Follow step by step guide to migrate file system data to cloud storage applications (G Drive) by using SysTools File System Migrator.
After the successful installation, launch the SysTools File System Migrator application “Run as Admin” as given below:
Click on the "Settings" Button present at the bottom left side
After that click on the "Google Project Settings"
Now, you will be requested to "Browse the JSON file"
"Click the Browse button" if you have the G Suite JSON File path Otherwise create the JSON file by Clicking Here : How to Get JSON File
Now, go towards the location where JSON file is saved and click the "open button"
After that click on the "Save button"
Now, click on "Activate New Domain"
"Enter the activation code" which is required for the migration process & click the Continue button
Note: If you don’t have activation code then Click here Get Activation Code
A pop-up message i.e. “License Activated” gets displayed. Then, click on the OK button
To proceed further click the "Close button" present at the bottom left corner
After clicking on the "My Computer", its respective Drives & Folders gets displayed
"Select the Folders" that need to be migrated to Google Drive account & click the Next button
Note: Please close if any file is open.
The tool provides "3 Optional Filters"
1- Include / Exclude File Types
2- Include Created / Modified Date
3- Include File Sizeiv class="alert-warning text-justify">
Note: If you don’t want to apply any filter then don’t enable any of these filters and proceed further
Filter 1: If you want to Include or Exclude any File Types, use the filter "Include / Exclude File Types". Enable this filter and add particular file extensions that need to be included or excluded.
Filter 2: Move data from specific "date range" to cloud just mention the date (Created or Modified) in From and To field.
Filter 3: Mention the "file size" in 3 ways, i.e., Greater or Equal, Less or Equal, or Size Range that you want to move
Here, we have done the migration by applying Exclude filter. You can select any of these filters to customize your migration process.
After this "enter the Google Drive business account (email address)" in which files need to be migrated & click the Connect button.
Now, "choose the destination location" either in My Drive or Shared Drive of your Google Drive.
You can create New Folder also by clicking the “Create New Folder icon” present at the top-right corner to save the migrated data
"Enter the Folder Name" in the New Folder dialogue box and hit the "CREATE button"
This new folder (here Migrated Data) is displayed along with all other folders. You can select the newly created folder and click on the "Start Button" to begin the migration process.
Through the dashboard of the software user can easily "track the live progress status" of the migration process.
Here, Total Files, In progress Files, Completed Files and Failed Count is listed.
Also, the file path and status is provided.
As soon as the migration process gets completed the message gets displayed “Migration Completed”
After completing the migration click on the “Generate Migration Report” option.
"Save detailed CSV report" of the completed process in the desired location.
The software will generate 3 reports
Resultant Migration Report
To "view migrated data" first log in to business account & open respective google drive
Now, double click the folder in which your migrated data is saved
You will notice that all the "Folder Hierarchy is maintained".
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