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StoragePoint 6.3 - SharePoint Upgrade using Metalogix Solutions (2013 to 2016)

SharePoint 2013 to 2016 Upgrade


Upgrade Overview

StoragePoint fully supports the primary 2013 to 2016 upgrade method - database attach.


For more information on the SharePoint specific details of upgrading, please see the Microsoft website.

Solution Components and Systems (3)





Microsoft’s enterprise collaboration and document management system. SharePoint will be both the source and the target of the migration efforts.

SharePoint Web Front End (WFE)

One or more web servers that host the SharePoint Web Application.


The storage system(s)\location(s) to which the BLOBs will be externalized.


The RBS BLOB externalization engine.

StoragePoint Storage Adapter

The configurable adapter for connecting to the specific Storage component.

Database Attach Method

The Database Attach method of upgrading SharePoint involves creating a separate 2016 "upgrade" farm and then attaching the content databases from the 2013 farm into the 2016 farm.

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