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Metalogix Essentials for Office 365 2.7 - User Guide

Copyright Tool Overview
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Home Tab Migration Analysis Tab Migrator Tab
Interface Connect to Resources Copy Sites Live Compare Copy Lists and Libraries Copy, Move, and Tag SharePoint Content Copy Alerts In-Place Tagging of SharePoint Items Incremental and Delta Copy Forms Migration Workflow Migration Save Site to XML
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Interface Overview Migration Job Structure Connecting to Resources Copy Google Drive Copy File Share Copy My Sites to OneDrive for Business Copy Tenant Copy Box Copy Dropbox Nintex Deployment
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Interface Overview Backup Job Structure Advanced Search Retention Policies Storage for Backup Import/Export Backup Archives Connecting to SharePoint and OneDrive for Business Connecting to Cloud Storage Hyper vs Classic Backup Setup Hyper SharePoint Online Backup Hyper OneDrive Backup Hyper Office 365 Groups Backup Smart Backup Classic SharePoint Online Backup Classic OneDrive Backup Classic Office365 Groups Backup Classic Mailbox Backup Change Properties for Backup Admin Management Scheduling Backup Jobs Backup Project Conversion
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Site Migration Wizard

The Site Migration Wizard is generated when a user copies a site, site with sub-sites, or an entire site collection. The wizard allows you to choose between three options:

·Copy Site to Existing Site

·Copy Site to New Site

·Copy/Promote to New Site Collection.

Copy Site to Existing Site

Upon selecting to Copy a site, the Site Migration Wizard will be generated. The following are the steps required to copy a site to an existing site (If you would like to copy a site that was not previously loaded in the Navigator pane, then first follow the steps in the Copy Sites Without Loading The Source or Target Site in Navigation pane section):

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NOTE: If multiple sites are selected for copy, we advise only using the Copy Site to New Site option. Selecting other options may result in conflicts during the copy process.

1.On the "Select which type of site copy should be run" page of the wizard, select Copy Site to Existing Site as the type of site copy you wish to perform. Click Next.
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2.Specify the Target Site Collection by either typing in the Parent Site/Site Collection URL, or selecting one from the drop down list. Click Connect.
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3.If prompted for your SharePoint Credentials, enter them and click Connect.

4.Select the site or sub-site that you want to copy and press the Next button.
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5.On the Copy Site Properties page, select the options you would like applied to the copying of your site, and click Next.
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6.The Summary page will provide you with a thorough overview of what you are about to copy over. If you are satisfied with the settings for your site copy, click Finish.
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Copy Site to New Site

Upon selecting to Copy a site, the Site Migration Wizard will be generated. The following are the steps required to copy a site to an new site (If you would like to copy a site that was not previously loaded in the Navigator pane, then first follow the steps in the Copy Sites Without Loading The Source or Target Site in Navigation pane section):

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NOTE: If multiple sites are selected for copy, we advise only using the Copy Site to New Site option. Selecting other options may result in conflicts during the copy process.

1.On the "Select which type of site copy should be run" page of the wizard, select Copy Site to New Site as the type of site copy you wish to perform. Click Next.
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2.Specify the Target Site Collection by either typing in the Parent Site/Site Collection URL, or selecting one from the drop down list. Click Connect.
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3.If prompted for your SharePoint Credentials, enter them and click Connect.

4.Select the site or sub-site that you want to copy and press the Next button.
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5.On the Copy Site Properties page, give the new site a name to appear in the URL, and provide the Site with a title.
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6.Select the options you would like applied to the copying of your site, and click Next.
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7.The Summary page will provide you with a thorough overview of what you are about to copy over. If you are satisfied with the settings for your site copy, click Finish.
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Copy/Promote to New Site Collection

This function can be accessed in two ways:

·Through the selection of the "Copy/Promote to New Site Collection" option within the Site Migration Wizard (start at step 1 below).

·Through the selection of the "Promote to Site Collection" button in the Sites section of the Migrator tab. Note: this option will only be available for site and site collections that have already been loaded into the Navigator pane. (start at step 2 below).
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Upon selecting to Copy a site, the Site Migration Wizard will be generated. The following are the steps required to copy/promote a site or site collection to a new site collection. (If you would like to copy a site that was not previously loaded in the Navigator pane, then first follow the steps in the Copy Sites Without Loading The Source or Target Site in the Navigator pane section, if you would like to promote a site collection or my sites that were not previously loaded in the Navigator pane, then first follow the steps in the Copy Site collections and My Sites Without Loading into the Navigator Pane section):

1.On the "Select which type of site copy should be run" page of the wizard, select Copy/Promote to New Site Collection as the type of site copy you wish to perform. Click Next.
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2.Specify the Target Central Admin URL. Click Connect.
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3.Enter the Target Site collection URL.
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4.Select the options you would like applied to the copy/promote of your site/sitecollection/mysites and click Next.
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5.The Summary page will provide you with a thorough overview of what you are about to copy over. If you are satisfied with the settings for your site copy, click Finish.
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