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Migration to SharePoint OnPremise

Migration Tool Update – May/June 2014

Version 1.2 of the Clockwork Software Migration Tool is nearing completion. It is currently being tested by some customers against SharePoint 2013. It includes some new features and a number of tidy ups. So you can see what is coming … [Note 1: The next major version (v2) is intended to have a much simpler method…

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The seven major components of an EDRMS to SharePoint migration

A short look at the high level migration related tasks when converting your document management system to SharePoint. The processes are discussed in terms of the Clockwork Software ECMS / DMS / EDRMS SharePoint Migration Tool, though they are quite generic. This diagram above summarises them. Here I’ll say a little more about each part,…

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Introducing the Clockwork Software SharePoint Migration Tool

I released my SharePoint Migration Tool the other day. It migrates documents with metadata from older style SQL Server based ECMSs or CMSs (like DOCs Open, FileNet, Worksite, etc) to SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint 2013. Over the last few months it’s been used on a couple of decent size projects, and tweaks from the resulting…

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Security settings to run an application that uses the SharePoint 2013/2016 APIs

[January 2017 – updated title to reference current SharePoint and to include PowerShell command that sets user permissions in SharePoint] Applications, like migration tools, designed to use the SharePoint APIs exposed on servers in the SharePoint Farm need to be run with elevated security permissions. With PowerShell Run the following script in the SharePoint Management Shell as…

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