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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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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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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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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Why use an authoring server *and* a production server

I've been reading the topology document for SharePoint 2010 content deployment and am trying to explain the benefits of a 2-stage (authoring and production) or even 3-stage (authoring, staging, ...
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master page across multiple site collections

I've got a branding feature, deployed in multiple site collections, including the master and system master pages. The goal is that if a power user does some changes to one of these master pages, ...
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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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SP version history is different from version history dispayed in Office application

Have you any idea why office application like Excel or Word shows different name in version history than SP version history? This is version history of some Excel file viewed through SP GUI: ... ...
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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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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 statу of the web. I have several subsequent export packages of the ...
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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 ...
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Architecture: How do you store single pieces of information?

I am building a solution in which each Site Collection represents a single contained unit. The members of that unit will be using SharePoint to track information that describes their unit at the root ...
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Content Deployment job failing because of mismatched feature versions

I have content deployment (using database snapshots) configured between an authoring and production SharePoint 2010 environment. I have a feature called PublishingContent_ContentTypes which I ...
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SP2010: What happens when starting several Content deployment jobs at the same time?

what happens if I start several content deployment jobs synchronously in different site collections by ContentDeploymentJob.Run()? Are the jobs definitely executed one after another? Thanks!
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Is there a way to detect if a content deployment is ready?

I need to detect if a content deployment between two different sharepoint 2010 farms is finished. Is there a way to achieve this programmatically? I've been looking around for some days now but ...
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Import&Export Sharepoint Lists / Deploy this with VS2010

I created a webpart which grabs content of two Lists in Sharepoint, is used as source. Its working very well and i like the way users can change content. Is there an way to export my ...
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Content Deployment performance issues

I'm struggling with Content Deployment tool on SP 2010 in these days, because it is the only way, how to repair our permission issue, however, it brings a lot of another small headaches with it even ...
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Error: 'A list … with the specified title already exists'

We're trying to do content deployment from one SP2010 server to another, and it keeps throwing this error on one of the web sites: An unexpected error has occurred. Lists/FAQ/AllItems.aspx ...
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MOSS 2010 Content Deployment Reset List ID's

We want to synchronize data across several environments that are not production, ie dev, test ect. We have several list that are set to order by ID. The problem is that when doing the content ...
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Copy of same content database running on two web applications

I have a backup of content database (*.bak) file. I have one web application running it now. However I have restored it again under different name on my SQL Server. I would like to create another ...
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Content Deployment and what happens when deployed files change on the remote server?

A quick and simple question which I can't find a definite answer on: When using Content Deployment to e.g. deploy a subweb from Farm A to Farm B, Farm A is the "Master". What happens the next ...
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“File cannot be imported because its parent does not exist.” error

We're trying to run a content deployment job from our development server to test and it throws this error: The file SiteAssets/Forms/Document cannot be imported because its parent /logistics does not ...
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Using the Content Deployment API, how to delete items from destination?

Inside a custom developed timer job, we're doing a selective list migration between an internal and external farm based on list item attributes, e.g. only copy to external if "Is Public" is checked. ...
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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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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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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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Can a quick deploy job be used on a list?

We are currently developing a FAQ list, that will be used to fill a FAQ page. So the content of the page will be a query to the FAQ list and all the FAQs will be displayed on the spot. The question ...
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Limit visibility of Site Content and structure, customize Sitemanager.aspx?

In my current scenario the users would like to move wiki pages from one folder to another. The only way to do this is using the site content and structure and it works fine. However, the site ...
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Creating an authoring instance

We have a single production farm for our SharePoint 2010 server, behind our firewall and only accessible via the intranet. Is it possible to add an authoring server to our topology? Departmental ...
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The User does not exist or is not unique - Content Deployment (MOSS 2007)

I am having a Incremental Content Deployment scheduled from Stage to Production. Now it is throwing an error The User does not exist or is not unique . I have checked the logs as well as eventviewer. ...
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Content Deployment - Resuming from a messed up deployment

We have an incremental CD running, say from stage to production, and for some reason yesterday the export worked and import failed. We fixed the offending issue in the target/prod server, next time ...
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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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Add PHP Intranet Site to sharepoint

I have been given files for a whole PHP Intranet portal to add to sharepoint and i have no idea how its done. The site runs on port 82. The database i'm using is MS-SQL server 2008. Can anyone help me ...
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Automate Deployment for OOB web parts, pages , SP designer changes in SharePoint 2013

I would like to know what approach should be used in order to deploy the OOB web parts like CQWP,CE web part, web part pages designed in SP Designer, List , library etc. instead of re-creating entire ...
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Content deployment error; feature not installed

The business had a wish to copy content from production to acceptation (publishing environment). So I created a content deployment job to do so, and ran it. It failed with the following error: ...
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Content deployment between SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010

Is it possible to deploy on a regular basis content from a SharePoint 2007 server to a SharePoint 2010 server ?
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Base64 encoded images with Sharepoint 2010 deployments

I'm currently using sharepoint 2010 and I want to use base64 encoded images. They work fine on our development server, but when the server goes through the standard content-deployment process to our ...
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Is it possible to run Content Deployment incrementally using code?

I am running some Content Deployment jobs using the code but the jobs are not run incrementally, instead they are run by exporting all the objects. Is it possible to run them incrementally using the ...
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How to update all elements child of a Content Type programmatically

when (by web interface) user access to a content type (in site settings -> content types) and adds or remove a column there is a flag near the end that says something like: "Update all content types ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Content Deployment - Missing Quick Deploy Job

I have several sites, all have automatically created the "Quick Deploy Job" when I create a content deployment path for them. All was well. I have a new site that will not create the default "Quick ...
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Is it possible to exclude certain documents or libraries from a content deployment job?

I have authoring environment and production environment for my public facing site. Now the requirement that I have is there is one Private document library which should only be available in authoring ...
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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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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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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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Does SP2013 Conent Deployment Destination URL Need to be Default Alternate Access Mapping (AMM)

We have an internet facing SharePoint 2013 Web Application. We are using Content Deployment job to push content to the Intenet facing farm. We are about to go live and need to change the default AAM ...
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SP Designer modified content deployment to the production server

I have a question here on deployment to production server. Definitely this is not related to content deployment path/job to the production server. In our development set up we will create all web ...
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Content deployment on adding/modifying/deleting items in a library from serverA to serverB

I'd like to deploy content from serverA (intranet) to serverB (internet). Some of serverA's data is not to be published to serverB. I first thought I'd use the SPExport and SPImport classes to define ...
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How do you Import a list item from a .cmp file using powershell?

I have implemented the code located at this link to export and import a list to a cmp file using powershell and the SPDeployment functions. While trying to better understand this code I came to the ...
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Links instances of links across multiple site collections

We are looking at de-commissioning a site within our collection, however prior to doing the de-commission, Im wanting to generate a report of pages that contain links to the specific pages within the ...
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Content Replacement

I have a problem with content deployment that I need to fix using a script to replace content throughout the site. SharePoint handles relative urls already but editors have to use an internal url ...