Adding Dropbox

How to find a Dropbox Admin account

A Dropbox admin has complete control over an organization’s data. Dropbox admin credentials are required to initiate the migration. Follow these steps if you don’t know how to find out the admin of a Dropbox account.

Step 1: Sign in to your Dropbox account

Step 2: Click on the Admin console on the left side of the page and it will redirect to members Pane.

Click on Dropbox Admin Console

Step 3: Click on the Members link where you can find the list of all users.

Select Members

Scroll through the list until you find out an account with Dropbox admin privileges.

Authorizing Box Business from CloudFuze

Step 1: Find the Dropbox icon under the Business Clouds list and click on it.

Locate Dropbox

Step 2: Keep your Dropbox admin login credentials ready

Dropbox Credentials

Enter your DropBox admin login credentials in the popup and click on the “Sign In” button.

Step 3: Find the Added Dropbox account in the “Manage Clouds” tab

Dropbox added

Adding SharePoint Online

SharePoint Online is a popular and powerful cloud-based service that helps a business manage its enterprise data effectively. It offers all the features of SharePoint right on a web browser.

How to Find SharePoint Online Admin Account

Step 1: Sign in to your SharePoint Admin Portal

SharePoint admin portal

Select Active users. Once done, you can see the list of the users where you can add a user, delete, or even reset the password of a user.

Step 2: Select the Admin from Office 365 Admin PortalOffice 365 Admin Portal

Global admin portal

Remember, Office 365 global admin is the admin of SharePoint Online as well and those global admin privileges are required to add and authorize SharePoint Online.

By selecting a user, a pop-up will be displayed where you can see the role of the user, so the role must be a Global Admin.

Authorizing SharePoint Online from CloudFuze

Step 1: Identify the SharePoint Online Icon and click on it

Locate SharePoint Online

Step 2: Enter Your SharePoint Online Sign-in Credentials

Sharepoint Credentials

Enter your login credentials of your SharePoint Online on the pop-up window.

Step 3: Click on Manage Clouds

Sharepoint added

Step 4: How to migrate from DropBox-SPO

Click on Team Migration Tab from the left-hand pane.

Select Dropbox as source and SharePoint as your destination, click on the Next Button.

Select Dropbox to SharePoint Online source and destination

Once you click on the Next button, you will enter into the Mapping page which is the second step to initiate migration.

Mapping page for Dropbox to SharePoint Online

To migrate the content from the Box-SPO you need to map the source user and destination using the CSV file. There are three steps involved in this process.

  • Mapping of users in CSV file
  • Upload CSV file
  • CSV file validation & Download CSV validation report

The following examples will explain the regular scenarios of how to migrate content from Box to SharePoint with the steps.

How to migrate content to SharePoint public site

In this example, Lewis content from the source will be migrated to the Lewis SharePoint Public site.

Dropbox to SharePointOnline Create CSV file

Step 1: In the source Cloud Id column, enter the source user email id.

Step 2: In the source, the path column mentions the folder name starting with the forward slash.

Folders Dropbox

Step 3: In the Destination Cloud Id column, enter the destination email id.

Step 4: In the Destination, the path enters the /Sitename/Documents (Note:-D in the documents should be upper case).

Documents

Step 5: Save the CSV file before uploading it to make sure that all the entries are intact.

How to Upload CSV Files to CloudFuze for Migration

Here are the steps you need to follow to upload CSV files for mapping users and migrating data.

Step 1: Click on CSV File Icon

Dropbox to SharePoint Online Import CSV

On clicking the upload CSV icon, a pop-up will be displayed. Browse the file from your saved location and select the file

Step 2: Validation process

Validation CSV File

Once the file is uploaded, the validation process will start. The time it takes for validation depends on the number of mappings that are present in the CSV file.

After validation is completed, the report will be automatically saved to your computer.

Step 3: Download file

Dropbox to SharePoint Online Export CSV

In the future, if you want to check the CSV validation report, click on the download option.

How to migrate content to SharePoint Private site

Example

Lewis content from the source will be migrated to the Lewis SharePoint Private site.

Dropbox to SharePoint Online Upload CSV

Step 1: To migrate to any private site, the global admin of SharePoint should be a member of that site.

SharePoint Group Memebers

Step 2: The global admin should be the one that is used to authenticate the SharePoint cloud in the CloudFuze account.

Added Clouds

Step 3: In the source Cloud Id column, enter the source user email id.

Step 4: In the source, the Path column mentions the folder name starting with the forward slash.

Step 5: In the destination, the Cloud Id column enters the destination email id.

Step 6: In the destination path, enter the /Sitename/Documents (Note:-D in the documents should be upper case)

How to migrate multiple Dropbox users’ folders to one Admin site in SharePoint

Step 1: In the source, Cloud Id column enter the source user email id(ex:-lewis@cloudfuze.co)

Step 2: In the Source Path Column, mention the folder name starting with the forward slash.

Step 3: In the Destination Cloud Id, the column enters the destination email id (ex-steven@cloudfuze.co).

Step 4: In the destination path, enter the /Sitename/Documents (Note:-D in the documents should be upper case)

Destination Path

Step 5: Create another mapping with a different user in the source Cloud Id and the folder name of that user in Source Path.

Step 6: Destination Cloud Id and Destination path remain the same as you are migrating from multiple users of Box folders to One SharePoint site of admin.

 Destination Cloud Id and Destination path remain the same

Select Users and click on the Next Button

Once the users are selected, click on the Next button.

Select Dropbox to SharePoint Online Users

Configure a Few Migration Options

Enter the migration job name. Add any additional emails if you would like to so that they also receive migration notifications. Leave the rest of the thing to default if you are transferring content for the first time.

Dropbox to SharePoint Online Options

Preview and Start Migration

Preview your migration and click on the Start Migration button once everything looks good.

Dropbox to SharePointOnline Preview options

Migration Has Been Completed

Once the data is transferred, the status will be changed to Processed.

Dropbox to SharePoint Online Completed

If you want to migrate to OneDrive instead, read our Dropbox to OneDrive mirgation guide.

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