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Upgrading from a previous version of SharePoint.

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Upgrade / migration / site -> site collection question in Sharepoint 2010 and Sharepoint 2016

Hoping for some thoughts / guidance on the approach for this. I'm in the middle of a project to upgrade / migrate a SP2010 environment to SP2016. Due to the gaps in versions, the approach we're taking ...
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Access denied after upgrade from SP 2016 to SP 2019

I've been preparing an upgrade from SharePoint 2013 to 2019. So far I've managed to attach the database to 2016 and successfully upgraded it. I was able to use the site collection without any ...
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SharePoint 2010 Upgrade to SharePoint 2013 - Look and Feel did not Upgrade

I upgraded SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 but the look and feel did not upgrade and the site in SharePoint 2013 doesn't look anything like it does in SharePoint 2010. Is there a way to export the ...
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migrate a subsite from sharepoint 2013 to 2016

I want to upgrade sharepoint 2013 on-premise to sharepoint 2016 on-premise I have tried Database attach option for 2 weeks but had some problems that couldnt troublshout after all and because we only ...
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SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2016 Upgrade or Migrate

I am in the process of upgrading SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2016. What I've done so far is attach the SharePoint 2010 db into Sharepoint 2013 environment, completed the mount and upgrade. However,...
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What is the latest version for SharePoint Designer 2013 64-bit inside windows 10

I use to have windows 7 which contain sharepoint designer 32-bit, and its version was 15.0.4849.100, as follow:- but inside my windows 10 PC, i installed the sharepoint designer 64-bit from this link ...
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Direct upgrade from SharePoint 2013 to 2019 works but

I know the documented process is 13 to 16 to 19 and this is what I planned to do and actually built / tested but for one of my sites I actually skipped the 16 UG (harassed not planned) and went 13 to ...
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After upgraded Sharepoint Foundation we have unicode/letter issues

So no need to pretend like I'm an expert cause I'm not. We have a file management system we use for a lot of stuff that was developed for us a few years back, this is hosted on a Sharepoint ...
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2013 to 2016: Upgrade all DB's? Or just Content Databases?

I am in the process of completing a Farm Upgrade from 2013 to 2016. I have the new 2016 Farm built and configured, and am ready to transfer the databases. I know that I don't need to move the ...
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Upgrade our Operating System from 2008 R2 to 2012 R2 for sharepoint 2010 and 2013

We have 2 sharepoint on-premises farms 2010 & 2013,which have the following architecture:- 2 SharePoint application servers (2010 & 2013) which are installed on Windows server 2008 R2 2 SQl ...
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Get Upgrade queue SP 2013

is there a way to get all ContentDbs/site-collections which are currently queued for upgrade via Sharepoint Management shell? I am having issues where upgrade of one of my site-collections doesn't ...
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Thread has been aborted when upgrading site collection from SP 2010 -> 2013

I am upgrading a site collection from SP 2010 to SP 2013. It's rather large about +- 100gb. I performed the same steps on smaller site collections before and all worked fine. Now I suspect the "thread ...
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How to “modernize” classic SharePoint pages on-premises?

We need to "modernize" SharePoint pages after migrating from SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint 2019. Which options do we have? There is lots of documentation around modernization and respective tooling ...
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Secured Store Upgrade - no target applications migrated - any help?

I am upgrading 2013 to 2016, copied Secured store DB and Created Secured store connecting it to the DB with passphrase, but after all done the target applications, are missing, any help would be ...
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Custom webpart not working after upgrade from 2010 to 2016

I've been facing an issue with one of the custom developed webparts in our Sharepoint Environment, after an upgrade from sharepoint 2010 to 2016. This webpart worked flawlessly in 2010 before the ...
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SharePoint 2010 to 2019 Upgrade

we have a SharePoint 2010 farm now we want to upgrade to the new version SharePoint 2019, for SharePoint 2010 to 2019 what are Upgrade steps? Can i first upgrade to SharePoint 2013 and after ...
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What can be done before Content Database is connected?

