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Best Practice on Migrating SP Solutions?

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 26, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I am trying to migrate from my moss 2007 installation from server 2003 r2 servers to server 2008 r2 servers, in order to get ready for the migration to sharepoint. I have everything installed and have restored backups of my content databases to the new servers as well as brought over the 12 hive.

When I go to install a solution, it tells me the feature as already been installed (Im guessing because it sees its folder in the 12 hive that I brought over), but when I try to use the feature it bombs out, because I believe its not really installed.

Whats the best way to go about this? I have tons of pages, images, resource files in my 12 hive, and believe the only realistic way to get all that stuff over to the new farm is to copy over the whole 12 hive.

Any ideas?


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