Organizations these days prefer to store and share their corporate work documents in SharePoint 2013 personal library which is also referred to as OneDrive for Business. After migrating these documents to OneDrive for Business, users can access the documents from anywhere outside the network.
Due to its increasing reputation and influence, people are becoming-more inclined to migrate data from conventional File Servers to the newly advanced OneDrive. But, migrating data from file servers to OneDrive is not as easy as it may seem to be and any lost data or connection loss can turn your migration task into a nightmare. However, a bit of planning can negotiate these problems without any drama.
A third-party tool like Kernel Migrator for SharePoint possesses the ability to make this SharePoint migration task a simple and rewarding experience. File Server to OneDrive for Business migration takes just a few clicks as Kernel Migrator for SharePoint provides a clear path through any hurdles that you encounter in migration.
Step 1: Add OneDrive for Business in Destination Pane
Enter the desired details:
Project Name: Enter the name of the project.
Site Address: Provide the URL of the OneDrive Site.
User Name: Enter the username that has the administrative rights over the provided site.
Password: Enter the password.
Target Type: Target type drop down contains two options basically i.e. Admin Tenant Account and Personal User Account.
Step 2: Add File System in Source Pane
Enter the desired details:
Computer Name: Enter the computer name or IP Address.
Drive: Select a drive that needs to be connected as a File System for the software
In case of wrong parameters, “Add File System” wizard will terminate with error.
Step 3: File System to OneDrive for Business Migration
Add Files: This will add files from the local computer.
Add Folders: This will add a folder from the local file system.
Add Remote Files: This will add the files from the remote system.
Add Remote Folder: This will add the folders from the remote file system.
After selecting the files, all buttons will be activated.
Remove: It will remove the selected files/folders from the migration list.
Remove All: It will remove all files and folders from the migration list.
Groups/Users Permissions: This button will show the permissions of groups and users on any selected item.
In bulk migration, Under the Project Name, select a project that contains an Admin Tenant Account.
You can also select similar user accounts for all items or different accounts for different items.
Here is the Summary of the migration job.
Migration done successfully!
With Kernel Migrator for SharePoint, only a few simple steps are required for successful migration. Native methods are also available, but those methods are unreliable and require a lot of technical and coding knowledge to carry out successful migration. This is why SharePoint Migration is such an essential tool to help in such migration conditions. It’s reliable, effective, fast, and cost effective and it ensures migration without the migraine.