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Copying groups will create them on the destination site and will insert all the users who were members of the source group into the new group on the destination sites.
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- Select the action you want to perform from the Migration menu.
- Select your source, and click Connect.
- Select the structure you want to copy.
- Click Next.
- Select your destination, and click Connect.
- Select the structure you want to copy to.
- Click Next.
- Select Groups from the list of Site Objects.
- Select the group you want to copy from the source and either drag and drop it into the destination or click Copy Now. See Advanced Copy if you need to apply specific parameters.
- Once the action is completed, the migration report will show any successes, warning, or errors. See Migration Report for more details.
You can run a Pre-Check of your copy to detect potential copy errors before running an migration. To do so, click on Advanced Copy and click on Run Pre-Check.
In the Advanced Copy option, you can set the mode Automatic Mode or Manual
If you select the option to merge, all the users that exist in the source group but not in the destination group will be added to the destination group.The owner of the group will also be updated.
Updating Group Membership
The users that already exist in the destination group will not be updated, and their group membership will be maintained. If you need to update the membership at the destination, you will need to copy the group and manually map the source users to the correct users at the destination.