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Migrator for SharePoint

Migrator for SharePoint
A lightweight, purpose-built application that makes even the most complex migration simple.
  • Migration: Migrate farms, tenancies, site collections, sites. content, lists, libraries, workflows, webparts, permissions, metadata, term stores, and more from one easy-to-understand interface.
  • File Migration/Management: Easily migrate files and folders from file shares to SharePoint individually or in bulk. Retain permissions, assign metadata, replace invalid characters and more.
  • Scheduling: Run the migration at your convenience. Schedule full or incremental migrations via the tool, Windows Task Scheduler, Powershell, or the command line.
  • All Inclusive & Agentless: Compatible with multiple on premise and cloud based environments. Including file systems, SharePoint on-premise, Office 365, OneDrive, and hybrid setups. No need for server side installation.
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Migrator for SharePoint

 

Overview

The Challenge with SharePoint Migration

Are you looking to move, consolidate, or upgrade your SharePoint environment? Migrator for SharePoint makes migrating and organizing content between any SharePoint environment easy. 

Using our intuitive interface and navigation, start dragging-and-dropping your sites and content into the latest version of SharePoint today!

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The MetaVis Solution with SharePoint Migration

MetaVis Migrator Suite is exactly what you need in order to carry out a successful migration. Whether you’re moving from a file system, Exchange public folders, Google Apps/Drive, or SharePoint, Migrator can make a complex migration that much simpler.

  • Migrate objects such as web parts, permissions, sites, lists, libraries, views, fields, groups, permissions, and files from SharePoint, Google Drives, File Systems, and Public Folders.
 
  • Re-Classify your content on the fly. You can change your metadata granularly or in bulk during migration.
 
  • Automate your migration. Your migration can be scheduled through the tool, uploaded to Windows Task Scheduler, or run via Powershell or Command line.
 

Best of all, these complex tasks can be carried out without any server side installs. MetaVis Migrator can help make your migration efficient and successful without any added hassle.

Feature List

Copy Content

Copy Web Content

Copy Lists and Libraries

Copy Sites

Other SharePoint Objects and Functions

Supported Site Templates

  • Team Sites
  • Publishing Sites
  • Meeting Workspaces
  • Document Workspaces
  • BLOGs
  • Express Team Sites
  • Portal Sites

Supported Column Types

  • Managed Metadata Fields
  • Enterprise Keywords Field
  • Lookup Fields
  • Multi-Value Fields
  • Date, Number, Currency, Text, Note, Checkbox Fields
  • Choice Fields
  • Person or Group Fields
  • Hyperlink Fields

Supported Environments

  • Support for On-Premise SharePoint
  • Support for Hosted / Office 365 SharePoint
  • Support for SharePoint 2003 (source only), 2007, 2010 and 2013
  • Support for SharePoint Enterprise, Standard, Foundation, WSS, MOSS, Portal
  • Support for 40+ Authentication Schemes

Licensing

  • Seat Based Licensing
  • Host Based Licensing Available
  • Volume Based Licensing

What's New

RSS

Release 2.1.4.201411232223

Release Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:23:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added command line option to build Site Users report
  • Added command line option to build Site Templates report
  • Added support for preserving Cold Fusion CFM files core metadata (Title) when uploading them to SharePoint or OneDrive for Business libraries
  • Added a confirmation warning when scheduling Task Manager jobs for backup, content scan and site, list or item copy operations that do not include user login and password in the command assuming them from the current operating system user or claims authentication

Release 2.1.4.201411162216

Release Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2014 22:16:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added support for preserving Jpeg files base metadata (Title) when uploading them to SharePoint libraries
  • Added support to connect to on-premises servers with ADFS3.0 claims based authentication configured
  • Added command line option to build site content report
  • Added support for copying Audience Targeting setting when copying lists between SharePoint locations

Release 2.1.4.201411092215

Release Date: Sun, 09 Nov 2014 22:15:00 -0500

Release 2.1.4.201411022217

Release Date: Sun, 02 Nov 2014 22:17:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Updated application visual appearance to Blue Modern theme for all new installations
  • Added the option to report and auto-fix custom master page references in WEB Part Pages to the missing master page in the destination when copying pages between SharePoint locations

Release 2.1.4.201410262216

Release Date: Sun, 26 Oct 2014 22:16:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added support to copy Incoming Email Settings when copying lists between SharePoint sites

Release 2.1.4.201410192211

Release Date: Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:11:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the option to copy Community Sites members when copying SharePoint Community Sites
  • Added the option to display list items count on Quick Live Compare screen for reported lists in the Content section
  • Renamed Auto Refresh List option in Global Profiles Global Variables section

Release 2.1.4.201410122217

Release Date: Sun, 12 Oct 2014 22:17:00 -0400

Release 2.1.4.201410052223

Release Date: Sun, 05 Oct 2014 22:23:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added support for copying reused and pinned terms between term stores

Extensions

  • Optimized performance of site collection creation in Office 365 tenancy when promoting SharePoint sites to new site collections in Office 365
  • Optimized performance of copy, backup, tagging, security manager, term store manager, content scan and reporting operations

Release 2.1.4.201409282223

Release Date: Sun, 28 Sep 2014 22:23:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the option to remove exactly matched string from certain attributes of the page when copying ASPX pages with Remove WEB Elements option

Release 2.1.4.201409212215

Release Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2014 22:15:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added support for Task lists task hierarchies copy between SharePoint 2013+ locations
  • Added the option to include hidden list columns when downloading SharePoint items to File System with field values saved in CSV Spreadsheets

Extensions

  • Added command line parameter for copying list document templates when copying SharePoint sites
  • Optimized performance of copying permissions to and from site collections that contain large number of users
  • Added the option to clean up references to missing parent objects when copying ASPX pages between SharePoint locations using Remove WEB Elements functionality
  • Added the option to download content of SharePoint 2003 libraries to file system with metadata saved to CSV spreadsheets

Release 2.1.4.201409142221

Release Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:21:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added support for preserving Regional Settings when copying SharePoint sites

Extensions

  • Added command line support for Delta Copy option that allows copying of only new or newer items from source to destination location
  • Improved performance of application startup by cleaning up legacy updates
  • Added limited support for copying Community Sites between SharePoint 2013 locations

Release 2.1.4.201409072225

Release Date: Sun, 07 Sep 2014 22:25:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Optimized performance of copying items from very large lists by added Global Parameter for Items Cache Low Limit that defines the minimal number of items that will cause the application to cache all list items with metadata before the copy process
  • Optimized performance of uploading items to SharePoint using CSV Spreadsheet

Release 2.1.4.201408312226

Release Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:26:00 -0400

Release 2.1.4.201408251324

Release Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:24:00 -0400

Release 2.1.4.201408242211

Release Date: Sun, 24 Aug 2014 22:11:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Optimized performance of connecting to SharePoint targets

Release 2.1.4.201408172220

Release Date: Sun, 17 Aug 2014 22:20:00 -0400

Release 2.1.4.201408102218

Release Date: Sun, 10 Aug 2014 22:18:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the option to display group owners on interactive group view as well as in exported CSV spreadsheet with group membership information

Extensions

  • Added the logic to identify SharePoint Documents library in pre-SharePoint 2013 sites with Documents library in SharePoint 2013+ sites when performing site and list copy between SharePoint locations

Release 2.1.4.201408032212

Release Date: Sun, 03 Aug 2014 22:12:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added support for copying shared and local custom properties when copying term store terms

Extensions

  • Added context help button to "Copy Hidden Fields" option in Profile Manager

Release 2.1.4.201407272209

Release Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:09:00 -0400

Release 2.1.4.201407202215

Release Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2014 22:15:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to copy Managed Metadata based Navigation configuration between SharePoint sites

