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Metalogix Essentials for Office 365 2.7 - User Guide

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Updating SharePoint Online Hyper Backup

Once a Backup exists, users can create updates by capturing a full or incremental snapshots of their SharePoint environment.  Here are the basic guidelines for this process:

1.Select a SharePoint Online Backup project from the Backup Navigator panel.
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2.From the Ribbon (or right-click menu for the selected backup) select the Update Backup option.  This will generate the Update Backup Properties screen.
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3.A user may select one of several options for the update:
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Full Update - this will create a full snapshot of your currently configured backup project.

Incremental Backup - this will capture only the changes in your backup project since the last update, regardless if that update was Full or Incremental.  In this scenario a user could create a series of Backups containing data changes for a specific time period.

Differential Backup - this will capture all the changes in your backup project since the last full Backup, even if other incremental Backups have been created in the interim.

Send Notification - Enter a specific user email address. For two or more, separate each email address with a comma.

4.Press Finish to update the Backup now or choose the Schedule button to configure a Windows Task Scheduler task to schedule the update backup (See the Scheduling Backup Jobs section for more information).

Restoring SharePoint Online Hyper Backup

There are a variety of ways to perform a restore of a SharePoint backup, based on your specific needs. This section will review the various components of a backup which can be restored and the ways in which to do so.
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Restore a Site from Specific Backup

The following are instructions for restoring a SharePoint site (in-place restore only) from a specific backup:

1.Navigate to the backup and select a site to restore.

2.You can access the Restore wizard by either right-clicking on the selected site or list and selecting the "Restore" option.
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Or you can access the Restore Wizard by selecting "To Original Location" in the Restore section of the Ribbon.
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3.When prompted, select "yes" that you do want to restore the backup to its original location. Then select whether you would like to send notification.

4.The Copy Site Properties wizard will now be generated.

5.In the wizard you can choose to create a new Profile or use the Site-Default profile.
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6.You can choose from the following configuration options:

Site Collection options  
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NOTE:

·Site Collection options would be available only if site collection does not exist. Otherwise this section would not be available.

·Enter new site collection URL is not supported.

Tenant Central Admin URL – enter the Admin Portal URL for Office 365 where site collection must be restored

Site Collection Admin- enter user name (user@contoso.com) who would be site collection admin for restored site collection

Site Collection Quota - enter quota for restored site collection.

 

Site Copy Options
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Include Sub-Sites - Enable this option to include all sub-sites of the current site in this operation.
Include Site Permissions - This option will copy source site permissions to the target site. If the source site permissions are inherited, then the target site permissions will also be set to inherited. If the source site permissions are unique, these unique permissions will be copied to the target site.
 
List Copy Options
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NOTE: Restore would be with all lists, list settings, content types, columns and content

Include Permissions - copy the permissions associated with the content within this list/library

Include Versions - copy the version of the content included within the list/library. You can specify if you would like to include all versions of the content, or whether you would like to include the most recent number of specified versions of the content.

Include List Permissions - select this option to copy the site permissions.

Include List Views - select this option if you would like to copy the number of views of the site.

Advanced Options
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Overwrite if file exists - In a version library, selecting the "Overwrite if File Exists" option does not overwrite the files already in SharePoint. SharePoint will append these to the list as new versions.

Incremental Copy - Incremental or delta migrations are an important and powerful option for large or ongoing projects and migration validation. Once enabled this option will migrate new, modified or versioned content from the source to the destination, capturing changes made by users during the previous migration.

The value entered into the "Last" field will limit the amount of content examined to the time period specified, starting at present time.

To perform an incremental migration, enter the amount of time to include and select the appropriate time period in days, weeks or months. Incremental migration is designed to be used in scenarios where the destination is not being modified.

To perform a delta migration, enter zero in the field and select days as the time period. Delta migration is designed to be used in scenarios where both the source and destination may be modified during the course of the migration. Please note that a delta migration compares dates between source and destination to determine which content to include, so it will take more time to process than an incremental migration.

