Replace invalid characters when migrating to SharePoint

Certain characters are not allowed for using in folder and file names within SharePoint. These characters have to be replaced in source folder or file names before migrating to SharePoint. DMS-Shuttle performs this task automatically when you upload files from your file share to SharePoint. Thereby the tool uses the configuration described below.

Settings Dialog

Setting for handling invalid characters in sharepoint online

List of invalid characters for SharePoint 2010 / 2013:

Default value:   %, *, :, ?, /, \, |, <, >, , {, }, &, ~

List of invalid characters for SharePoint Online / Office 365

Default value:   %, *, :, ?, /, \, |, <, >, , #

Replacement for invalid characters

Define the character you want to use as replacement for invalid characters
Default value: (underscore)

 


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