Release 2.1.4.201407132235

Release Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2014 22:35:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the option to continue site copy operation in case of activating some site collection or site level features is failed when executing site copy in Advanced Mode
  • Updated Search Users icon on Grant Permissions and Add Users to Group screens

Release 2.1.4.201407062320

Release Date: Sun, 06 Jul 2014 23:20:00 -0400

Release 2.1.4.201406292209

Release Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2014 22:09:00 -0400

Release 2.1.4.201406082221

Release Date: Sun, 08 Jun 2014 22:21:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the function to display site URLs in the application status bar for the selected sites in the navigation tree
  • Added "Historical Summary Logs" button to the Home page of the ribbon-toolbar
  • Added the function to sort content type fields when copying lists to SharePoint 2013+ locations
  • Added information about whether the application is 32-bit or 64-bit edition to the application about screen

Release 2.1.4.201406021110

Release Date: Mon, 02 Jun 2014 11:10:00 -0400

Release 2.1.4.201406012209

Release Date: Sun, 01 Jun 2014 22:09:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Updated application icons for drop down context menus
  • Added the option to copy site collection administrators when copying site collections between SharePoint farms
  • Changed the label for site or site collection connection on Connect to SharePoint screen
  • Added more clarity to the Help button text for connectivity options. Specifically mentioning Office 365 rather than just SharePoint Online

Release 2.1.4.201405252222

Release Date: Sun, 25 May 2014 22:22:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the options to perform delta-copy of content between SharePoint locations and delta-copy content from file system to SharePoint libraries. The option copies only content from the source that either does not exist in the target or is newer in the source then in the target locations. Delta-copy could be used as a supplement to failed items copy functionality to re-copy content that failed to copy during first pass because of infrastructure (network, MS SQL, SharePoint outage, etc) related issues. Delta-copy may cause significant performance issues so it has to be used as intended with understanding of its limitations. The option is activated by enabling incremental copy option on Item, List or Site Copy Wizard with zero retention period specified

Extensions

  • Updated product icons on the application Welcome screen Tool-box as well as drop down menu, navigator tree and ribbon toolbar icons in the Drives Management areas
  • Added online User Manual with the ability to browse, search content and generate PDF

Release 2.1.4.201405182211

Release Date: Sun, 18 May 2014 22:11:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added support for copying Picture Library Slideshow Web Parts between SharePoint WEB Part Pages
  • Added Grey and Dark Blue skins to the list of the application visual themes

Release 2.1.4.2014050422223

Release Date: Sun, 11 May 2014 22:23:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the option to open SharePoint central- or tenant- administration console in the operating system browser using context menu for farm nodes in farm- or tenant-level projects
  • Added command line scripting option to exclude sub-folders (-excludeSubfolders) when copying content to SharePoint libraries

Release 2.1.4.201405112215

Release Date: Sun, 11 May 2014 22:15:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Updated drop down menu icons for Site context menu in the application Navigation Tree
  • Added an option to copy list level hidden fields explicitly created using SharePoint GUI when copying sites and lists between SharePoint location
  • Added an option to preserve values of list level hidden fields explicitly created using SharePoint GUI when copying items between SharePoint location preserving their content type using Item, List or Site level copy wizards

Release 2.1.4.201405112215

Release Date: Sun, 11 May 2014 22:15:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Updated drop down menu icons for Site context menu in the application Navigation Tree
  • Added an option to copy list level hidden fields explicitly created using SharePoint GUI when copying sites and lists between SharePoint location
  • Added an option to preserve values of list level hidden fields explicitly created using SharePoint GUI when copying items between SharePoint location preserving their content type using Item, List or Site level copy wizards

Release 2.1.4.201404272210

Release Date: Sun, 27 Apr 2014 22:10:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Optimized performance of tenant-level connection to large OneDrive for Business tenancies including many personal sites to perform migration, backup and administration scan
  • Updated Home tab-page icons on the ribbon toolbar for modern application skins
  • Improved visual appearance and ergonomics of the screen that allows to switch application skin by highlighting currently selected and recently applied skins and providing visual indication about skin color on the selection dialog
  • Added a Summary Log record about method of file sharing and copying of permissions (specifically, about inclusion of Shared with Me folder functionality) when copying content to OneDrive for Business personal sites
  • Updated the labels and context help balloons on SharePoint Connection Wizard to simplify the destination location type selection

Release 2.1.4.201404202124

Release Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2014 21:24:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the function to map and preserve Created / Modified By and Owner properties of file system folders when copying content from file system to SharePoint
  • Added support for migrating Issue Tracking Lists from SharePoint 2003 to SharePoint 2007+ and retain item history
  • Added application ribbon toolbar button to the Home tab page to Switch application Skin with the initial possible choices Blue, Blue Modern and Orange

Release 2.1.4.201404132249

Release Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2014 22:49:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added support for direct connection providing user and password information on the application login screen or command line parameters, scripts, session expiration maintenance, scheduling and Change Manager activities when connecting to Office 365 SharePoint and OneDrive for Business locations using federated authentication scheme with client network based accounts
  • Added a command line option to move (vs. copy) content when copying lists using command line scripts
  • Added the option to directly specify (type or paste) file path to the CSV file on CSV file selection dialog directly without selecting the file using file selection screen
  • Added the option to switch between Blue, Blue Modern and Orange themes using Global Profile Settings to change visual application design and look and feel
  • Added back-slash character to the out-of-the-box list of the invalid characters to replace in file names when copying files to SharePoint
  • Added support for NetScaler identity provider for SharePoint authentication using Browser connect method

Release 2.1.4.201404062126

Release Date: Sun, 06 Apr 2014 21:26:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the option to tag list items using CSV Spreadsheet with command line script (use tagItemsUsingCSV command)
  • Added support for uploading files from file system to Qumas content management system

Release 2.1.4.201403302140

Release Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2014 21:40:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added support for copying document templates for allowed content types in site- and list-level document sets

Release 2.1.4.201403232255

Release Date: Sun, 23 Mar 2014 22:55:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added support to transfer content between OneDrive for Business personal sites. The function allows to transfer ownership of OneDrive personal site to different tenancy user
  • Added support to upload content using central location to various OneDrive for Business personal sites from File System or on-premises or cloud SharePoint shared sites

Extensions

  • Added the function to display a number of selected items in a Content Viewer on the application status bar
  • Added support to copy Gantt chart list views from SharePoint 2007 servers
  • Added support to copy document set properties when copying content types using Live Compare screen
  • Added the function to filter site collections in Navigation Tree screen for Farm- or Tenancy-based projects
  • Added support to assign or map Publishing Schedule Dates field types field values when copying items or documents between SharePoint lists

Release 2.1.4.201403162135

Release Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2014 21:35:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the option to pre-filter lists content before loading complete list content into the Content Viewer
  • Added the option to copy Contacts and Task list views from SharePoint 2003 sites

Release 2.1.4.201403092148

Release Date: Sun, 09 Mar 2014 21:48:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the option to create Orphaned Users in the destination site collection based on provided CSV file that could be generated from the Orphaned Users report
  • Added support to copy document templates when copying lists or content types using Live Compare screen

Release 2.1.4.201403021425

Release Date: Sun, 09 Mar 2014 15:25:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the option to connect to SharePoint Server Farm Central Administration Console or to Office 365 Tenancy Administration to load and display farm/tenancy site collections into the application Navigation Viewer to simplify operations with farm/tenancy sites as well as to enable farm/tenancy level operations. Added the option to promote sites to new site collections by drag-n-drop or copy/paste sites to WEB Application node of the application Navigation Tree

Extensions

  • Updated the Target Wildcard Path help text on Copy Multiple Site Collections Wizard context help button to specifically mention that a trailing slash is required

Release 2.1.4.201402232132

Release Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2014 21:32:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added command line parameters to include options to copy site and list workflows as well as InfoPath forms to the site copy operation (-copyworkflows, -copysiteworkflows, -copyinfopath)

