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SharePoint Enterprise Search Migration Tool for SharePoint Server 2010

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 26, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
Use this tool when you upgrade to SharePoint Enterprise Search to migrate search-related data, such as best bets, search scopes, and site collection search settings.

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