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Migrating content in/out of SharePoint.

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The remote server returned an error: (403) Forbidden when accessing office365 site through external APIs

We have built a desktop app that import/exports SharePoint lists into/from Office 365 sites. The app works perfectly, and we were able to do the import/export of Office 365 site pages for many clients ...
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Move files to subsite and retain version history, no coding (Sharepoint Online)

We are dividing our team's site into more specific subsites, and I'm trying to migrate some files from the site's Documents library to a subsite without losing the version history. I know this ...
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SharePoint 2010 Site Actions menu items hidden in IE9

I poked around a bit for the answer but didnt find anything. I have a site in which the Site Actions menu items are hidden in IE (all version). Some background on the site: I am currently working on ...
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SortType of DocumentSet changed from Folder to File from 2010 to 2013

Some time ago we migrated a site collection from 2010 to 2013. Inside this site collection a library contains DocumentSets. We now have this interesting behaviour that sorting in list views does not ...
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OOB Document Set not finding control templates on migrated site

I have a site that was migrated to a new farm using Backup-SPSite / Restore-SPSite. In the new farm, document sets are not loading and are throwing file not found errors for some of the control ...
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Restore Content Database on different Farm with InfoPath Forms

We have an activity to backup a content database from SharePoint 2013 server and restore it on a different SharePoint 2013 Farm. The Database contains many InfoPath forms. Yes, the URL will be changed....
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Content DB size increased after RBS migration

I have 500GB content DB. I migrated data out of SQL Server into RBS but during migration got error after around 15GB data was migrated. Turns out we need to make some entries in machine.config to ...
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How to get ratings Migrate from sharepoint 2010 to 2013

I migrated a content database from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013. I noticed that a particular list which had ratings setup was migrated successfully but the ratings did not migrate (everything ...
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Can i detach Sharepoint 2007 Databases from a SQL Server 2008R2 and attach on SQL Server 2014 without migrate Sharepoint?

I would like to known if i can detach Sharepoint 2007 Databases from SQL Server 2008R2 (Windows Server 2008R2) and attach on SQL Server 2014 (Windows Server 2012R2) without migrate Sharepoint? ...
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Disable SharePoint Online from sending emails during site collections migrations

I want to migrate sharepoint on-premises sites 2013 into office 365. Now inside the on-premises sites i already have some list workflows which get fired when items and created and updated. so i do not ...
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Content Query Web Parts does not show items after migration

I migrated from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2016 and found that Content Query web part on the Home page does not display items. I have not changed any configurations after the migration. The Content ...
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SharePoint migration. Error: Object reference not set to an instance of an object

I try to migrate my sharepoint library from on-premise SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint online. I do this by folowing SharePoint Online deployment advisor instructions. I did this successfully: Export-...
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Error occurred during report processing. Report server is unable to access encrypted data. Apply backup key or delete all encrypted content

I have migrated the SQL Server Reporting Sevices from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013. I followed Migrating SharePoint 2010 Reporting Services To SharePoint 2013 to migrate SQL Server Reporting ...
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Site collection problem after migration and reinstalling and and reattach content db

we had a problem on our developing farm that force to re-install MS-project-server. After running Configuration Wizard and reconfigure content-DB of SharePoint and reconfigure it install msps again ...
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Sharepoint to WordPress migration - Public Site

What are my options for export content of public site from SharePoint db into usable form for WordPress? I found some tools, but i would rather hear expirienced advice from someone who already done ...
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Move Mysites with OneDrive on Premises

I have one farm which has a MySite for every user, each users desktop is then set up to use OneDrive for Business on the Mysite. I have begun testing a migration technique to get all the user profile ...
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Merge two managed metadata services?

My customer have two separate managed metadata services which she want to be merged into one. How do I do that without using a third party application? PowerShell?
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How can I create my own site feature for office 365?

I want to create my own site feature for 365. I am doing migration process from MOSS 2007 to SP 2013 as well as Office 365. In MOSS 2007 they used some FAB 40 template (Bug Database) this site ...
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What's the connection between the User Profile Service and the People And Groups hidden list? SharePoint 2013

I'm looking to understand the connection between the User Profile Service and the hidden User Information List. Here's what I'm experiencing. New SharePoint 2013 farm with a migrated UPS from a ...
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Upgrade from sharepoint 3.0 to Sharepoint Foundatation 2010

Have a client with a bit of a weird setup left behind by a predecessor, company is fairly small so not looking to pay out for full blown SharePoint or SQL. They currently have a SharePoint services 3....
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How to migrate Managed Metadata Store?

I need to migrate Managed Metadata Store from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013 environment. What are the check-list, I need to prepare or what are the point I need to remember/cater or what I need ...
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Is the workflow attached to the list when saved as a template?

Is the workflow attached to the list when saved as a template also copied? If yes then why is it I cannot see the workflow in SPD when i tried creating a new list based on the list template. What im ...
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Moving reports from sharepoint 2007 to 2010

I currently have both a sharepoint 2007 farm and a sharepoint 2010 farm, both have an SSRS server. I need to move the reports from SP 2007 to SP 2010 and I'm not sure how to do this easily.
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I am moving a site collection from one farm to another

I have been working on this for a few weeks now. I have tried many things but just can seem to get things to work correctly. I am trying to move a site collection from one farm to another. The source ...
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Is the Webbot include method supported in WSS v3?

