U of I File Migration to SharePoint in Progress
June 26, 2020
The file migration from the S: drive to SharePoint Storage Site in the cloud will continue over the next five weekends. During the migration, weekend access to files migrating from the S: drive to SharePoint will be unavailable until the process is completed.
Three email notifications will be sent to users for each migration that includes folders they have access to on the S: drive. The first notification will be sent the Tuesday before the migration, listing what folder(s) users have access to that are being migrated. The second email notification will be sent the Friday — or Thursday for July 4 holiday — the day the move begins, notifying users the migration will start that evening and they won’t have access to the folder/files during the move. The third email notification will be sent when the move has been completed and will include a link to the SharePoint Storage Site. These emails contain helpful links in addition to the information about what will be happening.
At this time, data classified as high-risk should not be moved to the SharePoint Storage Site. SharePoint is safe and secure storage; however, for now, U of I will keep high-risk files stored using on-premise storage spaces like the S: drive. Planned controls for high-risk sites will prevent accidental downloading of high-risk documents to unmanaged computers, and will allow migrations, where appropriate, at a future date.
Contact your local support team with questions about the file migration.
About the University of Idaho
The University of Idaho, home of the Vandals, is Idaho’s land-grant, national research university. From its residential campus in Moscow, U of I serves the state of Idaho through educational centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls, nine research and Extension centers, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. Home to nearly 12,000 students statewide, U of I is a leader in student-centered learning and excels at interdisciplinary research, service to businesses and communities, and in advancing diversity, citizenship and global outreach. U of I competes in the Big Sky and Western Athletic conferences. Learn more at uidaho.edu