Tzunami Deployer for EMC Documentum Migration

Tzunami Deployer for EMC Documentum® enables migrating EMC Documentum Content into SharePoint products and technologies. Tzunami Deployer for EMC Documentum is part of the Tzunami Deployer Family of Products, which has been developed specifically to respond to all SharePoint requirements (SharePoint 2007, SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013, Sharepoint 2016 and SharePoint Online). The solution allows the user to run the export command on one machine, while loading the data onto another. With the ability to connect remotely to the EMC Documentum Content Server, users easily chose the content to be migrated.

Tzunami Deployer for Documentum migration has the ability to run exporter from the command line, allowing running exports as part of scripts.

Supported Object Types

Tzunami Deployer for Documentum allows users to export the following types of objects from the Documentum Content server:

  • Cabinets (general and personal)
  • Folders
  • Documents (including custom types)
  • Virtual documents

For details regarding support for additional object types please contact the Tzunami Support Team at [email protected].

Security migration

As part of the export process, Tzunami Deployer for Documentum exports users and groups, as well as the following permissions:

  • Browse
  • Read
  • Relate
  • Note
  • Version
  • Write
  • Delete
  • Change State
  • Change Permission
  • Change Ownership
  • Change Location
  • Execute Procedure

Using Tzunami Deployer’s security mappings, users can perform the migration of users, groups (and groups membership) and permissions even across Active Directory domains.


On top of the basic metadata, Tzunami Deployer for Documentum enables the migration of additional attributes added to custom types.

Virtual Documents

Documentum features a Virtual Document capability, allowing users to group multiple documents together, and manage them as a single document. Since SharePoint does not provide a similar behavior, Virtual Documents are converted to folders during the export process.

Using Tzunami Deployer’s remodeling feature, these folders can be migrated as any structure type in SharePoint, starting from a simple folder in a list, up to a Site Collection. For more details see Tzunami Deployer’s features.

Technical Details

Supported versions:

  • EMC Documentum 4i
  • EMC Documentum 5.x

Software requirements:

  • Microsoft .Net Framework 3.0
  • EMC Documentum Foundation Classes client



* Documentum® is a registered trademark owned by EMC Corporation