

The initial step in using the platform is to connect to your SharePoint/OneDrive environment. It supports multiple connection approaches and dozens of different authentication schemes. The steps to connecting to your SharePoint/OneDrive environment will vary depending on the Connection Type you select. See this topic's subsections for more details on the different connection types.

Connecting to SharePoint Site and Site Collections

If you wish to connect to SharePoint Sites and/or Site Collections then select SharePoint Site or Site Collection follow these steps:

1.Start by selecting the SharePoint option under the Connect To tab in the Ribbon.
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2.A window similar to the one shown below will be generated. ​In the Name field, enter a folder name. In the Type field, select SharePoint Site or Site Collection (On-premises of Office 365) as your Type.  You have the following options when completing the URL portion of this screen, skip ahead to step 5 if you know the URL of your Central Admin site. If you choose to use the Discover Site Collections button, then continue to step 3.
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3.If you do not know the URL but have access to Central Administrator for your SharePoint Farm, you can view and select from a listing of all available site collections by pressing the Discover Site Collections button. In the presented window enter the URL for Central Administrator portal (and if necessary the credentials) and click Connect. Once you are successfully Connected to Central Admin URL, select the appropriate Site Collection and Click Next to continue.
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4.Select the Site Collection which you wish to connect to, and click Ok.
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5.With this connection type you are given the option to select the following:

oLoad Entire Sub-Site Structure - Will load the entire sub-site hierarchy below the current site. To expedite the loading process, no additional objects will be loaded into the sub-site. You may double-click on any sub-site to load its objects individually.

oLoad Entire Sub-Site Structure and Objects - Will load the entire sub-site hierarchy below the current site along with all their objects.

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NOTE: this may be a lengthy process depending on the number of sub-sites in this location and is only available for this connection type.

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6.Click Finish to connect to the specified SharePoint Site or Site Collection.

7.The operation will start to run, connecting to the SharePoint Site or Site Collections which you specified. You will be notified once it has completed, click Ok.
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Connecting to SharePoint On-Premises Farms

(Not available for Information Manager Power User)

If you wish to connect directly to your on-premises Farm (SharePoint 2007, 2010 or 2013), follow these steps:  

1.Start by selecting the SharePoint option under the Connect To tab in the Ribbon.
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2.A window similar to the one shown below will be generated. ​In the Name field, enter a folder name. In the Type field, select On-Premises Farm (Central Administration required) as your Type.  You have the following options when completing the URL portion of this screen, continue to step 5 if you know the URL of your Central Admin site. If you choose to use the Discover Site Collections button, then continue to step 3.
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3.If you do not know the URL but have access to Central Administrator for your SharePoint Farm, you can view and select from a listing of all available site collections by pressing the Discover Site Collections button. In the presented window enter the URL for Central Administrator portal (and if necessary the credentials) and click Connect. Once you are successfully Connected to Central Admin URL, select the appropriate Site Collection and Click Next to continue.
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4.Select the Site Collection which you wish to connect to, and click Ok.
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4.Click Finish to connect to the specified SharePoint Site or Site Collection.

5.The operation will start to run, connecting to the SharePoint Site or Site Collections which you specified. You will be notified once it has completed, click Ok.
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Connecting to Office 365 Tenant and OneDrive

(Not available for Information Manager Power User)

If you wish to connect to one drive, then follow these steps:

1.Start by selecting the OneDrive option in the Connect To section under the Drives tab.
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2.A window similar to the one shown below will be generated. ​In the Name field, enter a folder name. In the Type field, Office 365 Tenant (Tenant Administration Required) is automatically selected as the Type of connection you will be making. Enter the URL of your Office 365 tenant.
Connecting to SharePoint Office Tenant

3.You have the following two additional options on this screen:

oLoad Entire Sub-Site Structure - Will load the entire sub-site hierarchy below the current site. To expedite the loading process, no additional objects will be loaded into the sub-site. You may double-click on any sub-site to load its objects individually.

oLoad Entire Sub-Site Structure and Objects - Will load the entire sub-site hierarchy below the current site along with all their objects.

4.​Click Finish. The Essentials software will automatically detect the SharePoint authentication mechanism and your client environment. Depending on your configuration, you may be connected automatically or prompted for your credentials. Here are some of the possible scenarios:

·Option 1: If your SharePoint environment is using Integrated Windows Authentication and you are accessing this environment from a computer that is logged into the same domain, then no user/password information is necessary. Press the Next button and you will automatically log in using the credentials of the currently logged in user.

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NOTE: If you do not wish to use the credentials of the currently logged in user, set the "Use local system credentials" (located in Help>Profile Manager>Global Variables) to false.

·Option 2: If your SharePoint environment is using Integrated Windows Authentication and you are accessing this environment from a computer that is NOT logged into the same domain then enter your user name, password and Domain in the provided fields and click Next.

·Option 3: If your SharePoint environment is using Form Based Authentication then enter your user name, password and Domain in the provided fields and click Next.

·Option 4: If your SharePoint environment is using Kerberos Authentication please refer to our FAQ area. Detailed configuration instructions are available there.

·Option 5: If your SharePoint environment is Hosted, such as (Office 365, BPOS, FPWeb, etc.) you should be able to connect by entering your user account and password, no differently than any other SharePoint environment.

·Option 6: Password Manager can store account credentials in protected storage to connect to SharePoint. For more information on setting up Password Manager, please refer to our FAQ area.

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NOTE:

·The domain name may also be entered as a part of the user field in either the domain user or the user@domain syntax.

·If you have Digest Authentication enabled, please disable it. It can interfere with the tool’s ability to connect to SharePoint using Windows Authentication.

·If your SharePoint environment is accessed through a Proxy connection, then it must be configured prior to establishing a connection. To use a Proxy connection, check the Use Proxy check box. If you need to verify or modify the Proxy Configuration click on the Proxy Configuration button (see the appendix Configuring a Proxy Server section for additional information).

A window requesting a user, password, and domain will pop up. Provide the requested information and click Connect.
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4.The select Web Application window will appear, select the web applications you wish to connect to. Click Ok.
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5.The Select OneDrive window will appear, select the OneDrive acounts you would like to connect to. Click Ok.
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6.The operation will start to run, connecting to the OneDrive accounts you specified. You will be notified once it has completed, click Ok.
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