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How do I migrate content libraries in sharepoint

Posted on 2011-03-17
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How do I migrate document libraries and list to another site on the same server?
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Question by:fstinc
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by:backpackerd00d
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Depending on the size of your libraries: -
1 - Save them as an STP template, migrate them into the new site template library and recreate it that way
2 - Look at a content migration job

Hope that helps
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by:fstinc
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The library is about 3 GB worth of documents. I just want the documents. Also, where would I place the documents. What I did was create 2nd folder which has the allitems.aspx page format that I want. Where exactly do I put stp files and use them?
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FastFngrz earned 500 total points
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If you don't need metadata, permissions, views, etc, just the docs, then use 2 Explorer views (source and target) to drag and drop them directly.
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