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Metalogix Essentials for Office 365 2.8 - User Guide

Tool Overview
General Tool Configuration Profile Manager Proxy Mode Azure Turbo and CSOM Creating User Mapping Creating User and Template Reports Support and Troubleshooting Activation Modes of Migration
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
File Manager Tab Drives Tab
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
Security Manager Tab Term Store Manager Tab Administrator Tab Backup Tab
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
Help Tab View Tab Architect Tab Public Folders for SharePoint Tab Informant Tab Scripts Appendix

Scheduling Tasks

This interface is generated when a user attempts to schedule a process. The scheduler can be launched in two ways:

1.The Schedule button found at the bottom of the Copy/Backup/Migration wizards.
Schedule button 2

2.Alternately, in order to see the tasks that are already scheduled and perform various actions on these tasks, you can click the The "Scheduler" button in the "View" tab in the ribbon.
View tab 6

Schedule Task Screen

This screen is displayed after launching a scheduling operation from the  button in the Copy/Backup/Migration wizards.
Schedule button 2

Here, you can enter a task name as well as select the recurrence. You have the option to set the task for One time, daily, weekly, and monthly recurrences, and then specify the time frame for your selected recurrence.


This screen also allows users to use scripts to schedule the task. By selecting "Copy To Clipboard", users can then Use Scripts and integration with windows task scheduler, to schedule this task.

Operation Scheduler Screen

This screen shows all of the tasks you have scheduled as well as the time they were last run, the upcoming scheduled run time, status, type, and the details of the tasks' scheduling.

It is on this screen that you can select an existing task, enable, disable, delete, refresh, or change it's schedule. You also have the option to generate a script that can be used in Powershell or the command prompt in order to run the task outside of its scheule. If you would like to run the task quickly, you can click the "Run" button in the lower left hand corner. You can also see the history of all the tasks, active or otherwise, by clicking the "History" button.

You can also right-click on any task and bring up a context menu that allows you to take the above mentioned actions on any task.


Log Viewer

Selecting Log Viewer from the Misc section of the View tab will open the Log Viewer window.

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