I was given a website which I'm guessing the end client built in Front Page. I was asked to move it to the same client's SharePoint server. The website markup has 3 include statements on each page of ...
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Identifying Stale Sites for Decommission

We are almost at the limit of our 17 TB capacity in SharePoint and storage is getting very expensive. Clean up activities are now underway and we want to identify and stale sites that can be ...
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Migration of SharePoint online O365 site to SharePoint Foundation 2013

We got the client requirement of migration. They have SharePoint online O365 site which needs to migrate on SharePoint Foundation 2013 (SharePoint Foundation + SQL Express). As we know we cannot do ...
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What are the major issues with migrating wiki pages from SharePoint 2013 to 2016?

I am looking at creating a wiki in SharePoint 2013 for a knowledge base. If I go the wiki route what are the issues when it comes time to migrate to 2016 that I will have to deal with? From what I ...
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User Profile details not showing up after migrating from 2013 to O365

I recently migrated a site from SP 2013 to O365, when I goto the permissions page (_layouts/15/user.aspx) and open up any group, I can see that the users are present in the group,but the title and ...
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Import BlogML Data (Blog) to SharePoint Online Modern Sites

We plan to migrate a SharePoint 2016 on premise Blog to SharePoint Online Modern Sites. A SharePoint Blog can be exported via BlogML (see this for further information: How to export content of blog ...
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SharePoint Migration - Product / patch installation or server upgrade required

I migrated SharePoint from 2013 to 2016 and then 2019. I used the database prefix SP_Intranet. After migration to 2016, I removed SP_Intranet_Config and SP_Intranet_CentralAdmin + non-migrable ...
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Migrate a Sharepoint Blog site to Sharepoint Online News Webpart

I'm working on migrating my SP Foundation 2010 site to SharePoint Online. In 2010, we had a subsite using the blog template that we used for news. I had used a dataview webpart to display posts from ...
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SharePoint migration tool - “You need to be site collection administrator”

I am Global Admin on the tenant and site collection administrator on onprem SharePoint2013 . When I launch SPMT, I can login using my Global Admin O365 credentials for my destination/target. When I ...
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SharePoint 2019 does not display site contents correctly on migrated sites

We made our first test migrations for some Content Databases on a SharePoint 2019 Farm. The migrated sites are working perfectly with one exception. When we go to "Site Contents" the page is not ...
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CSV bulk file migration; additional columns for meta data

Similar to this post I have a number of local files, with associated metadata in an Excel sheet, that I would like to migrate to SharePoint. With inspiration from Microsofts own article on bulk CSV ...
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Does the “Storage Used” number for the site collection inside the sharepoint central admin give accurate number

2 day ago I did a migration for our sharepoint on-premises team site collection 2013 (which contain 69 sub-sites) to sharepoint online, using a third party tool named sharegate. and during the ...
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How to Move Document Set in Sharepoint 2013 on premise using CSOM

I have a requirement to move Document Set from one Subsite to Another subsite maintaining version history , metadata and Document ID using CSOM .I went through many online articles couldn't find a ...
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“Content and structure” link shows error after migration from 2013 to 2016

I see a "Sorry Something went wrong" error when I open "Content and structure" page after migrating from SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint 2016. Below are the logs from hive. No windows identity for ...
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Update SP list with data from external DB

The requirements include quick edit, so BCS and OOTB external list are not an option here. The solution I'm looking for has to make these steps: foreach record in a datatable: if the record exists ...
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Network related issue while migration from SP2010 to SP2013

While i am migration SP2010 to SP2013 i get an error as Kindly please help me to know what is the main cause for this issue . i can also able to connect my SQL from the server .
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I need help migrating a SharePoint 3.0 server from domain a to domain b. Domain b users cannot access the content

I wonder if you can help me please. I have a SharePoint 3.0 instance on a dedicated server (not running AD), and I have migrated that server over to a new network (from Domain A to Domain B) over the ...
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Error while upgrading to SP2013

We have few legacy sites in SharePoint 2010, which we are migrating to SP 2013. One of the site collection contains a Custom List with Issue content type attached to it. The list works fine in 2010, ...
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Synced OneDrive migration question

I am moving/upgrading an on prem SharePoint farm from 2013 to 2016. Users are using their MySites and have Synced them. The URL to the mySite will be changing. I have a lot of users and I would rather ...
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Web application showing 404 after migrating content database

I have been working on a Sharepoint migration over the last couple of weeks. Sites have been brought over to our new server (new AD). I got permissions all sorted and we proved that we could do the ...
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Upgrading SQL Server from 2008 R2 to 2014 for SharePoint 2013

Hi SharePoint Experts, I would like to ask your advise. There is a planned upgrade of SQL Server from 2008 R2 (server will be decommissioned) to a new server with SQL 2014. What's the latest ...
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How to move the profile page customization from one server to another server?

I customized the Mysites OOTB web parts and master page in SharePoint 2013, I need to move our changes to one server to another server which have different domain, It tried exporting and importing web ...
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Reduce time on SP2013 Windows Classic to Windows claims convertion

We are migrating from SP2010 to SP2013 SP2010 web application is a classic web application ,hence in SP2013 I created a classic web application using PowerShell and mounted the SP2010 DBs. I ran the ...
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SharePoint 2016 compatibility

Does anyone know the link to API or document for API in SharePoint 2016? We are currently using '.Net client API' for SharePoint 2013 and want to check if the methods used from it will still be ...
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Lookup Failure in Migrating List from Site Collection A to Site Collection B

I am using the following SharePoint commands to migrate a list between site collections. The list has lookup columns. Export-SPWeb -Identity "http://example.com/sites/live/cs" -path "C:\myfolder\...
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User Images in certain places still pointing to old mysite

We did a content DB backup restore from one server to another (both being SP 2013). We found that in certain places the user images still point to old mysite thumbnail image url. One of the location ...

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