Migrating content in/out of SharePoint.

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How can you move a document with its version history to a new library?

Here's the scenario: 2 document libraries Both contain multiple documents The documents have multiple versions When I copy a document from library A to Library B using the Content and Structure ...
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“Best Practices” for SharePoint customizations/development to easily migrate to new SharePoint versions

Do you know of any documents that describe “best practices” for SharePoint customizations (especially custom developments) in order for these customizations/code (for example web parts, event ...
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How can I move a document from one directory to another?

How can I move a document into a sub-folder and still maintain its version history from the old location in the new location?
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Which is the easiest way to migrate entire List to a new new site?

Hi I need to migrate a list with 800+ items to a new location but within the same site collection. Which is the easiest way to do it. I want it to be a exactly same with all data, attachements etc ...
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How to handle staging environments

We have convinced a number of customers that their SharePoint solution is a critical business system and should be handled as such. This will in most cases include a staging environment, but ...
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Moving a site to a different site collection

I am looking for a C# script that will move a site with all permissions and content to another site collection. Google isn't helping me or maybe i dont know what exactly to look for. e.g. I have a ...
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SharePoint Migration 2007 to 2013

We're planning to upgrade an existing farm from 2007 to 2013. I learned that the best way and maybe the only way to achieve this is by migrating in two steps. 2007 to 2010 and 2010 to 2013. The actual ...
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How to migrate a 2007 sharepoint list to 2010?

We have a list in sharepoint 2007 that we need to move to another site which is based on sharepoint 2010. what's the best and fastest method? thanks in advance
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Location of web parts in use

After running preupgrade check, I found a few instances of some web parts I'd like to further investigate. These are 3rd party web parts that I'd like to know where they are actually being used. For ...
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Importing WordPress to SharePoint

I'm getting ready to import a WordPress blog to SharePoint 2010. Anyone have an importer already built? If not, I'll have to build my own.
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How to migrate SharePoint 2007 Data to Office 365?

I have SharePoint 2007 site on my server which have lists, libraries, custom web-parts, workflows etc. and i have another SharePoint Server on Office 365 which also have some lists,libraries and ...
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Migrating from sharepoint 2003 to 2010

Is there a more direct path to migrate SharePoint from 2003 to 2010 without having to go through 2007? Has there been any recent development that allows admins to do that? EDIT Update has been ...
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Copy publishing pages from MOSS to SP2010

We are upgrading some publishing sites from Moss to SP2010. We have created new master pages, page layouts and updated code to work in SP2010.We just want to migrate data now(pages and items in ...
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SharePoint 2010 Migration to 2013

I'm currently in the process of migrating from SharePoint 2010 which uses classic authentication to SharePoint 2013. The steps I have taken are: Created a new classic web application on SP2013 ...
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Check out issues after migration

We've migrated a MOSS 2007 Site Collection into SP2010 as a Site Collection under a tenant in a multi-tenancy set up. This migrated SC gives an error on checkout through the UI that states that the ...
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Migration sharepoint 2007 to sharepoint 2010

While migrating our existing sharepoint portal from MOSS 2007 to Sharepoint 2010 we need to find out all customazation has been done on site. customization like Custom Workflow , Content Types or ...
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Move site between site collections

I have a sharepoint 2010 environment with a site collection with many subsites. I want to re-structure the sites in the site collection into multiple site collections i.e. I want to move a site from ...
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How to reconnect InfoPath task form to SPD workflow after moving it to the new Site Collection

I have Globally reusable workflow (created in SPD) in my test site collection. This WF uses custom InfoPath task form. Now I am trying to move it to the new production site collection. I've done next ...
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Dev instance of SP2010 is done - How do I move site collections?

I prepared dev from scratch (1 app, 1wfe, 1 db server). I would like to import all of the site collection from production to dev. Some of the site collection databases are large (like 30gb). Certainly ...
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How to export a list in SharePoint 2010 and import it into 2013

Is there a good free way of exporting a list in SharePoint 2010 and importing it into 2013. Need to keep structure, data, attachments and other data but revisions, permissions etc not necessary. ...
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Migrating SharePoint Features from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2010

I try to Migrate a SharePoint 2003 (WSS 3.0) to SharePoint 2010. I do it with the detach database method. After I run the test-spcontentdatabase to the restored contentdatabase. I get some errors ...
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Removing Orphaned WebParts via PowerShell - CheckIn/CheckOut Requirement Loop

A client migrated from 2007 to 2010 doing a database detach/reattach without checking the database for orphaned objects first. I whipped up a PowerShell script to programmatically remove orphaned ...
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Deploying SharePoint 2010 WSP to MOSS 2007

Please help me on this. Is it possible to deploy a WSP solution developed in SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2007. I know this is very akward question, but right now I am asked this very same question ...
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How to move a list, both structure and content from one server to another quickly?

I have a list sitting on a production server. I would like to copy the list, both structure and content from the production server to a dev machine. I am not too worried about preserving ...
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Moving content database to new domain (Move-SPUser behaviour)

I've got a customer needing to move their SharePoint 2010 install to a new domain, I've done some reading and looks like I can mount the content DB to a web application which I've basically setup in ...
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How to move the Query Role?

