How does XPlica help in migrating sites and lists that use deprecated templates in SharePoint 2007 / 2010?

We have discussed about the deprecated / discontinued templates in my previous blog Discontinued Site and List templates in SharePoint 2013 and above . In this article, I’ll show you how XPlica helps you to migrate the sites / lists that use the deprecated / discontinued templates from the legacy SharePoint servers (2003, 2007 and 2010) […]

Are you migrating documents to SharePoint? Preserve user value!

This article describes the steps involved in preserving the users during SharePoint content migration using Vyapin’s XPlica product. XPlica will help you preserve the user(s), if the user(s) are still available in the organization and replace the user(s) with any other alternate user, if the user is no longer with the organization. The users / […]

Retaining List Item IDs across site collections or SharePoint farms

SharePoint generates a unique ID for each item in a list. Here’s some additional information about list item IDs: IDs are auto-generated in each list and are not unique across the site. The item IDs are 1-based integer, which is one greater than the ID of the item that was previously added. If the item […]

Migrate contents to OneDrive for Business in Office 365

What Is OneDrive for Business? OneDrive for Business is an integral part of Office 365 or SharePoint Server, and provides place in the cloud where you can store, share, and sync your work files. OneDrive for Business is online storage intended for business purposes. Your OneDrive for Business is managed by your organization and lets you […]

Dockit for SharePoint v9.0.5940.34393 Released

A new major version of Dockit has been released recently with redesigned UI, OneDrive for Business support and the following enhancements: All New Contemporary User Interface Dockit Main Window appearance has been modified completely for products unified approach. The tool bar in main window contains a brand new Ribbon control to ease the usage of […]

New version of XPlica v6.8 has been released

A new version of XPlica v6.8 has been released recently with the following enhancements: Site Collection Feature Activation The ‘Site Collection Feature Activation’ has been newly introduced in the sandbox solution (for SharePoint Online) and XPlica Server Agent (for on-premise SharePoint) that enables to activate the set of (already available) site collection features in the […]

Retaining Document IDs across site collections or SharePoint farms

SharePoint Document ID service is useful to maintain static links to documents regardless of where they get moved within the same site collection, or if their name gets changed. In short, with the SharePoint Document ID service activated, you can preserve the Document ID within the site collection. There are a few limitations in SharePoint […]

Exporting SharePoint libraries and lists along with metadata / file attachments for archiving purposes just got easier

Exporting metadata for each list item / library document in a separate metadata file Our earlier versions of SPListX for SharePoint create a single consolidated metadata file per SharePoint library / list in the file system. Many of our SPListX customers have requested a separate metadata file for each list item / document in a […]

New version of XPlica for SharePoint version 6.7 has been released

A new version of XPlica for SharePoint (v6.7) has been released with the following enhancements: Wildcard inclusion to migrate only the site structure (excluding contents) In SharePoint migration scenarios, quite a few customers would be interested in migrating site structure alone to see if the pages, look and feel, permissions are intact, before migrating contents. […]

Document set metadata update and other addition in the latest DocKIT for SharePoint

The latest version of file shares to SharePoint migration tool – DocKIT for SharePoint offers users a provision to capture the Document set version and update the description metadata for the URL column. Document Set Version Capture Whenever DocKIT creates a new document set or updates the already available document set’s metadata, it can capture […]

Importance of Auditing and Reporting your Office 365 Environment – Part 2

In part 1, we covered the importance of auditing and documenting your Office 365 environment as well as what and how to audit your Office 365 environment after your migration. Taking a full inventory about how your office 365 is configured and organized should give you a good starting point to move forward with your […]

Importance of Auditing and Reporting your Office 365 Environment – Part 1

Ok. So you have successfully migrated to Office 365. Phew! Your migration went well and you are slowly settling down into the routine of managing your “cloudified” environment. It’s time to start stringing together the right set of tasks to effectively administer your Office 365 tenant. You need to first understand what’s there in your office […]

SharePoint does not permit folders with the name ‘Forms’ and folder names ending with ‘_files’

One of our customers recently encountered a couple of issues when creating new folders in the following syntax using one of our SharePoint migration products: Folder names ending with ‘_files’. Folder with the name ‘Forms’. 1. When creating a folder with name ending with _files If you are trying to create a folder with name […]