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Recently I took over a sharepoint 2010 consolidation project from another developer. The goal was to combine 6+ standalone Site Collection + Site stacks into one Site Collection. Apparantly 5 of the 6 sites were transferred ok, but the 6'th caused problems due to a custom content type not existing on the destination Site Collection.

Does anyone have tips or links to a guide for site migrations, or more likely, conent type migrations from SC > SC?



When I try to run Export-SPWeb, I get a ton of site backup files, but when I check the log file, there are tons of errors, and they all seem to be file access errors right below

[7/27/2011 2:08:35 PM] Progress: Starting to process objects of type DocLibFile.

And the error message is always

[7/27/2011 2:08:35 PM] [File] [SomeFilename.aspx] Progress: Exporting File /_catalogs/masterpage/SomeFilename.aspx.

[7/27/2011 2:08:35 PM] [File] [SomeFilename.aspx] Error: Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))

I checked some articles online and they suggested trying to navigate to the file indicated, but that seems to work (no errors, just an empty but templated page shown).

Other articles online that were helpful, but did not fix the problem:

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closed as not a real question by Alex Angas Aug 9 '11 at 8:50

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Haven't made any progress on the powershell side, however we did find that we could trigger the export from the web interface on Central Administration. Testing went well, I'll post results after the actual migration. – Tom Halladay Jul 28 '11 at 13:34
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