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Migration SBS 2003 to SBS 2008 - Problems backing up Sharepoint site

Hi!
I'm in the middle od migrating a Swedish SBS2003 to an english SBS2008, and I'm at the task of migrating the companyweb.

All task on source server (ALTFTSBS) went without problems.

On destination server (FTSRV) I ran into authorization problems accessing parts of Sharepoint Central Administration, but finally I found a way through that, not clear on exactly what worked, but now I can access it through the external address http://remote.fargtrend.se:4721.
Access through local address http://ftsrv:4721 still dosn't work, it asks for authorization which fails whatever user I try with.

However, I have done the steps in SCA to prepare for migration, but when I try to export the upgraded OldCompanyWeb site, I get this error message:

[3/7/2011 4:40:46 PM]: Start Time: 3/7/2011 4:40:46 PM.
[3/7/2011 4:40:46 PM]: Progress: Initializing Export.
[3/7/2011 4:40:47 PM]: Progress: Starting Export.
[3/7/2011 4:40:47 PM]: Progress: Calculating Objects to Export.
[3/7/2011 4:40:47 PM]: Error: The object with Id 1444f99a-059b-495e-8914-cbf1020c6f8d that was configured as part of the Export Settings no longer exists.
[3/7/2011 4:40:47 PM]: FatalError: The object with Id 1444f99a-059b-495e-8914-cbf1020c6f8d that was configured as part of the Export Settings no longer exists.
   at Microsoft.SharePoint.Deployment.SPExport.AddExportObjectToTempTable(SqlCommand command, Guid siteId, Guid objectId, String url, SPDeploymentObjectType objectType, SPIncludeDescendants includeDescendants, Boolean isLink, Boolean isSelected)
   at Microsoft.SharePoint.Deployment.SPExport.SeedExportObjectsTable()
   at Microsoft.SharePoint.Deployment.SPExport.CalculateObjectsToExport()
   at Microsoft.SharePoint.Deployment.SPExport.Run()
[3/7/2011 4:40:47 PM]: Progress: Export Completed.
[3/7/2011 4:40:47 PM]: Finish Time: 3/7/2011 4:40:47 PM.
[3/7/2011 4:40:47 PM]: Completed with 0 warnings.
[3/7/2011 4:40:47 PM]: Completed with 2 errors.

I cannot browse the OldCompanyWeb either from the internal or the external address, so it's probably due to the same authorization error.

Now what, any ideas?
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Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy

8/22/2022 - Mon
sabby447

Interesting issue, Here is what i could find online:
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/sharepointadmin/thread/ac6371b5-11ee-4791-bf07-66ace2ca6fdc/

Looks like you need to apply all the latest updates for 2003 edition first
TBerglund2

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I'm not sure it applies, since the export from the old server worked fine.

I am now solely on the destination server, and the import and upgrade of the old Companyweb from the SBS2003 server has also worked fine.

The current problems are:
1. I cannot browse the site for the old companyweb: http://OldCompanyWeb.
The new companyweb site works fine, always has.

2. I cannot export the oldcompany site.
When I try I get the error message above.

It is most likely a problem with authorization, but what?
screen-name

You should probably be doing a DB migration, not an import/export.  I not super familiar with Sbs, but I am fairly sure you can't do that with moss.
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TBerglund2

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I am only following the migration guide, are you saying that is not the way to go?
I have searched around a little, and it seems like many have solved the problem by just deleting the OldCompanyWeb site and recreate it.
I'm trying that as we speak, will let you know how it goes.
screen-name

Can you link me the migration guide you are using?
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