Run a Microsoft Syntex adoption assessment
Running the Microsoft Syntex adoption assessment is just like running any other adoption or deprecation module of the Microsoft 365 Assessment tool: you use the CLI with the
Start action to launch an assessment. By specifying the
--mode to be
Syntex the Microsoft 365 Assessment tool will run the Microsoft Syntex adoption assessment for you. This page provides you with a quick start and links to the relevant Microsoft 365 Assessment tool documentation for more details.
Download the Microsoft 365 Assessment tool
The Microsoft 365 Assessment tool must first be downloaded from https://github.com/pnp/pnpassessment/releases. More details can be found in the download documentation.
Ensure you've an Azure AD application setup
The Microsoft 365 Assessment tool requires an Azure AD application for authenticating to SharePoint. More details in the authentication documentation.
Below are some quick start samples that show how to run an Microsoft Syntex assessment. More details on the
Start action can be found in the Microsoft 365 Assessment tool Start documentation.
|Start a new Syntex full assessment (application permissions) for a complete tenant||microsoft365-assessment.exe start --mode syntex --authmode application
--tenant bertonline.sharepoint.com --applicationid c545f9ce-1c11-440b-812b-0b35217d9e83
|Start a new Syntex assessment (delegated permissions) for a set of site collections||microsoft365-assessment.exe start --mode Syntex --authmode interactive
Live status updates
Once an assessment is launched you'd typically followup on it's status via the
Status action. Below is a quick start, more details can be found in the Microsoft 365 Assessment tool operations documentation.
|Realtime status update of the running assessments||microsoft365-assessment.exe status|
When an assessment has finished you can continue with the next step and that's generating the Power BI report by using the
Report action. Below is a quick start, more details can be found in the Microsoft 365 Assessment tool Report documentation.
|Generate Power BI report (includes CSV export) in the default location||microsoft365-assessment.exe report --id 22989c75-f08f-4af9-8857-6f19e333d6d3|
|Export the gathered data as CSV files in a custom location||microsoft365-assessment.exe report --id 22989c75-f08f-4af9-8857-6f19e333d6d3
--mode CsvOnly --path "c:\reports"
To better understand the generated Power BI report and accompanying CSV files use the nodes in the left navigation.