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How to associate STP file to an existing site in same farm.

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 23, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint



single farm


there are 2 web-applications: web-app1, web-app2.


Each webapp has one site collection. that is 


webapp1 has site-collect1


webapp2 has site-collect2


Now for some reason I want to copy site-collect2 to webapp1 as site-collect1.


content-db doesn't work because of database ID issue.


I am trying to use 'save as template' from site-collect2 and can get STP file but how do I assocaite this STP file to site-collect1. I am looking for any STSADM commands or source code that does this. Here also I wanted to create site-template with 'data' but it is giving me error. I will check this later. 

thanks for reading.please suggest.

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