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NOTE: The Overwrite if File Exists parameter will be disabled if this option is selected.

Enable Azure Turbo Mode - When enabled, this option utilizes Microsoft's SharePoint Online Migration API to increase the migration performance and throughput. A recommendation for optimal use of this API is larger sets of data; the more content, the better the throughput. Because this API uses Azure storage as a staging area for the migration, it requires that you provide an Azure storage location. The options are to either utilize Microsoft supplied storage or to provide your own Azure storage location. If you wish to use your own Azure account, you must provide both the Azure Account Name as well as the corresponding Access Key. If you cannot supply this information, please search our online Knowledge Base, User Manual, or contact Support for additional information before proceeding or consider using the Microsoft Supplied Storage option. For more information please see the Azure Turbo Mode section.
 
Send Notifications - provide an email to which notifications will be sent regarding the progress of the Backup Restore.
 

7.Once you have configured all your settings, click Finish.

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NOTE: By default the restore process will put all the content, metadata, site/list structure, permissions and other supported objects back into the original backup location.

Restoring a List/Library from a Specific Backup

The following are instructions for restoring a SharePoint List/Library from a specific backup:

1.Navigate to the backup and select a list or library to restore.

2.You can access the Restore wizard by either right-clicking on the selected site or list and selecting the "Restore" option
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Or you can access the Restore Wizard by selecting "To Original Location" in the Restore section of the Ribbon.
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3.The Restore Backup wizard will now be generated.

4.You can choose from the following configuration options:
List Copy Options
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Include Permissions - Select this option to copy the content permissions of the content within the list/library.
 
Include Versions - copy the version of the content included within the list/library. You can specify if you would like to include all versions of the content, or whether you would like to include the most recent number of specified versions of the content.

Include List Permissions - select this option to copy the list/library permissions.

Include List Views - select this option if you would like to copy the number views of the list/library.

Advanced Options
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Overwrite if file exists - In a version library, selecting the "Overwrite if File Exists" option does not overwrite the files already in SharePoint. SharePoint will append these to the list as new versions.

Incremental Copy - Incremental or delta migrations are an important and powerful option for large or ongoing projects and migration validation. Once enabled this option will migrate new, modified or versioned content from the source to the destination, capturing changes made by users during the previous migration.
The value entered into the "Last" field will limit the amount of content examined to the time period specified, starting at present time.
 
To perform an incremental migration, enter the amount of time to include and select the appropriate time period in days, weeks or months. Incremental migration is designed to be used in scenarios where the destination is not being modifed.
To perform a delta migration, enter zero in the field and select days as the time period. Delta migration is designed to be used in scenarios where both the source and destination may be modified during the course of the migration. Please note that a delta migration compares dates between source and destination to determine which content to include, so it will take more time to process than an incremental migration.

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NOTE: The Overwrite if File Exists parameter will be disabled if this option is selected.

 Enable Azure Turbo Mode - When enabled, this option utilizes Microsoft's SharePoint Online Migration API to increase the migration performance and throughput. A recommendation for optimal use of this API is larger sets of data; the more content, the better the throughput. Because this API uses Azure storage as a staging area for the migration, it requires that you provide an Azure storage location. The options are to either utilize Microsoft supplied storage or to provide your own Azure storage location. If you wish to use your own Azure account, you must provide both the Azure Account Name as well as the corresponding Access Key. If you cannot supply this information, please search our online Knowledge Base, User Manual, or contact Support for additional information before proceeding or consider using the Microsoft Supplied Storage option. For more information please see the Azure Turbo Mode section.

Send Notifications - provide an email to which notifications will be sent regarding the progress of the Backup Restore.

7.Once you have configured all of your settings, click Finish to complete the restore.

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NOTE: By default the restore process will put all the content, metadata, site/list structure, permissions and other supported objects back into the original backup location.

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