Resources for upgrading from Content Management Server 2002
Applies To: Office SharePoint Server 2007
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Topic Last Modified: 2017-01-25
This article contains links to resources that can help you plan and perform an upgrade from Microsoft Content Management Server 2002 to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.
Web content management, as implemented in Content Management Server 2002, is now fully integrated into Office SharePoint Server 2007. Office SharePoint Server 2007 includes features previously provided by Content Management Server 2002, including workflows, authentication, and Web authoring. Office SharePoint Server 2007 includes additional features that content managers can use, including integrated search, records management, RSS feeds, wikis, and the document management and site management features that Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 provides.
To successfully upgrade a Web content management solution based on Content Management Server 2002 (that is, a "channel") to one based on Office SharePoint Server 2007:
Learn how the capabilities of your publishing solution based on Content Management Server 2002 map to the set of Office SharePoint Server 2007 capabilities.
Carefully plan the migration.
Prepare your publishing solution for migration.
Perform the migration.
Do post-migration testing and verification.
The following resources are available to help you plan, implement, and verify your migration from Microsoft Content Management Server 2002 to Office SharePoint Server 2007:
Learn to use the CMS Assessment Tool to determine the level of work required to migrate your MCMS 2002 site.
Download this tool to assess and analyze the work required to migrate your MCMS 2002 site to Office SharePoint Server 2007.
Understand the changes, differences, and benefits of the MCMS 2002 APIs as implemented in Office SharePoint Server 2007.
Use this guide in planning your migration to Office SharePoint Server 2007.
Describes how Office SharePoint Server 2007 merges the functionality of MCMS 2002 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 with new functionality to create one integrated set of technologies built on Windows SharePoint Services.
Use this step-by-step guide and the WoodGroveNet MCMS 2002 sample application to upgrade an MCMS 2002 application to Office SharePoint Server 2007.
Part two of the step-by-step guide to upgrading an MCMS 2002 application to Office SharePoint Server 2007.
This article presents an overview of the tools and steps required to migrate a Content Management Server 2002 application to Office SharePoint Server 2007, and it includes recommended practices that will help make each phase of the migration more successful.
In addition to the resources listed in this article, visit Migration and Upgrade Information for SharePoint Developers to browse for more information.
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