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Moving SharePoint content. This can be moving a list item or moving a site or web etc.

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SharePoint library to SharePoint library Move to/Copy to replace function removes all versions

I am interested to know why the SharePoint library to SharePoint library "copy to"/"move to" functions delete all versions in the destination library. Destination library has ...
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External User can't "Copy to/Move to" other site - SharePoint Online

For some reason, external users can't "Copy to/Move to" another site. They have Write permissions in both sites. When they try to search for more sites it doesn't show anything: When I try ...
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Move large amount of files between libraries

We have a library with nearly 1TB of data stored in around 5M files. These need to be moved to another library on the same SPO site because at the moment the files files are stored in the default ...
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Embedded metadata does not update for Word document moved to a new SharePoint document library

I have a library of Word documents with metadata from the document library embedded in the headers. I've had to move a large number of these documents to a new document library that has been set-up ...
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How to Move Pages (not copy) from one site to another site within a Site Collection in SharePoint 2019

I want to Move (Not copy) one page say test1.aspx from Pages library of Site1 to the Pages library of Site2 within same site collection. Is that possible?
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Copy files from a document library without losing Version History

I have the next scenario: I have to select a particular version from a file from a Source Document Library and copy that file along with it's version history. All previous versions before the selected ...
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Issue with moving folders in SharePoint Online

When I move folder by drag and drop to a higher level in the folder structure, sometimes the folder is moved completely, i.e. a "cut and paste" result. But sometimes it is moved to the upper ...
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SP 2016 - Move files using Content and Structure brought over extra columns

Per a user request, I just moved some files from one library to another using Content and Structure. The source library has more columns than the target library. The files brought over the extra ...
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Lookup field value has changed after migration to 2019

I have moved Sharepoint 2013 subsite to SP 2019 farm. There is one list with "Status" lookup field. All column values has changed for only this field. Values are from same list but different ...
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copy or move replace file and update version sharepoint CSOM

hi im using method for copy or move file on sharepoint. but i want to ask how to implement when it's duplicated it automatically replace and update version? i've been try with this function but it's ...
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Move the title of my SharePoint 2013 site

In yellow, the title of my SharePoint site. I would like to move it to the right. How can I do?
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Unable to move metadata of one column with Copy/Move option of Modern SharePoint

I Created Archive library from Main library and using Copy/Move option to move/copy documents from one library to other with Metadata. All metadata and document is getting moved/copied only data from ...
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How can I move a Site Page to a sub-folder?

In our Office 365 SharePoint, (annoyingly) I can only add pages from "New" menu on the site home page. When I add pages, they end up in the top level of the Pages area. I'd like to be able ...
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Move files from one SharePoint to another SharePoint

I have a Ticket List with many Form Items (20k) and i would like to move most of them to another SharePoint Site which is only used to archiv those old items. We already have a Script that moves Items ...
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Move custom list items which are inside a list view to another custom list

I have 2 custom SharePoint online lists, one list for active items and the other for archived items (items with status closed + have been modified for 2 years), where the 2 lists have the same content ...
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How to move modern SharePoint Online pages with all their contents/elements?

I'm using the method in the link below to move some modern SharePoint Online pages from one site collection to another. However, when the pages move most of the contents/elements are stripped from the ...
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Powershell to move files from one library to another - SP2010

In SP2010, I'm trying to move all the files from one library to another using Powershell. I'm using the below script to first copy the files from source to destination and then delete the source file....
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Moving custom list artifacts from DEV to PROD

In an On-premises SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Farm, would like to move custom list artifacts from DEV to PROD given the followings: The list with contents already exists in PROD In DEV, using ...
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What options do I have to change the structure and move modern pages

In my experience, the structure cannot be changed in SharePoint. However, I do need a modifiable construct of libraries and subsites for use in my company. Moving documents is easy with a built-in ...
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How to transfer large amounts of site pages to other wiki?

We have many site pages in the standard site page library and would like to transfer them to a new website. how can this work? The "copy to" option only provides the option to move the content within ...
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Permissions 'not working' after moving a Web Application

We have two SharePoint 2019 farms. One is in DomainA (dev farm) - the other in DomainB (productive farm). We created a new Web Application on the farm within DomainA, gave permissions to users from ...
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SPFolder.MoveTo is preserving the metadata for the sub-folders while reset the metadata for the root folder

I have the following console application, which moved some folders from one document library to another within the same SP 2013 site collection:- SPList sourceomslist = omsWeb.Lists.TryGetList("...
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Sharepoint -How to Move/Copy folder to another location Using SOAP API copyIntoItems()

I am trying to move/copy a folder from one location to another location it is giving me an error Object reference not set to an instance of an object but it is working fine with File. I am using ...
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SharePoint 2013: Add Second Domain to PP and Move User

Background: I am fairly new to administering SharePoint and have inherited this environment, but we are currently migrating to a new domain (domain B) and SP exists in the old domain (domain A). ...
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Moving SharePoint App Catalog to a different domain

We have an app that gives out error: ([SPLoaderError.loadComponentError]: Failed to load component because it doesn't reside in the same domain as the app catalog. Is there a way to move the ...
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How come "Move To" does not move all files?

