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Sorry for creating a new thread but I can't add a comment to the original thread here.

Just wanna know if it's possible to use UPN instead of SAM account (domain\user)? I.e:

$wa = Get-SPWebApplication http://yourWebAppUrl 
$acc = 'UPN'

Our users login via email (UPN) + password, rather than using domain\user.

Here's what I've got:

$wa = Get-SPWebApplication https://yourWebAppURL
$acc = "domain\farm admin"
$arguments = New-Object Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPWebApplication+SPMigrateUserParameters

$arguments.AddDatabaseToMigrate($wa.ContentDatabases[4])
$wa.MigrateUsersToClaims($acc, $false, $arguments)

I've made sure that my database is in index 4. Checked by running $arguments or just running $wa.contentdatabases.

Well, I still couldn't login with my account. I could however login with my site collection admin which have setup on the SharePoint site.

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  • What authentication method u are using? What's the reason for user migration?
    – Waqas Sarwar MVP
    Commented Jun 14, 2017 at 3:17
  • I'm using claims authentication. I'm not migrating users, i'm migrating a site collection from 2010 (which uses classic authentication) to 2013 (claims). Commented Jun 14, 2017 at 4:28

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As long as your users are authenticating via Windows auth (classic or claims), they can use any valid format, including UPN.

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