SharePoint Migration Tool -Free Migration Tool provided by Microsoft.

What is SharePoint Migration Tool SPMT?

SharePoint Migration Tool SPMT is a free data migration tool from Microsoft that allows your organization to migrate data to SharePoint Online, OneDrive, and Microsoft Teams.

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This is a tremendous migration tool that will help you with simple data migration scenarios without added costs. You can also migrate big volumes of data to Microsoft 365 directly to SharePoint sites, OneDrive personal spaces, or Microsoft Teams team Files.

When to use SPMT?

You can select SPMT for your organization when you need to start the migration of data to Microsoft Office 365. There’s no advance planning feature included in Free SPMT so you should execute the migration on the laptop or server which will be turned on during the migration.

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Supported migration scenarios in SPMT

You will be able to migrate your data to Microsoft 365 from the below sources:

  • Local Drives to Microsoft Office 365
  • SharePoint Server to Microsoft Office 365

Version supportable for migration are given below:

  • SharePoint Server 2010
  • SharePoint Server 2013
  • SharePoint Server 2016
  • SharePoint Foundation 2010
  • SharePoint Foundation 2013

It means you can migrate from all supported SharePoint Servers Versions supported since 2010.

How to download SharePoint Migration Tool for free?

As the tool isn’t a cloud-based SaaS tool, You need to download this to your Server/Windows PC.