Test and troubleshoot an upgrade to SharePoint 2013

Summary: Find resources about how to test and troubleshoot an upgrade from SharePoint 2010 Products to SharePoint 2013.

Before you upgrade from SharePoint 2010 Products to SharePoint 2013, you should take time to test an upgrade process and understand the issues that you might face in an actual upgrade. After you perform a test upgrade, or after you upgrade your actual databases, you might find issues that have to be addressed. After you address issues, you can restart the upgrade to try again.

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SharePoint 2013 Products Preview - Test Your Upgrade Process model
See a visual display of information about how to test the upgrade process.

Articles about how to test and troubleshoot upgrade

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Use a trial upgrade to SharePoint 2013 to find potential issues
Find out how to plan for success by testing upgrade by using your actual data in either a physical or virtual environment.
Troubleshoot database upgrade issues in SharePoint 2013
Follow these recommendations to troubleshoot any issues that occur during database-attach upgrade. You can also look up common issues and discover how to address them.
Troubleshoot site collection upgrade issues in SharePoint 2013
Follow these recommendations to troubleshoot any issues that occur during a site collection upgrade. You can also look up common issues and discover how to address them.
Branding issues that may occur when upgrading to SharePoint 2013 [Migrated]
Learn how to address issues with branding in an upgraded site, such as custom CSS, custom themes, and custom master pages and page layouts.
Restart a database-attach upgrade or a site collection upgrade to SharePoint 2013
If you encounter errors during upgrade, you can address them by using the troubleshooting article, and then use this article to restart or resume upgrade.

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Best practices for upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013