How to Migrate File System to SharePoint Server? - Step by Step Details

Watch steps to use PCVITA Express Migrator for SharePoint migration Software while performing File System to SharePoint migration process. File Share migration process steps are as follows:

  1. Download & Run Express Migrator for SharePoint (File System). Click on Start > Go to Programs >> Click Express Migrator for SharePoint (File System) >> Select Express Migrator for SharePoint (File System). Enter the Job Title >> Enter Description >> Click on Next.

  2. Select Files or Folder: Click on Add Files button to select multiple files or click on Add Folder button from to open files from locat system.

  3. Open Window: Choose the Files to be migrated from local system to SharePoint. Click on Open.

  4. Preview Window: View all selected files from the software window. If you need to remove selected items then select the particular file and Click on Remove button.Click on Next.

  5. Filters Window: Set the Migration Filters to set the parameters acc to which files will be migrated to SharePoint.

    • Overwrite Existing File: Update the already existing data with new info.
    • Maintain Dates: Save the Original file creation dates and modification
    • Maximum File Size: Define the maximum file size before migration
    • Maintain Folder Hierarchy: Save all files and folder items in correct order
    • Create Root Folder: Make a new root folder
    • File Type Filter: Include These Types: enter the file extensions that need to be migrated, Exclude These Types: enter file extensions that should not be migrated
    • Date Filter: Set the particular date range acc to which the data will be migrated (Created Date & Modiifcation)
  6. Login Window: Enter SharePoint user name & password. Click Connect.

  7. SharePoint Modules Display: In left panel view SharePoint Document Libraries and Folders. You have option to Create New Folder or Document Library. To create new go to left panel >> click right click >> Click Create Folder or Document Library. Click Next.

  8. Permissions Window: You can inherit permission from SharePoint or File System. Or you can create custom permissionfor users and groups. Click Next.

  9. Update File Properties: Add more file meta properties by adding more column to it. Click Next.

  10. Job Summary Window: Overview entire job details explaining the selected files, file properties, total file count and other details before migration. Click Start Migration button.

  11. Watch Migration Status: As the migration as started users can see source path, destination path, current uploading, uploaded or Pending items.

  12. Confirm Success: As the migration completes click on Ok button.

  13. Job List Summary Report: Watch detailed status reports after migration from file system to sharepoint. View th File Name, File count, Source Path, Destination Path and Uploaded Status.

  14. Close Window: Click yes to close the software window.

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Follow simple steps to migrate File System to SharePoint