Start-SPMTMigration

This cmdlet will start the registered SPMT migration.

Syntax

Start-SPMTMigration
     [-NoShow]
     [-ParametersValidationOnly]

Description

This cmdlet will start the registered SPMT migration.

Examples

Example 1

#Define SharePoint 2013 data source#

$Global:SourceSiteUrl = "https://YourOnPremSite/"
$Global:OnPremUserName = "Yourcomputer\administrator"
$Global:OnPremPassword = ConvertTo-SecureString -String "OnPremPassword" -AsPlainText -Force
$Global:SPCredential = New-Object -TypeName System.Management.Automation.PSCredential -ArgumentList $Global:OnPremUserName, $Global:OnPremPassword
$Global:SourceListName = "SourceListName"


#Define SPO target#
$Global:SPOUrl = "https://contoso.sharepoint.com"
$Global:UserName = "admin@contoso.onmicrosoft.com"
$Global:PassWord = ConvertTo-SecureString -String "YourSPOPassword" -AsPlainText -Force
$Global:SPOCredential = New-Object -TypeName System.Management.Automation.PSCredential -ArgumentList $Global:UserName, $Global:PassWord
$Global:TargetListName = "TargetListName"

#Define File Share data source#
$Global:FileshareSource = "YourFileShareDataSource"

#Import SPMT Migration Module#
Import-Module Microsoft.SharePoint.MigrationTool.PowerShell

#Register the SPMT session with SPO credentials#
Register-SPMTMigration -SPOCredential $Global:SPOCredential -Force

#Add two tasks into the session. One is SharePoint migration task, and another is File Share migration task.#
Add-SPMTTask -SharePointSourceCredential $Global:SPCredential -SharePointSourceSiteUrl $Global:SourceSiteUrl  -TargetSiteUrl $Global:SPOUrl -MigrateAll
Add-SPMTTask -FileShareSource $Global:FileshareSource -TargetSiteUrl $Global:SPOUrl -TargetList $Global:TargetListName

#Start Migration in the console.#
Start-SPMTMigration

Start a migration with one SharePoint migration task and one File Share migration task.

Parameters

-NoShow

In "-NoShow" mode, a message will be displayed to indicate that the migration is running in the background. Note: Use the 'Show-SPMTMigration' to bring the migration from background to foreground. The task ID, data source location, target location and migration status will be displayed in the console.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ParametersValidationOnly

Validate the parameters: check source access permissions, source existence and if the TargetUrl is valid.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Inputs

None

Outputs

System.Object