How to migrate OneDrive for Business data to Azure Files

Uziel Silva 51 Reputation points


I need to migrate 5 TB of storage from my OneDrive Plan 2 to Azure Files, Which tool should I use for a safe and efficient migration

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  1. JohnyBenz 296 Reputation points

    While SPMT is a strong solution as Azar said, third-party tools like Cloudfuze and Gs Richcopy 360 offer additional features or functionalities that might suit your specific needs. Conduct thorough research and compare features before choosing.

    If you prefer using SPMT , and you have a complex migration, for additional assistance, consider contacting Microsoft Azure support. They can provide guidance and help explore custom migration solutions tailored to your specific requirements.

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  1. Azar 18,045 Reputation points

    Hey there Uziel Silva

    Thats a good question and thanks for using QandA platform

    For migrating 5 TB of data from OneDrive for Business to Azure Files, I guess tthe Microsoft SharePoint Migration Tool (SPMT) is a reliable choice.

    Its used for transferring data while preserving file metadata and permissions. After installing and configuring SPMT on a suitable server or workstation, you can create a migration task specifying the source (OneDrive for Business) and destination (Azure Files) locations.

    SPMT will then initiate the migration process, copying data over while providing progress updates.

    Follow the below doecumentation for more details

    If this help kindly accept the answer thanks much.