Scenario: Ownership Only

What It Is

With this option, the file structure is moved and permissions are simply not mapped at all.

When To Choose It

Choose this option when you are concerned only about moving content and wish to manually set permissions on the target. Alternatively, choose this option in a data archive scenario, where the target items will be accessed only by a centralized system or user group and original permissions are no longer relevant.


Source Structure

On the source, we have a directory structure that is shared as follows:

Engineering: shared with “Engineering”, “Product Management”

  • Project Alpha: shared with “Engineering”, “Product Management”
  • Project Beta: shared with “Engineering”, “Bob Johnson”

Marketing: shared with “Marketing”

  • User Studies: shared with “Marketing”, “Designers”
  • Personas: shared with “Designers”, half of the marketing users
  • Digital and PPC: shared with some of the marketing users, “Digital Agency”

Target Structure

On the target, you want the following directory structure shared as follows:


  • Project Alpha
  • Project Beta


  • User Studies
  • Personas
  • Digital and PPC

What Changed

In the move from source to target, the following things changed:

  • On the target, no files are shared with anything other than the default

How to Accomplish It in CFP

Source System Type: select any source

Target System Type: select any target

Source Account(s): Any number

Target Account(s): Any number

Job Settings:

  • Select “User Mapping Only”
  • Select either “owner-based mapping” or “path-based mapping”. Either will work.
  • Select either “create top level folder” or “move contents only”. Either will work.


  • Note that the Paths tab will not contain any sharing information
  • All changes are optional to correct or update source and target path maps
  • Upload the resulting spreadsheet
Updated on April 25, 2019

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