Overview of the SharePoint Migration Tool
The SharePoint Migration Tool lets you migrate content to SharePoint OnLine and OneDrive from the following locations:
- SharePoint Server 2013
- SharePoint Server 2010 **
- Network and local file shares
** Now in public preview.
Designed to be used for migrations ranging from the smallest set of files to a large scale enterprise migration, the SharePoint Migration Tool will let you bring your information to the cloud and take advantage of the latest collaboration, intelligence, and security solutions with Office 365.
For a complete description of features see: What does SPMT support?
If you prefer using PowerShell, all SPMT functionality is supported. For more information see: Migrate to SharePoint Online using PowerShell.
Download and Install
Download and install the SharePoint Migration Tool using Internet Explorer, Edge or Chrome browser. After downloading and installing the SharePoint Migration Tool, read How to use the SharePoint Migration Tool to help you get started.
If you experience issues with your installation, see Troubleshooting installation issues.
To install the current release download here:
NEW: To download the new public preview release which includes support for SharePoint Server 2010:
If you are using the Chrome browser, you must install the ClickOnce for Google Chrome plug-in before installing the SharePoint Migration Tool. > To download and install the plug-in: Using Chrome, go to this site and then click Add to Chrome: ClickOnce for Google Chrome plug-in
Planning and assessment
Planning is the key to a successful data migration. The SharePoint Migration Assessment Tool (SMAT) is a simple command line executable that will scan the contents of your SharePoint Server 2013 farm to help identify any issues with data you plan to migrate to SharePoint Online. The results report points you to articles to help you fix any issues that were discovered. The tool runs in the background without impacting your production environment.
To download the tool: SharePoint Migration Assessment Tool (SMAT)
The SharePoint Migration Tool is not available for users of Office 365 operated by 21Vianet in China. It is also not available for users of Office 365 with the German cloud using the data trustee, German Telekom. However, it is supported for users in Germany whose data location is not in the German datacenter.
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