Metalogix Migration Manager for SharePoint and Metalogix Selective Restore Manager for SharePoint Build (Release) Published

April 16, 2012 | Washington DC

Migration Manager for SharePoint suite Build (Beta 2) Published.

This Service Pack applies to the following products:

1. Migration Manager for SharePoint
2. Migration Manager for SharePoint – Blogs & Wikis Edition
3. Migration Manager for SharePoint – Documentum Edition
4. Migration Manager for SharePoint – eRoom Edition
5. Migration Manager for SharePoint – File Share Edition
6. Migration Manager for SharePoint – Google Apps Edition
7. Migration Manager for SharePoint – Oracle Content Server & Stellent Edition
8. Migration Manager for SharePoint – Website Edition
9. Migration Manager for SharePoint – Public Folder Edition
10. Selective Restore Manager for SharePoint

This build fixes a lot of issues and includes some key new features:

• Unified Migration Key
• Integration with StoragePoint 3.4 which improves performances of document migrations.
• Support Utilities are included in the installer
• Work Items from Build till were retested and updated where necessary

NOTE: This build still uses a new version of the web service. It uses

  • Group metadata missing after migration (ITM-5147): Group metadata now gets copied across. However this functionality is not supported with SharePoint 2007 NWS. (BugFix) src=/images/BugFix.gif
  • Excel web access web parts do not migrate from a DB (ITM-5178): Issue resolved. (BugFix)
  • You can paste a list or folder as a sub folder of itself (ITM-5362): You can no longer paste a list or folder as a sub folder of itself. (BugFix)
  • Improve the performance of the global mappings dialog (ITM-5409): Issue resolved, global mappings dialog should load quickly. (BugFix)
  • Add parameter to Copy-SharePointList cmdlet for ability to add filter for columns (ITM-5856): Added new column filter parameter "ListFieldsFilterExpression" to the list copy cmdlet. (Feature)
  • In SharePoint connection dialog - select Target Type other than "Site", then change connection type - Target Type switches back to "Site". (ITM-6971): Changing connection type in the connection dialog will not affect the selected target type. (BugFix)
  • Metadata fields no longer sorted alphabetically in any of the Field drop down lists in the new design (ITM-7785): Metadata fields in drop down list for filters will be sorted. (BugFix)
  • Filter function does not work in compare mode for SRM (ITM-8228): Fixed a problem using item filters when doing comparisons. (BugFix)
  • Copying sites from SP2010 to Office 365 - copying groups - when group owner is AD user on source it is changed to migrating account on target (ITM-8437): Fixed to retain the owner of the group with Office 365 as well. (BugFix)
  • "Enable Link Correction" options is still grayed out if the "Copy Navigation and Tree View Settings" option is un-selected. The Link correction option should be selectable. (ITM-8607):Fixed a sticky settings issue that was forcing link correction in cases where it should be optional. (BugFix)
  • OOB Explorer View of Document Library migrated from MOSS to SP 2010 (ITM-8671): Explorer views belonging to document libraries will no longer be migrated from SharePoint 2007 or earlier to SharePoint 2010. (BugFix)
  • Issue with text field link correction (ITM-8725): Issue resolved, text field link correction should work without errors.(BugFix)
  • Error when copying documents from libraries using the "Keep drafts" setting: Specific argument was out of the range of valid values (ITM-8778): Documents will now migrate correctly from libraries keeping a limited number of drafts. (BugFix)
  • Link Correction Documentation (ITM-8816): A Link Correction Pages was added to the "How To" section. (Feature)
  • The "License Data" label in the Log Item Details is not anchored properly (ITM-8877): The anchoring issue has been resolved. (BugFix)
  • calendar view not copied correctly when migrating from WSS 2.0 to MOSS 2007 (ITM-8879): Changed SharePoint Migration Manager to migrate the Calendar view from as a Calendar type after SharePoint 2003 reports it incorrectly to us. (BugFix)
  • Add web service timeout setting to EnvironmentSettings.xml for Native Web Service (ITM-8968): NWS timeout is now configurable using the WebServiceTimeoutTime property within the environmentsettings.xml file.(Feature)
