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Moving List Items with Attachments

  Asked By: Blair    Date: Feb 02    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 14617

I have the need to move an announcements list from one site to another. This list includes attachments -- These attachments are too large to be able to put them into a list template (with content). I thought about exporting the list to a spreadsheet and importing it to the new site, but then I'd lose the attachments.

Are there any tools to perform this function? Any suggestions?



6 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Irvin Foley     Answered On: Feb 02

CorasWorks Data Publisher may do this for you – I’ve never tried moving  lists with attachments, but there’s no reason why it wouldn’t be supported. You can find out more at www.corasworks.net/.../datapub.html

Answer #2    Answered By: Deonte Stein     Answered On: Feb 02

something cheaper and MORE effective perhaps?


Answer #3    Answered By: Stephon Valentine     Answered On: Feb 02

You may want to try the free migration utility “SharePoint Extractor and Importer”. We have tested and are going to use it for our migration project.


Answer #4    Answered By: Leif Cardenas     Answered On: Feb 02

Does it keep permissions??????????????

Answer #5    Answered By: Jasper Hatfield     Answered On: Feb 02

I do not believe so, but I'll do further testing with WSS.

I moved the list  from one portal area to another and it adopted the portal area permissions.

Answer #6    Answered By: Rashawn Hopper     Answered On: Feb 02

another limitation is that i cannot move  area1/portal1 --> area1/portal2.

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