Extensions

  • Added the option to map field values from MS Office 2003 documents properties Title, Subject, Author, Keywords, Comments, Last Saved By, Revision Number, Last Printed and Category when uploading files from File System to SharePoint libraries
  • Added the option to query all users when browsing User Information List content using the application GUI
  • Added support for copying items with created / modified properties referencing orphaned users transferred to the destination site collection using Copy Orphaned Users functionality using MetaVis Core Properties WEB Service installed on the target SharePoint farm (Refer to the WEB Service version 1.1.20131114728 or above to support this functionality)

Release 2.1.4.201402161737

Release Date: Sun, 16 Feb 2014 17:37:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Changed visual appearance and ergonomics of the Connect to SharePoint Wizard

Release 2.1.4.201402092232

Release Date: Sun, 09 Feb 2014 22:32:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added display of a site URL to the site title in the application Navigation Tree to visually distinguish between sites with similar name
  • Added the option to display and copy (individually or as a part of a site copy) site level workflow associations
  • Added the option to copy Document Set content types properties "Allowed Content Types" and "Default Content" when copying lists and sites between SharePoint 2010+ locations

Release 2.1.4.201402022245

Release Date: Sun, 02 Feb 2014 22:45:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the option to compare site and list level Workflows using Quick and Full Compare functions
  • Added the option to copy site and list level Workflows using Quick Compare screen

Extensions

  • Added the function to preserve WIKI list home page when copying WIKI libraries between SharePoint 2010+ sites
  • Added the option to skip copying ASPX page located in site library in case it is a site home page when copying sites with included option to ignore copying home page
  • Added support to preserve Last Reply By field when copying discussion boards to SharePoint 2013+ and Office 365 locations

Release 2.1.4.201401262131

Release Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2014 21:31:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added the option to copy and manage term store data by accounts without server farm administrator privileges

Release 2.1.4.201401192054

Release Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2014 20:54:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added the function to preserve content types Visibility on New Button when copying lists between SharePoint 2010+ locations
  • Added the function to preserve content types order when copying lists between SharePoint 2010+ locations

Release 2.1.4.201401122228

Release Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2014 22:28:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added support to copy lists based on Promoted Links template between SharePoint 2013+ locations

  • Added the option to copy list level SharePoint Designer objects when copying sites

  • Simplified user experience for System Logs Management (Collect Logs, Collect and Clean Environment)

Release 2.1.4.201401052152

Release Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2014 21:52:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added explicit button to load historical logs from the Log History page of the Summary Log viewer

Release 2.1.4.201312292144

Release Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2013 21:44:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added support for copying folder based list views to SharePoint 2010+ locations
  • Added support for copying Gantt charts list views to SharePoint 2010+ locations

Release 2.1.4.201312222213

Release Date: Sun, 22 Dec 2013 22:13:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added the option to include or to skip copying Site Home Page when copying sites (use -copywebparts command line parameter to include site home page in the copy site operation when run using command line)
  • Added the option to compare Gallery lists (like Master Page Gallery) using Live Compare function
  • Added color coding to Full Compare report for list content to match the color highlighting functionality of the Live Compare view
  • Improved the ergonomics and visual appearance of the Summary Log Data Copy Statistics screen
  • Added the function to collect information about and display time spend on Permissions Copy and building User Mapping to the Summary Log Data Copy Statistics screen
  • Switched list content retrieval logic to Slow Query Method in the out of the box configuration
  • Added the option to remove Content WEB Elements given by place-holder name from ASPX pages when copying pages between SharePoint location as a part of Remove WEB Elements functionality

Release 2.1.4.201312152232

Release Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2013 22:32:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added the function to copy Contact Details Web Part when copying pages between SharePoint locations

Release 2.1.4.201312082134

Release Date: Sun, 08 Dec 2013 21:34:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added command line support to delete SharePoint sites
  • Improved visual appearance and ergonomics of Task Scheduler screen

Release 2.1.4.201312012125

Release Date: Sun, 01 Dec 2013 21:25:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added command line parameters for Site Collection Administrator and Site Collection Quota to the command line script that copies sites to new site collections
  • Added the option (controlled by the Global Profile Variable "Single Failed Items Report") to allow every copy job to generate unique Failed Items Report with long term storage
  • Improved the ergonomics and visual appearance of the "Promote to New Site Collection" Wizard to simplify connection to SharePoint Central Administration console and selecting the new site collection administrator
  • Added an function to display Total Selected Item Count on the Upload/Copy using CSV wizard

Release 2.1.4.201311242150

Release Date: Sun, 24 Nov 2013 21:50:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added "Remove WEB Elements" option information to the Summary screen of copy wizards

Release 2.1.4.201311172143

Release Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2013 21:43:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the option to display and copy list level, site level and reusable Nintex workflows as well as snippets between SharePoint locations individually or as part of a list or a site copy

Release 2.1.4.201311102154

Release Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2013 21:54:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added command line parameter that regulates the number of last item versions included in the site, list or item level copy
  • Added the option to copy a folder from SharePoint library including the content inside the folder using command line script

Release 2.1.4.201311032127

Release Date: Sun, 03 Nov 2013 21:27:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Updated application user manual

Release 2.1.4.201310272154

Release Date: Sun, 27 Oct 2013 21:54:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added Term Description field to the Term Store view
  • Added the option to re-compare lists when comparing two SharePoint lists on the Live Compare screen
  • Added the function to copy only cross-site groups that are used in the site permissions when copying SharePoint 2003 sites with Deferred Group Copy option selected

Release 2.1.4.201310202117

Release Date: Sun, 20 Oct 2013 21:17:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the option to convert Workflows to 2013 style when copying list and site level SharePoint Designer 2007 style workflows to SharePoint 2013 individually or as a part of site and list copy operations so that these workflows could be edited in SharePoint 2013 sites using SharePoint Designer 2013
  • Added the option to convert list and site SharePoint Designer 2007 stile Workflows to 2013 style in-place so that these workflows could be edited in SharePoint 2013 sites using SharePoint Designer 2013

Extensions

  • Added context help for Enable Quick Term Lookup Global Profiles option

Release 2.1.4.201310132125

Release Date: Sun, 13 Oct 2013 21:25:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the function to report user display name for the domain users when displaying or reporting domain users expanding domain groups on the Permission View, in Permission Inventory, Orphaned Users and Object Permissions reports

Release 2.1.4.201310062222

Release Date: Sun, 06 Oct 2013 22:22:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the option to convert Workflows to 2013 style when copying list and site level SharePoint Designer 2010 style workflows to SharePoint 2013 individually or as a part of site and list copy operations so that these workflows could be edited in SharePoint 2013 sites using SharePoint Designer 2013
  • Added the option to convert list and site SharePoint Designer 2010 stile Workflows to 2013 style in-place so that these workflows could be edited in SharePoint 2013 sites using SharePoint Designer 2013

Extensions

  • Switched default Page Encoding setting in the Global Profiles variables to Unicode 8

Release 2.1.4.201309292217

Release Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2013 22:17:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the option to select multiple tasks on the Task Manager screen with the ability to perform group actions (delete, enable, disable, run) for the selected tasks
  • Updated MetaVis EULA in the application installers
  • Added in-application marketing screen during application startup

Release 2.1.4.201309222213

Release Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2013 22:13:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added email-only (with no domain) authentication method to connect to the sites protected with NTLM security mechanism
  • Added dropdown context menu for the Task Manager task list
  • Added click-able support email to the application About screen
  • Changed application Copyright Year on the application About screen
  • Added the option to change the task schedule in the Windows Scheduler using Task Manager screen
  • Disabled the option to auto tag content during content copy operations

