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SharePoint 2013 to 2016 upgrade in-place

No, you can't do the in place upgrade.only supported way is database upgrade or using 3rd party tools. When you upgrade from SharePoint Server 2013 with Service Pack 1 (SP1) to SharePoint Server ...
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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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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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 ...
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
7 votes

Direct upgrade from SharePoint 2013 to 2019

Actually, It's an early question, where there is no any published info related to the SharePoint 2019 yet. But what is expected based on the previous SharePoint upgrade path process, There is no ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Direct upgrade from SharePoint 2013 to 2019

Guidance on upgrade to SP2019 has now been published on Microsoft Docs: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/upgrade-and-update/upgrade-from-sharepoint2013-to-sharepointserver-2019 Microsoft ...
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SharePoint 2013 Downgrade from Enterprise to Standard

As already mentioned by others, there is no supported way to downgrade from enterprise to standard edition. Possible workaround: SharePoint 2013 has a configuration option called "licensing". You ...
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How I should approach patching our SharePoint servers, to make sure I will not face un-expected problems

You already found out a lot of stuff regarding security updates, CUs and version number increments. There's nothing wrong in your post, but i would like to add some comments especially to your ...
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Is there any real benefit to upgrade a SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Farm from SQL Server 2014 to SQL Server 2016?

As far I know, Sql server 2016 is not supported with sharepoint 2013. At this time, SQL Server 2016 RTM is not supported. https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485.aspx#section4
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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Migrating SharePoint 2010 Enterprise to SharePoint 2013 Standard

This is not an easy job as it is not supported path of Migration. In your situation, I highly recommend using the 3rd party tools(ShareGate, Metalogix etc). Another Option, I am thinking( complex, ...
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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Stop web application after upgrade

Yes it will save the resource , To stop web application. Open IIS > Application pool > Application Pool > Stop Application pool of your web application. If you don't use the web application anymore ,...
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steps for upgrading sharepoint 2013 to service pack1

As you know Service Pack 1 is a mandatory requirement for installing any subsequent SharePoint 2013 cumulative updates as the new baseline! In your case, you just need to install the Service Pack 1 ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Direct upgrade from SharePoint 2013 to 2019

Too early to respond, but i would recommend keep eye on the SharePoint North America conference which will be in May 2018. I am hoping we will get more information and beta version information. But ...
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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SharePoint is still using 14 hive after upgrade to 2013

That, SharePoint 2013 has a SharePoint 2010 mode. meaning, there is a 14 hive that gets installed when the setup and configuration is complete. After installing SP2013 it will create both 14 & 15 ...
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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 look and feel upgrade

It is a site collection level feature so you can not do it on site-level. Site Collection Upgrade: One the benefits of upgrading to SharePoint 2013 is that it all happens behind the scenes....
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"An error Occured while Running detection" Sp2013 upgrade SP1

This error usually occurs when the Windows Installer cache files (C:\Windows\Installer) are missing/corrupted. To further isolate the issue, you can try running ROISCAN on the machine and see how many ...
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How can I preserve the DocumentID in a SharePoint 2013 to 2016 upgrade process?

As Short answer : It will be preserved because the documentID stored at content database !! Details: Based on my knowledge on the Sharepoint migration from 2010 to 2013 , It will be preserved but you ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Reuse already existing accounts in my new brand SP2016

Here you have two schools really. One says that you should keep your privates private, meaning you should have different accounts for different applications. SharePoint 2016 is a different application ...
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Visual Upgrade vs Site Collection Upgrade

Visual upgrade preserved only the old master pages, CSS files, and HTML files Deferred site collection upgrade preserves much more, including SharePoint Feature functionality One key difference is ...
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Stop rollout of SharePoint 2016 views for SharePoint Online?

From O365 Admin Center, click SharePoint, then click Settings, there's an option for "SharePoint Lists and Libraries experience", you can choose Classic experience or New experience. I haven't tried ...
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Stop rollout of SharePoint 2016 views for SharePoint Online?

This can be set farm-wide, as mentioned by Mohamed Derhalli, and it can also be set per list, by going into List Settings -> Advanced settings -> List experience - you can choose to use the New ...
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steps for upgrading sharepoint 2013 to service pack1

If you are using SharePoint 2013 foundation download from this link Service Pack 1 for Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013 (KB2880551) If you are using SharePoint 2013 Server download from this ...
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SP2010 to SP2013 UI upgrade using powershell?

Yes, this is possible using the Upgrade-SPSite cmdlet. $site = Get-SPSite -Identity "http://<site url>" Upgrade-SPSite -Identity $site -VersionUpgrade Hope this helps! Reference: https://...
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Good practices on updating Sharepoint

rolling back the SharePoint updates are not supported, due to the fact it is not only installed on the server but also update the content database schemas. As per my experience and best practice in ...
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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Can we both upgrade to SharePoint 2013 from 2010 and move domain at the same time?

It would be better to go ahead and architect out the new 2013 farm, get it built, and proceed with the database attach upgrade. It will not impact the links of the site unless your URL changes. Your ...
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