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SharePoint Migration Tool - multiple subfolders

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I am using the SharePoint Migration Tool with a formatted csv file to migrate from a file share into a  SharePoint document library. 

 

The file share folder structure is in a simple 'client\matter' format.  This would normally be a simple migration task, however I only want to migrate certain matters for each client (i.e. closed matters).

 

Because the formatted CSV file only allows you to specify one subfolder level, I can't see a way for the matters to retain their folder structure.  For example, if I specify the 'client_a\matter_2' folder to be migrated to a SharePoint document library called 'client' under a subfolder called 'client_a', then all of the 'matter_2' files are copied to the root of the 'client_a' folder, rather than into a 'matter_2' subfolder.  I need each matter to have its own subfolder.

 

This is driving me crazy as it seems like it should be a simple task, so any help appreciated!

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@Danbert  i'm amazed there is no traction on this post.  i have what i think is the same issue:

 

SPMT 3.2.115.4

 

onpremSP2013server/sites/library/folder/subfolder

 

i want to migrate subfolder and it's contents

 

what's the syntax for the migrate by csv?

 

  • Column C: Enter the name of the subfolder in the document library. If this column is left empty, the migration starts from the root. If there is a value in this column, the migrations starts from the subfolder and down. Optional

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepointmigration/mm-bulk-upload-format-csv-json

 

this is unclear.  It states subfolder, not folder.  to me this is technically different. but it won't find the subfolder.  an error is thrown.  then when i try at the root 'folder' just to test, it sits at 0% for the progress.  HELP!

 

csv for migrate.PNG