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On Demand Migration Current - Release Notes

Release History

December 06, 2022

Enhancements

Module ID Description
OneDrive Migration 378292 New Priority setting in the Schedule step of the New OneDrive Migration Task wizard lets you assign priorities to objects scheduled for migration with the task.
SharePoint Migration 327422 New option Migrate structure without list or library content in the Migration options step of the New SharePoint Migration Task wizard lets you limit the scope of the migration to the full site structure like Site, Members, Webs and Lists. List items will not be migrated.
SharePoint Migration 327434 New List options step in the New SharePoint Migration Task wizard lets you configure options for the remigration of selected lists.

December 02, 2022

Enhancements

Module ID Description
Teams and Groups Migration 398764 Use a CSV file to import teams to a new or existing collection from the Teams tab, or use a CSV file to import groups to a new or existing collection from the M365 Groups tab.
Teams and Groups Migration 398794 The following column names in the Chats list view have been renamed for clarity:

Last 30 days Message Count to Message Count (< 30 days)
Last Activity to Latest Activity (< 30 days)

Teams and Groups Migration 388890 Microsoft Lists added as application tabs to teams and channels including their content can be migrated when you select the Standard and Customized (All SharePoint Content) option in the Migration Options step of the New Teams Migration Task
Teams and Groups Migration 396858 Support for membership migration when multiple users (include guest account) on source are matched to a single user on target

November 29, 2022

New Features

Module Feature Description
Teams and Groups Migration Collection for Chats

You can create Collections for Chats based on selected user accounts either automatically from the user interface or use a CSV file to upload Collections.

Enhancements

Module ID Description
OneDrive Migration 302127 New option Overwrite if the target file is older or make a copy if the target file is newer has been added to the Migration options step of the New OneDrive Migration Task wizard.

Resolved issues

Module ID Description
SharePoint Migration 304320 News and File display WebParts fails with "No such host is known" error

November 22, 2022

Enhancements

Module ID Description
OneDrive Migration 325823

The Items to Exclude step has been renamed to Filter Items in the New OneDrive Migration Task wizard. The Filter Items step lets you set up filters to include or exclude OneDrive content.

SharePoint Migration 393362, 39363 The Options step has been split into Migration Scope and Migration Options in the New SharePoint Migration Task wizard.
SharePoint Migration 383896 The option to migrate Sharing Links permissions as direct permissions is now available in the Migration Options step of the New SharePoint Migration Task wizard
Teams and Groups Migration 394611 Migration is supported for active users in the source tenant that are mapped to a guest user in the target tenant.
Teams and Groups Migration 393569 New columns in Chats list view displays the number of messages and most recent activity within the last 30 days, when new Chats discovery task is run.

Resolved issues

Module ID Description
SharePoint Migration 371862 Could not reliably migrate lists with many sharing links. See enhancement 383896.
SharePoint Migration 395827 Could not run Matching task with include children options running under high load.
SharePoint Migration 393006 Checkpoint event messaging problems
SharePoint Migration 393529 Messages throttling problems when validating SharePoint Admin Center Urls

November 17, 2022

Enhancements

Module ID Description
Teams and Groups Migration 392289 UPN/Email address of unmapped users included in event logs

November 15, 2022

Resolved issues

Module ID Description
General Migration 394205 License API for private chat does not consume the license for the object
OneDrive Migration 394923 Account number is missing in Notification message

November 01, 2022

Deprecated Features

Module ID Description
Teams and Groups Migration 392649 The option to merge messages in the New Chats Migration Task wizard has been deprecated. Chats that are migrated are automatically merged.

Enhancements

Module ID Description
Teams and Groups Migration 333973 Notifications are supported for all tasks

October 27, 2022

Enhancements

Module ID Description
OneDrive Migration 393802 Migration Progress (%) column in OneDrive List View has been renamed to Items Migrated (%)

October 25, 2022

New features

Module Feature Description
General Migration Migration license information The License Report workspace from the migration dashboard provides you with information about migration licenses. From this workspace you can view the license report, license history, and license summary. You can also search for licenses consumed and export the license consumption data.

