You use a settings template to determine what types of content to migrate and how the data appears after a migration. You can use a default settings template or customize your own one.
We recommend that you don’t change the settings template while you are running a bridge. Doing so changes the parameters of the migration and can cause inconsistent behavior.
About settings templates
A default settings template selects the most common migration options for your data source. Choose the settings template that matches your connection and migration target:
- Migrate to shared drives
- Migrate to My Drive
Note: In a single bridge, you can migrate to users' My Drive or shared drives, but not to both.
You can also create your own template by customizing a default template. A custom template allows you to set up what data you're migrating and how it appears in your target domain.
Select or customize a default settings template
- In the Google Workspace Migrate platform, click Settings templates. You might have to click Menu first.
- Point to the settings template and click Template .
- Review the default settings template and choose an option:
- If you don’t change any settings, click Cancel.
- If you make changes to the settings, click Create new template. Enter a name and click Create.
Delete a custom settings template
You can’t delete a default template or a template associated with an existing bridge.
- Click Settings templates. You might have to click Menu first.
- Under Custom, next to the template, check the box.
- Click Delete Delete.
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