In this blog we’ve answered the most frequently asked questions about Slack to Teams migration, that will serve as a guide to help you begin your Microsoft 365/Office 365 journey.
Yes. AVAMIGRATRON does that with ease. It helps the user to get a high-level and detailed inventory report and allows the user to migrate based on their convenience
It is the summary of all the data, information, files, attachments, and the content present in the Slack workspace.
Yes, we have the options to take inventories for all channels and chats in full inventory and specific channels and chat in custom inventory.
No. Whether you have a Free plan, paid plan, Standard Plus, AVAMIGRATRON can retrieve all your data without any data loss. We have a separate tool for the Enterprise plan too.
Yes. The Slack workspace inventory can be retrieved as High-level inventory, Full inventory, and custom inventory; based on the client’s requirement, and the subscription plan used by the client.
Yes. Even if the user is not the Workspace Owner or Workspace Admin, we are still able to take the Inventory.
AVAMIGRATRON fetches details of all the slack public channels but when it comes to slack private channels and private chats (i.e., Direct Messages and Multiparty Messages), we need to verify users who are members of that channels/chat.
MS Teams Import API Approach:
MS Teams Standard API Approach:
For the MS Teams Import API Approach channel migration, the user credential is not mandatory; only the user mapping is enough. But for method 2, we migrate the data only using the primary service account used to connect Teams with the tool.
Yes, channel messages including rich text boxes, emojis, attachments, snippets, posts, mentions internal links and external links will be migrated to the target Teams channel.
Yes. With MS Teams Standard API Approach, we can migrate the private channel as Teams private channel using custom migration. But in MS Teams Import API Approach we can’t.
How does Direct and multiparty migration work?
The Direct and Multiparty migration is done only by mapping the existing teams chat with slack chat.
Yes, for Chat migration we need a user credential to post the message on behalf of that user, but that is also not a mandatory one, we can use another user account as the service account and migrate other user data with metadata of who posted in slack.
Yes. Chat messages including rich text box, emojis, attachments, snippets, posts, mentions internal links and external links will be migrated to target chats.
Not exactly. As both the environments are different, there are no proper responses received and some Bots available in Slack aren’t present in MS Teams. But any bot-message with user-posted replies will be migrated with static content to provide users with the almost same look and feel.
To ensure complete data migration, we maintain a data sheet with details on human message, bot-message and file count before proceeding with the migration process. we tally the human message count from the bot messages for a successful migration.
Yes. We can migrate DM and MM to MS Teams chats using a Service account. Source username will be mentioned as a label under the migrated message.
No. You will have a seamless experience in Slack and Teams migration while you migrate details from Slack to Teams.
If people use Office 365 and its business applications then you must pay extra cost for using Slack, whereas you can use Teams for free and with much more advanced and structured.
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