Run your migrations in quick mode

Migrate for AODocs is a tool that allows you to migrate files and folders into your AODocs libraries.

This article explains the two quickest use cases for Migrate for AODocs:

  • import (move) the contents of a folder from your My Drive or from a shared drive to AODocs: just select a folder, an AODocs library and a document class; you don't have to edit your import before running it (but you can if you want to!)
  • run quick migrations “from scratch” using a Google spreadsheet

Notes:
– All AODocs users on your domain can run quick migrations.
– There's no need to install Gateway.

 Access quick mode and select your source 
Run quick migrations from Google Drive
Run quick migrations “from scratch” using a Google spreadsheet

Access quick mode and select your source

When you've got started with Migrate to AODocs, you're ready to run quick migrations. 

1. Press Quick migrations in the main screen. 

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2. Press New migration above the list of your current quick migrations.

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3. Select either: 

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Run quick migrations from Google Drive

1. Access Migrate for AODocs in quick mode and select Import from Google Drive.

2. Click in the Choose folder field, then select a folder from the Google Drive picker. 

Note: You can select a folder from your My Drive or a folder from a shared drive.

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3. Enter the following information:

  • the library into which you want to import the folder: when you enter three or more digits, a drop-down menu appears with all the matching libraries in which you're a contributor
  • the document class

Tip: Press the button in the library field to open your library. 

4. Select Edit sheet before import to create a migration spreadsheet which you can edit before importing your folder into AODocs.

5. Press one of the following:

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Edit your import before moving your files to AODocs

If you selected Edit sheet before import in step 5, a migration spreadsheet is generated.

1. Press the Open in new tab button to edit your migration spreadsheet.

2. Press the continue button to proceed with your import and at each stage of the import.

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Import directly into AODocs

If you selected Start migration in step 5, the contents of your folder are imported directly into your library. There is no confirmation at each stage of the migration process. The migration spreadsheet is not available to edit before the import.

Tip: You can follow the progress of your migration. The Progress column shows the number of files imported and the total number of files to import.

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Note: The subfolder structure within the folder you selected is created in the AODocs library. The files are moved from Google Drive to your library; they are no longer available in Google Drive.

Create an extraction spreadsheet

Learn more:

If you selected Preview in sheets in step 5, an extraction spreadsheet is created. 

Press the spreadsheet button to open the extraction spreadsheet. 

Note: You can't run imports from extraction spreadsheets. To run your import, in step 5, select Start migration.

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Run quick migrations “from scratch” using a Google spreadsheet

1. Access Migrate for AODocs in quick mode and select Import from Google Sheets.

2. Choose whether to use versioning, then press Next.

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3. Enter the following information:

  • the library into which you want to import the folder: when you enter three or more digits, a drop-down menu appears with all the matching libraries in which you're a contributor
  • the document class

Tip: Press the button in the library field to open your library. 

4. Press Start migration.

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5. Fill in your migration spreadsheet.

6. Run your migration.

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