SysTools File System Migrator Guide

Follow step by step guide to migrate file system data to cloud storage applications (G Drive) by using SysTools File System Migrator.

STEP 1

After the successful installation, launch the SysTools File System Migrator application “Run as Admin” as given below:

run
STEP 2

Click on the "Settings" Button present at the bottom left side

settings


STEP 3

After that click on the "Google Project Settings"

project settings


STEP 4

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

browse json


STEP 5

Now, go towards the location where JSON file is saved and click the "open button"

open
STEP 6

After that click on the "Save button"


click save
STEP 7

Now, click on "Activate New Domain"


activate-domain
STEP 8

"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



activation code
STEP 9

A pop-up message i.e. “License Activated” gets displayed. Then, click on the OK button


license activated
STEP 10

To proceed further click the "Close button" present at the bottom left corner


close
STEP 11

After clicking on the "My Computer", its respective Drives & Folders gets displayed


expand
STEP 12

"Select the Folders" that need to be migrated to Google Drive account & click the Next button



 Note: Please close if any file is open.


folder
STEP 13

The tool provides "3 Optional Filters"


1- Include / Exclude File Types

2- Include Created / Modified Date

3- Include File Size


 Note: If you don’t want to apply any filter then don’t enable any of these filters and proceed further


apply filters

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

Filter 2: Move data from specific "date range" to cloud just mention the date (Created or Modified) in From and To field.

date filter

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

file size
STEP 14

Here, we have done the migration by applying Exclude filter. You can select any of these filters to customize your migration process.


exclude filter
STEP 15

After this "enter the Google Drive business account (email address)" in which files need to be migrated & click the Connect button.


account detail
STEP 16

Now, "choose the destination location" either in My Drive or Shared Drive of your Google Drive.


destination
STEP 17

You can create New Folder also by clicking the “Create New Folder icon” present at the top-right corner to save the migrated data


new folder
STEP 18

"Enter the Folder Name" in the New Folder dialogue box and hit the "CREATE button"


enter folder name
STEP 19

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.


start
STEP 20

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.

progress report
STEP 21

As soon as the migration process gets completed the message gets displayed “Migration Completed”

migration completed
STEP 22

After completing the migration click on the “Generate Migration Report” option.

generate report

"Save detailed CSV report" of the completed process in the desired location.

csv report

The software will generate 3 reports

  • Migration Report
  • Detailed Report
  • Failed Report

Resultant Migration Report

migration-report

Detailed Report

detailed report

Failed Report

failed report
STEP 23

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

folder
STEP 24

You will notice that all the "Folder Hierarchy is maintained".

folder hierarchy

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