valid Types in Migration table Editor


  • valid Types in Migration table Editor in the drop down are: User,computer,dlg,dgg,ug, unc path, free text or SID

    Which type would a URL path fall under? (  

    And if I use this Microsoft person's Powershell method instead:

    are the same above types valid?   He has domain as a type in his example.csv as well. 


    Thursday, September 24, 2015 5:38 PM

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  • Hi spnewbie,

    Thanks for your post.

    If you enter the source name manually, you must type the exact name of the User, Computer, Group, or UNC Path referenced in the source GPO (for example, TestDomain\PolicyAdmins or \\server1\publicshare). The type of the source name must match the source type specified in the migration table.

    And the name your provide, it's more seems not follow the correct format. Please follow the article to check the right format for all types. If it a computer, you need to use "\server1$"

    For migrate group policy with powershell, it should be the same above types vaild.

    Best Regards,

    Mary Dong

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    Friday, September 25, 2015 6:47 AM
  • Have you even read that Powershell article?   It is written by  Microsoft employee.    In it, he says " It is not a GPO  migration table, but it feeds the automation process behind building and updating the migration table.   And he provides the sample file as a CSV download, so obviously he's not referring to the built-in GPMC Migration Table Editor. "So are you SURE the same types are valid?   If so, then why isn't "domain" (which he has in his sample) listed in the drop-down of Source Type when I'm in the built-in GPMC Migration Table Editor?

    As far as "not follow the correct format", I clearly stated it's a URL.  So all I need to know is a URL supported or not.  It's not some long, complex URL at all, it's as basic as you can get, just a  server name, in FQDN format, which can indeed be (and often is) a valid URL, depending on your IIS setup and the application you're using.

    • Edited by dilbert2015 Tuesday, September 29, 2015 6:14 PM
    Friday, September 25, 2015 3:01 PM