Migrate Data from OneDrive for Business Tenant to Another

Megha Sharma
Megha Sharma | Updated On - 14 Dec 2021 |

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Tenant to tenant OneDrive for Business migrations are usually needed when a company merges with another, splits, or acquires another company. But the tenant to tenant migration of OneDrive for Business data seems quite complex and technical with long steps and PowerShell scripts. It is also a time-taking procedure and not suited for users who want a swift and smooth migration. All these challenges with the manual methods make them not so attractive for many OneDrive for Business users.

We have proposed a rather simple and convenient way to move one OneDrive for Business data from one tenant to another. It is by using a professional SharePoint migration tool known as Kernel Migrator for SharePoint which allows quick and easy SharePoint to and SharePoint migration and migrations involving OneDrive for Business, Google Drive, and File System. All these migrations can be done selectively by choosing files and folders and applying the integrated filter options. The process is direct without any complications and ensures a swift and efficient migration, no matter how huge the volume of data. The support to all versions and platforms is another advantage of this migration tool.

Those users who have an urgent need to move some data from one OneDrive for Business tenant to another can try the procedure given here.

How to migrate OneDrive for Business to another tenant using Kernel Migrator for SharePoint?

With Kernel Migrator for SharePoint, it is a very convenient process to move desired content from one OneDrive for Business tenant to another.

To know the complete procedure, refer to the following steps once you have installed the software on your system from the official website https://www.nucleustechnologies.com/sharepoint-migration/

Kernel Migrator for SharePoint allows you to add one SharePoint tenant as the source and the other as the destination. Then you can move the data from the source tenant to the target tenant.

The same migration can be done in another way too.

The first requirement to follow this method is to have the source OneDrive for Business synchronized to the system so that the OneDrive for Business data appears on the file system. For different Windows OS versions, there are different ways to synchronize OneDrive for Business to your PC. Once the source OneDrive account is synchronized to the system, carry on the procedure as given below.

  1. Launch the Kernel Migrator for SharePoint tool.
  2. On the Welcome Screen of the software, expand the C drive under Windows File System in the source section.
  3. On the left panel, go to Users>username and then click on the OneDrive for Business folder to view its data.
  4. Move to the destination section on the left panel and right-click on the OneDrive for Business option to select the Add OneDrive for Business option.
  5. Next, add the Project Name and details like Target Type (as Admin Tenant Account), Site Address, User Name, Password and click on OK.
  6. Move to the Source section on the left panel and right-click on the OneDrive for Business folder and click Copy To>OneDrive for Business.
  7. You can add more folders and files with the given Add option. Click Next to continue.
  8. Select the Migration Type and click on Next.
  9. Select the mapping user and click Next.
  10. Choose Copy Options as per your requirements and add filters – Date, File, User if you need. Then click Next.
  11. Select Migrate Permissions or Remap users/groups if you require. Click Next.
  12. Select the option for starting the migration – Execute Immediate or Schedule it for later. Click Next.
  13. The migration from the OneDrive for Business tenant to another tenant will start. It will get completed soon with the status update. Finally, click Finish.

The above process is a direct way to move OneDrive for Business data from one tenant to another. If you find it helpful and good for your business, then read about this tool at https://www.nucleustechnologies.com/sharepoint-migration/ to know it’s more capabilities.

Wrapping Up

We have discussed the common challenges faced by users when they choose the manual ways to move OneDrive for Business tenant to another. To handle this situation, an advanced professional SharePoint migration utility is introduced with its complete working process to make users aware about its swift and agile procedure to move OneDrive for Business conveniently.