4.3 - Target Connections

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“Target Connections” pane is located at the right side of the main screen, and is designed to display the user created Target connections and its content containers.

 

mceclip0.png Add (SharePoint 2016/2019) Connection Adds a new SharePoint 2013/2016 Target Connection
mceclip1.png Add Office 365 icon Opens a dialog to add a new Office 365 Target Connection
  mceclip2.png Edit Target Connection Edits configuration of selected target connection
mceclip3.png Refresh Target Connection Refreshes the content tree view for selected connection

 

Click on mceclip5.png icon (for Office 365), or the mceclip4.png (for SharePoint) located in Target Connection ribbon group to create a target connection. This launches a new dialog.

SharePoint 2016/2019 Site Collection Connection

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The following fields needs to be configured for a SharePoint Connection:

  • Name: Name of connection to uniquely identify the connection within the
    workspace.
  • Site Collection URL: URL of the target SharePoint Site Collection.
  • UserName: The Username for connecting to SharePoint. The user should be an administrator for the target Site Collection.
  • Password: The Password for the above-mentioned user.
  • Domain Name: The domain name where SharePoint user is created.
  • Default User: The default user to be used for setting Author/Editor fields in the target Site Collection if the source user is not found. This field is optional.
    Click on the "Test Connection" button to verify that the details entered are correct.
    Click on the “Add” button to add the SharePoint connection.

SharePoint Online Connection

SharePoint Online Connection SharePoint Online Connection Types

The following connection types are supported in SharePoint Online:

  • Tenant – Add Office 365 tenant connection to migrate across site collections and
    OneDrive sites.
  • Site Collection – Add site collection connection to migrate to a particular site
    collection.

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The following fields needs to be configured for a SharePoint Connection:

  • Name: Name of connection to uniquely identify the connection within the
    workspace.
  • Connect To: Select Tenant.
  • SharePoint URL: The SharePoint tenant admin URL.

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The following fields needs to be configured for a SharePoint Connection:

  • Name: Name of connection, to uniquely identify the connection within the
    workspace.
  • Connection type: Select Site Collection.
  • SharePoint URL: URL of the target SharePoint Site Collection.

SharePoint Online App Only Authentication

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Admin Credentials Authentication Settings:

  • Username: The Username for connecting to SharePoint. The user should be a site
    collection administrator for the target Site Collection or SharePoint Online Admin or
    Global Admin for the tenant level connection.
  • Default User: The default user to be used for setting Author/Editor fields in the
    target Site Collection if the source user is not found. This field is optional.

Click on the "Test Connection" button, a screen will pop-up to sign into the account of the
whitelisted username by Microsoft.

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If user is Global admin user, then the user will get a consent screen and user will need
to accept the consent.

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Tick the checkbox for giving the consent on behalf of your organization and click on the
“Accept” button. This will redirect you back to Add Target Connection screen.

If user is not Global Admin, then user will need to request Admin user to login and
accept the consent for Proventeq Migration Accelerator application.

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Alternatively, one can send below URL to Global Administrator to provide admin consent and return to the application without granting consent.

https://login.microsoftonline.com//adminconsent?client_id=d1e5e128-9660- 4380-aabb-3e0061c1047c

Refer below link to get tenant-id for your organization and replace in above URL.

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/onedrive/find-your-office-365-tenant-id

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Click on the “Add” button to add the SharePoint connection.

Note: To know more about app only authentication in Microsoft identity platform endpoint. Please refer the below link:
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/v2-permissionsand-consent#admin-restricted-permissions

SharePoint Online Client Id Authentication

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Client Id Authentication Settings:

  • Client ID: The app-only principal Client ID.
  • Client Secret: The app-only principal Client Secret.
  • Default User: The default user to be used for setting Author/Editor fields in the target Site Collection if the source user is not found. This field is optional.

Click on the "Test Connection" button to verify that the details entered are correct.
Click on the “Add” button to add the SharePoint connection.

Note: To set up app-only principal Client ID/Client Secret. Please refer the below link:
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/dev/solution-guidance/securityapponly-azureacs

 

SharePoint Online Admin Credentials Authentication

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Admin Credentials Authentication Settings:

  • Username: The Username for connecting to SharePoint. The user should be a site
    collection administrator for the target Site Collection or SharePoint Online Admin for
    the tenant level connection.
  • Password: The Password for the above-mentioned user
  • Default User: The default user to be used for setting Author/Editor fields in the
    target Site Collection if the source user is not found. This field is optional.

Click on the "Test Connection" button to verify that the details entered are correct.
Click on the “Add” button to add the SharePoint connection.

 

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