Enhancements

Module ID Description
Teams and Groups Migration 377954 Chat migration is supported even when OneDrive sharing policy is strict

Resolved issues

Module ID Description
SharePoint Migration 376308 Duplicate documents libraries are created on target site with a different default language
SharePoint Migration 381300 Processing and memory usage for sites with a large number of users
SharePoint Migration 384684 Migrating lists with special characters in the list Url and name
SharePoint Migration 388604 Migrating list content to a site with a different default language in a multi-geo tenant
SharePoint Migration 390807 Site discovery fails to discover all sites

October 13, 2022

Enhancements

Module ID Description
OneDrive Migration 388170 A heart beat event for a long running task is posted frequently to monitor its progress.
SharePoint Migration 389892 Notifications are supported for the following tasks:
  • Discover All Sites
  • Discover Sites From File
  • Discover SharePoint Contents
  • Migrate
Teams and Groups Migration 387317 Archive chat files in the target tenant will have the ArchivedChat suffix.

Resolved issues

Module ID Description
Teams and Groups Migration 389378 Limitations in migrating Planner labels.

October 04, 2022

New Features

Module Feature Description
General migration New Project Wizard A simplified project wizard guides you step by step through project creation. This wizard is part of the enhanced project management user experience. The current project management user interface is available by default, and you must turn on the Try the new project wizard toggle from the Migration view to use the new wizard and project management user interface.

Enhancements

Module ID Description
General Migration 361397 Administrator credentials for the source tenant are no longer required in step 2 of the New project wizard.
Account Migration 361397 Administrator credentials are no longer required in the Configure connections editor for the source tenant.
SharePoint Migration 368128 Completed with Issues task status type added to indicate tasks that completed with warning or non-critical error events.
SharePoint Migration 350041 Added Discovered, Matched and Mapped pre-migration states to the Migration State property.
SharePoint Migration 370845 Added "New Collection" task to create a new collection including the currently selected SharePoint objects.
SharePoint Migration 374200 Improved consistency and usability of the tasks that are based on loading CSV files.

Resolved issues

Module ID Description
SharePoint Migration 301491 Migration of lists stops with a warning when Microsoft sends a prohibited because it exceeds the list view threshold message. Migration should continue with a warning.
SharePoint Migration 360407 Name of the underlying View Page is not being preserved for renamed list views
SharePoint Migration 378426 Documents fail to migrate if the site URL has an '&' and the site uses Managed Metadata (Taxonomy)
SharePoint Migration 382647 Resolve Abandoning [TaskCompleted] message

September 29, 2022

Deprecated Features

Module ID Description
Teams and Groups Migration 361897 The Workflow column has been deprecated from the Teams, Groups and Chats list views. It is available for backward compatibility until a new migration or remigration is performed.
Teams and Groups Migration 366436 The Account Matching column has been deprecated from the Chats list view. It is available for backward compatibility from the Edit columns dropdown.

Enhancements

Module ID Description
Teams and Groups Migration 314046 New Configure Project wizard in the Teams dashboard lets you specify a Default target user who is the designated team owner when the existing owner has no match on the target tenant.
Teams and Groups Migration 387529 New Mailbox Status column in Chats list view describes the migration status of a user's mailbox.

September 27, 2022

Enhancements

Module ID Description
Account Migration 385648 New Account State column in the Accounts list view tracks the state of migration from discovery to migration of accounts.
OneDrive Migration 370972 Performance improvements were made to optimize tasks

September 20, 2022

Resolved issues

Module ID Description
Account Migration 371290 Account discovery using "Map from file" fails for more than 800 UPNs in the source tenant.

September 13, 2022

Enhancements

Module ID Description
OneDrive Migration 377959 Optimized collect statistics task to reduce execution time.
Teams and Groups Migration 376627 Archived chats is a new column in the chats migration list view that indicates whether or not chats have been migrated for the corresponding user.

September 06, 2022

Enhancements

Module ID Description
OneDrive Migration 374694 The process to stop tasks has been improved.

Resolved issues

Module ID Description
Mail Migration 380773 Migration meeting links causes unexpected throttling
OneDrive Migration 377779 Images in web page title area are not migrated correctly for sites remapped to a different Url on the target.
OneDrive Migration 378156 Images in web parts are not migrated correctly for sites remapped to a different Url on the target.