Release 2.1.4.201309152206

Release Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2013 22:06:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added fully qualified WEB Part Type column to the WEB Parts Viewer when displaying WEB Parts for ASPX or site home pages
  • Added WEB Part Name-Space column to the WEB Parts Viewer when displaying WEB Parts for ASPX or site home pages
  • Added the option to remove specific Register Name-Space elements from each ASPX page when coping pages between SharePoint locations using item, list or site level copy operations, interactive, using activity or command line

Release 2.1.4.201309082116

Release Date: Sun, 08 Sep 2013 21:16:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the option to Copy Orphaned Users that copies disabled or non-existent users from source site collection to the target site collection so that these users could be transferred when used in Created or Modified properties or in Person or Group fields even if they are disabled or absent in the destination user directory
  • Added the option to schedule copy, migration, import, backup, scanning and monitoring tasks in Windows Scheduler with the ability to monitor and manage scheduled tasks

Extensions

  • Added the option to sort SharePoint object permissions in the Permissions View by Permission Levels, Principal (user or group) and the Principal Type columns
  • Added User Mapping path display to the Copy Permissions wizard when user mapping is loaded to the wizard
  • Added the option to remove specified WEB Parts from each page when coping pages between SharePoint locations using item, list or site level copy operations, interactive, using activity or command line
  • Added the option to copy all site and list level workflows from sites and sub-sites of the selected site using single command line call. Use command line parameters -includesubsites and -includelists when needed for the specified sites to enable this functionality
  • Renamed Global Profiles Variable "Enable Site Deletion" to the variable "Advanced Mode" that controls appearance of both site deletion and copy orphaned users functions

Release 2.1.4.201309012141

Release Date: Sun, 01 Sep 2013 21:41:00 -0400

Release 2.1.4.201308252145

Release Date: Sun, 25 Aug 2013 21:45:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Improved the usability of Site, List and Item Copy Wizards by displaying the name of the CSV file loaded to a user mapping section
  • Added the function to map values from Revision Number property of Open XML MS Office 2003+ documents to the fields of SharePoint libraries when uploading files from file system to SharePoint
  • Added the function to merge term store hierarchies to SharePoint 2013 farms preserving term sets and terms GUIDs

Release 2.1.4.201308182158

Release Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2013 21:58:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the warning message about preserving term store objects GUIDs when copying term stores to SharePoint 2013 farms or tenancies
  • Added the option to preserve object GUIDs when copying new term groups between term stores of different server farms
  • Added the function to display proper error message when Term Store Manager is not available while performing term store manager operations
  • Added the function to copy user-based permissions to the group-based permission with the meaning of copying the users to the groups of the permission principals using object permissions view for list, folder and item level permissions

Release 2.1.4.201308042157

Release Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2013 21:57:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the function to generate full compare report in Excel format for the easier review
  • Added the option to sort object Permissions viewer by "Permissions Levels" column
  • Added the function to map Created By property from the versioned items to any other custom field when copying documents between SharePoint libraries
  • Added the option to drag and drop or copy and paste permissions with users as principal entities to a permission record with the group as a principal entity meaning that the users from the source permissions will be added to the group in the target permission. This function facilitates easier reorganization of SharePoint group membership using single Permissions viewer
  • Added context help and improved visual GUI for the Deferred Group Copy option on the Item Level Copy Wizard

Release 2.1.4.201308112152

Release Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2013 21:52:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the option to ignore items located in subfolders when copying files, documents and items to SharePoint locations
  • Added the option to preserve term sets GUIDs when copying term store objects to SharePoint 2013 farms
  • Added the function to preserve both list view display name and internal ASPX page name when copying list views between SharePoint locations

Release 2.1.4.201307282119

Release Date: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 21:19:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the option to copy Workflows using command line or PowerShell script (use copyworkflows command)

Release 2.1.4.201307212115

Release Date: Sun, 21 Jul 2013 21:15:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to preserve internal names of the site and list level fields when copying the objects between SharePoint locations in a majority of cases when no field conflicts exist. This function helps SharePoint applications and workflows developers that write their code referencing field internal names for cross-language portability

Extensions

  • Added the function to map Created By name to some other field when copying items with versions and include login name as well as user name to the constructed Created By source
  • Added the function to preserve item Content Type saved in the mapping template when importing files from File System to SharePoint

Release 2.1.4.201307142128

Release Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2013 21:28:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added an option to maintain created / modified and approval status properties simultaneously when copying content between SharePoint locations with the server side agent version 1.1.20130618921 installed on the target server

Release 2.1.4.201307072134

Release Date: Sun, 07 Jul 2013 21:34:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added an option to preserve terms internal IDs when copying term sets to SharePoint 2013 servers
  • Added an option to copy SharePoint object permissions to security groups assigning users-permissions principals to the group members

Release 2.1.4.201306302140

Release Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2013 21:40:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added support to copy Page Viewer WEB Part when copying WEB Part pages between site collections
  • Added the option to compare the data and structure of the sub-sites using Live Compare Quick Compare option
  • Added the option to compare the data and structure of the sub-sites using Live Compare Full Compare option
  • Addd the option to display Summary Log for the successfully completed operation after initiating copy operation using Live Compare dialog

Release 2.1.4.201306232158

Release Date: Sun, 23 Jun 2013 21:58:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added global parameter and the logic that enables copying WIKI Pages to different styles of Office 365 SharePoint sites

Release 2.1.4.201306162125

Release Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2013 21:25:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the command line option to copy item level permissions when performing item level copy using command line
  • Added the command line option to copy group membership for the existing groups when copying lists and items with list and item level with permissions using command line with the Deferred Groups copy option enabled
  • Added the function to preserve "Choose From" setting of the "Person or Group" field when copying lists between SharePoint locations

Release 2.1.4.201306092206

Release Date: Sun, 09 Jun 2013 22:06:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Improved the logic with re-processing failed items after site, list or item level copy operations to include actual field values and field values for the versions at the time of the re-processing
  • Added the option to copy Excel WEB Access WEB Part between ASPX pages in SharePoint locations

Release 2.1.4.201306021858

Release Date: Sun, 02 Jun 2013 18:58:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the option to create 2010 or 2013 style site collections when promoting sites to new site collections in Office 365 tenancies. The option is controlled by the global parameter "Site Collection Compatibility Level"
  • Added support to copy content between KPI Lists

Release 2.1.4.201305261604

Release Date: Sun, 26 May 2013 16:04:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to copy, import and upload Video content into SharePoint 2013 libraries configured with Video content type

Extensions

  • Added the option to copy Producer and Creator property fields from PDF files to the fields of the document library when copying PDF documents to SharePoint locations
  • Added the option to use user mapping when comparing two SharePoint environments using Live Compare dialog

Release 2.1.4.201305191543

Release Date: Sun, 19 May 2013 15:43:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the option to copy Title, Subject, Author and Keywords property fields from PDF files to the fields of the document library when copying PDF documents to SharePoint locations
  • Added the option to copy non-document items using CSV spreadsheet for metadata enhancement and item selection

Extensions

  • Added the function to automatically copy missing permission levels when copying site, list or item level permissions to non-root site collections
  • Added the global profile option to support uploading Office 2003 documents to SharePoint libraries that have enabled custom workflow or event receiver processes relying on the document properties

Release 2.1.4.201305121838

Release Date: Sun, 12 May 2013 18:38:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added Global Profiles parameter Lookup Threshold to control the maximum number of lookup columns that could be retrieved from the list in one query

Release 2.1.4.201305051433

Release Date: Sun, 05 May 2013 14:33:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the option to copy documents from SharePoint document libraries to non-document lists attaching the documents as item attachments and mapping metadata

Release 2.1.4.201304281319

Release Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2013 13:19:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added optional command line parameter to perform quick filtering of recently modified items for Create Backup, Update Backup, Copy Items from File System, Import Google Documents, Import items from MS Exchange and Export documents from SharePoint to Google Drive operations

