Question: What is the difference between a Personal Folder and a Shared Folder in ShareFile?

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Question: What is the difference between a Personal Folder and a Shared Folder in ShareFile? I ask this in the context of transferring (using the ShareFile Migration Tool) data AND permissions from DropBox to ShareFile.  There is no Personal folder in DropBox.  Which do I choose? It seems like I chose Personal and then the Shared Folders, according to the documentation, would appear in the individual's Shared Folder. Correct? 
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When moving files and folders from Dropbox, always use the Shared Folder option in the ShareFile Migration Tool. 
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Hi Marty,

You can view the Personal folders as dedicated root level folders in the Shared Folders for employee users.  They are automatically created when a user logs in and doesn't have one already.  This dedicated folder will have that employee set up automatically as an admin.  They cannot add others on the Personal folder itself, but they can create subfolders and give people access to those.  If you are using something like FTP, they show up with a folder name of an email address.

-Leo