Using Microsoft Migration Manager to Migrate Content to SharePoint Online and OneDrive

Microsoft SharePoint Online includes a free and simple migration GUI, Migration Manager, to assist you in your migration from SharePoint on-premises sites, file shares, and cloud-based document storage centers to Microsoft 365. The Migration Manager, which is located in the SharePoint Online Admin Center, can perform migrations to SharePoint Online, OneDrive, and Teams. For additional information on Migration Manager including the types of migrations that it can perform, the hardware and software requirements, migration prerequisites, deployment considerations, and the steps used to complete a migration please visit my detailed article: Using Microsoft Migration Manager to Migrate Content to SharePoint Online and OneDrive available at TekkiGurus.com.

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Using the SharePoint Migration Tool (SPMT) to Migrate SharePoint Sites to Microsoft 365

Microsoft provides a free and simple migration tool, the SharePoint Migration Tool (SPMT), to assist in the migration process from SharePoint sites to Microsoft 365. SPMT can perform SharePoint-related migrations to SharePoint Online, OneDrive, and Teams, Before using SPMT it is important to prepare for and understand SPMT, including supported authentication methods, migrated content permission behavior, migration assessment, and prerequisites. For additional information on SPMT, it’s prerequisites, hardware and software requirements, planning considerations, and deployment steps,view my TekkiGurus article: Using the SharePoint Migration Tool (SPMT) to Migrate SharePoint Sites to Microsoft 365.

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Using SMAT to assess migration from SharePoint Server to SharePoint Online

The SharePoint Migration Assessment Tool (SMAT) is a free Microsoft out-of-box (OOB) command-line utility designed to help organizations evaluate their current on-premises SharePoint and My Sites environments used to assess, anticipate, and mitigate issues with their organizations migration to SharePoint Online. To learn more about SMAT including where to get it, its prerequisites, the tasks it performs, and the expected outcome after running it, view my “Using SMAT to Assess your SharePoint Server Migration to SharePoint Online” article available at TekkiGurus.com.  

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TekkiGurus Announces Website Launch for the Microsoft Community

Community site for experts, users and solution providers using Microsoft technology Las Vegas, NV — March 15, 2023 — TekkiGurus.com, the online platform for Microsoft technology enthusiasts, has launched today to over 300,000 members of the Microsoft community. The website aims to provide a comprehensive resource for tech enthusiasts of all levels, from beginners to advanced users, with information, insights and the latest news on all things Microsoft tech. TekkiGurus.com will feature an extensive library of technology-related articles, tutorials, product reviews and how-to guides contributed from an extensive network of Microsoft MVPs, Microsoft Certified Trainers and other industry experts and thought leaders who make their living helping companies understand and… Read More

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SharePoint Server 2013 End of Support

The ever-so-popular SharePoint Server 2013 is in the End of Support category at Microsoft. This doesn’t mean your SharePoint servers are going to crash and stop working but it does mean no more updates, free support, and potentially leaving your SharePoint environment exposed to security threats, and the evil malware and hackers. This means you have to make a choice; Accept the risk and remain on SharePoint Server 2013 Upgrade to a later version of SharePoint Server on-premises Migrate to SharePoint Online Obviously the easier one is to remain on SharePoint Server 2013, but it isn’t the safest one. Upgrading to a later version requires you to decide what version,… Read More

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“Movin on Over” with Microsoft Mover

Late in 2019, Microsoft announced the acquisition of Mover, a popular cloud file migration tool that offers a self-service or admin-led move of content to Microsoft 365. Prior to the Mover acquisition you could use FastTrack, the SharePoint Migration Tool, and other options from Microsoft partners. Mover enhances these options when migrating information to the cloud. Beginning in February of 2020, Mover is available worldwide and it also doesn’t cost anything for the Mover app, so you can begin using Mover in any supported migration scenario.  For additional information about the migration process, view the Migration FAQ page. Mover provides migration options from several cloud service providers including; Box Dropbox… Read More

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Top 10 SharePoint Online Announcements from Microsoft Ignite 2019

SharePoint Online Home Sites, built on top of Communication sites are now rolled out, providing a more dynamic and modern landing page that contains news and content relative to your employees Hub sites being updated to include Hub permissions management, analytics capability, and Search and audience targeting is in progress Expanded views of lists and libraries with one click to clear the site header and the left-hand navigation Since we are talking about libraries; Power Apps now integrates with SharePoint libraries, not just lists To view your rows easier, there is an option to display every other row with your color choice, making information in libraries and lists easier to… Read More

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OneDrive for Business Changes in SharePoint Server 2019

Microsoft made several announcements at the SharePoint Conference North America in Las Vegas last month, and one of the biggest announcements was regarding what is new in SharePoint Server 2019 including the changes made to OneDrive for Business. I’d like to take a few moments to introduce the changes made in OneDrive so you’ll have an idea of what to expect when working with OneDrive in SharePoint Server 2019. One of the first things you’ll notice is a cleaner and simpler user interface. The new interface makes locating and accessing your files much  easier. Speaking of files in OneDrive; a major feature of OneDrive is the ability to sync files… Read More

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