Essentials provides users with the ability to Export a list of Box users to a CSV file. This report can then be used for User Mapping or Source-To-Target CSV file creation for Mass Migrations from the Drives Tab.
The following steps will run through the process of Exporting Box users to a CSV file.
1.In the Essentials console, click on the Drives tab, and select Box. This will open the Connect to Box window.
2.On the Connect to Box window, enter a project name, a Box Admin account and its corresponding Password. Check on the "User Service Account" option. Click on Connect or Claims (depending on the authorization settings for your Box service).
3.Once you're connected to box the Select Box Users window will pop up. Select the users you wish to export to a CSV report and then click the Export to CSV button.
4.Provide your CSV file with a name and click Save.
If you wish to connect to aDropbox account, then follow these steps:
1.Start by selecting the Dropbox option in the Connect To section under the Drives tab.
2.The connecting to Dropbox window will pop up. enter a Project name, and your Dropbox Username and Password. Click Connect or Claims if your account requires multi-factor authentication.
3.Dropbox will now appear in the Navigator tab located on the left hand side.
OneDrive Provisioning allows you to create onedrive accounts for your users. It works both with and without OAuth Authentication.
1.Start by selecting the OneDrive Provisioning option in the Connect To section under the Drives tab.
2.On the SharePoint Connection Wizard, select a SharePoint Portal to connect to. When prompted for login credentials, use a SharePoint or Global Administrator in order to be able to discover all users.
3.On the Select Users page, choose w/o OneDrives or w/OneDrives if you wish to only see users that fit one of those two categories. Select the users you would like to provision a personal OneDrive for and then click the Create OneDrive button.
4.After each operation click on the Update Cache button in order to get an updated list of users from the server.
NOTE: It may take time to create personal drives, this is dependent on each individual tenant.
In order to view a file share in the Connections panel within Essentials, you must map your PC to the file share:
1.Navigate to the file share in windows explorer and select the network location.
2.Right Click and select Map Network Drive.
3.Open Essentials, and note that the file share is now available in the Connections section.
NOTE: If you want to run Essentials as an admin, you will first need to add the Admin to the user group for the file share, otherwise you wont be able to see the file share in the Connections panel.