Steps to Migrate SharePoint Site Content to another SharePoint Site

Steps to Perform Migration Between SharePoint Sites
Using SysTools SharePoint Migrator Tool


Install & launch the SharePoint Migrator software. Given initial screen appear on your display. Click on Start.


Enter source site URL from which you want to migrate content & enter User Name (User ID) or admin ID, password. Click Login.


Now, Software will authenticate & scan.


Now you can see your data (documents, lists, document library) in the Categories section and you can easily find their content in the Contents section. Check the categories & click Next.


There are multiple options provided by the software -

  1. Date Filter
  2. Permission
  3. Version
  4. Include File Types for Migration
  5. Migration Types

Date Filter

This option categorized into two categories - Created Date and Modified Date

Created Date Filter - With this filter, you can migrate site content data according to its creation date

Modified Date - With this filter, you can migrate site content data by its modified date.


Permission - With this feature, you can mapping between source & destination users. It will give SharePoint site access permission of source users to destination users.

For this, you have to mention Source ID & Destination ID in CSV file.

Click on Sample CSV file to download & edit sample CSV file.

Open the sample CSV file.

Now, enter the source user ID (currently which users has the permissions) and destination ID (Which you want to give user access permissions).

Click on Add CSV button to add CSV file into software.


Versions - Version history option available in SharePoint, with this option you can store, track, and restore items in a list and files in a library whenever they change. SharePoint save different versions of documents if it is modifying.

Software allow you to migrate version of the document, for this, you have to mention the version of the document.

To view version of file -

Mention version. Which version you want to migrate

Include File Type for Migration

Here you have to mention file type (pdf, txt, etc..) which you want to migrate into another SharePoint site. Once you mention the file type it will migrate these all files that have extension.

Migration type

There are two option available 1 – Create New, 2 – Overwrite.

Create New - This will create new item at destination location (destination SharePoint site).

Overwrite - This option will overwrite existing items. If you perform migration between same sites and do not want duplicate items in destination site then select this option. It will overwrite items & will prevent from duplication.

You can also skip previously migrated items by selecting Skip Previously Migrated Items.


Now enter destination location. For that you have to enter Site URL where you want to migrate data & User credential.


Software will authenticate & scan it will take few seconds.


After that, select storage location for documents then click Export.


Now, you can see migration process start.


Now, In View Progress Details panel software will display Source Path, total Count, Success Count & Status.


After completing migration process, you will get Migration Process is Completed message from software.


To save migration report click on Save.

Now, login into SharePoint to view migrated data - Documents

SharePoint List

Site Content

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