The Server Extension is an optional component that is installed on your SharePoint server to provide you with additional functionality that preserves certain values or features when running a migration.
Note: You do not need the server extension when migrating to an Office 365 environment.
Please ensure the following before installing the Server Extension:
- Administrative rights on your SharePoint server. The Server Extension must be installed on all the web front-end servers if you have more than one.
- SharePoint server .NET framework 3.5 or higher.
- Validate that you need to preserve one of the values on this list, and/or that you are running a migration from SharePoint 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019 with Insane Mode.
- Read and understand the security considerations associated to the Server Extension.
Ready to go?
You can download the Server Extension here.