Can anyone guide ( best practices and steps) me about migrating a custom FBA sharepoint application from SharePoint 2010 SP1 to SharePoint Online

Can we migrate web application to sharepoint online as we used to do in case of attached DB migration from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013.

  • Not possible for custom FBA Commented Dec 28, 2019 at 18:36
  • Thank you @MiguelIsidoro for reply, any idea how to migrate FBA users to SharePoint Online
    – SPDev
    Commented Dec 29, 2019 at 13:51
  • As I know, it's not possible Commented Dec 31, 2019 at 16:37

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In short, the custom FBA can't be migrated to SharePoint Online!

Try the free SharePoint Migration Tool to move the content, it now supports SharePoint 2010.

Or try other paid migration tools like


  • Thank you for reply bro, please correct me if I am wrong that We can't deploy existing custom WSPs on SharePoint Online We have to rewrite our existing workflows in SharePoint 2013 before moving to SharePoint online do you have any idea, how we can use exising FBA website on SharePoint Online
    – SPDev
    Commented Dec 27, 2019 at 15:29
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    @SPDev regarding FBA and custom WSPs, you can’t. All you can do is migrate the content and 2010 workflows using the migration tools mentioned above.
    – Greg W
    Commented Dec 28, 2019 at 1:53
  • Sorry for the delayed reply, but as @GregW said, custom FBA can' be migrated to SharePoint Online, Please, don't forget to upvote and mark the answer as accepted in case it helped you :) Commented Dec 28, 2019 at 19:35
  • Thank you Mohamed and Greg for your reply. I am exploring SharePoint Migration Tool to migrate sites. How to migrate FBA users to SharePoint Online?
    – SPDev
    Commented Dec 29, 2019 at 13:31
  • @MohamedEl-QassasMVP bro if we migrate site by using SharePoint Migration Tool, our designer created workflow will work and is there any way to migrate user to SharePoint Online
    – SPDev
    Commented Jan 2, 2020 at 14:19

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