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Posts Tagged ‘file migrator’

DocKit – File migration to SharePoint 2013

Posted by Paul on May 18, 2014

In this post we can have an overview on DocKit – File Migration tool for SharePoint 2013. 

Why we need a File Migration Tool?

Upon times we might require to upgrade an old content management system to SharePoint.  In most cases we can isolate the documents inside the CMS as files & then migrate to SharePoint.

Metadata

After migrating the files, we might require to map the custom metadata properties of source system.
The Tool DocKit provides this facility.

 

Download

You can download the tool from following link:

http://www.vyapin.com/products/sharepoint-migration/dockit/sharepoint-migration-tools.htm

Screenshots

Screenshots of the tool are given below.

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Choose the New Task option.

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Choose the source folder and destination library.

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Choose the metadata file.

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I am using the following file which have a required-column named Path and items are mapped through the source file path.

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Click the Finish button in wizard for the migration to take place.

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Options available to exclude sub-folder structure.

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You can see the files are copied with metadata.

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Metadata

The metadata file should be generated using your custom logic.

Summary

The tool is very efficient in doing migration of files & setting metadata.  But the price $1700 seems to be little above the upper-band.

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