I want to modify the Query component from Server_A to Server_B on SharePoint 2010? and want to know how much time it will take to complete the activity? also what all are the process SharePoint 2010 ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Configuring Database Connections without using alias

After migrating all SharePoint databases to a new SQL Server, how can I configure SharePoint to to reference the new SQL Server without using an Alias? The reason we need to avoid using an Alias is ...
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Migration tool for specific lists

I am looking for a migration tool that works at the list level, not for a full site or server. One specific requirement is to be able to migrate lists that are connected via lookups. For example, if ...
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Sharepoint 2010 SP1 Content Database restore in Previous version of Sharepoint 2010

I am having a requirement to restore my SharePoint 2010 SP1 backup to previous Sharepoint 2010 version. I googled a lot but hav't found any suitable answer for this. At last one of mine senior ...
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Problem when migrating SP2010 solution with WCF service to SP2013

I have a VS2010 solution that has a few projects inside. One of them is a Sharepoint 2010 project that contains a WCF service generated from the CKS template. I needed to migrate this solution to ...
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Moving a Discussion from a Discussion Board to another?

I have a SharePoint 2010 Discussion Board and it has many Discussions. Would like to move a discussion from the discussion board to another in the same location (under same site collection). I ...
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Porting Web Parts to Office365 (SharePoint 2013 )

I've been in the process of developing a site in SharePoint 2010, which is composed of a set of different Farm deployed Web Parts. I was wondering what the process was for porting them to SharePoint ...
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how to find Imported web

I exported a web from a site collection and imported it to a newly created site collection but when I try to access it, I get 404. My new site collection is, https://2020.develop.com/custs/newsiteco ...
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Moving Sharepoint to New Server

I am running a Sharepoint Server 2010 Stardard on a Windows 2008 R2 server. This server also has SQL Server 2008 R2 installed. I want to move the Sharepoint and SQL to 2 completely new machine. What ...
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Migrate from 2007 to 2010 without access to database

one of our customers has a sharepoint 2007 environment in a shared environment. Now they want us to move there sharepoint to 2010 on another server in another domain. Because i'm not very ...
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Preupgrade check reveals webpart issues which are not installed on farm, how to identify the name, assembly of the referenced webparts

I have run a preupgrade check on a SP2007 database to identify issues prior to upgrading to SP2010. The report shows a lot of messages for missing webparts. The strange thing is that I cannot identify ...
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Finding Office documents with hyperlinks to pages

A Thursday challenge - does anyone have any good ideas for this scenario in the intranet migration (CMS2002 - SP2007) project I'm working on: I need to identify documents on the intranet which have ...
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Migrating sharepoint farm from one domain to another

We had Sharepoint farm with domain "ABC". we have moved new domain "XYZ" and domain "ABC" no longer exist now. i want to migrate entire sharepoint farm from "ABC" to "XYZ" now. how do i proceed. ...
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Migrated 2010 Databases, but some DBs can no longer be pointed to due to alias

Here's our scenario. We successfully migrated our SharePoint 2010 Foundation databases to another server using this method and this article. The key point is that we set up an alias from our existing ...
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Move documents from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010

I have an old sharepoint site containing around 50 document libraries with subfolders and files. No these document libraries should be moved to a new SharePoint 2010 site. I've tried this using the ...
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Migrating from SP on Office365 to SP2013 on premises (users from FBA to AD)

I need to migrate from a SP2013 on Office365 to SP2013 on premises. Major problem I foresee is how to migrate from FBA users on Office365 to AD on premises. Questions are: What would be the ...
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Cannot find the object “SiteDeletion” because it does not exist

I never came across this error before, I searched google and MSDN but not even one post that explains object "SiteDeletion" Problem is when I run PSCONFIG on SharePoint 2007 server on stage two I get ...
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How do I split a 2007 sharepoint collection that has a large number of SPD Workflows

Our site collection is growing rapidly and we would like to split it into a number of new collections. Our concern is that when we secure a number of sites and recover them into the new collection, ...
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Sharepoint 2.0 to 3.0 Migration

Our client wants to change from SharePoint 2.0 to 3.0. Of course they need all the documents to be migrated too. I have some experience with 3.0 -> 3.0 migration, but that's all. Main requirements ...
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Moving list from one environment to another while preserving the GUID

I have a list template (.stp) file. I would like to restore the list and its contents in any given SharePoint environment. The conditions for restoring are listed below: Restore the list to any ...
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How to bulk import User Profiles from a legacy system and pre-create MySites

I need suggestions how to accomplish one upgrade task. I have list of user accounts in .csv file which I need to import to SP2010 and create user accounts with appropriate attributes. Also this ...
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Migrated My Profile link still pointing to the old MOSS server

Migrated a MOSS content DB to a brand new farm. The My Sites also were on the same content DB. Then the SSP also was migrated over. However, the My Profile link is not binding to the restored My Sites ...
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This projects needs to be migrated?

I have a sharepoint 2010 solution. i migrated it to sp 2013, all sharepoint 2010 projects have been migrated without any problems. Office projects (Excel and outlook addins) however have been acting ...
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Migration from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010

I want to migrate my entire farm in moss 2007 to SharePoint 2010. Will you please suggest the best way to do it ?
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How to copy a folder in SharePoint?

Is there any way by which we can copy a folder from one SharePoint site to another SharePoint site? I know how to copy documents but I am not finding any way to copy a folder which resides in a ...