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Workflows lost on SharePoint 2010 migration

I have been migrating SharePoint 2007 to a SharePoint 2010 installation. The upgrade completes successfully but the association between workflows and lists is lost. In the SharePoint 2007 there are ...
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Remove or ignore Project Server 2007 on SharePoint 2007

Environment is a single SharePoint 2007 server (MOSS) and a SQL db server farm. Once upon a time a previous SP admin installed Project Server on the SP server, but it was never used. Some action was ...
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Upgrade moss 2007 to 2010 List problems

I've taken my moss 2007 db backup and used attach method to upgrade on sharepoint 2010. Upgrade went successful and users can see the sites and can navigate also. Interface is same as moss 2007. I am ...
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Site with custom master page reverts to v4.master on upgrade

I have a web application in 2007 that contains a bunch of sites that all used a custom site definition and a custom master page (deployed using a feature). All is well. I've upgraded the code for ...
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moss 2007 content db migration to sharepoint 2010

I am in a middle of content database migration of MOSS 2007 built on SQLServer 2005 to SharePoint 2010 with SQLServer 2008 R2. This is what I've done. Installed SP 2010 Standard Edition ...
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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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Creating Site Templates - Master Page Not Being Handled Right After Upgrade

In our old MOSS 2007 farm we had a branding feature deployed that swapped out CSS Files, Master Pages, etc for our sites to keep a consistent branding across our Site Collections. We are currently in ...
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Why can't I access a site I've just imported when central admin says I'm a site collection administrator?

This is a slightly unusual situation. I have a MOSS 2007 farm. I do a database backup and restore to our dev farm and then do a database attach to our 2010 farm. I'm secondary site collection ...
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Site gets 404 error after upgrade to 2010

I have a site collection with multiple sites. When I upgrade the site collection the sites all get 404. If i use Designer I can see the default.aspx file fine. If I rename it to default1.aspx then ...
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Get Web Part name from GUID

We're migrating from SP2007 to SP2010 and are seeing some error messages about missing web parts during the upgrade, but the error messages only list the GUID and not the web part name. Is there a way ...
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How do I handle custom webpart property type update during re-deployment

I have a custom webpart that was defined with a property like [Personalizable(PersonalizationScope.Shared), WebBrowsable(true), WebDisplayName("Chart Type"), Category("Chart - Required")] ...
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No 'edit' button on sharepoint 2010 after upgrade from 2007

I've upgraded a SharePoint 2007 (12.0.0.6421) database to SharePoint 2010 (no SP's or anything yet) and I noticed that there is no edit button that brings up the ribbon to edit a page in the upgraded ...
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How do I migrate my SharePoint 2007 environment to SharePoint 2010?

I'm looking for a book or website which will lay out the complete process of upgrading from SharePoint 2007 to 2010. I've come across a couple of products which will do this for me, such as Xavor and ...
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Corrupted OOTB Workflows Feature from SP2007 to SP2010 Upgrade

We recently performed a database detach upgrade method and the out of the box workflows: Approval, Collect Feedback and Collect Signatures are all missing from the Workflow Templates when trying to ...
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SPD Workflows upgrade from 2007 to 2010 fix

Our company has several large SharePoint farms that are migrating over time. As a result of the upgrade, our URL's will change. Our technology group has said that any workflows created in Designer ...
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failed upgrade to 2010 - some site not upgraded, but site works. Continue?

are doing an database attach upgrade and the upgrade failed while performing the Mount-SPContentDatabase and got the errors "Feature upgrade failed for Feature " and "Exception: Object reference ...
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SharePoint 2007 upgrade to 2010 - “One or More FieldTypes Are Not Installed Properly”

I migrated a 2007 site to 2010 and hit Visual Upgrade and now I get the error "One or More FieldTypes Are Not Installed Properly" when viewing some settings pages, content pages etc. So, found a ...
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Upgrading windows 2003 to windows 2008 in MOSS 2007 Farm

have MOSS 2007 SP2 installed in windows 2003 SP2 32bit and need to uprade the windows 2003 SP2 to windows 2008 SP2 in existing environment. I am not sure whether operating system can be upgraded in ...
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Advantages to upgrading from SharePoint Foundation 2010?

I feel like this should be extremely obvious, but after staring at this document from Microsoft and Googling for a while I'm still at a loss as to the advantages of SharePoint Server 2010 and ...
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Sharepoint 2010 upgrade loses versioning

We are currently upgrading from an old version of sharepoint 2007 to 2010. One issue we have discovered is that once we are upgraded versioning did not come across. Not only do we not have prior ...
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Upgrading MOSS 2007

My MOSS 2007 version is 12.0.0.6421 and I want to upgrade it to 12.0.0.6548. But between these two versions there are many other versions too. Can I directly upgrade to 12.0.0.6548 or should I ...
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Migrate to SharePoint 2010 and upgrade xml files

I started to migrate a SharePoint 2007 to a SharePoint 2010. I make a database-attachment upgrade and run the Upgrade-SPContentDatabase-Identity test_WSS_content_vslbmoss16 in a SharePoint 2010 ...
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Approval (OOB) Workflow modified as System account Issue

We are having a problem with an out of the box approval workflow. Environment: 5 Server Farm (2 wfe, 2 app,1 db) SharePoint 2010 Enterprise. (upgraded from moss enterprise) Problem Every time a ...
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How to test content databases without triggering alerts and workflows in test environment

Let's consider the following: You want to restore and attach SP Content Database in the test farm to test for folllowing scenario(s): Scenario A - To test if SharePoint 2007 database can be ...
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Missing several feature definitions - an obstacle to b2b upgrade

During my attempt to join second server to a SharePoint Server 2010 farm I encountered a problem of missing features. [PSCONFIG] [SPFarmSequence2] [INFO] [11.11.2010 10:06:34]: SPFarm ...
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Can a sharepoint security patch automatically upgrade your sharepoint installation.

