contentGATE migration of MS Outlook PST files to contentACCESS Email Archive

5.2.7.Creating migration job(s) to your migration project

A migration job manages the migration process and it defines what exactly will be migrated. For the migration Outlook PST files to contentACCESS Email archive only one migration job type is available: the Email migration job.

The administrator may create multiple job instances from this job type. E.g. one job will be responsible for migrating the PST to cA group’s PST files, another job will manage the PST files of the Accounting group etc.

Note: Please ignore the Email shortcut migration job when migrating PST files to contentACCESS Email archive.

A migration job is always assigned to a migration group. It can be created by 1. selecting the group in the pane, 2. switching to “Jobs of group” tab and 3. clicking option “Create job” in the toolbar:

By clicking the Create job button, the “Create new job” dialog opens. It requires to:

  • name the job
  • assign the job to a group – The group is already selected if the job is created for a group directly (from the Migration tab). The job will process the members of this migration group.
  • specify the migration workflow – The workflow defines the migration procedure. The migration of PST files to the contentACCESS Email archive is managed by the Email migration job, the Email shortcut migration job can be ignored.
  • adjust thread performance; this is set to the default values specified in Default project settings. The configurations of the migration job always overwrite the settings specified in the default project settings.

According to the below displayed screenshot we have created an Email migration job, which will manage the migration process of the PST to cA group group’s PST files.

Now every configuration is done and you can proceed with the migration.

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