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Metalogix Essentials for Office 365 2.6 - Release Notes

Metalogix® Essentials for Office 365 2.6

Release Notes

May 2020

These release notes provide information about the Metalogix® Essentials for Office 365 release.

·New Features

·Resolved Issues

·Known Issues

·Version History

·System Requirements

·Product License Keys

·Third Party Contributions


New features


Migration of Google Shared Drives

New feature which allows users to migrate Google Shared Drives to Office 365 Group sites and/or MS Teams.

Generating Google Mapping File

New feature which allows users the ability to generate source and target shared drive/user mapping for ease of migration from Google Shared Drives.

Modern Site Discovery

Essentials is now able to discover both classic and modern sites while connected to Office 365 Tenants.

OAuth Default Configuration

OAuth is now configured as the default for tenant migrations. This setting is controlled from the profile manager.

Resolved issues

The following is a list of issues addressed in this release.



Work Item

Resolved issue where File Share Migration analysis was failing on folders with restricted access.


Resolved issue where OneNote Migration from FileShare to OneDrive was resulting in an incorrect structure appearing on the target.


Known Issues

The following is a list of issues, including those issues attributed to third-party products, known to exist at the time of release.

·Modern page migration is part of groups to groups migration.

·Nintex Forms/Workflow app should be installed before a list/library migration.

·Copy Nintex Forms is supported only as part of “Copy Site as Existing Site” because Nintex Forms app should be installed before site migration. Installation of O365 App at "Copy Site as new Site" or "Promote to New Site collection" is not supported as Microsoft does not allow automatic app installation in the tenant during site creation.

·out of place restore from Backups works inside one tenant only.

·Delete action does not remove snapshot from a hyper backup project stored on Amazon Storage with Custom Endpoint.

·Performing an Azure Turbo Migration of OneNote files from tenant to tenant will result in incorrect page ordering on the target tenant.

·Nintex Form migration is not available as part of Hyper Migration.

·Claims Connection goes to loop in some environments and the connection cannot be finished as a result.

·Modern page migration is part of groups to groups migration. For more limitations please refer to backlog Item #422888

·Migrating Chinese to Chinese tenancy:  

oAzure turbo does not work, as Microsoft does not support Azure containers in the Chinese tenant. As a result, Hyper mode migrations and backups work without Azure turbo.

oEnterprise file systems like Box, Dropbox and Google drives do not work in China.

·GCC High Tenant migration:

oOnly works using OAuth connections

oBackup does not work

oOld type Script creation is not working, as there is no support for the OAuth connection type

·Proxy Setting:

oBox, Dropbox and Google Drive do not support the use of PAC proxy

oConnection to AWS with PAC is not supported

·Provisioning of personal OneDrive's does not work when using the OAuth connection type.

·Migrating one large file of more than 10 GB results in the tool failing to read all the versions and failing to migrate using Azure.

·Google Shared Drives:

oIndividual file/folder share permissions are not preserved upon migration.

oGoogle Shared Drives membership can be copied to Office 365 only when OAuth is enabled.

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