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The Microsoft SharePoint Migration Tool

First of all, you should be aware of The new Microsoft SharePoint Migration Tool doesn't support SharePoint 2010 yet, it only supports SharePoint 2013. Ref: Check the MSFT reply on 15/11/2017 (...
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How to Migrate from SP 2007 On-Premises to O365?

Shall we migrate directly from SP 2007 to O365 direct? Yes, you can migrate directly from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint Online, It's not like the SharePoint On-Prem where you should first upgrade to ...
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How to move sharepoint 2013 from one AD to another

You will have to run a STSADM script to move users from the OLD-AD to the NEW-AD, like this: STSADM –o migrateuser –oldlogin OLDDOMAIN\user1 –newlogin NEWDOMAIN\user1 –ignoresidhistory This will ...
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What is the correct way to migrate SharePoint 2013 Foundation Site Collection to other farm?

You have two options Database-Attach upgrade. Backup and Restore. Prerequisites Make sure that the SharePoint Build number of destination environment is higher than or the same build number of the ...
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How to remove webpart from page when page is broken

The ?contents=1 is working properly in SharePoint 2016 https://siteURL/pagename.aspx?contents=1 But in your case, I think you need to remove the WSP solution that contains this web part from the ...
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Migrate SharePoint onprem to office 365

I suggest using The Free SharePoint Migration Tool from Microsoft. It provides a wizard-like experience, prompting you for information to simplify migrating your data from your on-premises SharePoint ...
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SharePoint Migration Effort Estimation

IMHO calculating a migration based solely on data size is ridiculous. If your farm is vanilla SharePoint, i.e. zero customizations, migration is "trivial", you just install SP2016, restore your ...
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Planning our drop-box to sharepoint migration, is it user-based or site-based

It depends on what plan of Dropbox you are using in your organization, Dropbox Basic or Dropbox Business. For example, Microsoft has introduced a new tool called Mover that supports migration from ...
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Migration tool to migrate data from 2010 to 2013

If you migrate content only with the tool, yes you might bypass the warning messages you get when doing a database attach migration. You may still encounter problems depending on what these ...
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SharePoint Migration Effort Estimation

The key in a SharePoint migration are the customs. When SharePoint does not have customs, migration is almost trivial and can take hours or days. When you have customs, it may take weeks or months. ...
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Move complete tenant (structure + content) to another tenant in 0365

only option in your case is 3rd party tool, reason is you want to move everything( a complete site collection) and for that no OOTB method. if you want just content then you can open both sites(...
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Move sub-site to another site collection

As you have the unique Permission then I think best option is use the 3rd party tools i.e Sharegate( as they offer free trial). There are limitation with export & import web commands.Even you ...
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What does a "chatty" CSOM API mean?

Chatty means it require lot of communications back and forth to achieve a task. But there are ways around it. For example: You can keep loading the request to server using context.Load.. and once its ...
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How to export one site collection and restore it in a different environment when build versions of the farms are different?

First, the build number of the destination farm must be the same or higher than the source farm. In your case, The Production farm has been batched with October 2015 CU. The Test farm has been ...
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Migrate SharePoint onprem to office 365

Before deciding on a migration strategy, remember to perform an analysis of your current environment. Below is a good article which should help you in understanding about migrating SharePoint onprem ...
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How do I move SharePoint Lists including metadata

In the import command, I had to append -IncludeUserSecurity: Import-SPWeb "NewSiteURL" -Path "PathToExportFile" -IncludeUserSecurity
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Decommission SharePoint 2013 on-prem after migration

There is no "official" way to decommission SharePoint 2013. Also, it is unclear what you mean exactly by decommissioning. Suggested Decommission Steps Set SharePoint 2013 Site collections ...
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SPO Modern - Save site as template is missing and not showing

If you want to copy the Entire SharePoint Online Site to another Office 365 Tenant. You can use 3rd party tools likes, Sharegate (Link) metalogix (Link), etc., By using this tools you can achieve ...
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Limitation of storing Documents inside SharePoint online compared to SharePoint on-premises and file shares

This Microsoft Support article lays out the limits. Check back often, because they may change at any time. As of writing they are Maximum file upload size updated to 250 GB. The answer is complex, ...
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Errors after command "Mount-SPContentDatabase"

From the error message, one site http://servername:3000/sites/test cannot be upgraded successfully. You could run the PowerShell command below in SharePoint 2010. After that, upgrade the site to ...
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SharePoint Migration - Company aquisition - Domain changed

A third party tool would help in retaining created/modified by as they generally allow you to build mapping files to map a user from one domain to another. It would also then be able to map ...
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Migrate user from old AD to new AD

Take a look at the following link with solutions to the potential problems that could arise. Let me know if you have anymore questions. The SharePoint and SIDHistory problem Microsoft Sharepoint ...
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Update URL's Inside Documents After Migration

I assume you are looking for the tool / script to update links (URLs) referred in the wiki pages after migration. If you are looking for a tool to migrate across SharePoint and replace the URLs inside ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Content Database Migration for upper build to lower build version

As above suggested, you can not go from higher to lower. I think, because there are database table update process, latest database may able to contain the early data, but not the early database to ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Content Database Migration for upper build to lower build version

No, you can't do it. You can not go from higher version of sharepoint to lower version but other way works. Now, either bring the 2nd farm at the same level or use 3rd party tool to migrate the site ...
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Site will not display after upgrade from Sp2010 to SP2013

Have you tried disabling the loopback check? If not, follow these steps Open Registry Editor (regedit in Start -> Run) Locate HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa and add a DWORD ...
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Data migration from SharePoint to LAN Share Folders

there are couple of different ways to do. open with explorer Another method is map the document library with local drive, then move the files to local drive. check this link of this link If you are ...
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