Migrate SharePoint Content

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I have a site that is not a site collection that I need to migrate all of my data from, what would be the best way to accomplish this?
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Do you have access to the server or Central Administration? Have you already seen these steps to backup and restore a site (somewhere else)?

TechNet: Export a site, list, or document library
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee428293(v=office.14).aspx
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backing up and restoring a site requires that it is a site collection, otherwise the powershell just fails. These are only subsites
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I dont think the link he posted is telling you to backup/restore.  But anyways....

http://spdeploymentwizard.codeplex.com/
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micbra, the granular backup / export method I posted does not require a site collection. It is for a site (sub-site), list or library.
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jessc7 I will give it a go and let you know.
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ha ha, it worked just fine, threw a few permission errors because of sub files that were locked down for some reason, but otherwise all good to go, thank you!!!
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Exactly what I needed to get the job done!

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Great, glad this got you going! Thanks!

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