  • Operation to "Check in, Publish, or Approve Items" only works on items in top level of library - does not publish documents in folders (ITM-8971): The Check In, Publish and Approve function was modified to operate on items in subfolders as well. (BugFix)
  • Error adding attachments : Access is denied (HRESULT : 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED)) while preserving Item ID in list migration (ITM-10183): Prevented the Access is Denied error from occurring.  (BugFix)
  • Add OOB and SPD Workflow Restoration support (ITM-11385): Workflow restoration of associations and instances for OOB and SPD support added. Instances will be cancelled when they are restored as we currently do not support event receiver restoration. (Feature)
  • After copying Issue Tracking list to SharePoint 2010 the "Status" field does not appear in any of the list forms - "Edit", "View", "New" (ITM-11850): Now migration of Issue Tracking list from SP 2007 to SP 2010 is working correctly, and Status field will appear in list forms - "Edit", "View", "New". (BugFix)
  • SPWeb.NoCrawl properties set to True after migration (ITM-11863): Fixed an issue with migrating the SPWeb.NoCrawl property.(BugFix)
  • Issue migrating SLWP and CQWP using DB connection (ITM-11885): Issue migrating CQWP and SLWP with DB read fixed. (BugFix)
  • Folder setting in list view not preserved with db connection (ITM-11901): SharePoint Migration Manager was fixed to include the Folder settings in a list view when connecting with a Database connection. (BugFix)
  • Migration of Contact Details WP is not working correctly (ITM-11926): Reference to user was not updated in the ContactDetails web part's XML. Right now, the update is performed. (BugFix)
  • System View "RSSView" is visible after Migration when DB connection used (ITM-11967): Hidden attribute added to view xml. (BugFix)
  • Certain View Settings are lost after migration (ITM-11968): Reading and writing of these properties was missing. Right now: DB, OM and NWS can read these properties; OM can write these properties. (BugFix)
  • Display Type not preserved OOTB Site Users web part (ITM-12037): Fixed to preserve the display type for OOTB Site Users web part with DB read. (BugFix)
  • Copy of custom list with Nintex WF has failed with error message. (ITM-12038): Improved handling of source Nintex workflows that have workflow names that do not match the actual workflow folder. Workflows in this case did not get aSzabolcs Sookyciated to the list, this fix will aSzabolcs Sookyciate the workflow but in some cases will not be able to migrate instances due to the source workflow having multiple instances set to start of the same workflow (in this case, the source workflow should be cleaned up and only have one instance of the workflow set to run). (BugFix)
  • Shared Documents in root do not show up for Google Docs (ITM-12405): Documents shared with the current user and not added to any collections are now displayed in the Home document list and can be copied. (BugFix)
  • Target 2010 - Web parts don't appear on page (ITM-12063): The web part XML needs to be corrected before adding to the hidden web part zone. The ID property caused the problem. It has been removed, because normally it is generated by the SharePoint and causes, that web part won't be displayed on the page when the web part is added with ClientOM adapter. (BugFix)
  • Migration Manager for SharePoint v. - Web parts are not migrated to proper zone from SP2003 to MOSS (ITM-12080): The bug was fixed by adding the feature 12369. (BugFix)
  • Migration Manager for SharePoint v. - MOSS List View Web Parts on Custom Page Layout not migrate into proper zones on SP 2010 (ITM-12084): The customizations won't be preserved, when the publishing page is customized and when it is detached from the master page layout. We will just reattach publishing page layout and put a warning message. If the page is not detached from the master page layout, the customizations will be preserved. (BugFix)
  • Sometimes the 2007 OM adapter is installed in a SharePoint 2010 environment from the Product installer (ITM-12111): The installer now installs the 2010 OM Adapter in a SharePoint 2010 environment.  (BugFix)
  • 2010 NWS connection to a blank site collection shows a hidden wfpub list and can't be copied (ITM-12117): The wfpub list is now hidden in all adapters. (BugFix)
