Content deployment is a feature of Microsoft SharePoint Server that you can use to deploy content from a source site collection to a destination site collection.

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Object Reference Not Set Error in SPImport.Run()

I'm trying to move my site from a server to another. I exported my site using Export-SPWeb, moved the data to destination server and ran the function below: (Taken from here.) function ...
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Export-SPWeb / Import-SPWeb could not find file ExportSettings.xml

I have encountered an error in the web export/import routine. The thing is that the feasibility of import seems to depend on the stat—É of the web. I have several subsequent export packages of the ...
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Using the Content Deployment APIs, ListItem are duplicated, when documents are not

I am making a tool to migrate/update specific content (list items and documents) from a farm to another. A little bit like the SharePoint Content Deployment Wizard, but with custom specifications from ...
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How to “seed” default content into newly provisioned site definitions in SharePoint 2010?

We have a publishing site definition that we have created in Visual Studio 2010. It is working great and provisions the sites just fine. We have a need to have starter content inside the sites. All ...
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Content deployment quick-deploy job errors

SharePoint 2007 Enterprise, SP2 (no post-SP2 patches). For some reason, after a content page was checked-in, published, and marked for quick deployment a couple days ago, our quick deploy job started ...
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Content deployment un-hiding navigation items?

SharePoint 2007 Enterprise, SP2, no post-SP2 CUs. We have a pretty standard staging -> production content deployment job that runs nightly to move over any new or modified content that had been ...
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Content deployment/merge strategies best practices

We have a live site that has a fairly good amount of updates every day, mostly the business users make these changes. Our development team is also underway making big changes to the code (including ...
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Deployment scenarios which are not possible by using SharePoint Solution mechanism

I am a big fan of SharePoint Solution deployment mechanism but I was once asked is there any scenario which can not be deployed by just using SharePoint solution deployment mechanism or is only ...
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Content deployment deploys everything except list contents (PDF's, excel docs) - Log included

Background of problem We are developing an extranet. It's primary purpose is to share pdf's and xls files with external customers. After content deployment, everything works as expected, except the ...
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XsltListViewWebPart and Content Deployment

I would like to know if there is a way to deploy (or migrate) an XsltListViewWebPart with a content deployment job ? To explain further, I have two environments, "Authoring" and "Production", and I ...
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Content deployment source and destination out of sync

We have two servers - Production and Edit. The Production site is 99% read only and all edits are performed on the Edit site. We use Content Deployment to move the changes from Edit to Production on a ...
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Content deployment: enterprise edition to standard edition

Our staging environment has Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise edition installed. We are not using any features specific to this edition. The production server has only Standard edition installed. We'd like ...
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how do you assign Content types to a drag and dropped document automatically?

We are implementing SharePoint 2010, and want users to be able to drag and drop documents into a library and having the Content Type applied dynamically. What is the best way, in your opinion, to do ...
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How to identify which object is causing the problem in content deployment?

Apart from the manifest.xml in exportedfiles.cab, Event Viewer and the ULS logs, is there any way to identify which object is causing the problem in content deployment?
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SharePoint 2010 package site collection for deployment to production

I want to move a site collection "MY SITE" from my development environment to my client's Production environment. Is there any best practice to do it in SP2010?
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Major Version difference from staging to Production

I have a staging environment and a Production environment , where Content Deploymeent takes place from Source to Destination. In the staging environment one of the Pages has a Major version as 6.0 ...
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Subsite Migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010

We want to Migrate a subsite from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 without doing a content DB Migration, we tried with "import/export" commands and failed. Please let me know if we have any other ...
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Incremental Deployment locking anonymous sites

i have a staging environment and a production environment . The production environment setting is Allow Anonymous access to the Entire Website. Two times we have observed that once after a content ...
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Replicate Content Across Networks

A client is asking for a custom application to be created and deployed within the corporate intranet. Part of the requirements are to publish some of the content also available on the internet site. ...
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SharePoint Server 2010 as a real cms: publishing identical content with different branding across site collections

does anyone have a suggestion on how to use SharePoint a standard Cms to publish content from one editing site to many others? That is to say: have a site collection as an editing one having as ...
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Content deployment and swapping content database

I'm currently working on a SharePoint 2007 site which is setup to allow clients to author content on a staging server and then this is automatically pushed up to the live environment via content ...
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How to create a package to deploy (everything)?

I've a Sharepoint site which have custom Theme, Layout, WebParts (third-party - no source code), custom user controls (with source code), and the site backup (.dat) which we took from command prompt ...
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Moving sites from one server to another

I am using SharePoint Server Enterprise 2007 with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I have a site collection which is using 3 types of sites publishing portal/wiki/blog. I want to move the template ...
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Content deployment - synchronizing lists in two environments

I'm working on a project with a typical scenario where authors are maintaining content on internal network (let's call it InAuthoring) and uses "content deployment" feature to flush the content to ...