Features of Vyapin’s Migration Tool for SharePoint & Office 365

Move documents and metadata from file shares to SharePoint libraries

Import or move folders and files along with metadata & NTFS permissions from file shares to SharePoint libraries using Dockit Migrator for SharePoint & Office 365 explorer interface or batch file. Dockit Migrator allows you to associate metadata of documents stored in an external MS-Excel / CSV file, thereby eliminating the burden of manually entering values to the documents while checking in. This feature is extremely useful when you have the document properties (metadata) stored in a database or spreadsheet or any other third-party DMS / CMS application.

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sharepoint migration of Webs, Lists and Site Collections

Migrate site collections, webs and lists to SharePoint 2013 / 2016 / 2019 and Office 365

Migrate or upgrade site collections, sub-sites, lists, libraries and their content along with associated metadata, permissions, views, alerts, web parts (association only), workflows, content types, columns and custom ASPX pages using Dockit Migrator explorer interface or batch file.

Migrate user documents to OneDrive for Business sites

Import folders and files along with metadata & file permissions from file shares or home drives to OneDrive for Business libraries. Migrate content in bulk from users’ file shares to their respective OneDrive for Business locations in a single migration task.
OneDrive Migration Tool

Assign/Update matadata to the documents in SharePoint Libraries

Assign metadata to documents in SharePoint Libraries using a metadata file

Update document metadata to documents already residing in SharePoint libraries using the field values specified in the metadata file. This feature is extremely useful to update document metadata alone without affecting the original document.

Carry forward NTFS permissions

Map NTFS folder & file user / group permissions to equivalent Permissions Levels in the SharePoint sites. Assign SharePoint roles for AD users & groups and apply security settings to the respective folders & files during content migration to SharePoint.
Map NTFS folder & file user / group permissions in SharePoint sites

Extract metadata from documents in file shares

Mine out metadata from documents in file shares

Generate metadata for a list of files / documents residing in file shares or local drives. Mine out metadata from file summary properties and custom properties for various file formats. You can extract document properties associated with Microsoft Office and PDF and file properties from various file types such as JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP, TIFF, HTML, TXT, MSG etc. This feature will be useful to auto-generate folder structures, file list and mine out metadata in various file share locations that are to be migrated to SharePoint.

Collate and cleanse metadata for documents in SharePoint libraries

Generate a full inventory of library / list items in a SharePoint Library or List along with their metadata and export this information to a CSV / XLSX file. This tool will be extremely useful when you want to clean-up your existing metadata or fill-in missing metadata and input new metadata (re-organize metadata) during content migration to a new SharePoint server.
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SharePoint pre-migration validation

Pre-migration Validation Checklist to prevent errors

Validate task settings when importing documents and metadata to SharePoint libraries / lists by performing a dry test run to minimize errors during a live import.

Migration Status Reports

View detailed reports on migration activities classified as completed successfully, errors, warnings and items ignored after the migration job is fully complete. The migration history for the job can be viewed anytime until cleaned up by the user.
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Tag document metadata to make them accessible

Tag document metadata to make them accessible

Dockit Migrator migrates folders and documents to SharePoint libraries with the following properties that are important from the source content: