This article describes the process of the data migration (less than 1TB) from local machine running Windows or Mac OS to the user’s file space on ShareSync cloud.

To upload your files to ShareSync cloud via desktop application:

  1. Login to ShareSync web access, navigate to Help&Download section, download the desktop application for your OS version.
  2. Install desktop application. Refer to the instructions on Windows and Mac client installation and 
    Once ShareSync is installed on the computer, it creates a designated folder called My ShareSync on Windows or ShareSync on Mac and adds it to Favorites in Windows Explorer or Finder.
    The location of the ShareSync folder can be specified during or the desktop client installation on the as well as after the installation of the client (from within the client Settings menu).
  3. Move your files and folders to the ShareSync folder using standard file/folder operations: copy, cut and paste or drag-and-drop.
    drag-n-drop
  4. Application will index your files and folders, then it will upload them to the cloud. Note: this process make take several hours, depending on the amount of files and their total size. 

To upload SharePoint data

  1. Create the ShareSync service user. Note: this is chargeable action.
  2. Install  ShareSync application on your computer.
  3. Login to ShareSync with credentials for service user.
  4. Configure WebDav connection to SharePoint 
  5. Drag and drop the folders from SharePoint to a My ShareSync folder.
  6. To restore or share files, login to the service user's ShareSync web access.

To upload FTP server data

  1. Create the ShareSync service user. Note: this is chargeable action.
  2. Install  ShareSync application on your computer.
  3. Login to ShareSync with credentials for service user.
  4. Connect to your FTP server via WebDav
  5. Drag and drop the folders from SharePoint to a My ShareSync folder.
  6. To restore or share files, login to the service user's ShareSync web access.