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I'm currently looking for a sneaky solution to move documents between SIte Collections. I already found a quite good looking PnP Powershell:

Connect-PnPOnline -Url https://intranet.customer.com/websites/SITECOLL1
Get-PnPList
Get-PnPFeature -Scope Site
$allDocs = (Get-PnPListItem -List Checklisten).FieldValues
$targetLib = "https://intranet.customer.com/sites/SITECOLL2/Checklisten"
foreach ($item in $allDocs){
Move-PnPFile -ServerRelativeUrl $item.FileRef -TargetUrl ($targetLib + $item.FileLeafRef) -Force
}

But unfortunately I get for every document an error message like this:

Move-PnPFile : SiteId mismatch In C:\Temp\Powershell\2019\MoveDocuments.ps1:9 Zeichen:5 + Move-PnPFile -ServerRelativeUrl $item.FileRef -TargetUrl ($target ... + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ + CategoryInfo : WriteError: (:) [Move-PnPFile], ServerException + FullyQualifiedErrorId EXCEPTION,SharePointPnP.PowerShell.Commands.Files.MoveFile

We migrated from SharePoint 2013 via detach/attach to SharePoint 2019. Now it's time to switch over to modern UI without those expensive migration tools.

Any thougths/ideas out there what I'm missing or maybe another way to achieve the goal?

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Try the script below with copy and remove way to do this. I changed a bit from your script. It works in my end properly.

Connect-PnPOnline -Url siteURL
Get-PnPList
Get-PnPFeature -Scope Site
$allDocs = (Get-PnPListItem -List Documents).FieldValues
$targetLib = "/sites/test/Library"
foreach ($item in $allDocs){
Copy-PnPFile -SourceUrl $item.FileRef -TargetUrl $targetLib -Force -ErrorAction Stop
Remove-PNPFile -ServerRelativeUrl $item.FileRef -Force
}
  • This did the trick for me. Thank you! – airliner Oct 21 at 7:54

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