Prerequisites and installation instructions

On this page you find information about the prerequisites for using SharePoint Migration Tool and instructions on how to install it.

Prerequisites for SharePoint Migration Tool

Recommended requirements for best performance when running the tool are:

  • CPU: 64-bit quad core processor or better
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • Local Storage: Solid state disk: 150 GB free space
  • Network card: 1 Gbps
  • Operating system: Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows 10 client (with .NET Framework 4.6.2)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable (Required for OneNote migration)

Minimum requirements (expect slow performance) when running the tool are:

  • CPU: 64-bit 1.4 GHz 2-core processor or better
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Local Storage: Hard disk: 150 GB free space
  • Network card: High-speed Internet connection
  • Operating system: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7 updated or better (with .NET Framework 4.6.2)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable (Required for OneNote migration)

How to install SharePoint Migration Tool

SPMT can be downloaded from these locations:

Links to external references