Incident Response Management

Quest Operations and Quest Support have procedures in place to monitor the health of the system and ensure any degradation of the service is promptly identified and resolved. On Demand Migration relies on Microsoft Azure infrastructure and as such is subject to the possible disruption of the related services.

You can view the following status pages:

System requirements

The following web browsers are supported with On Demand:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Mozilla Firefox (latest version)
System requirements for Client Update Agent deployment

NOTE: Client Update Agent supports the MAPI over HTTP only. If the Outlook version is earlier than specified above and uses RPC over HTTP instead of MAPI over HTTP, it must to be upgraded to minimal supported version.

System requirements for Desktop Update Agent deployment

Software Requirements

  • Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365 or MSO) 32-bit or 64-bit when Office re-activation option is selected
  • Outlook 2016 (32-bit or 64-bit) or higher (Including Click to Run version and ISO version)
  • OneDrive for Business (Most recent updates recommended)
  • Microsoft Teams (Most recent updates recommended)
  • Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit) or Windows 10 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • .NET 4.0.x or higher (4.6.x or higher recommended)
  • Supports HTTPS Port 443

NOTE:

Outlook is required on the workstation, as part of the current agent management process.

If OneDrive for Business, Microsoft Teams, or Office are not installed on the workstation, these applications will be skipped and will not impact any other applications present during the reconfiguration.

Authentication Requirements

  • Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)
  • Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)
  • Single Sign On (SSO) with mixed authentication modes, such as:
    • Modern Authentication (ADAL)
    • Forms Authentication
    • Windows Integrated Authentication

Product Licensing

Use of this software is governed by the Software Transaction Agreement found at www.quest.com/legal/sta.aspx and the SaaS Addendum at www.quest.com/legal/saas-addendum.aspx. This software does not require an activation or license key to operate.

You can sign in to On Demand as a Guest user and review the solutions that the product offers. As a Guest user, you can add your Azure AD tenant and look for problems that can be solved by On Demand. To sign in as a Guest user, go to quest-on-demand.com and click Continue as Guest.

Trial subscriptions are available. Visit Quest® On Demand Migration page for more information and pricing: https://www.quest.com/products/on-demand-migration/

To start a trial subscription

NOTE: You can use the product free during a 30-day trial period for a limited number of users allowed to be migrated

  1. Open https://www.quest.com/products/on-demand-migration/.
  2. Scroll down to the module you want to try and click Try Online.
  3. To proceed you should read and accept license agreement.
  4. Select Sign In for your Free Trial option to use your existing Quest account, or Create a Trial account option to create a new account.
  5. You will receive an email containing step by step instructions on starting your trial period for the product.

The following table shows the trial license limits:

Module

License

Limitation

Accounts

5 Accounts

none

Email

5 Mailboxes

5 GB content per mailbox

OneDrive

5 Accounts

256 files or 256 MB per OneDrive account

SharePoint

5 SP sites

5 GB content per SharePoint site. ODMSP will not discover sites with more than 5 GB.

Teams / M365 Groups

5 Teams or Groups

5 GB content per Teams or M365 Groups

1x1 Chats

5 Accounts

The most recent 2 conversations and max 20 messages per conversation.

To purchase a commercial subscription

  1. Open https://www.quest.com/products/on-demand-migration/.
  2. Click Request Pricing and fill in the necessary details.
  3. Click Contact Sales to request pricing and get help with your business needs.

The product licensing is based on the number of unique source accounts processed by the migration tasks. The licenses are only consumed once the migration task is started.

The following object types do not consume any license,

  • Group mailboxes
  • AD Groups
  • Contacts
  • Exchange resource mailboxes
  • public folder mailboxes
  • room mailboxes or equipment mailboxes
  • shared mailboxes
  • Guest accounts
  • Computer accounts

NOTE: The license is permanently assigned to the source account may only be used for one migration project, and you can use this account in any number of tasks (migration, re-matching, etc.) from one environment to another environment.

The matching task will result in the following error in case the number of users in the task exceeds the number of available licenses.

There are no data limits for OneDrive, SharePoint, mailbox and public folders content migration.

For more information about license usage from subscriptions, see Product Licensing in the On Demand Migration User Guide.

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