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is it possible to move files from the recycle von to an archive library or to a file share?

I'm looking for a way to archive old versions of files to an archive location.

Thanks in advance

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Manually or by code? – user3470 Dec 18 '12 at 10:07
@Moussa an automatic process would be best. – jlai79 Dec 18 '12 at 13:48

No, you must restore the files out of the recycle bin and then move them to your archive library.

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But is there a way to move only some versions to the archive? I do not want to move all versions. – jlai79 Dec 18 '12 at 12:52
I am not aware of any tools that only move old versions. But with code you could develop a tool that exports old versions and deletes them afterwards using the SPFileVersion.Delete method. – Lars Fastrup Dec 18 '12 at 15:02

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