SharePoint Migration Tool Beta
The SharePoint migration tool has now been available for a few months now, however new capabilities have been announced by Microsoft recently.
The capabiltity to migrate SP 2013 lists has been greatly increased. You can now migrate lists that have been created with the following templates:
You are now also given the ability to connect to more on-premises environments with greater authentication support. The exisiting support for AD FS has been improved along with support for:
If you have a requirement for bulk migrations you were previously limited to using a CSV as a repository file. The tool will now also allow you to complete bulk migrations using JSON as a source file. Previously you will of needed to create lists/site-collections on the target site and then migrating from the source. This feature has been updated and the SharePoint Migration tool will also create new lists for you on your target destination.
Incase if you haven’t downloaded the tool aready, you can grab it from this link – http://spmtreleasescus.blob.core.windows.net/betainstall/default.htm