Move huge numbers of files into SharePoint with PowerShell
Move files into SharePoint – Introduction
SharePoint tutorials by Peter Kalmstrom
a series of articles Peter Kalmstrom, CEO of kalmstrom.com Business Solutions
and Microsoft certified SharePoint specialist, describes the process of moving
millions of Office files from a files server to SharePoint.
Move files into SharePoint tutorials
to the tutorials
Inventory – what files do we have?
Peter Kalmström uses PowerShell to make an inventory and outputs the results
in a CSV file.
This way he can give the client a graphical representation in Excel.
old Office files into modern formats
The script Peter uses converts the old .doc, .ppt
and .xls files into the modern formats introduced with Office 2007 while
keeping the old "last changed" date.
Create a SharePoint
Peter goes through a script that creates and resets site collections. When
this is automated he can quickly show the client how different options will
containers and paste files into them
This is the actual moving of files. First Peter discusses different kinds
of SharePoint containers and shows how they look in SharePoint. When the
client has decided on what containers should be used, Peter can easily paste
the files into their containers. These files will keep their metadata.