Extensions

  • Removed the option to copy WEB Parts from the site Copy Wizard as well as from the Copy Sites Global Profiles defaulting the option to always copy home and welcome page WEB Parts when coping sites
  • Updated Global Profiles section for Items, List and Site Copy Wizards as well as the Wizards to reflect the ability for the incremental copy option to include the quick filter by recently modified items
  • Updated help content and the Summary screen for the quick filter of recently modified items on Items, List and Site Copy Wizards
  • Moved the Overwrite if File Exists and Incremental Copy options into Advanced Options area in List Copy Wizard
  • Updated help content for Include Permissions option of the Interactive Live Compare dialog
  • Updated execution options for the Interactive Lie Compare dialog: Changed label for the Include Permissions option, changed the order of the options on the options selection dialog and un-select the option to Include Permissions as a default option

Release 2.1.4.201304211006

Release Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2013 10:06:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added command line parameter -filterfrom to support quick filtering of recently modified items for migration, backup and content scanning purposes

Extensions

  • Added the option to add relative incremental filter parameter when generating command line scripts with incremental filter from Items, List and Site Copy Wizards
  • Added the option to deploy multiple Items, List and Site Copy Wizard settings profiles with the initial software installation

Release 2.1.4.201304140901

Release Date: Sun, 14 Apr 2013 09:01:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added Global Profile parameters "Max Threads for Copy" and "Max Threads for Scan" instead of the former "Max Parallel Threads" to control the multi-threading for parallel list copy during site migration and for the content scanner respectively
  • Renewed application setup digital signatures for 32- and 64-bit platform setup as well as for the individual Backup and Security Manager products

Release 2.1.4.201303311114

Release Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2013 11:14:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to promote sites to Office 365 new site collections for Office 365 SharePoint 2013

Extensions

  • Improved the visual appearance and ergonomics of the Summary Log Viewer by identifying the nodes with the failed sub-records with the special icon
  • Improved the migration Summary Log Viewer to include URL to the location of the failed item in the log message

Release 2.1.4.201303241136

Release Date: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 11:36:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added support for copying proprietary-named documents from 3rd party content management systems to SharePoint using CSV spreadsheet for metadata

Extensions

  • Added the option to navigate to the online Help from the connection error message dialog to simplify troubleshooting of SharePoint connections

Release 2.1.4.201303171254

Release Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2013 12:54:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to discover site collections in Office 365 SharePoint 2013 tenancies

Extensions

  • Added the option to map users when copying Workflows between SharePoint 2013 locations
  • Added the option to specify incremental copy time interval right on the site, list or items copy wizard without the need to define the copy filter

Release 2.1.4.201303101106

Release Date: Sun, 10 Mar 2013 11:06:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the option to map site languages when copying sites or site collections. Language mapping should be configured using existing site and list template mapping functionality

Release 2.1.4.201303030958

Release Date: Sun, 03 Mar 2013 09:58:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the function to copy Workflow Associations together with initialization forms between SharePoint 2013 locations

Extensions

  • Added the function to delete illegal character replacement rules from the Global Profiles Dialog
  • Added the function to pre-create full target folder path with multiple folders in the path when copying files from file system to SharePoint libraries using command line scripts specifying folders that do not exist yet in the libraries
  • Added the function to map feature-based source list templates when copying lists

Release 2.1.4.201302241229

Release Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2013 12:29:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the function to specify the replacement character for each individual illegal character as well as specify custom replacement rules for the file renaming when uploading files from file system, Google Drive or messages from MS Exchange to SharePoint libraries
  • Added the function to copy site level workflows between SharePoint 2013 sites

Extensions

  • Changed the icon for context Help menu across the application dialogs
  • Added the color coding for the Live Compare dialog results to visualize the difference between the comparing objects
  • Added visual designation for the SharePoint site version to the Live Compare dialog navigation tree

Release 2.1.4.201302171030

Release Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2013 10:30:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Changed the visual appearance, user experience and ergonomics of the Live Compare dialog
  • Added global parameter "Quick Term Lookup" to improve performance of the term store queries in certain situations
  • Updated User Manual: Updated Live Compare section to reflect new GUI and new functionality

Release 2.1.4.201302101216

Release Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2013 12:16:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added the capability to apply user mapping when copying workflow templates between SharePoint locations
  • Added icons for visual displaying of the site, list and content types reusable workflows

Release 2.1.4.201302031322

Release Date: Sun, 03 Feb 2013 13:22:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added the function to compare non-document items copied using MetaVis applications that considers the fact that the target item is a copy of the source one to the Live Compare dialog and report
  • Added the function to compare items based on the item modification date to the Live Compare dialog and report
  • Added the ability to use user mapping when copying Workflow Associations between SharePoint locations
  • Added the function to copy Workflow associations from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010+ sites
  • Added support for copying InfoPath Browser Form WEB Parts between SharePoint locations

Release 2.1.4.201301271154

Release Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2013 11:54:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added the function to filter library content by multiple document extensions when displaying and copying content from SharePoint locations
  • Added the information about the type and the description of the workflow when displaying list and site SharePoint workflows in the content pane

Release 2.1.4.201301201516

Release Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2013 15:16:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added support for date range filter criteria for all filters conditions across the product line and interfaces
  • Added support for copying Workflow associations between SharePoint 2010 lists including associations with Out-of-the-Box and Reusable site Workflows

Extensions

  • Added the function to save Workflows and Workflow Associations to the transferable file to troubleshoot Workflow display and copy operations
  • Added the marker field to the HTTP header of all communication packages sent by the software to SharePoint servers to simplify firewall rules configuration
  • Updated User Manual: Updated the section about the Informant content analyzer
  • Added the function to convert references to master page to match the destination site collection when copying publishing page layouts between SharePoint Master Page Libraries

Release 2.1.4.201301131243

Release Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2013 12:43:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the function to mass tag folders in SharePoint lists to enhance or map folder metadata or to change folder content type including the ability to convert folders to document sets
  • Added the function to re-order content in the operation log viewer to group errors by the error categories to analyze the result of the application function more efficiently
  • Added the option to load results of the previously saved Live Compare report to highlight the differences on the Live Compare dialog for the interactive compare activities

Extensions

  • Improved the Copy Site Wizard by organizing the Copy Site Permission option to include Deferred or Complete security groups copy. Added Copy Site Permission option to the Global Site Copy profile editor
  • Improved the Copy Site and Copy List Wizards by removing the Authorship option with its selections. Added Authorship option to the Global Site and List Copy profile editor
  • Added the function to map hidden Unique list item ID to an other field during item copy between SharePoint locations

Release 2.1.4.201212231312

Release Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2012 13:12:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added the function to copy reusable and SharePoint Designer list and site level Workflows using keyboard shortcuts for Copy and Paste
  • Added the integration with Windows Scheduler on Windows Server 2008
  • Added the global parameter controlling the delay between list query retrieving chunk pages from the long lists to address the issues with network security handling large volume or large frequency requests

Release 2.1.4.201212161247

Release Date: Sun, 16 Dec 2012 12:47:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the function to display and copy site- and site content type-level reusable Workflows in SharePoint 2010 individually or optionally as a part of the site copy
  • Added the function to generate full live compare report displaying the difference between two sites or lists and save it to CSV file

Extensions

  • Added the option to re-compare term stores to the Live Compare dialog
  • Added support for multiple term stores attached to the same server farm to the Term Store Manager
  • Added "Include Workflow" option to the Copy Site properties of the "Global Profiles"
  • Extended Site and List Content Report to include all list fields including the ones that do not have any values for any items

Release 2.1.4.201212091246

Release Date: Sun, 09 Dec 2012 12:46:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added a ribbon toolbar image for hidden tabs displaying the number of tabs hidden
  • Added support for custom fields when copying content between SharePoint discussion board lists
  • Added the function to re-process failed items after the copy operation for SharePoint non-document items

