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migRaven is the tool for easy migration of complex file server structures while building the necessary Microsoft-compliant NTFS permissions.

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Or use the navigation at the bottom of the most important articles and go through 27 steps migRaven from the system requirements to the creation of migRaven created permission groups and directories.

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-> Step 1 - Preparing for installation

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Project status is on -1

If a project is on -1, eg because saving was not completed correctly, it can be adjusted in the database.

(This query will set all projects to 0)

The query is:

match (u: Project) set u.status = '0' return u

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Adaptations of a foreign database for local use

In order to use a foreign database, some adjustments have to be made in the database itself.

For this, all local machine names must be adapted.

This concerns 16 Propetries:

Node <Services> PropName (String) PropValue (String)
migRavenDBServiceHost neo4jdatabasemachine PC 02
migRavenDBServiceHost databaseserviceurl net.tcp: // PC 02: 10291
migRavenDBServiceHost resourcescanimportpath \\ PC 02 \ c $ \ Program Data \migRaven\ Resource Scan Service \ Import
migRavenDBServiceHost admonitorimportpath \\ PC 02 \ c $ \ Program Data \migRaven\ AdMonitorService \ Import
migRavenDBServiceHost machine PC 02
migRavenDBServiceHost adscanimportpath \\ PC 02 \ c $ \ Program Data \migRaven\ AdScanService \ Import
migRavenADScanServiceHost adscanserviceurl http://PC-02:8099
migRavenADScanServiceHost machine PC 02
migRavenADScanServiceHost ExportPath \\ PC 02 \ c $ \ Program Data \migRaven\ AdScanService \ Export
Services coreserviceurl net.tcp: // PC 02: 8999
Services machine PC 02
migRavenWeb reportexportpath \\ PC 02 \ c $ \ Program Files \migRavenWeb \ Downloads
migRavenWeb machine PC 02
migRavenResource Scan Service Host resourcescanserverurl http://pc-02:8077
migRavenResource Scan Service Host machine pc-02
migRavenResource Scan Service Host ExportPath \\ pc-02 \ c $ \ Program Data \migRaven\ Resource Scan Service \ Export

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Directory application configuration

Folder Request allows the creation of exchange folders with a set authorization for individual users, a group or a migRaven role.

The corresponding folder is automatically created in the live system, authorized accordingly and can be deleted or extended after a predefined time.

The configuration menu is located in the WebClient under Configuration / Directory Request
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Project is not displayed in the UI

After the scan, the data is stored in the Neo4j database. Once this process is completed (saves to Db) the project should be set to 0 status, before that should migRaven under no circumstances be terminated.

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Exclude folders / paths / files from Scan

Each ResourceScanServiceHost exists under the label Service 3 attributes:


In order to exclude desired paths, folders or files from the scan, the respective values ​​must be entered here. All projects that are scanned or rescanned after this change are subject to the filter.

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HTTP Error 403.14

If the browser shows the 403.14 error message when the Web client is invoked,you should look in the Windows features for the solution:

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Adapt database heap size

Depending on the configuration of migRaven, it is recommended to adjust the heap size in the database config, otherwise there could be difficulties with the saving process in the database.

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migRaven Update 6.2.1828

Bug fixes:

-Correct representation of the texts in the selected language

Report group memberships displays the complete user information

-Resource Scan Service can be uninstalled, paused or restarted cleanly

Database is adjusted correctly with ReScan if major changes have occurred in the domain

If the name of the target share in a redesign project contains the name of the source share, the new share in the name will no longer be doubled in the nominal state

Account Management in the Migration Client lists only the user accounts instead of each entry containing the string you are looking for

Table Import Target state is created correctly

Database is completely cleaned up when a project is deleted

-Diverse display errors

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data Storage

In the web client you will find the option under "Configuration" data Storage

This function provides the administrator or authorized data owner with an archiving function for the created projects and their content.
The selected folder including all files and subfolders will be transferred to the specified path. At the same time, a symbolic link is created in the original folder which directly points to the new UNC path.

The use of symbolic links is not active by default and must be activated.
The corresponding instructions can be found at the end of this article

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Neo4j database input

Groups and users

Orphaned groups

Identification of the OU of an account

AD account report with activ and last logon / tokenize

Which account is most similar to mine?

All rights and group memberships of a department

Database Queries (Roles Cross Check)

Import server local groups

Calculate token size

Identification of role groups - groups with multiple permissions

Resolve redundant user nesting

Resolve redundant group relationships

To resolve multiple group nesting

Group nesting - Complexity

Groups in recursions


Delete large quantities in loops

Conversion customer DB for internal use

Forming ACL nodes for evaluations

Export to CSV via APOC

migRaven DB Backup and Restore

Set the DataOwner via CSV import with dynamic labels

APOC Index Search via Lucene

Data and directories

Age analysis for directories and files older than (x)

Find Duplicates / Multiple Directories / Directory Chains

In which directories does an account have data?

Amount of data per account

File Type - Mimetype

Directories that no longer contain files

Data volume for the first level downwards (eg measure home directories


Directories with orphaned ACEs

Evaluation of all effective permissions on directories (including subdirectory with exp. Rights

Determine all directories with explicit rights

Directories with expl. Permissions and age

V- with Ecol rights and the claimants to ACE

Determine the rights of an account ACE path

Error configuration with redundant ACE

Optimization of authorization migration

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