PS C:\Users\Administrator> Export-SPWeb "http://win-oql2facn6h8/" -itemurl "List
s/Disney" -path "c:\Backups\disney.cmp"
Export-SPWeb : <nativehr>0x80070057</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>
At line:1 char:13
+ Export-SPWeb <<<<  "http://win-oql2facn6h8/" -itemurl "Lists/Disney" -path "c
    + CategoryInfo          : InvalidData: (Microsoft.Share...CmdletExportWeb:
   SPCmdletExportWeb) [Export-SPWeb], ArgumentException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell.SPCmdletExportWe

Above was the error message. I can access the list at http://win-oql2facn6h8/Lists/Disney/AllItems.aspx?InitialTabId=Ribbon%2EList&VisibilityContext=WSSTabPersistence

I suspect that there could be typos in my cmdlet that leaded to this error, but I've been unable to locate it.

3 Answers 3


I just forgot a slash here: -itemurl "/Lists/Disney"


This works fine with Powershell!

Export-SPWeb -Identity http://win-oql2facn6h8/ -ItemURL /Lists/Disney -Path c:\Backups\disney.cmp

You need the full URL in your -ItemURL parameter

Export-SPWeb "http://win-oql2facn6h8/" -itemurl "http://win-oql2facn6h8/Lists/Disney" -path "c:\Backups\disney.cmp"
  • Thanks, but it gave me the same error :(
    – Terry Li
    Oct 14, 2011 at 15:00

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