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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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Migrate from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2016 directly?

Unfortunately, you have to migrate to 2013 first. The only ways to do it directly ie skipping 2013 is by doing it manually or by using some third party tool or building a tool by yourself. See this ...
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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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Does the database size change after migrating?

Couple of things can change the database size. If There is any unused or white space inside the content database then during the backup and restore method database automatically shrink it. If there ...
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How i can verify that our migrated "Contribute" permission level is exactly the same as the source Contribute permission

I can show how to get this using JavaScript and REST: $.ajax({ url: _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + "/_api/web/RoleDefinitions/getByName('Contribute')", async: false, headers: { ...
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DB in compatibility range and upgrade is recommended

You don't need to run PSCONFIG if this warning has been raised by content database and in this case, you should use the following cmdlet to upgrade all content database raise this warning Get-...
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How can you move a document with its version history to a new library?

There's a new solution in Office 365. You can now select a file or group of files in the modern experience in OneDrive or SharePoint and select Move to. A file or group of files moved this way will ...
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How to correctly migrate Sharepoint 2013 Mysites to 2016

There're some considerations that should be aware when planning to My Site upgrade. Before upgrading the My Site Host and the personal site collections, you must upgrade the Managed Metadata service ...
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Can I move a subsite in SharePoint Foundation 2013?

The available option to move subsite in SharePoint Foundation is using Import-SPWeb/Export-SPWeb Cmdlets. Export-SPWeb CMDLET Export-SPWeb http://site -Path "site export.cmp" Import-SPWeb CMDLET ...
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What cannot be migrated from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013?

First, you should be aware of the SharePoint 2007 (MOSS) is not supported edition for upgrading to SharePoint 2013! So you must Migrate from SP 2007 to SP 2010. Then Migrate from SP 2010 to SP 2013. ...
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Sharepoint 2013 to Sharepoint 2016 - only wish to migrate single site collection - easiest method?

Your best option is to move the site collection you want to migrate into it's own content DB with the Move-spsite command. Then use the DB attach method to migrate the site. Another option would be ...
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Help Required for Migration from SharePoint 2010 SP1 to SharePoint Online

In short, the custom FBA can't be migrated to SharePoint Online! Try the free SharePoint Migration Tool to move the content, it now supports SharePoint 2010. Or try other paid migration tools like ...
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How can you move a document with its version history to a new library?

//To move file from source library to destination through Event handler SPFile sourceFile = properties.ListItem.File; SPFile destFile = null; SPUser userCreatedBy = sourceFile.Author; DateTime ...
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Convert SP2013 from Classic to Claims

SharePoint also tries to convert accounts, which are disabled or deleted from ActiveDirectory. Those accounts cannot be converted and produce this error message in ULS-Log. This is normal and cannot ...
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Was -NoADLookup Removed from New-SPOMigrationPackage?

This parameter was replaced with -NoAzureADLookup
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2013 Foundation - Struggling to get versions to match

I think you dont need to install the hotfix And MS14-202 due to fact that latest CU include all the previous fix.I would do the following way. Install the Service Pack 1 Mark 2.( as this is base line ...
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SharePoint Migration - Company aquisition

I recommend you get an understanding of what you have in your current SharePoint environment. Two tools to consider: Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit Ledger
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Migrate MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2013 on different AD environment

To migrate from SharePoint 2007 to 2013 without using third party tools, you'll need to go via an intermediate SharePoint 2010 farm. You should be able to build one on a trial license however for the ...
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How to move C# wsp from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint Online

You can't do this easily. Farm solutions and sandbox solutions with custom code aren't supported in SharePoint Online. Generally you must rewrite your application as SharePoint Add-in (SharePoint-...
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Alternative for Meeting WorkSpace for O365 SharePoint Online

For moving to SharePoint Online, I would convert the meeting spaces to Office 365 groups and migrate the desired content to the group space. I would recommend a migration tool to assist with this ...
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How to SharePoint Migration

That's quite a question! There are many things to consider during a SharePoint migration, and many factors involve your specific environment. Generally speaking, you have two options for migration. ...
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Migrate MCMS 2002 to SharePoint 2016

You should first be aware of the MCMS 2002 is not a supported edition for upgrading to SharePoint 2016! For more details check, Review supported editions and products for upgrading to SharePoint So ...
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Migrating our SharePoint 2013 on-premises farm to an Office 365

Suggestion for your second question, Better to use web-hooks instead of remote event receivers. Web hooks support only asynchronous -ed events (like updated, deleted, etc). Assess the requirements ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Migration to SharePoint 2016 with FBA

You can reuse the SharePoint 2013 FBA database in SharePoint 2016 or you can create /setup FBA in SharePoint 2016 from scratch. I would prefer to setup the FBA 1st then migrates the Site collections. ...
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Is It Possible to Upgrade From SharePoint 2010 to 2019?

Three major options: Upgrade first to 2013, and then to 2016, and then to 2019. Use a third party tool to migrate sites and content from 2010 to 2019. There are quite a few tools that can do this, ...
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SharePoint Page Customization Migration to SharePoint Online

We use Sharegate and I've done several migrations from 2010 & 2013 on-prem to SP Online. It has migrated every OOTB web part EXCEPT Summary Link Web Parts. I've discussed this with their support ...
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Migrate Content Types and Site Columns

Yes, through PowerShell. Phil Childs posted the article Export and import/create site columns in SharePoint using PowerShell back in 2011. Basically you export your site columns to an XML-file in ...
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