  • Multiple site collections cannot be selected OR the documentation doesn't specify that multiple site collections can't be selected. (ITM-12122): Corrected documentation page "Configuration > MultiSelect" so it is more accurate as to what content can be selected at a given time. Specified site collection selection (with multi-select) and when multiple sites can be selected. (BugFix)
  • v5.0.0.20: Error copying web parts from SP2010 to SP2010 - Object reference not set to an instance of an object (ITM-12125): Object reference not set to an instance of an object' for ListView WebParts resolved. (BugFix)
  • bug: cookies fail to authenticate when migrating to office 365 (ITM-12134): Office 365 connection issue resolved (Office 365 Standard/ADFS Authentication). (BugFix)
  • Doc Lib with Automap Authorship Columns cannot be exported using SP 2010 cmdlet Export-SPWeb or STSADM -o export (ITM-12153): Issue resolved. (BugFix)
  • Attempting to check in items when EnableVersioning="False" on a document library causes Object Reference not set exception (ITM-12168): Check-ins using the Object Model connection in SharePoint Migration Manager is fixed when no version history is selected. (BugFix)
  • Multi-select not working (ITM-12173): Users are now able to select multiple Oracle CS/Stellent folders for copy. (BugFix)
  • Missing "Global User Mappings" option in settings menu (ITM-12174): We have re-added the option to access global user mapping configuration from the Settings menu. (BugFix)
  • Issue when populating default data. (ITM-12195): Default values for columns defined on the fields (rather than the list) will now be set regardless of their relevance to the assigned content types. Note that defaults configured in SharePoint 2010 using the "Column Default Value Settings" under the General Settings seciont will not normally be set. To configure Migration Manager to populate these columns, it is necessary to disable event suppression for connections to the target server, as described in the online documentation at /help/Migration-Manager-for-SharePoint/SharePoint-Edition/003_Configuration/018_ServerSide.htm. (BugFix)
  • Columns disappear when updating from previous version (ITM-12209): Fixed an issue where datatype namespaces were changed in newer versions, causing some old column types to be not recognized. (BugFix)
  • TeamSite web parts are not copied from SP2007 to SP2010 when using NWS adapter (ITM-12213): The web part XML needs to be corrected before adding to the hidden web part zone. The ID property caused the problem. It has been removed, because normally it is generated by the SharePoint and causes, that web part won't be displayed on the page when the web part is added with ClientOM adapter. (BugFix)
  • Add Nintex Workflow Restoration support (ITM-12223): Workflow restoration of associations and instances for Nintex support added. Instances will be cancelled when they are restored as we currently do not support event receiver restoration. Note: Backup of Nintex External Databases must be attached to SQL in a manual process, and those must be then attached using the Nintex External connections. (Feature)
  • v. - Metalogix Migration Manager for SharePoint - [Item Application Conditions] does not work when used together with Database Adapter. (ITM-12228): Application Condition in "Map Items to Content Types" dialog now works when used together with Database Adapter. (BugFix)
  • Checking in documents with client OM fails when migrating large amounts of data (while server is under load). (ITM-12232): Increasing the Dynamic Port range for RPC resolved the "Unable to connect" errors. The issue was because when multi-threading we were making too many calls to remote server when the no ports were available to service the request. (BugFix)
  • Paste Documents to sub-site hierarchy options disabled. (ITM-12233): An issue has been resolved that caused the Paste to Sub-Site hierarchy settings to be disabled in some cases. (BugFix)
  • SSL issue - The underlying connection was closed Could not establish trust relationship for the SSL-TLS secure channel (ITM-12238): SSL certificate problem was fixed. (BugFix)
  • "Updating list" operation is very slow in incremental copy (ITM-12243): Incremental Copy taking a long time to start was fixed by the solution for a different but similar bug. Folder copying should also be quicker now due to an improvement in UI tree updating. (BugFix)
  • Nintex UpdateItemWhenReadyActivity workflow activity within migrated workflow failing. (ITM-12269): Improved activity support when migrating workflows. (BugFix)
