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Import of data is the automated or semi-automated input 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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Replicating database tables as SharePoint lists

We have a legacey application that is running with a SQL backend. We want to end of life the old application and use SharePoint 2010 instead. In my my mind we have a few options of what we could do. ...
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Export-spweb / Import-spweb leaves the lookup columns empty

The export / import operations seems to be working quite well except for lookup columns. The lookup columns and other columns associated with the lookup are all empty. Is this a limitation? Is there ...
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Imported site collection has “Revert to template”

I've imported a site collection via PowerShell and all the pages show the message: The current page has been customized from its template. [Revert to template]. The original site collection didn't ...
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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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Importing site gives “Security check failed in OnFolderImport” error

I'm using the SharePoint Content Deployment Wizard (2.8 beta) and have successfully exported a site. Now I'm trying to import the site and it gives me the following messages in the log and isn't ...
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DateTime Column type for import

I am looking at this http://spfileupload.codeplex.com/ to import files/folders with metadata. but it seems that DateTime is not supported. What's your input on this?
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What's the database impact of Central Administration Site Export? Locked for Writes AND Reads?

We're about to move a site from a parallel site collection into a subsite of the other site collection. Both SC's are in the same Web Application. We have not been able to get the command line ...
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Move list from root site to subsite

We accidentally created a few lists at the root of our SharePoint 2010 site and need to move them to a subsite. How do you do this? We tried exporting as a template, but then the list became a library ...
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Import-SPWeb throws exception “A duplicate field named [guid here] was found”

From the SharePoint 2010 Powershell console, I'm importing a site collection into the same parent site collection as the source. (ie. http://parent/sites/sourcesite has been exported with Export-SPWeb ...
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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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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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Deleting a Site

Currently I have a structure as below: http://thesite http://thesite/my (MySite) I need to delete and re-create the site "thesite" but I don't want to lose the site "my". Is this somehow ...
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Import from Excel Spreadsheet works in IE6 not IE8

I'm having an issue in SharePoint 2007 in IE 8 where, when creating a new List using Excel Spreadsheet Import, I get redirected to a 403 error. This feature works in IE 6 but not IE 8. Can anyone ...
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Import/Export Version History Modified Date

Im migrating a SPS2003 site to MOSS 2007. Its crucial I maintain version history. I followed this process: Do the pre upgrade check Backup DB from SPS2003 Restore DB to SQL in virtual machine with ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 - imported master page ends up showing under page layouts

When I import a master page in Sharepoint Designer 2010, using the 'Import Files' button (while clicked into the "Master Pages" section, the file is imported, but not to Master pages. It goes instead ...
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How to add column data in bulk?

I have a new SP 2007 site which I have been loading about a terabyte of files into. File types include .doc, .docx, .ppt, .pptx, .xls, .xlsx, .xlsm, .jpg, .gif, .pdf. What I need to do is add custom ...
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Import from Excel to an existing list

I'm trying to import data from excel into an existing list. I can paste one line at a time by opening the excel doc and the sharepoint list in datasheet view, but that's not very efficient. Any ...
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Site Collection Import Issue using stsadm

I am having some issues with importing a PUblishing Site Collection using stsadm import. THe Export didn't report any issues and in fact the import reported no issue. When we try to access the root ...
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issue importing a Site Collection using STSADM and 2010

So before anyone asks I need to use stsadm due to my lack of exposure to powershell. Anyway, I have run into issues using the export/import commands. The source and target are 2010 publishing ...
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Can I import a non-sandboxed .wsp file at farm level via SharePoint GUI?

I'm trying to import the MetadataWebPart, which comes packaged as a solution, to my site. Can I achieve this via Central Admin? Is this even possible without using PowerShell or some other script? ...
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Excel import to SharePoint

I'd like to be able to import a spreadsheet from Excel into SharePoint and be able to select a list template I've already built. Is this possible? I need to be able to do this so the proper ...
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Questions about importing / exporting using stsadm

I have 2 questions regarding stsadm -o import My site has custom content types, but these are activated at site collection level. So Should I first install the WSP package on target server, then ...
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SharePoint 2007 Web-application is getting crashed due to memory leak

We decided to duplicate an existing web-application (for Podcasting kit), which has site collection only at root level, so created a new web-application (in the same DB instance) and imported (stsadm ...
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Cannot create list from spreadsheet

We implemented a fix for this problem a few months ago (provided somewhere on the web by a member of the Excel team), and it worked just fine. Now, it doesn't (we're Army, and all sorts of things keep ...
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How to import a large number of files into SharePoint?

I have 500 GB in .pdf and .doc files on my file share and I want to put all of those into SharePoint. What is the best way to do it? I have a database size of 250 GB. I also want to be able to search ...
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List exists error when using stsadm -o import command

When using the stsadm -o import command I am getting an error relating to a list already existing, the import then seems to fail. Should it not handle this scenario of a list already existing on the ...
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Migrating content from one content database to another

We have a content database on our live moss server. It contains one site collection with several sub-sites. I'm using the stsadm export command to produce a cmp file, then moving this to our test ...
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Importing specific profiles from AD

I want to import accounts in specific OU's and not the whole Active Directory. I have created the connection to AD and everything is working well. I'm sure it is possible to import specific accounts ...
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SharePoint and several Active Directory sources(solved)

I have either a SharePoint AD sync problem or AD problem. I have mapped several AD sources to be imported into SharePoint: SP-domain AD 1 AD 2 - > groups to be imported into SC 2 AD 3 - > groups ...