Soon we'll be grading our SharePoint environment in an overnight upgrade... I'm currently prepping our servers to make the transition as painless as possible, but what sort of configuration can be ...
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Is there a way to tell if SharePoint was installed using a SQL Alias?

I know that a SQL Alias is listed now but I would like to find out if SharePoint was installed while specifying that alias during the install. On the 'Servers in Farm' page, I see both a SQL Alias ...
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SharePoint Version Upgrades - Are these farm solutions still viable?

I'm upgrading our SharePoint environment, and was just going over over the farm solutions. The past administrators simply added solutions from past versions "Just in case" but I can't find what some ...
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How to move sites and site collections to SharePoint 2016 web application

I have SharePoint 2010 farm and from this, I want to move some sites and site collections to SharePoint 2016 web application. In sp 2016 farm there is web application created with sp 2016 content ...
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Upgrading to SharePoint 2016, Missing WebPart Removal

I'm trying to upgrade our on-prem SharePoint environment from 2013 to 2016. A goal of mine is to get rid of all the errors my predecessors had simply ignored during upgrades (from 2007, to 2010, to ...
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Upgrading to SharePoint 2016 UPSA is missing all mapped properties

We're attempting to upgrade our existing SharePoint UPSA from 2013 to 2016, where we are using an AD import sync. After the database are attached to 2016, the mapped properties for AD to the ...
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SP upgrade decision which method should I use

My manager decide to upgrade to SP 2016, the current farm is so 2010. I read more about the migration and know that you can migrate to database attach or third party tool My questions are how can ...
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SP2013 upgrade to SP2016

I have been tasked with an SP2013 to SP2016 upgrade.The second server is ready with Server 2012 R2. We have software assurance licensing to allow for this upgrade. At what point during the upgrade ...
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Not being prompted to Migrate from SharePoint 2010 to 2013

I'm currently working on a project to migrate a SharePoint 2010 project to 2013 then eventually to 2016. I've found several sites that have told me all I need to do is load project solution on visual ...
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Workflow Not Assigning Tasks After Upgrade

We upgraded a SharePoint 2010 database to 2013 then migrated from classic to claims then upgraded the site appearance then upgraded to 2016, all at once. Now workflows are advancing and tasks are ...
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Upgrade High-Trust Addin/App from 2013 to 2016

I have a SharePoint 2013 environment with several High-Trust Addins. This must now be upgraded to SharePoint 2016. My Questions: I was unable to find any documentation on the required steps. Links ...
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How to manage DNS switch for host named site collections

We are upgrading to 2016 and migrating some web applications from 2010 to 2016 using Database attach, with no 3rd party tool but just using Powershell commands. In 2010 we have 2 web applications, ...
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Direct upgrade from SharePoint 2013 to 2019

I know i'm a little early.. But is there any information/speculation/rumors if it will be possible to migrate directly from SharePoint 2013 to 2019 via Database Attach method?
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People Picker Field Displaying Extra “X” After Upgrade

We have recently upgraded from SharePoint 2007, to 2010 and then to SharePoint 2013. In this process we also converted from Classic to Claims authentication. I have verified that both the web ...
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Cannot see “conver role in this Farm” in Central Admin of WFE server after Upgrade SharePoint 2016 [closed]

I installed sharepoint 2016 but in Central Admin, System setting I cannot see option “Convert role in this Farm”. So I recently applied January 2018 CU to my environment which consists of 1 WFE and 1 ...
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SharePoint2010 to SharePoint 2013 - just the lists and content types

Hi I'm trying to upgrade my SP2010 site to SP2013 but ideally I just want to take the 'content' of the site so, documents, lists, content types and perhaps user permissions (although I could recreate ...
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How to Migrate from SP 2007 On-Premises to O365?

