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How to Use the HubStor Export Utility (to Export Discovery Cases)


To download the HubStor Export Utility, see DOWNLOAD THE HUBSTOR EXPORT UTILITY.
To install and configure the HubStor Export Utility, see INSTALL AND CONFIGURE THE HUBSTOR EXPORT UTILITY.
Assuming you have the required authorization and have successfully downloaded and installed the HubStor Export Utility, follow these steps to perform an end user export:
To configure permissions to perform Discovery Case exports see CONFIGURE AUTHORIZATION FOR DISCOVERY. If you do not have authorization to configure permissions, contact the administrator of your HubStor tenant.

Connect the Export Utility

Provide your work email address (or the email address that was used to share content with you) then click 'Next'. You will be prompted to authenticate with your password.
NOTE: If you are an external user and content has been shared with you, your email address must be configured as a Microsoft account for authentication to work.





You could have the following 'Export Mode's available depending on your accounts permissions. 
  1. Admin - for more details see HOW TO USE THE HUBSTOR EXPORT UTILITY (FOR ADMINS).
  2. End User - for more details see HOW TO USE THE HUBSTOR EXPORT UTILITY (FOR USERS).
  3. Discovery Case - This KB.
Select the 'Case' to export. You will only see cases you have permissions for the Export Utility.
Select the Stor where to 'Export From.' Note: If your case spans multiple Stors you'll need to perform an export per Stor.
Select where to 'Export To' your options are:
  1. Azure Blob Storage
    Click the ellipsis button and provide the 'Connection String', 'Container Name' and 'Root Path' of the Blob Storage location.
  2. File Folder
    Click the ellipsis button and provide the 'Destination Path.'
  3. Single Mailbox
    Click the ellipsis button and provide the 'Exchange Connection', 'Mailbox SMTP', and 'Mailbox Type'.
    Optionally you can choose a 'Folder Path', 'Suppress Duplicates', 'Only Restore Regular Sent Messages', 'Merge 'Active Mailbox' Folder', and 'Suppress Unsupported Item Classes.'
  4. User Mailboxes
    Click the ellipsis button and select your 'Exchange Connection.'
    Optionally you can choose to 'Suppress Duplicates', 'Only Restore Regular Sent Messages', 'Merge 'Active Mailbox' Folder', and 'Suppress Unsupported Item Classes.'
    Mappings should be automatically created, alternatively: Select 'Add Mapping' or 'Update Mapping' to map locations to mailboxes.
  5. Single PST
    Select a 'Destination Path' and provide a 'PST File Name.'
    Optionally you can choose to 'Suppress Duplicates' in the export.
    Click 'Ok' to save.
  6. User PST
    Select a 'Destination Path' for the individual user PST files to be created. 
    Optionally you can choose to 'Suppress Duplicates' in the export.
    Mappings should be automatically created, alternatively:
    Select 'Add Mapping' or 'Update Mapping' to map locations to PST files.
  7. Single SharePoint Site Collection
    Click the ellipsis button and provide the 'SharePoint Connection
Optionally configure 'Advanced Settings'
  1. Include Manifests
    If enabled, creates an XML manifest file for each file in the directory. This is true even if the file or stub already exists -- if HubStor has the file in the cloud and a manifest is not present in the directory for the item then one will be created.
  2. Metadata Export
    Select the 'Metadata Export' type.
    1. None
    2. HSMetadataXml
      Metadata is exported per item. In each directory where items are restored there is an accompanying file named [filename.ext].hsmetadata.xml that contains any additional metadata for that item.
    3. CSV
      Metadata is exported per directory. In each directory where items are restored there is an accompanying file named hsmetadata.csv that contains any additional metadata for all restored items. 

Run the Export

As the export runs, the progress can be monitored on the main page and clicking the 'View advanced monitoring' buton. 



When the export completes, you can go back to run another export by clicking the 'Run Another Export' button.



You can also see its progress, along with a history of exports for each case, within the Discovery App of the HubStor Admin Portal (open the case and click the 'Export History' tab).


Access the Export

Navigate to the output location you configured for your export and you should see the original folder structure recreated with the items.

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