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Hi,

I am using SharePoint 2007. I have some very large document libraries with about 25k files. I am thinking of asking the user to archive the old files out to reduce the document library size.

Can advise what is the best way to archive the files?

rgds,
Nickson
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Hi,
as it seems that you have MOSS 2007, you might think about using "Record Center".

With implementing Information Management Policy e.g. old files can be simply moved to the record center:
http://mysharepointexperience.wordpress.com/2008/06/12/how-to-configure-records-center-in-microsoft-office-sharepoint-server-2007/

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I'll defer to Rainer...but one option.....

You'll can create a "site policy" on the site to enable content expiration.  You'll also need to create a simple workflow to associate this policy to say "when content is this old, move it to this library".  

Helpful (if you are a dev):  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsULFrOOo3A
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Thx all the replies... I am still evaluating the nice options that have been suggested to me :)
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