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How Metadata Are Migrated During File And Site Migrations

This article explains how metadata are migrated when migrating from Google Drive, OneDrive, Google Sites, or SharePoint to OneDrive or SharePoint. Migrating metadata During a file migration from Google Drive or OneDrive to OneDrive or to SharePoint libraries, metadata are migrated by default. This also applies to site migrations from Google Sites or SharePoint to […]

Delta Migration During Mail Migration With Cloudiway

This article describes how delta migration works.   Delta migration during a Mail Migration Cloudiway migration internally stores a reference (messageID or ItemID)  to all items it migrates. When you remigrate a mailbox (delta pass), items that have already been pushed are not migrated again. The delta pass mechanism ensures that no duplicate content is created in […]

Unable To Run A Delta Pass (More Than 3 Months Old)

While starting a new delta pass, you are hitting the error message “Unable to run a delta pass. Your first successful pass is more than 3 months old”. Licenses have no expiration date. Once you have purchased a license, you can use it whenever you want. However, once you have succesfully migrated a user, a […]

Cutover VS Staged: The Best Migration Strategy

Before understanding the critical difference between Cutover and Staged Migrations, we want to emphasize that Cloudiway is more than a migration tool. It is essential for us to apprehend the time it will take to move all of your data over to avoid throttles and bandwidth constraints. Two of the most common migration strategies are […]

How to Install the OneDrive Viewer Web Part

The Google Site Migration product migrates Google Drive content to the OneDrive of the users. There is no default OneDrive viewer for folder content in SharePoint. Cloudiway provides a OneDrive folder viewer. You need to install it on your tenant before the migration of your sites. Navigate to the SharePoint admin portal: https://<tenantname> Click on […]

SharePoint Online Site TemplateName (ID)

During your SharePoint Online migration, you may want to enter the TemplateName in the CSV list. Coming from this source, you will find below the list of the different “modern” templates (TemplateName or “Template ID”):

How To Upload The Users/Groups CSV File?

During a migration, a CSV file is used to do the correspondence between the source and the target users/sites or groups. To add your users or groups, go to the product Mails, Files, or Sites / Groups from the side menu. Select User List or Site/Group List. There are several options to configure your list: […]

How native Google Drive files are migrated

This article explains how native Google Drive files are migrated. During a migration from a Google Drive to another system (OneDrive or SharePoint Online), native Google Drive files are converted to Microsoft Office documents. The following table shows how they’re matched up: During migration from one Google Drive to another, native Google Documents are migrated as native Google […]

Delta Migration During Google Sites Migration

Cloudiway Migration platform supports delta migration for all kinds of data (Mails, Files, collaborative Google Sites). This article describes how delta migration is working when migrating Google sites. Delta during Google sites migration When migrating from Google sites to SharePoint Online, the Cloudiway migration stores all migrated item IDs and dates of modification internally. The […]

Microsoft Teams Audit Script

The script provided in this article performs an audit of the Microsoft Groups and Teams and tries to determine if it’s still being used. The initial script can be found here: It has been slightly modified to fix few bugs. The current version of the Cloudiway script can be downloaded here.   What it […]

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