Today we released a new update to our MetaVis Architect Suite software. Release 188.8.131.52407202215 adds the function to connect to individual as well as corporate Box.net accounts accessing content of all users in enterprise Box.net subscription using single administrator account with the ability to copy content between Box, SharePoint and OneDrive locations while preserving folder structure, versioning, retention and authorship properties, mapping users between domains as well as preserving and extending metadata in custom fields during copy process. The release also adds the function to copy Managed Metadata based Navigation configuration between SharePoint sites.
The release also introduced "MetaVis for Drives" functionality that includes the following features:
1) Connect to Microsoft OneDrive for Business, Google Drive, Box.net, SharePoint locations to individual drives as well as to all users in a corporate account using single service administrator login with the ability to browse account structure and content in individual users personal locations using tree structure metaphor;
2) Mass copy individual items from File System to OneDrive for Business, Google Drive and Box.net locations optionally preserving folder structure, fixing illegal characters and preserving retention and authoring properties;
3) Mass copy individual items between Microsoft OneDrive for Business, Google Drive, Box.net and SharePoint locations optionally preserving folder structure, fixing illegal characters, preserving retention and authoring properties as well as preserving, mapping and enhancing metadata when applicable;
4) Mass copy multiple users personal spaces from Google Drives, File Shares and SharePoint My Sites to OneDrive for Business optionally preserving folder structure, fixing illegal characters and preserving retention and authoring properties;
5) Backup OneDrive for Business and Google Drive users content using central location and single login to local file shares, amazon S3 or Azure storage;
6) Monitor and generate actionable Administrator Dashboard current status and trend reports about storage distribution and user activity in OneDrive for Business tenancy;
7) Perform Informant content scan applying policy groups with configurable rules and actions to perform pattern, PII, PHI, URL, vocabulary keywords detection to OneDrive for Business content;
8) Mass provision multiple OneDrive for Business personal sites using single login from a central location;
9) Mass detect and remove OneDrive for Business personal site owners;
There are some other issues fixed and new functions implemented. See the release notes for details: http://www.metavistech.com/release-notes-architect-suite
The application will offer to download and install the update upon application startup. Confirm the update and restart the application when prompted. It is also possible to quit the application, uninstall it, and then download and install it again to the same location to get an update. All data currently managed by MetaVis Architect Suite will be preserved.
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