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Google Workspace User Guide

By : Balaji Iyer
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Google Workspace User Guide

By: Balaji Iyer

Overview of this book

Google Workspace has evolved from individual Google services to a suite of apps that improve productivity and promote efficient collaboration in an enterprise organization. This book takes you through the evolution of Google Workspace, features included in each Workspace edition, and various core services, such as Cloud Identity, Gmail, and Calendar. You’ll explore the functionality of each configuration, which will help you make informed decisions for your organization. Later chapters will show you how to implement security configurations that are available at different layers of Workspace and also how Workspace meets essential enterprise compliance needs. You’ll gain a high-level overview of the core services available in Google Workspace, including Google Apps Script, AppSheet, and Google Cloud Platform. Finally, you’ll explore the different tools Google offers when you’re adopting Google Cloud and migrating your data from legacy mail servers or on-premises applications over to cloud servers. By the end of this Google Workspace book, you’ll be able to successfully deploy Google Workspace, configure users, and migrate data, thereby helping with cloud adoption.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Part 1: Getting Started – Google Workspace
Part 2: Data Security
Part 3: Data Integrations
Chapter 6: Designing Custom Applications
Part 4: Migrating Data

Google Workspace Migration for Microsoft Exchange

Google Workspace Migration for Microsoft Exchange (GWMME) allows for data formatted in the Personal Storage Table (PST) file format to be imported into Google Workspace. This tool also supports data being imported into inactive user accounts for legal data retention within Google Vault.

Let's review the migration prerequisites and the migration process with this tool.

Prerequisites for GWMME

The following are the prerequisites for GWMME:

  • Create a Google service account that can be used to authorize into the Google Workspace account for this migration. The service account can be created in a programmatic manner using Cloud Shell or manually through Google Cloud Console in Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

    Cloud Shell

    Cloud Shell is an interactive shell environment that runs from a web browser and makes it easy to interact and manage cloud resources within GCP.

  • Grant domain-wide delegation rights to elevate the permissions...