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How to backup and transfer WSS 3.0 site to a new Server

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 14, 2011    Points: 0   Category :C#

I am trying to find a best practices guide for backing up my Sharepoint Services 3.0 site and moving to a brand new server without having to rebuild the entire site.

I have attempted to backup the DB and move as well as the sharepoint directories without success. Perhaps there is an application or best method for doing this?

Thank you

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