Documentum Migration

Tzunami Deployer for Documentum Migration Solutions

Tzunami Deployer for Documentum® enables migrating Documentum to SharePoint products and technologies, e.g Documentum to Office 365 migration. Tzunami Deployer for Documentum to SharePoint online migration tool is part of the Tzunami Deployer Family of Products, which has been developed specifically to respond to all SharePoint requirements. Our Documentum connector for SharePoint online allows the user to run the export command on one machine, while loading the data onto another. With the ability to connect remotely to the Documentum Content Server, users easily chose the content to be migrated.
Tzunami Deployer for Documentum to SharePoint migration has the ability to run exporter from the command line, allowing running exports as part of scripts. This Documentum connector for SharePoint supports primarily content migration from Documentum to Office 365.

Tzunami’s products provide smooth Documentum migration to SharePoint online, or other cloud storages like  Documentum WebDav integration. With Cloudsfer, you can easily backup Documentum to GoogleDrive, Dropbox. box and more the 20 cloud systems.

We provide migration and professional services for Documentum to SharePoint and Office 365.

Documentum Migration Solutions

Export data from Documentum

First part of the Documentum to Office 365 migration & Documentum to SharePoint migration process is to extract the content using Tzunami Documentum Exporter. When working with Tzunami Deployer on several machines, you can run an export on one machine and load the exported data on another. Tzunami Documentum Content Server Exporter is distributed as an external tool from Tzunami Deployer.

The exporter automatically creates four default roles that are used during the deployment process. The roles include Reader (Browse and Read permissions), Contributor (Browse, Read, Relate and Note permissions), Web Designer (Browse, Read, Relate, Note, Version, Write and Delete permissions), and Administrator (user has full permissions). You can add custom filter properties in the Tzunami Documentum Exporter using Tzunami Documentum Exporter configuration file.

How to transfer your content from
Documentum to SharePoint?

With Tzunami Deployer, in Just 4 EASY steps you can migrate your data from
Documentum to SharePoint online or any other version like SharePoint
2013, SharePoint 2016 and Documentum to SharePoint 2019.


Export data from your server including metadata using Tzunami Exporter


Load exported data into Deployer
Read SharePoint destination


Drag and Drop migration with all needed configurations


Migrate data into your new SharePoint environment



Read Sharepoint



Tzunami Deployer for Documentum allows users to export the following types of objects from the Documentum Content server:

  • Cabinets (general and personal)
  • Folders
  • Documents (including custom types)
  • Virtual documents
    Virtual Documents are converted to Folders

For details regarding support for additional object types please contact the Tzunami Support Team at [email protected]

Reliable migration of documents from your old ECMS to SharePoint 2013, SharePoint Online / Office 365. As part of the export process, Tzunami Deployer for Documentum exports users and groups, as well as the following permissions:

  • Browse
  • Read
  • Relate
  • Note
  • Version
  • Write
  • Delete
  • Change State
  • Change Permission
  • Change Ownership
  • Change Location
  • Execute Procedure
  • None

Each item is assigned an ACL defining the permissions of the various members according to the roles they were assigned.

Using Tzunami Deployer’s security mappings, users can perform the migration of users, groups (and groups membership) and permissions even across Active Directory domains.

On top of the basic metadata, Tzunami Deployer for Documentum enables the migration of additional attributes added to custom types. Using Tzunami Deployer, you can easily migrating your Documentum environment to SharePoint products and technologies.

Documentum features a Virtual Document capability, allowing users to group multiple documents together, and manage them as a single document. Since SharePoint does not provide a similar behavior, Virtual Documents are converted to folders during the export process.

Using Tzunami Deployer’s remodeling feature, these folders can be migrated as any structure type in SharePoint, starting from a simple folder in a list, up to a Site Collection. For more details see Tzunami Deployer’s features.

Tzunami Exporter for Documentum provides ability to run export sessions non-interactively using command line instructions. This allows administrators to plan and schedule long running migration jobs through scripts, batch files and schedulers according to needs and organizational timetables. To run the exporter in batch mode you will need exporter specification file explained in the ‘Choose Destination Folder’ step of the export wizard. The file contains all the export option details including:

  • Source ECM connectivity information (Server Address, User Name, Password etc.)
  • Items to export
  • Destination and Log Folder
  • Filter
  • Exporter specific options

This file can be edited to suit your needs however the XML schema of the file should not be altered. It is recommended that you generate a sample specifications file in the Destination Folder Screen selection step of the export wizard and use it as a template to create your own specification file.

Based on your needs you can create number of specification files and use them to run multiple export sessions as batch commands. In Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 environment, if USG (Universal Security Group) is enabled, Users with low privileges sometimes cannot export ECM contents. To export contents using command line, User must run with elevated or administrative privileges.

Supported versions:

  • Documentum v 5.X
  • Documentum v 6.X
  • Documentum v 7.X
  • Documentum v 16.X
  • Documentum v 20.X
  • Documentum Cloud

Introduction to REST APIs:
Documentum 7.X or later

Software requirements:

  • Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5 (including lower version 3.0 and 2.0)
  • Documentum Foundation Classes client

Tzunami Deployer is the leading provider of Documentum to SharePoint migration tools.

* Documentum® is a registered trademark owned by OpenText Corporation

Documentum to SharePoint migration Solutions

Due to the technological differences between Documentum content server and SharePoint, when an enterprise is planning Documentum to SharePoint online migration or any on premise version it is recommended to use a third party migration tool. Over the years, Tzunami developed several solutions for Documentum migration to Office 365 & SharePoint 2007, SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016, SharePoint 2019. Supports migration of Documentum server & Documentum Cloud content repositories into Microsoft SharePoint using Tzunami Deployer.

Tzunami Exporter provides quick analysis option before exporting to know the size, count of contents inside selected folder. Using the Documentum Exporter you can extract the content from Documentum server & Documentum Cloud including metadata and security information. After the extraction process completes successfully, you are prompted to load the exported data into the Tzunami Deployer project. Then use our Migration Automation tool and you can even schedule the Documentum to SharePoint migration process.

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