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How do I move SharePoint Lists and Libraries to another Site Collection?

I'm going to go over this in a bit more detail, because none of the above answers were clear to me. How to Move a SharePoint List from One Site to Another 1. Go the the List Settings of the list you ...
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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 can you move a document with its version history to a new library?

The Content and Structure worked fine for me. Moving individual documents from one library to another captures all versions. Assuming, of course, versioning is configured the same on both libraries. ...
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Move Workflow Manager to new farm in a new domain

The critical component when failing over a Workflow Farm to a New SharePoint Farm (In the same domain or otherwise) is that the new SharePoint Farm must have the same Realm as the original one. Realm ...
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Importing WordPress to SharePoint

I know this is old, but I was also frustrated, that nobody had done this before. I decided to write my migration script in powershell. If you ever need something like this again, give it a try: http:/...
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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 do I move SharePoint Lists and Libraries to another Site Collection?

The Metalogix has a very cool tool. With this tool you can migrate lists, sites, libraries and others items. Refer to Content Matrix Product Page Also refer to Introducing Content Matrix Console - ...
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Move SharePoint 2013 WEB server to NEW server

The best approach IMO would be to: Setup the new server with OS and SP Launch the SP configuration Wizard on this new server Make it join the existing farm, i.e. make it point to the same ...
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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 can you move a document with its version history to a new library?

For future reference: there's a legacy API used by SharePoint Designer, called FrontPage RPC, and there's a bunch of methods, including move document that accepts a put_option parameter with ...
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How can you move a document with its version history to a new library?

I always employ the drag and drop method suggested by Tom. Easiest enough for my end users to do themselves and I still have the version history.
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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 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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How can you move a document with its version history to a new library?

Our method was uploading the infopath form to the destination libary and deselecting "Enable this form to be filled out by using a browser". This way the content types in the from library matched the ...
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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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Best way to migrate Document Library files to file system

Their are couple of ways to download the documents from SharePoint Document library. Using the Explorer view, you can drag and drop the documents to local directory. UNC mapping to the SharePoint ...
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Copy Document Set from 2010 to 2013

Set the DocumentSet.Folder.Item.ProgId to "SharePoint.DocumentSet". Right now it will be empty. See this for more information: http://www.sharepointnadeem.com/2011/08/sharepoint-2010-document-sets....
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O365 to O365 migration without using any third party tools

In reality, no. You will need a content migration tool to effectively do this without loss of data fidelity or metadata. For example, if you were to copy documents using the Explorer view, you would ...
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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 2010 migration from on Prem to AWS

The approach for this scenario is: don't. None of what you're suggesting is supported. Instead, build a new farm and restore the Content Databases/Service Application databases.
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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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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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Best approch to migrate SharePoint Site from 2010 to 2013

To upgrade from SharePoint 2010 Products to SharePoint 2013, you use the database-attach method to upgrade. In the database-attach method, you first create and configure a SharePoint 2013 farm. Then ...
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Migration: Best approach for migrating a site, subsites and all content to another web application

Use Backup-SPSite and Restore-SPSite Backup-SPSite -Identity "https://oldwebapp/sites/sitetomove" -Path "C:\Backup\sitetomove.bak" Restore-SPSite -Identity "https://newwebapp/sites/newsite" -Path "C:...
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Moving content and service databases

In your scenrio before migration make sure following things. both sharepoint farm are on the same version level. all the custom solution deployed to test farm as they are in production authentication ...
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How to use PowerShell script to copy document library with meta data to other site collection?

Indeed, as Sergey B. Hizof pointed out in the comment above, the Export-SPWeb and Import-SPWeb PowerShell commands work great to copy sites or lists/libraries to another location. Here's a good ...
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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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