Using SharePoint Online, whenever I attempt to move a folder, via the "Move To" menu option, it seems to only move some of the files. It looks like all folders are created in the destination location,...
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Name conflict behavior

In SharePoint online when my flow moves the file (PDF, ZIP...) named "U000" in a folder where is a file with the same name it renames the file in "U0001". How can I customize this to be renamed like "...
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REST API to move a folder with it's content

Is there any endpoint in Sharepoint 2016 REST API to move the folder and it's content to another location? Even if we have a copy folder and it's content it's fine. Please let us know. Note: we are ...
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Error "Move-SPSite : Execution Timeout Expired."

I want to move a 30GB Site Collection to another content database. This should be done with PowerShell with the Move-SPSite command. After about 40 Minutes the job stops with the following error ...
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Move a Sharepoint 2010 List to Sharepoint 2013 without PowerShell or Archive the List

We are moving from SharePoint 2010 to a SharePoint 2013 environment, which is provided by our mother organization and we have no access to Central Administration or an option to use PowerShell, we ...
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CreateCopyJobs API doesn't work in SharePoint 2019

I need to create SharePoint 2019 functionality similar to what the Move and Copy Options in the old Site Manager ("Site Contents and Structure) did, i.e. move or copy pages or documents to another ...
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SharePoint Online Copy / Move Destination Missing

Trying to move / copy files from one document library to another. One location is a top site and the second destination is a sub-site. If I try to move / copy from the subsite library to the top ...
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SharePoint error "file or folder contains properties that will be lost at the new destination"

I'm trying to move SharePoint files within the same site, but between two different document libraries. Unfortunately, when I go to move, I keep getting the following error "The file or folder ...
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Safest method to move a site

I would like to ask what is the safest way to move a Site within the same Site Collection including all the lists, libraries and subsites with the data and at the same time maintaining versioning? Is ...
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sharepoint sub-library

I want to reorganize a project sharepoint with about 10 different libraries, which they have created for each topic. So the plan is, to create one library 'old_project', and move the existing ...
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SharePoint 2016: Move all farm databases from a SQL Server 2016 Standard to SQL Server 2016 Developer Edition

First time doing this and I would like to confirm the procedure to follow. This is a MinRole farm with 1 Application with Search server and one Front-End with Distributed Cache server. I've been asked ...
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Losing termstore metadata when we move files from library to another

Environment: SharePoint online with Modern libraries I am trying to move document from one document library to another by using "Move to" function available in modern experience for lists and ...
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How to move items to a different list

Have two lists on Office 365 SharePoint. One list is the current entries and the second is an archive list. There is a workflow that stopped working 4 months ago and now I have about 1000 items to ...
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Match/move based on data in the title of a document to folder of the same name

So I have a Library with a list of documents. These docments (PDFs) are named in the following format. DeptCode_MgrNumber_MgrLast,MgrFirst_EmpName_634242 I would like to find a way to ...
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move files from onedrive to document lib

I would like to move some files and folders from Onedrive and to a document library in teamsite. What are my options? I tried loking at the free sharepoint migration tool but didn't have a source for ...
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400 Errors moving files by REST API (Long URL)

In SharePoint Online, I'm trying to move files that are in a folder in a library to another folder in another library. I'm running a console app to do this so using the API. I'm mostly there but ...
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Copy users from Online to On-Premise SharePoint

I have a strange situation. I accidentally deleted some groups from a SharePoint on premise site collection. I have a backup of those groups and users in an online site. I have googled a lot but ...
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Inconsistent Errors Moving Files using Site Contents and Settings

This is driving me batty. I'm moving a large quantity of files (documents - .doc, .pdf, .xls) from one subsite to another in Sharepoint 2013. Since we want to preserve the metadata, I'm doing so via ...
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How do I move a client site from one folder to another? [closed]

I need to move a clients site which was loaded into the incorrect site. I have tried to use the http://yoursite/_layouts/sitemanager.aspx site, but it states there is an error.
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Site not available after move-spsite

A site collection isn't available after moving it to another content database. Errors: HTTP/1.1 200 OK Server: Microsoft-IIS/8.5 Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2017 08:47:25 GMT Connection: close OR File not ...
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Refreshing TEST site from Prod

I am trying to copy a site from PROD to TEST. (I had to remove http:// from the post so i can publish it here) In Prod: teams.max.it/veri/desk and it's using Content_DB_42 I had DBA take a copy of ...
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Modern Libraries - Adding Locations to 'Move To' Selection

So while the addition of 'Move To' in the Modern UI is a nice touch, it seems pretty limited by the fact it always takes the root of your selection as the current library, and only allows you to move ...
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Copy files from one site collection to another - CSOM

How to copy documents and files from one site collection to another site collection using CSOM code?
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Copy or move list items to archive list

How to move list items(+2500 items) from the original list to another list(Archive)? Any ideas appreciated.
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Sharepoint 2013 - Move folder to another folder

Sharepoint 2013 - I have the page, which has document library (named "Library123"). The library has 2 folders (named "Folder1" and "Folder2"). So my question is how do I move "Folder1" with its ...