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Moving Document Libraries with Content Types & Metadata

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 22, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
 

Hello All,

Was hoping someone could give me some guidance on this issue.  I have been working on a document management strategy for my department's sharepoint site which consists of numerous document libraries configured to a number of content types..  Lots of metadata and views.. etc

Recently, the IT department in our organization has started work on a green slate installation of Sharepoint.. new server, fresh install, master pages, site hierarchy, the works..  

Guess my question is, how hard is it going to be to migrate my document libraries  while keeping my metadata and content types intact?  I probably have about 21 content types and almost 10 Gigs of data to transfer over... not sure what the best approach is having all this content migrated over to the new portal.

I have done some research and either only find articles on moving content types or moving document libraries, but no articles on moving both and having the content types map to the document libraries while keeping the metadata.

Any help or guidance would be appreciated.

Greg




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