Release 2.1.4.201212021317

Release Date: Sun, 02 Dec 2012 13:17:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added support to map values from the MS Office documents 'Revision Number','Last Printed','Last Saved','Application Name' fields
  • Added Term Store product button to the platform Tool Box product switch dialog

Release 2.1.4.201211251140

Release Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2012 11:40:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added support for direct claims/ADFS based authentication for on-premises on hosted (Office 365) SharePoint sites that would not require browser connection technique

Extensions

  • Updated main application icon
  • Added the function to remove folder structure when copying libraries between SharePoint locations using interactive GUI or command line scripts

Release 2.1.4.201211181138

Release Date: Sun, 18 Nov 2012 11:38:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added support for custom claims based authentication with Federated NTLM authentication provider for Office 365 SharePoint online sites
  • Added support for direct claims/NTLM based authentication for on-premises SharePoint sites that would not require browser connection technique

Extensions

  • Updated main application icon
  • Updated Advanced Options icon on the Summary page of the Copy Item Wizard
  • Updated Advanced Options icon on the Summary page of the Upload/Copy Content Using CSV Wizard
  • Updated Advanced Options icon on the Summary page of the Download Content to File System Wizard
  • Updated Site Copy Options and List Copy Options icon on the Summary page of the Copy Sites Wizard
  • Updated List Copy Options icon on the Summary page of the Copy Lists Wizard
  • Updated site icons to reflect SharePoint versions in the site hierarchy tree displayed on the site selection page of the Sites and Lists Copy wizards
  • Updated icons on a Backup ribbon toolbar tab page

Release 2.1.4.201211111135

Release Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2012 11:35:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Updated application splash screen, tool box icons, ribbon toolbar and navigator tree sub-sites and lists icons and drop down menu icons as well as drop down menu options labels to reflect the style of SharePoint 2013
  • Ported Core Properties WEB Service to work with SharePoint 2013. The service version is 1.1.201211021051
  • Ported Alerts Collector application to collect alerts from SharePoint 2013 servers. The application version is 1.0.0.201211011032
  • Added Defer Group Option to the Global Profile Manager for the site copy parameters

Release 2.1.4.201211041207

Release Date: Sun, 04 Nov 2012 12:07:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added User Display Name to the user group membership information in the Groups view
  • Added product icons for the hidden ribbon toolbar tabs dropdown menu
  • Added different site icons to differentiate SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 sites in the navigation tree
  • Added support for copy of publishing sites navigation settings to SharePoint 2013

Release 2.1.4.201210271214

Release Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2012 12:14:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added automatic user mapping when copying content and permissions between environments associated with different user domains as well as claims based, hosted and Office 365 environments

Extensions

  • Added support for the Defer Required copy option (-deferrequired flag) to the site, list and item level copy using command line script
  • Added the function to dynamically rearrange ribbon toolbar pages if they do not fit to the screen. The hidden pages are accessible using "See More >>" control on the right side of the ribbon toolbar

Release 2.1.4.201210211232

Release Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2012 12:32:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added support for Site Minder claims based authentication scheme when connecting to SharePoint sites

Extensions

  • Added the color indication for the term sets and terms marked as not available for tagging in the Term Store browser
  • Added the function to report full path to the document in Site Content Report for SharePoint 2003 sites
  • Added the function to select the destination for the "Re-process Failed Items" report in the Log Viewer
  • Extended user mapping semantics to support patterns like domain\* to i:0#.f|membership|*@domain.com as well as domainA\* to i:0#.w|domainB\* and domainA\* to domainB\*
  • Added the function to open online user manual instead of local help file for Mac OS X platforms

Release 2.1.4.201210141204

Release Date: Sun, 14 Oct 2012 12:04:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added user display name field to the Site Users Report
  • Added the function to include empty libraries to the Site Content Report
  • Added the script integration with Windows 8 and Server 2012 Task Scheduler
  • Updated User Manual - fixed the wording of "Reprocess Failed Items" section

Release 2.1.4.201210071016

Release Date: Sun, 07 Oct 2012 10:16:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to specify wildcard filters in scripts that copy items from file system or SharePoint to SharePoint libraries
  • Added the command line flag "-verbose" that prints the number of succeeded and failed objects on the console after copying objects using command line scripts
  • Added the function to copy InfoPath Forms created using SharePoint 2010 ribbon Edit Form button between SharePoint locations
  • Added the function to include document extension to SharePoint document libraries filter when copying libraries between SharePoint locations

Extensions

  • Enabled Browser Connect functionality in the default setup allowing alternative connection to claims-based protected sites using WEB Browser
  • Updated User Manual

Release 2.1.4.201209301607

Release Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2012 16:07:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to disable automatic software updates controlled by the global variable "Enable Automatic Updates"

Extensions

  • Updated User Manual: Updated the page for Command Line Scripting, updated Appendix 5.2.10 to reflect enhancements made to Reprocessing Failed Items and updated 6.2.5 to reflect enhancements made to copying using CSV

Release 2.1.4.201209231325

Release Date: Sun, 23 Sep 2012 13:25:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to export Groups and Users report to CSV file

Release 2.1.4.201209161512

Release Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2012 15:12:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added help for command line command Copy Items using CSV File
  • Added the "Generate Script" button to the Multiple Lists Copy Wizard

Release 2.1.4.201209091435

Release Date: Sun, 09 Sep 2012 14:35:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added support for copying Survey lists with the branching logic between SharePoint locations

Extensions

  • Added the option to include the number of versions into the Site Content Report

Release 2.1.4.201209021243

Release Date: Sun, 02 Sep 2012 12:43:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to connect to Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) protected sites with claims based authentication
  • Added the function to connect to Roxen Identity Management protected sites with claims based authentication

Extensions

  • Added the optional function to suppress refreshing the destination list after item level copy. The refresh function is controlled by "Refresh After Copy" Global Variable
  • Added the function to report an error message for copy permissions if principal does not exist in the target

Release 2.1.4.201208261126

Release Date: Sun, 26 Aug 2012 11:26:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to reuse terms in the term store manager when copy / pasting or drag-and-dropping terms in the term store tree
  • Added support for reused terms when copy term hierarchies between SharePoint farms
  • Added the function to connect to RSA Identity and Access Management protected sites with claims based authentication

Extensions

  • Added the help bubble on the Log Viewer for Re-process Failed Items button
  • Added the help bubble on the copy wizards for the Overwrite and Incremental copy property

Release 2.1.4.201208191851

Release Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2012 18:51:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the Global Profiles Manager function to change the master password for the cached password storage
  • Added the Global Profiles Manager function to clear the cached password storage
  • Added support to copy "Allow Fill-In Choices" option when copying managed metadata fields between SharePoint locations
  • Updated User Manual

Release 2.1.4.201208122009

Release Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2012 20:09:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the function to recover the last Failed Items Report after application restart or the Log Viewer was closed
  • Added the command line script parameter to preserve item authorship information versus item approval status when copying lists or sites
  • Updated User Manual

Release 2.1.4.201208052046

Release Date: Sun, 05 Aug 2012 20:46:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the product line that manages and copies data with SharePoint 2013 as a target

Extensions

  • Added the function to compare content without comparing content permissions in the Live Compare dialog for the editions that include Security Manager
  • Added the global parameter to configure separator (comma by default) used in mapping files and content loaded using CSV Spreadsheets
  • Improved performance for Term Store Manager taxonomy browser
  • Added the parameter to copy permissions when copying files from NTFS file system using command line script

Release 2.1.4.201207222158

Release Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2012 21:58:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to automatically enhance documents metadata by extracting field values from the document content when copying documents between SharePoint locations. Choice, Lookup, Managed Metadata and User or Group fields are supported as target for auto-tagging
  • Added the function to auto-tag documents in SharePoint libraries when tagging or classifying documents. Choice, Lookup, Managed Metadata and User or Group fields are supported as target for auto-tagging
  • Added the function to copy navigation tree settings for publishing sites between SharePoint locations

