SharePoint Migration Plan Template

Posted on 2014-07-30
Last Modified: 2014-08-05
Can anyone tell me where I can locate a SharePoint migration plan template?? Or any migration template for that matter..
Question by:chinadl
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ID: 40229090
from which version to which?

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ID: 40229274
Sorry for that....i have 2003 and 2010 to migrate to 2013..

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by:Jayaraja Jayaraman
ID: 40229323
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ID: 40229371
Thanks but I was looking more for a document template to provide a written plan rather than an implementation guide..I searched everywhere can't seem to find one.  Probably doesn't exist:-)
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ID: 40229391
I can write you an outline, probably, which you can use to create doc template

Author Comment

ID: 40229401
Thanks that would help greatly. I just didn't want to miss anything...

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ID: 40240328
Are you still going to provide an outline??
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Montoya earned 500 total points
ID: 40241284
Sorry, it's been pretty crazy around here:  Here's some help:

Current Environment:

Check on following:

Branding = Custom Templates? Custom CSS?
Run Analytics for usage and proper sizing of old environment and new environment
create your backup/restore strategy and your failover plan
run usage report on all sites to find active and orphaned sites: Go to users of orphaned sites to confirm delete (don't migrate junk)
do you use third party tools?
Do you have maintenance/support agreements for third party tools?
Inventory all sites to determine business critical apps
analyze functionality of business critical apps (how they work, where they connect, workflows, etc..)
check patch level of old environment
..from analytics, record busy / heavy load times
check all your webapplications and related content databases
do double backups
Notify management and users
Notify users again
confirm all services and jobs have run successfully (account imports etc..)
take a look through logs
follow best practices (links attached)

Check out the following:

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ID: 40242286
Thank you. This is great!

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