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User Data Migration {failing}


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New user, been testing about a week now and love what I've seen so far.

I am unable to get the user migration piece working. Here is my process. Created deployment package with all necessary files. My answer file i check marked "Enable User Data Migration" and checked user settings / application settings and Documents. Browsed to the network share and saved. During the imaging phase i can see the script running the migration piece and i can confirm it saves the USMT.mig to the share. After imaging it does not recreate the user account i tried to migrate. it DOES have the USMT file inside a folder of the computer name on the C drive, so i know its writing the data, just not creating the account from it. The user account i migrated was named "tcummins"

I have attached a screenshot showing the user accounts it creates and the folder on the C drive containing the USMT. I also booting to the smart deploy media on that machine and collected and attached the logs from the machine.

While i wait for a reply from support i thought id reach out to the community to see if anyone had any ideas.





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just as an fyi to anyone else reading this thread...... no clue why, but after the 3rd attempt at deploying an image i finally got the user migration screen to pop up and transfer user data over.
I don't know if it was me being impatient (as i've lost track with all testing ive been doing) but the migration screen pops up after the 1st boot but takes a few mins to show up (or at least for me it did), so its kinda confusing as a new user as there's no indication its starting / running until that screen appears.I think i assumed once the image deployed and i could log on that i thought the user data was supposed to be there, which as it turns out doesn't seem to be the case.

Thanks to support for being patient with me :)

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