To connect SharePoint Server as a source system, you need to perform the following steps:
- Download Windows Agent to your machine.
- Register Windows Agent and authenticate Box Shuttle using the provided key.
- Provide SharePoint Site URL or, when you don’t use Windows integrated authentication, use your SharePoint credentials.
Set up Windows Agent
Windows Agent supports the following SharePoint versions:
- SharePoint 2013 or higher
The system requirements you need to fulfill are as follows:
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Download Windows Agent
- In Shuttle, click New Job and provide a unique name for the analysis or migration job.
- Select SharePointServer.
Enter the Agent Name.
Click Next and copy the Authentication Key. You will need it to register the Windows Agent.
Register Windows Agent
- Install Windows Agent.
- In the pop-up window, provide the Agent Key you have copied before the installation and confirm. It may take some time to configure and register the Agent.
- Once the registration finishes, Windows Agent will appear as connected. You can now proceed with data analysis or migration.
If you encounter any issues while working with Windows Agent, see Troubleshooting Windows Agent documentation. Troubleshooting connections - let’s link to this article.
Set up connection with SharePoint
Once you have registered Windows Agent, click Next in the main Source System configuration window.
At this point, provide the SharePoint Site URL:
You can also deactivate windows integrated authentication and use your credentials:
SharePoint sites vary in terms of how credentials are entered. You’ll need to enter the SharePoint site URL in almost all instances, but in some cases, entering Username as
domain\Username and leaving the SharePoint domain field blank works best. For other cases, the system will validate if you only added the Username, and then add the domain in the SharePoint domain field.