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 […]

How to move SharePoint servers to different domain (new AD) without losing the data integrity with limited time and effort?

Great to have an option to move a SharePoint Server to the different domain (or different farm) instead of recreating new farm / merging multiple Active Directories (AD) and migrating contents from old farm to new one is a common expectation of every user. As this expectation is more common in case of merging of […]

Migrating SharePoint 2013 / 2010 Designer Workflows to SharePoint 2016 / SharePoint Online (Office 365)

There is no direct and easy way to copy / move the SharePoint designer workflows from SharePoint 2013 (and below) to the latest version of SharePoint 2016 On-Premise and SharePoint Online manually using built-in mechanisms, as these types of workflows are deprecated in the latest version of SharePoint. There are two options to handle such […]

Dockit Migrator for SharePoint v10.3.6457 is released!

We have released Dockit Migrator for SharePoint v10.3.6457 with certain enhancements and bug fixes recently. Here is the list of enhancements and bug fixes included in this new version: Supports migration of ‘Master Pages’ and ‘Themes’ from SharePoint 2013 and logo from SharePoint 2016 The new version of Dockit Migrator for SharePoint has the provision […]

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 […]

Why Migrate To SharePoint 2016?

Are you still running older versions of SharePoint? Confused or hesitating to take a decision whether to move to SharePoint 2016 or not!  Here we have provided you the reasons for moving to SharePoint 2016. Enhanced Features A new HTML5 rendering engine that targets modern web “full” standards mode and modern browsers. With new, modern […]

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 […]

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. […]

Document set metadata update and other addition in the latest DocKIT for SharePoint

The latest version of file shares to SharePoint migration tool – DocKIT for SharePoint offers users a provision to capture the Document set version and update the description metadata for the URL column. Document Set Version Capture Whenever DocKIT creates a new document set or updates the already available document set’s metadata, it can capture […]

Web part issue and resolution when migrating from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013

One of our customers recently encountered an issue when upgrading from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013. I thought I will share this for the benefit of others in the SharePoint community who are planning to migrate from SharePoint 2007. Users in the customer’s organization encountered the error below when opening a custom webpart that used […]

Making An Impossible Looking Site Collections Migration Possible with XPlica

When a day at the office involves delivering leading edge cloud infrastructure solutions to clients ranging from medical services and manufacturing to accounting firms you need to be ready for anything—on premises or in the cloud. About the Client An IT Solutions Provider got a phone call form a client presenting them with a new […]