As you probably know there is a new version of Migration Manager for SharePoint in the works. So we'd like to give you a quick overview of the new features coming out in version 2.0 in July. This is going to be a two installment series. The one you are reading now covers new migration features for SharePoint 2007 environments. Next one will provide a sneak peek of enhancements to SharePoint 2003-2007 content migration functionality.
Reorganize/Consolidate/Migrate SharePoint 2007 Sites
Migration Manager 2.0 provides a solid migration project management framework on top of Microsoft Content Migration API and the stsadm utility that automates and streamlines content migration for SharePoint 2007 (both MOSS and WSS 3.0) deployments.
Sites structure, content, metadata, security permissions and look and feel are retained for the migrated sites. There are some items that are not currently preserved due to the limitations underlying Microsoft technology (e.g. user alerts, workflow state and tasks, check-out state).
This new capabilities are based on the work that went into Reorg Wizard beta, but these are getting quite a few important enhancements in Migration Manager 2.0:
Features from the original Reorg Wizard are also included:
Stay tuned for the second installment on SharePoint 2003-2007 migration enhancements!