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Moveing Subsite From one Site Collection To another

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Hi experts,

I wanted to move a sub-site in our old site collection to another site collection , what I have did is the following :

1-  Go to new site collection create team site xyz with unique permission (xyz owners, xyz visitors and xyz members)
 
2- Export sub-site from old site collection using this command
export-spweb "http://host/sites/OldsiteCollection/xyz" -path "D:\Temp\migration\backupfile.cmp" -IncludeUserSecurity

3- Import subsite (from step 2) to my new site collection using this command
Import-SPWeb "http://host/sites/NewsiteCollection/xyz" -path "D:\Temp\migration\backupfile.cmp"  –UpdateVersions Overwrite -IncludeUserSecurity

The site is moved successfully but with one issue in the permissions. When I go to site actions => Site Permissions, all permissions entry has limited access added to it , although permissions on the old site doesn't have the limited access.

I know that limited access permission is added by SharePoint for users who access only to a resources in a site (user have read only on task list for example)

any idea what is went wrong and how I can migrate site with the same exact security permissions ?

Regards,
Shamma
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