In WSS 3.0, MOSS 2007 and SharePoint 2010, document libraries ease you in storing multiple documents types to be shared with work groups or teams. Generally, document libraries are selected as per business needs of an organization. WSS 3.0 includes document libraries to be used for collaboration, storage and sharing purpose but digital images are shared, managed or stored in a particular picture library. Many types of document libraries are available in SharePoint 2010 which help in managing documents between multiple sites and site collections. While deciding on migrating document libraries from WSS 3.0 or MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010, you might like to use a tool that executes complete migration of selected document libraries from the specified source to the destination. Third party SharePoint migration tools provide ease in migrating document libraries from earlier versions of SharePoint to the newer ones.
Migration of these business contents need to be executed carefully and seamlessly so that they may be easily used later after migration to a newer environment. In this regard, a content migration tool such as dSHIFT Migrator for SharePoint® can simplify your needs of migrating SharePoint document libraries from WSS 3.0 or MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010 with no data loss issues. The user friendly interface displays site collections on source as well as on destination. With this user friendly tool, you may simply drag the desired document library from the source and easily drop the dragged element into the destination site collection and resume with the migration process.
The tree based hierarchical view of site collection enables you in selecting the required document library for migration. Upon selecting and right clicking on a SharePoint document library on the source or the destination, dSHIFT Migrator for SharePoint® lets you view its size, migrate or exclude all security applied on the library or even delete the selected document library. The Migration tool for SharePoint® enables you to export SharePoint libraries with just a single click. Once you select the migration operation, the migrator displays the actions being carried out by itself in the progress window. The icons available on the tool bar can similarly help you in choosing the functions such as retrieve size, show user group/security and export or import on the respective source or destination.
Export /import settings for sites can be changed before resuming with the migration process. You can carry out your SharePoint migrations with the default import/export settings as well. Export settings allow you to include or exclude securities, versioning, object identities and more for your source environment.
Import settings for sites allow you to select or deselect web parts to be imported. Similarly, object identities can also be selected as required during an import operation. The import operation also allows you to include date and time or to replace it with the system account.
Migration of multiple SharePoint libraries is also possible with this tool. You can even schedule your migration process with this useful tool. Scheduling is another feature that lets you plan the migration jobs at a particular time. After dragging and dropping a document library to the destination from the source, you can schedule migration operations at a specific time. You will be required to provide the batch title, date and time so that SharePoint data migrator makes your scheduled jobs ready for execution at the mentioned time. You can click on the ‘Tools’ tab and see the list of scheduled and executed jobs as well. In addition, details of scheduled and executed jobs can always be checked as well. Moreover, save your valuable SharePoint content by using the Backup or Restore functionality for disaster recovery.
So, why not opt for The Migration tool for SharePoint® as this specialized tool eases the migration of your SharePoint libraries to SharePoint 2010. Try evaluation version today and perform migration in your test environment to see how simple it is to migrate data with this tool. Please visit www.sharepoint-articles.com or email at [email protected] for more information.