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Upgrading from a previous version of SharePoint.

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SharePoint 2007 - SharePoint2010 Migration — Giving Issues

I am getting issues while migrating SP2007 - SP2010. Below are the steps I have followed as part of SharePoint data migration: I used two different systems and installed MSSQL 2005 & SharePoint ...
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Strange behavior opening items from view after upgrade SP1 2010

After installation of SP1 for SP2010, the items in libraries no longer displayed in a dialog. On the list is indicated that the items should be displayed in a dialog. After research I found out when ...
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How can I solve “A SharePoint database named [xxx] already exists” when upgrading from SharePoint 2003 to 2007?

I am trying to upgrade a SharePoint 2003 web application to MOSS 2007 through the database attach method. I am following these steps as outlined by Microsoft: Create web application in MOSS 2007 ...
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Fab 40 Test-SPContentDatabase Upgrade Missing Assembly Error

I'm getting a Fab 40 related MissingAssembly error in the output of Test-SPContentDatabase. The strange part is that the version number of the assembly referenced in the output is incorrect. ...
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Post-Service Pack 1, Broken Web Applications (User Profile Sync)

I had a clean environment prior to installing service pack 1 and the June CUs. User Profile Sync is up and running, and synchronizing, but all web applications are throwing a SharePoint error. Digging ...
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Application Page 404 - Upgrade from 2007 to 2010

In a 2007 Publishing site developed for a client I deployed some custom pages to URL /CustomPages/Programmes.aspx (rather than application pages going in _Layout). The site custom master page was used ...
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Masterpage upgrade from 2007 to 2010 while still supporting 2007

I'm currently upgrading a SharePoint site with a custom master page from 2007 to 2010. We want to be able to let the user decide when to migrate their site from 2007 L&F to 2010 L&F using the ...
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SSP Database Upgraded from 2007 to 2010, My Links automatically deleted shortly after

I follow the steps here to upgrade a 2007 SSP database to 2010: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263299.aspx#SSP After the upgrade everything appears successful and users can see their ...
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After upgrade from 2007 to 2010 - Field Duplicate when trying to add feature

I upgraded a sharepoint from 2007 to 2010 with attaching the content database. After that i developed a new solution with the same content type i used in 2007. Adding the solution works fine but ...
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“A previous installation has been detected with a license type does not match the install in progress” Error when upgrading to SP2010

I am trying to upgrade Sharepoint server 2007 (Enterprise CALs) to SP2010. I'm using the SP2010 evaluation package from Microsoft along with the included license keys. When the upgrade process ...
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Why am I getting “Server error: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?LinkID=177673” after doing a database-attach upgrade

I have a massive MOSS content database that I'm trying to upgrade to 2010 via a database attach. After the process is complete, I get "Server error: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?LinkID=177673" when ...
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Can I make calendar items link to data view page?

We currently upgraded from 2007 to 2010 and I'm having problems with the calendar. In 2007 I was able to change that the calendar items would link to a custom data view I created. Here is our 2007 ...
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SharePoint 2010 Opinions and Alternatives

My company has been using SharePoint WSS 3.0 for 2-3 years and we've recently upgraded to SharePoint Foundation 2010. Our use of SharePoint started in IT and has gradually moved into other areas of ...
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Test-spcontentdatabase returns The server instance of the database could not be found

I am trying to run Test-spcontentdatabase on a MOSS database on a SQL server (2008 R2). When I run it I get "The server instance of the database could not be found." The ULS has no more information ...
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Sharepoint Server 2010 SP1 PSConfig issue

I've download (KB 2460045) and install the sp1 for SPS2010, so far so good. To complete the process -SQL upgrade- I must run the SP2010 Products Configuration Wizard (psconfig), but in the last step a ...
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WSS 3 on SBS 2003

I just recently identified that upgrading WSS 2 to WSS 3 on SBS 2003 is not supported. I need to plan the best approach to get a client using WSS 3 with the current SBS 2003 environment. It is a ...
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Missing 1033 Directory in SharePoint 2010 URLs

I seem to be missing a '1033' directory for my SharePoint 2010 installation. Here's the full details: We upgraded from SP2007 to SP2010 using the database attach method. Some resources have a 1033 ...
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Users denied access after solution redeployment

My old solution has been running in my intranet farm for a long time. The solution contains a feature which deploys a webpart. The webpart shows the users of a group, together with information from ...
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Failed 2010 SP1 Upgrade

Anyone have an idea? I am trying to upgrade on Win7 Development box 06/30/2011 11:11:20 8 ERR Task upgrade has failed with a PostSetupConfigurationTaskException An exception of type ...
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Missing Sharepoint Definition

I am having trouble deleting a rogue site definition found after running stsadm preupdatecheck. I have run stsadm -o enumallwebs and have found where the template is used. The trouble is that URL ...
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Why do I have folders called “1” in my document library after an upgrade to 2010?

We upgraded our MOSS2007 to MSS2010 (database attach upgrade method). We have multiple document libraries on a site. default.aspx contains web parts with the files from document libraries. The files ...
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Weird top link bar after upgrading WSS2 to WSS3

Installed WSS2 on server 2003, not customized or changed, upgraded to WSS3 and the top link bar (home, documentation etc..) is vertical and appears to be broken. This looked the same before I changed ...
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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 ...