We have SharePoint site running on SP 2007 On-Premises and plan to migrate to O365. Shall we migrate directly from SP 2007 to O365 direct? If yes, Could you please list out various options available ...
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Installing of any wsp fails with message: Name cannot begin with the ' ' character, hexadecimal value 0x20

Installation of any WSP fails with message: Name cannot begin with the ' ' character, hexadecimal value 0x20 The problem is that sharepoint doesn't report which file is causing trouble. And we have ...
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NewCustomForm.aspx in a List is not working in SharePoint 2013 after migrating from SharePoint 2010

NewCustomForm.aspx in a List is not working in SharePoint 2013 after migrating from SharePoint 2010. The textbox, textarea & listbox controls are not visible in NewCustomForm.aspx in a List in ...
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Error when upgrading service databases

So, I have recently run a load of CU's (July 2017) and now my Search crawl isn't working. Reviewing the error logs, it seems to be because my databases are now too far out lf date. Chexcking the ...
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How to refresh already upgraded Service Application Databases?

Here is the common scenario: General task: upgrade old SP2013 environment to SP2016. Service applications that need to be migrated: Managed Metadata Subscription Services Excel services SSS etc ...
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Migration from SharePoint 2010 to 2013 UI upgrade

I have migrated database from SharePoint 2010 to 2013. But my UI looks old SP2010, i can see the option as shown in below image. Do i need to go with that option or do I have to try powershell. Which ...
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How to hide existing Custom Actions (via Feature) in Sharepoint 2010

I have created a custom action using Element.xml and deployed via Web Application level scope Feature. Now the custom actions are available in almost 3000 sites under that web application. Business ...
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Unexpected Error with no Correlation ID

I have just created a new SharePoint 2010 farm. The topology is a single WFE with a separate SQL server back end. Both servers are utilising Windows Server 2012 R2. I attached a backup of one of our ...
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Detached Content Database While Site Collection Upgrade is Running

The content database was detached from SQL server by mistake while site collection upgrade was running, now the database is attached again and the site still showing upgrade in progress but opening ...
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Upgrade failed - from SP 2013 RTM to SP 2013 SP1 with APRIL 2017 CU

while upgrading the SP 2013 RTM to SP1 with April 2o17 CU,and after running the command psconfig.exe -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b -force on the command prompt am getting the below error in the ...
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Windows OS upgrading from 2008R2 to 2012 on SharePoint 2013 hosted servers

Can Windows OS be upgraded on SharePoint hosted servers? Will the SharePoint Farm be effected?
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Missing Site Templates error while Visual upgrade from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013

I am trying to Visual upgrade from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 and in one site getting few Missing Site Templates errors like below: Failed Health Rule Missing Site Templates: - http:/...
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Exception: Cannot open database “WSS_Logging” requested by the login while upgrading SP 2013

Unfortunately the wss_logging database doesnt exist in my spfarm environment. and now when I try to run the sp 2013 SP1 and april 2017 CU , it throws an error saying, database not found and login ...
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Upgrade Site Collection to SharePoint 2013 Failed - Unsupported Language Pack References

Upgrading one of the site collections from SP2010 to SP2013 failed with the error below: Unsupported Language Pack References The following language packs are referenced from content in this site ...
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Upgrade sites from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013

I have upgraded database from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 and only 2 site collections giving below error: Feature upgrade action 'CustomUpgradeAction.VideoAndRichMedia' threw an exception ...
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ReportingService Databases running in compatibility range, upgrade recommended

We are running a stand alone SharePoint 2013 install. I have gotten the following message regarding various databases within the install on different occasions and I am always able to resolve them ...
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Does the database size change after migrating?

I've migrated a content database from SP2010 to SP2013, all went well. However, the backup from SP2010 is 4.5GB, while when I take a backup from SP2013 it is just 3.5GB? I'm aware of the shredded ...
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What's the minimum patch level required when migrating SP2010 -> SP2013

I can't find any documentation or blog posts for SP2010 -> SP2013 migration. What is the minimum patch level of the SP2010 farm when upgrading to SP2013? E.g. SP1, SP2, ..?