  • Problem to migrate Site Users WP which is referencing some Site GroupSite users web part was not updated before writing. (ITM-12273): The group was not correctly referenced. Note: Copy ASzabolcs Sookyciated Group Settings should be checked. (BugFix)
  • Managed Metadata Mapping (ITM-12275): We have added the ability to attribute managed metadata from a SharePoint 2010 server with posts and pages and map that taxonomy data across at migration time. (Feature)
  • Applying Content Types can produce duplicate fields (ITM-12290): Additional content types should no longer cause duplicate columns to appear.  (BugFix)
  • Clicking on any blog or wiki site page and then going to the Item View does not bring up the comments. (ITM-12296): Changed the code to bring up the comments in the Items View.  (BugFix)
  • Issue with the time different between modified date and release date (ITM-12243): Versions were sorted alphabetically and not numerically. This caused an issue when there were more than 09 versions. (BugFix)
  • Performance enhancement (eRoom) (ITM-12300): We have added improved resource utilization technology that will result in faster migration times. (Feature)
  • Add ability to exploit increased system resources in Migration Manager for SharePoint - FileShare Edition Actions (ITM-12301): Major file copying actions in Migration Manager for SharePoint - FileShare Edition now utilize the same system for improved performance added to other Migration Manager products. This allows users to use increased system resources to improve performance by migrating data concurrently where it is safe to do so. (Feature)
  • Performance enhancement (Documentum) (ITM-12275): We have added improved resource utilization technology that will result in faster migration times. (Feature)
  • v. – Metalogix Migration Manager for SharePoint - Missing Slide library 2100 list template type in enumeration. (ITM-12306): Slide library added into list template type enumeration. (BugFix)
  • Error when pasting container as site when list of same name exists (ITM-12306): We have added a configuration option that provides different methods of handling naming collisions in particular cases.  (BugFix)
  • Published Nintex Workflows not appearing in Workflow Gallery after migration (ITM-12312): Migrated Nintex workflows appear in the Workflow gallery as expected. (BugFix)
  • Document Authorship metadata is not being preserved when migrating to NWS connection if migrated in large data sets. (ITM-12321): Document Authorship metadata should be preserved now. Check documentation for more details. (BugFix)
  • Sub-folder hierarchies can be incorrect (ITM-12332): Resolved an issue that cause sub-folder hierarchies within document libraries to be populated incorrectly in certain cases. (BugFix)
  • Error importing CSV files generated by some versions of Excel (ITM-12329): We resolved an issue that cause CSV imports to fail due to certain special characters. (BugFix)
  • Inconsistent timezone information applied when mapping DateTime metadata (ITM-12330): We resolved an issue that resulted in some dates being converted to UTC time during migration. Now all mappings should take local timezone into account and write local time information. (BugFix)
  • Cannot map and copy a System.String field to System.DateTime in SharePoint (ITM-12331): We added the ability to map a string representation of a DateTime value to a Date and Time column in SharePoint. (BugFix)
  • Unable to add entry to BCS column in Items View (ITM-12357) (BugFix)
  • Performance enhancement (Google Apps) (ITM-12360): We have added improved resource utilization technology that will result in faster migration times. (Feature)
  • Add ability for incremental list copying to ignore modified dates (ITM-12363): For the purposes this hotfix build, an environment setting has been added allowing this behavior to be controlled on an application-wide basis. (Feature)
  • Libraries with "Keep draft versions" set fail to migrate from DB and NWS sources (ITM-12364): Correct list of list item versions from library with keep drafts limitation on SP 2010 is shown for NWS and OM/MLWS adapters. (BugFix)
  • List Column with 33-char internal name was overwritten by another list column with 32-char internal name during migration (ITM-12365): Resolved the issue caused because column names had first 32 characters same. (BugFix)

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