Migrate SharePoint to Office 365

A number of companies are planning to migrate from SharePoint on premises to Office 365, due to the perceived benefits of Office 365 over On-premises such as better collaboration and productivity, improved security and reduced cost of SharePoint management. O365 adoption rates are increasing steadily day by day. Here are the top 5 reasons of […]

Microsoft SharePoint Migration Tool vs Vyapin DocKit Migrator

Microsoft has recently released its latest version of SharePoint Migration tool available free of cost to their customers. You can use Microsoft’s SharePoint Migration tool to migrate content (folders and documents) to SharePoint Online along with basic metadata. However, the Microsoft SharePoint migration tool may fall short if you have a complex or metadata intensive […]

SharePoint Migration vs Upgrade: When it is Recommended?

An overwhelming phase of every organization is deciding the right path to adopt a new version of SharePoint, either it is on-premises or online. SharePoint admins will have a dilemma whether to migrate or upgrade SharePoint? Before making a decision, proper analysis of the current SharePoint environment and understanding the difference between migration and upgrade […]

Dockit Migrator for SharePoint v10.1.6416 released!

The new version of Dockit Migrator for SharePoint v10.1.6416 has been released with certain feature enhancements and bug fixes recently. We hope this new version will be a useful update for our customers. These are the bug fixes and enhancements in this new version: Fixed to migrate files in sub folder while using ‘Documents modified […]

How does XPlica help in migrating sites and lists that use deprecated templates in SharePoint 2007 / 2010?

We have discussed about the deprecated / discontinued templates in my previous blog Discontinued Site and List templates in SharePoint 2013 and above . In this article, We will show you how XPlica helps you to migrate the sites / lists that use the deprecated / discontinued templates from the legacy SharePoint servers (2003, 2007 and 2010) […]

Are you migrating documents to SharePoint? Preserve user value!

This article describes the steps involved in preserving the users during SharePoint content migration using Vyapin’s XPlica product. XPlica will help you preserve the user(s), if the user(s) are still available in the organization and replace the user(s) with any other alternate user, if the user is no longer with the organization. The users / […]

How to Retain List Item IDs across site collections or SharePoint farms?

SharePoint generates a unique ID for each item in a list. Here’s some additional information about list item IDs: IDs are auto-generated in each list and are not unique across the site. The item IDs are 1-based integer, which is one greater than the ID of the item that was previously added. If the item […]

How To Migrate Contents To OneDrive For Business In Office 365?

What Is OneDrive for Business? OneDrive for Business is an integral part of Office 365 or SharePoint Server, and provides place in the cloud where you can store, share, and sync your work files. OneDrive for Business is online storage intended for business purposes. Your OneDrive for Business is managed by your organization and lets you […]

Dockit for SharePoint v9.0.5940.34393 Released

A new major version of Dockit has been released recently with redesigned UI, OneDrive for Business support and the following enhancements: All New Contemporary User Interface Dockit Main Window appearance has been modified completely for products unified approach. The tool bar in main window contains a brand new Ribbon control to ease the usage of […]

New version of XPlica v6.8 has been released

A new version of XPlica v6.8 has been released recently with the following enhancements: Site Collection Feature Activation The ‘Site Collection Feature Activation’ has been newly introduced in the sandbox solution (for SharePoint Online) and XPlica Server Agent (for on-premise SharePoint) that enables to activate the set of (already available) site collection features in the […]

Retaining Document IDs across site collections or SharePoint farms

SharePoint Document ID service is useful to maintain static links to documents regardless of where they get moved within the same site collection, or if their name gets changed. In short, with the SharePoint Document ID service activated, you can preserve the Document ID within the site collection. There are a few limitations in SharePoint […]

Exporting SharePoint libraries and lists along with metadata / file attachments for archiving purposes just got easier

Exporting metadata for each list item / library document in a separate metadata file Our earlier versions of SPListX for SharePoint create a single consolidated metadata file per SharePoint library / list in the file system. Many of our SPListX customers have requested a separate metadata file for each list item / document in a […]

New version of XPlica for SharePoint version 6.7 has been released

A new version of XPlica for SharePoint (v6.7) has been released with the following enhancements: Wildcard inclusion to migrate only the site structure (excluding contents) In SharePoint migration scenarios, quite a few customers would be interested in migrating site structure alone to see if the pages, look and feel, permissions are intact, before migrating contents. […]

SharePoint does not permit folders with the name ‘Forms’ and folder names ending with ‘_files’

One of our customers recently encountered a couple of issues when creating new folders in the following syntax using one of our SharePoint migration products: Folder names ending with ‘_files’. Folder with the name ‘Forms’. When creating a folder with name ending with _files If you are trying to create a folder with name ending […]