Extensions

  • Added licensing option to connect to SharePoint 2013 servers

Release 2.1.4.201207152206

Release Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2012 22:06:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the function to copy site level permissions for the meeting workspaces as a part of the site copy operation
  • Added the function to report managed metadata field values as full path to the term in the site or list content report

Release 2.1.4.201207082154

Release Date: Sun, 08 Jul 2012 21:54:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added protected storage and password manager to optionally save account credentials used to connect to SharePoint sites, Google Apps or cloud storage

Extensions

  • Updated User Manual

Release 2.1.4.201207012126

Release Date: Sun, 01 Jul 2012 21:26:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to copy a group to the destination SharePoint at the time when copying site, list or item permissions in case the target group does not exist

Extensions

  • Added the function to copy item level permissions for non-document items when performing item level copy

Release 2.1.4.201206242203

Release Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2012 22:03:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to use pre-configured default user for Created By and Modified By properties when copying items to SharePoint lists in case the actual user does not exist in the destination

Extensions

  • Added the function to copy folder level NTFS permissions to SharePoint when uploading files from the file system to the File Manager enabled editions

Release 2.1.4.201206172211

Release Date: Sun, 17 Jun 2012 22:11:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the function to copy item level permissions to SharePoint Wave 15
  • Changed the Copy Multiple Lists wizard to have the same copy options for all selected lists to match the similar options for Copy Single List wizard

Release 2.1.4.201206101024

Release Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2012 10:24:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added support for SharePoint 2003 list custom fields to the Site Content Report
  • Added the function to save operation log to the CSV file structured with the separate columns for log categories vs. dumping the whole log record to the single cell
  • Added the function to copy site level permissions to SharePoint Wave 15
  • Added the function to copy list level permissions to SharePoint Wave 15

Release 2.1.4.201206032203

Release Date: Sun, 03 Jun 2012 22:03:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to mass approve or reject SharePoint items
  • Added the function to preserve item approval status and approval comment during during item, list or site level copy

Extensions

  • Changed the default mapping setting to "Map From the Source" for Modified At field when tagging SharePoint items
  • Added support for loading user and templates mapping configuration generated in other than UTF-8 national character sets by introducing global parameter "Encoding for templates"

Release 2.1.4.201205272122

Release Date: Sun, 27 May 2012 21:22:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added support to copy and backup SharePoint sites build with Express Team Site template between SharePoint locations

Extensions

  • Added global parameter that allows to specify forbidden characters to replace in files and folder names during copy or upload process in addition to the embedded algorithms fixing illegal characters in file names
  • Added help balloons for the global properties Source Territory and Regional Date Format

Release 2.1.4.201205202215

Release Date: Sun, 20 May 2012 22:15:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added support for copying meeting workspaces shared between multiple non-recurrent events
  • Added the function to process metadata for the generically named MS Office Documents with the extension ACT
  • Update User Manual: : security manager 3.3.6 - updated remove user permissions to show it can be done for multiple users Architect - 4.2.8 - Added section to Add new or edit existing termsets Backup 6.2.4 Updated to show you can restore to a new site collection File Manager 7.0 and 7.2.2 - Updated ability to copy NTFS folder permissions

Release 2.1.4.201205132128

Release Date: Sun, 13 May 2012 21:28:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to copy meeting workspaces from SharePoint 2003

Extensions

  • Added support for copying recurrent meeting workspaces with limited number of recurrent instances

Release 2.1.4.201205062142

Release Date: Sun, 06 May 2012 21:42:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the licensing options to enable copying objects and items based on the destination sites URL. The feature is available for the Labs licenses

Release 2.1.4.201204232331

Release Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2012 23:31:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the function to automatically create full path to the taxonomy terms when mapping values to managed metadata fields with enabled fill-in choices option

Release 2.1.4.201204222127

Release Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2012 21:27:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to automatically create taxonomy terms when importing documents and items to SharePoint using CSV Spreadsheet for metadata or restoring them from the backup
  • Added support for handling metadata in Microsoft Publishing files
  • Added support to copy, tag, import files and tag documents using CSV Spreadsheet and re-map metadata values for individual documents in SharePoint 2003

Extensions

  • Updated User Manual added more details to backup and windows task scheduler integration

Release 2.1.4.201204152207

Release Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2012 22:07:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Improved performance of displaying historical logs operation. Added the option to filter historical logs by several last days

Release 2.1.4.201204081959

Release Date: Sun, 08 Apr 2012 19:59:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added support to copy meeting workspaces including workspaces for recurrent and non-recurrent events between SharePoint locations

Extensions

  • Added support for "Rating Scale" (Grid Choice) field when copying Survey lists between SharePoint locations
  • Added the function to automatically add terms to the enterprise keywords term set by mapping values from various fields to Enterprise Keywords field when copying content to SharePoint lists
  • Added support for "Available for Tagging" term store terms option when allowing the user to select terms for tagging with managed metadata fields

Release 2.1.4.201204012122

Release Date: Sun, 01 Apr 2012 21:22:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added support for NTFS file system properties for Windows 64-bit edition of the software when copying files from file system to SharePoint
  • Added the function to automatically add terms to the open term sets by mapping to managed medatada fields with Allow Fill-In Choices option enabled when copying content to SharePoint lists

Extensions

  • Created new layout for the log viewer grouping all log records hierarchically by sites, sub-sites and lists when copying data between SharePoint locations
  • Added user display name to the user account name when displaying SharePoint site, list and item level permissions
  • Added extended options to handle Workflows
  • Updated User Manual: Added sections for copy alerts and re-mapping content types

Release 2.1.4.201203252156

Release Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2012 21:56:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to add new terms to the Managed Metadata fields with Fill-In Choice option enabled (Open Term Sets) and to Enterprise Keywords term sets at the time of tagging Managed Metadata fields
  • Added the function to copy list views for Calendar lists at the time of list and site copy

Extensions

  • Improved the logic of copying team site welcome page between different SharePoint versions. Preserve the location of the source site welcome page into the target site. Improved the visual appearance of the team site SharePoint 2003 welcome page after copying it to SharePoint 2010

Release 2.1.4.201203112151

Release Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2012 21:51:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to copy SharePoint alerts between SharePoint locations
  • Added the function to directly connect to Office 365 SharePoint sites with enabled Federated Domain Authentication. This function enables scripted or scheduled execution of migration and backup activities. The sites with this authentication include majority of the old BPOS SharePoint 2007 sites converted by Microsoft to Office 365

Extensions

  • Added the information about the total size of the transferred data to the operation log viewer after content copy
  • Optimized the performance of tagging or mapping managed metadata fields by querying instead of pre-caching the term store
  • Extended content statistics in the operation log to include more performance categories
  • Added the function to open a non-document SharePoint item in the browser when double clicking on the item in the Content View

Release 2.1.4.201203042150

Release Date: Sun, 04 Mar 2012 21:50:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the option to append new value to the existing field values for all selected items when tagging fields that allow multiple values (Choice, Person or Group, Managed Metadata fields). Use (+) button located on the Properties screen of the Copy Items Wizard near Left-Arrow and Down-Arrow buttons to activate this option for the specific field

Extensions

  • Added feedback messages to the command line console when failed to activate the product to to check connections when running the application from the command line

Release 2.1.4.201202262141

Release Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2012 21:41:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added support for incremental copy of the Outlook / Exchange items
  • Added the function to copy InfoPath form templates and InfoPath form content from SharePoint 2003

Extensions

  • Added support for SharePoint server farms with large number of WEB Applications when discovering site collections or performing mass site collection copy
  • Added the capability to compare site, list and item level permissions as well as site groups in the live compare module in the editions that do not include Security Manager option
  • Updated User Manual

