Export of data is the automated or semi-automated output of data sets between different software applications. It involves "translating" from the format used in one application into that used by the other.

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SharePoint 2010: What is the difference between backing up a Site Collection and exporting a Site Collection?

Lectori salutem, I am reading into backup and restore operations in SharePoint 2010. I have noticed that in Central Administration > Backup and Restore > Granular Backup there is the possibility to ...
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Export-Spsite but exclude subsites

Is there are way to run the Export-SPSite command without exporting sub-sites? I just want to export the parent site from a web app, but there are about 120 sub-sites in the site collection that I ...
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How can I export a schema.xml file for a list from a SharePoint site?

I've been troubleshooting my schema.xml file for a list definition and getting more and more frustrated. So I thought, "Hey, I'll just get it to look right in the UI and then export that and compare ...
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Import Sharepoint List into Excel Using VBA Only

In Excel 2007, I have a VBA script that consolidates various data sources into a single Excel file for monthly archiving and reporting purposes. How can I import data directly from a Sharepoint ...
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Exporting SPList

I'm iterating SPWebs and SPLists. When those lists fulfil specific requirements, I would like to export the lists in code, and later import them to another SharePoint environment (using code). How ...
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Exporting sites to a new content database

I have one site collection and it has grown to almost 500GB, i want to move one of our departments to a new site collection. It contains 5 sub-sites and in total about 200GB of content, so the end ...
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export / import spweb problem with DataConnectionLibrary feature

I'm attempting to export a subsite from staging to production using powershell and export-spweb and import-spweb. This worked just fine from staging to development. When we try to run this on ...
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How do I migrate a document library (and just the documents) with PowerShell

I need to migrate the documents of an existing library to a new library. The requirements of the migration is that I maintain versions and audit data (who/when created the document and last modified ...
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How long does it take to backup a Sharepoint site

I started a backup at 5pm yesterday evening and it is now 9.15am the following day and the backup is still running. That's over 16 hours! I don't believe the site to be too large, there are 10 sites ...
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Export List in SharePoint 2007 to List in SharePoint 2010

I have a SharePoint 2007 list that I want to copy over to an existing SharePoint 2010 list. Both of them have the exact same columns. What is the best way to do this? I tried opening both of them in ...
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How to preserve created/modified/createdby/modifiedby information while copying a subsite / list / library under another site collection?

It seems that with oob tools or using explorer view the modified/created/modifiedby/createdby information gets lost or changed to the time of copying the listitems/documents to another site ...
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Permission levels for user exporting list into excelsheet sharepoint 2010

What are the minimum permissions needed for a users to export the list into excel sheets in SharePoint 2010?
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Error - while exporting a Sharepoint List (Export to Excel)

Colleague of mine is facing the below issue while trying to export the SharePoint List which has more than 10 000 items. However I was able to export the complete List without any issues. Note: He is ...
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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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Export a page and import using SP2013 designer. all webpart missed

I am using SP2013 Designer to export a page from site collection A and then import to site collection B. The page contain custom layout and two webparts (search result and refinement panel). Before ...
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Export all the columns from Sharepoint list via Powershell

While exporting the data from Sharepoint via Powershell into a txt/csv file, I started to think, is there a way to choose all of the columns than writing all of the columns down to the code? because ...
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Migrating Document libraries to new location (and new subsite) while retaining internal ID's

I'm currently using SPExportSettings and SPImportSettings to migrate some content from an old 2007 environment. The below code is all working fine, as designed, but not as I'd like. My document ...
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Migrating a site from one SC to another - ContentType problems [closed]

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 ...
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Sharepoint Powershell exporting document library items ID/info to excel for 2007 and 2010

As per recommendations of Max I am opening a new thread. The previous problem i had was to compare the integrity of data between sharepoint 2007 and sharepoint 2010. I have decided to go with the ...
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Identifying duplicate items in a large list (>250000 items)

I am looking for some help. I have a list with ~250,000 items in it and I know that I have a lot of duplicates which I need to identify then clear out. I don't want to write Server Side code so ...
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Export people and groups from one sharepoint site to another

I have 5 groups with many users in Sharepoint site A. Using SP Content Deployment Wizard tool, I exported site B and imported in site A. Though it has taken all the lists and pages successfully, it ...