Steps for Office 365 to Office 365 Migration

Follow step by step guide to Migrate Office 365 Tenant to Office 365 Tenant by SysTools Migrator


        Pre-Requisites


Following are the Steps to Perfrom Office 365 to Office 365 Migration


Download and Launch the migration tool

In case, tool is not activated, see how to activate the product: Activation Steps

Tool provides the help section for the details about each migration mode. Click on "Help" button to view this section.

Start screen


To enable advance settings for Concurrent migration (optional). Read more: Advance Settings



Download and Launch the migration tool

In case, tool is not activated, see how to activate the product: Activation Steps

Tool provides the help section for the details about each migration mode. Click on "Help" button to view this section.

Start screen


To enable advance settings for Concurrent migration (optional). Read more: Advance Settings


From the software window, click on the "Setup" tab and select choose Source & Destination platform as Office 365.

Start screen
STEP 1

Now, Select Office 365 as source & Office 365 as destination.


STEP 2

Software allows you to select Category, Email, Contact, Task, Calendar, and Document under Workload Selection window and also enables users to create Users and Groups.





STEP 3

You can see there are two options available:

  1. Migrate Document Permissions
  2. User Group Mapping

Migrate Document Permissions: Allow execution of document level permission.

User Group Mapping: Allows to map the group mapping from source to destination. The mapping between source group and its corressponding group can be provided on the Users section.


STEP 4

Date Filter Option is available in this tool to migrate only selective data from Office 365 to Office 365.

After selecting all required options click on Next.


STEP 5

Now, Enter Admin email ID & Application ID of Source tenant & then click on Validate button to validate associated permissions.



STEP 6

Now, You can see the permissions are validated. Click on Next button to proceed.



STEP 7

Enter the Destination Admin email and Application ID & then click on the Validate button to validate all permission.



STEP 8

Now, permissions are validated. Click on Next button.




STEP 9

Now under Resources tab, in the Users screen, there are several ways in which you can add users from the source account that needs to be processed.


users

Fetch Users: It will fetch all the users from Source domain.

users

Import Users: This will import users through CSV.

users

Download Template: In this option, you will get a sample CSV file in which you can add source and destination users manually.

users
STEP 10

Fetch User – This option will fetch all source user accounts, then you have to enter destination user's email addresses.

Click on Continue.



STEP 11

All source Office 365 accounts are fetched.



STEP 12

In this screen, you can see all the source mailboxes.


STEP 13

You can also create new user at destination domain from tool itself. For this, select the source mailboxes for whom you want to create a new user at destination domain and click on Create User button.


After that, you need to enter the email address of the destination user mailbox.


After adding destination ID, you can have to assign password for the mailboxes. You can either enter different password one by one or set a default password for each mailbox. For default password, click on Set Default Password button.


Enter Default Password and hit Apply button.


Then, click on Continue button.


The software will then prompt this screen.


If everything goes well, the tool will show green icon under the Status column. If there persists any problem, then it won't show the green icon.

Additionally, you can also check Successful and Failed user creations from the above shown tab.


STEP 14

To start migration you have to enter Destination emails (enter destination email where you want to migrate source tenant data).

Click on (…) icon, if you want to import a CSV file containing both source and destination accounts.



STEP 9

On the Groups screen, there are several ways in which you can add groups from the source account that needs to be processed.


users

Fetch Groups: It will fetch all the groups from Source domain.

users

Import Groups: This will import groups through CSV.

users

Download Template: In this option, you will get a sample CSV file in which you can add source and destination groups manually.

users
STEP 10

Fetch Groups – This option will fetch all source groups, then you have to enter destination group's email addresses.

Click on Continue.



STEP 11

All source Office 365 groups are fetched.



STEP 12

In this screen, you can see all the source groups.



STEP 13

You can also create new groups at destination domain from tool itself. For this, select the source group(s) for whom you want to create a new group at destination domain and click on Create Group button.


After that, you need to enter the email address of the destination group.


Then, click on Continue button.


The software will then prompt this screen.


If everything goes well, the tool will show green icon under the Status column. If there persists any problem, then it won't show the green icon.

Additionally, you can also check Successful and Failed group creations from the above shown tab.


STEP 14

To start migration, you have to enter Destination groups (enter destination email where you want to migrate source tenant data).

Click on (…) icon, if you want to import a CSV file containing both source and destination groups.



You can also filter out the selected groups that you want to migrate to destination domain using the drop-down option.

priority


STEP 15

If you have Office 365 Shared Mailboxes that you want to migrate to some other tenant, then you need to right-click on the particular mailbox from the source list and ignore the Office 365 license validation.

Important Note: Make sure that you perform the above step with Shared Mailboxes only. If you ignore O365 license validation of a user mailbox, then that user mailbox won't be migrated.




Once you do it successfully, the tool will show a red icon besides that user mailbox as shown below.



STEP 16

Users can also filter out the selected users for migration and also allocate Priority if they have multiple user mailboxes and want to migrate some of them prior to others.

priority


Now, Validate permissions by clicking on Validate button.



STEP 17

After successful validation, you will see all the green icons. Click on Start Migration button to initiate the process.



Users can also Stop Migration if required while the migration is In Progress.

Stop Migration


STEP 18

You can view the Migration Status in multiple formats.

List View:

List View

Tile View:

Tile View


STEP 19

You can check the mailboxes with complete migration under Completed tab.



STEP 20

After completion of migration, click on the Download Report button to generate the detailed migration report.

Download report

The tool provides two options for downloading the reports:

Summary Report: The summary report will be a single .csv file containing migration reports of all the selected users for migration.

migration summary


Detailed Report: Here, you get the option to save the detailed migration report of the mailboxes you want to. Select the mailbox and click on Download button.

report downloaded

Choose the destination location where you want to save the Detailed Report.

report downloaded


STEP 21

Re-Run Migration option is also provided in order to perform the migration again.

  • Retry Failed Items: To migrated the data which didn't get migrated.
  • Re-Run Full Migration: To perform the entire migration process again.
  • Delta Migration: To migrate the newly arrived data in between the migration process

migration options


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