Can a sharepoint security patch automatically upgrade your sharepoint installation. Recently my company experienced an outage after installing a bunch of Microsoft Security patches and automatic ...
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Context menu not working after upgrade?

After upgrading from MOSS 2007, when we try the new interface (preview mode), some context menus are not working - if a user clicks e. g. view properties, edit properties, approve/reject... etc, ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Attach 2007 Content DB (Site Definition???)

We have attached a 2007 content db to a 2010 instance of SharePoint and now...the site is not using the default.aspx that is in the file system. In fact, I am not sure which default.aspx page it is ...
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SiteCollection Feature Upgrade Access Denied for Farm Admin

My solution contains Site Collection scope features and has been deployed to Site Collections that the farm administrator has not been granted any explicit permissions. If the farm administrator ...
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Adding Features during Solution Update

Is there a supported method to add features during a solution update. We call Update-SPSolution and then upgrade our old features using SPFeature.Upgrade but any new features in the solution do not ...
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Moving Site Template (.stp) files to SharePoint 2010

MOSS Site Template (.stp) files are no longer supported in SharePoint 2010. So how do you import .stp files? Isha Kapoor's blog post describes these steps: First you need to create a site in ...
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How do I convert a web part created in Visual Studio 2008 to Visual Studio 2010?

How to convert a web part project created in VS 2008 to VS 2010?
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Upgrade SQL 2008 R2 Standard to Enterprise Edition in SharePoint 2010

We are using SQL 2008 R2 Standard edition with SharePoint 2010. If we decide later on to upgrade to the SQL 2008 Enterprise edition, what is the process and the impact on the SharePoint environment?
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BDC to BCS Application Definition Upgrade

I'm trying to perform an upgrade of a SharePoint 2007 environment to 2010. Our plan is to move to entirely new hardware and do a content database migration. In such a scenario, it seems that BDC ...
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Inplace upgrade from sharepoint 2007 to sharepoint 2010 fails

I have tried without success to do an inplace upgarde of a moss 2007 installation that I would consider very basic. The upgrade process itself seems fine but after you finish the configuration wizard ...
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Removing orphaned sites

I have done an in-place upgrade of a SharePoint 2007 farm to SharePoint 2010. I am now trying to run: stsadm -o enumallwebs This command fails with the following error message after enumerating a ...
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DWP file is not updated in the web part gallery by the stsadm upgradesolution command

I am trying to update a DWP file in the web part gallery by using stsadm upgradesolution. Here is what I am doing: Created a web part, put it in feature, packaged it in solution by WSPBuilder, ...
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Error During Configuration Wizard on SharePoint 2010

I am able to successfully install SharePoint 2010 foundation on Windows Server 2008 SP2. However when I run the configuration wizard, it fails with the following error: Exception: ...
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Invalid parameter @tp_WokflowInstanceId passed to proc_UpdateListItem from SPRequest in updated database

We're having a problem with workflows in a site collection. We see invalid parameter @tp_WokflowInstanceId passed to proc_UpdateListItem from SPRequest in V2V upgrated database when a ...
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unable to create new fields after upgrading masterpage to 2010

I am unable to create new fields in existing lists after upgrading my 2007 master page to 2010. I get an error which says Webpage error details User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE ...
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HTTP Status 401.3 for images in _layouts/images/subfolder running under an upgraded SharePoint 2010

Surprisingly, after upgrading a SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 on one of the dev projects, the images from TEMPLATE/IMAGES/SubFolder don't show anymore, giving 401.3 status in IIS logs. Those from ...
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SharePoint 2010 difference with lookup columns

I recently upgraded my site from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010. The first issue I noticed was that the "lookup" columns in "Display view" showed up as the hyperlink instead of the string. ...
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Upgrading workflows from 2007 to 2010

Are there any "gothchas" when upgrading workflows from 2007 to 2010: In place upgrade on server Conversion of VS Solution What happens to running workflows?
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In place upgrade of SP2007 to SP2010 MOSS

Ran an upgrade of SP2007 to SP2010. All runs through well but then the error log reports: [OWSTIMER] [SPUpgradeSession] [ERROR] [4/26/2010 8:16:52 AM]: Upgrade [SharedResourceProvider12 ...
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Will an InfoPath 2007 form with managed code work on SharePoint 2010?

I have an existing InfoPath 2007 form containing managed code. The form is now published on SharePoint 2007. The form will be edited and created using the InfoPath 2007 client, so no Web Form in this ...
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What is the best practice for redirecting users when sites are being upgraded?

We have an upgrade to an application coming up which requires a site collection to be deleted and recreated. In terms of managing the existing users experience during upgrade what would be the best ...
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SharePoint Services 2.0 SP2 - upgrade to SharePoint Services 3.0 SP2

I'm working for a company that is using SharePoint. The colleague that was in charge of SharePoint left the firm, and for the last 2-3 years he didn't do anything with it. For that reason we are ...
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SQL Server 2005 vs SQL Server 2008 on SharePoint 2010

I'm writing a recommendation for an upgrade scenario from SharePoint 2007 to SP2010. Customer is currently running x64 SQL Server 2005 SP3 on Windows 2003 Server. Does anyone have pros/cons for ...
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Developing WebParts for SP 2007 and SP 2010

We are currently working on a project where the first release will be in 2007 and the next release will be in 2010. In previous projects we have created webparts using user controls and defining ...
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How to upgrade SharePoint 2007 to 2010

A SharePoint solution consists of 2 parts: What is installed in production The solution in Visual Studio The infrastructure consultants recommend running in the in place upgrade. But then what ...