Release 2.1.4.201202192158

Release Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2012 21:58:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Extended site copy operation log with the information about the option of the site copy: Copy to New Site, Copy to the Existing Site or Promote to New Site Collection
  • Extended site and list copy log records with the information whether the object was created or updated the existing one
  • Added the function to group multiple script commands into the same batch task when creating the item level copy task in the Windows Task Scheduler for multiple selected items
  • Added the function to specify proxy information in the command line scripts
  • Added the logic to copy survey responses from the same user even in the case the survey list is configured to not to allow multiple responses

Release 2.1.4.201202122149

Release Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2012 21:49:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the function to re-copy or re-import failed items
  • Added the function to schedule scripts as tasks in the Windows Task Scheduler
  • Added the function to automatically detect proxy settings from the local Internet Explorer

Extensions

  • Added information with full path to the target site to the operations log report when copying data between SharePoint locations
  • Added the function to copy BLOG comments between SharePoint BLOG sites
  • Added the function to map full URL path of the source SharePoint item (as a hidden field "File Path") to one of the fields in the destination

Release 2.1.4.201202052112

Release Date: Sun, 05 Feb 2012 21:12:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the capability to connect to Claims-based authentication sites protected with Oracle Access Manager Identity Management software
  • Added the function to tag SharePoint list or library items with the CSV Spreadsheet containing new field values for multiple items

Extensions

  • Added software version information to the operations log and to the log viewer
  • Added the ability to save operation log as CSV file
  • Added information with full path to the target item to the operations log report when copying items between SharePoint locations
  • Added information about list or library name to the operations log report when copying views between SharePoint locations
  • Added information about the number of succeeded, failed and warning records in the log viewer

Release 2.1.4.201201221838

Release Date: Sun, 22 Jan 2012 18:38:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added the function to collect and analyze performance statistics for copy, tag, import and download operations

Release 2.1.4.201201082114

Release Date: Sun, 08 Jan 2012 21:14:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added the function to check / uncheck "Copy Content Types" copy option for the multiple lists migration and for the migration of the list using the List Copy Wizard launched from ribbon button

Release 2.1.4.201201012134

Release Date: Sun, 01 Jan 2012 21:34:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added the log details section to the Log Viewer displaying general parameters for the log operation, source and target sites for migration jobs, etc
  • Added the the function to select historical logs in the Log Viewer for the previous operations
  • Added new user manual in the Windows Help format

Release 2.1.4.201112252147

Release Date: Sun, 25 Dec 2011 21:47:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the optional function to perform interactive browser based authentication for claims-based sites enabled by the global profile option "Enable Browser Connect". Note that on Windows computers the feature requires Internet Explorer 8+

Extensions

  • Added the function to activate the product in the environments that do not allow any data out
  • Added the function to copy all Groups Quick Launch settings when performing site copy with "Copy Groups" option enabled or when creating new sub-site using "Create Sub-Site" action

Release 2.1.4.201112191051

Release Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 10:51:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added information about list / library path in the copy content log
  • Added information about full path to the item in the copy content log
  • Added the command line parameter to promote SharePoint site to new site collection for scripted execution
  • Added the option "Defer Required" to copy lists with required fields containing items or documents with empty required fields. This option is enable for items, lists, sites copy and for upload content to SharePoint using CSV spreadsheet
  • Added the global profile configuration element to enforce Negotiate authentication scheme for situations when more than one authentication scheme is supported by the server

Release 2.1.4.201112112135

Release Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2011 21:35:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added the function to retrieve items from the lists with multiple lookup, managed metadata or user or group fields to comply with SharePoint threshold limitation policy. The function works automatically for the lists that fall into this category and does not require threshold adjustments in the central administration
  • Added -copythreads command line parameter to control number of parallel threads to copy lists
  • Added DELETE key binding to delete users from groups

Release 2.1.4.201112042133

Release Date: Sun, 04 Dec 2011 21:33:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added the function to apply "Include the most recent versions" option to both major and minor versions independently when copying documents with versions between SharePoint locations
  • Added the function to copy sites and lists content without copying or updating content types and fields to perform incremental (delta) copy of content only. Added new "donotcopycontenttypes" parameter to the command line script including updated command line usage help
  • Restored the function to delete sites with sub-sites from SharePoint using "Delete Site from SharePoint" functionality in the site context menu in the Navigation Tree - disabled by default but could be enabled using Global Profile variable Allow Deleting Sites

Release 2.1.4.201111272117

Release Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2011 21:17:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added "Show Hidden Lists" option to Migrator / Classifier only editions
  • Added a new Global option to select a target site template for My Sites

Release 2.1.4.201111202102

Release Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2011 21:02:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added the function to preserve original list URL when copying lists as part of site copy, multiple lists copy and a single list copy when the user does not change the list name
  • Added the function to copy document templates associated with the site-level content types

Release 2.1.4.201111132121

Release Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2011 21:21:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added support for Office Live Small Business SharePoint using Live ID authentication
  • Added the function to filter documents by size when copying sites, lists and individual documents from SharePoint locations

Extensions

  • Added the function to copy publishing pages between SharePoint publishing sites and replacing publishing page layout at the same time
  • Added the function to select a user or a group from property mapping dialog by double clicking on the dialog list row

Release 2.1.4.201111062159

Release Date: Sun, 06 Nov 2011 21:59:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the function to copy lists and object permissions in parallel threads when copying sites. The number of threads is controlled by the global parameter

Extensions

  • Added the function to select a field or a value from property mapping dialog by double clicking on the field or the value to map from

Release 2.1.4.201110302117

Release Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2011 21:17:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the function to map values from source item ID field to any other target field (not ID though) when copying item versions between SharePoint locations
  • Added the function to select appropriate WEB Application Alternate Access Mapping URL when discovering site collections when connecting to SharePoint

Release 2.1.4.201110232143

Release Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2011 21:43:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Switch default option to improved copy of WEB Part Pages, Publishing Pages and WIKI Pages to better maintain WEB Parts integrity
  • Added the function to define Central Administration URL in global profiles settings to reuse it in Promote Site to New Site Collection wizard
  • Added the function to map values from source item ID field to any other target field (not ID though) when copying items between SharePoint locations

Release 2.1.4.201110162128

Release Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2011 21:28:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the function to switch user when connecting to SharePoint in the local domain account authentication scheme

Release 2.1.4.201110101611

Release Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2011 16:11:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the capability to specify multiple file extensions when filtering file system items

Release 2.1.4.201110092118

Release Date: Sun, 09 Oct 2011 21:18:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to copy library or content type document template when copying sites and libraries

Extensions

  • Added the function to drag and drop permissions in addition to copy/paste
  • Added megabyte level transfer volume control to the licensing system

Release 2.1.4.201110021108

Release Date: Sun, 02 Oct 2011 11:08:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Improved reporting of number of items processing due to licensing limitation

Release 2.1.4.201109252113

Release Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2011 21:13:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to copy WIKI pages from SharePoint 2007 to regular WIKI pages libraries in SharePoint 2010

Extensions

  • Improved connectivity with claims based authentication
  • Added support for copying WIKI pages from CodePlex Community Kit WIKI list template

Release 2.1.4.201109182115

Release Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2011 21:15:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added command line parameter to perform incremental copy

Extensions

  • Added the function to disable application updates after support expiration date
  • Added the feature to incrementally copy multiple lists

Release 2.1.4.201109112103

Release Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2011 21:03:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to map values from hidden fields when copying or tagging individual SharePoint items

Extensions

  • Added a notification about software support expiration

Release 2.1.4.201109042122

Release Date: Sun, 04 Sep 2011 21:22:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added time portion to date / time filter criteria

Release 2.1.4.201108142122

Release Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 21:22:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added support for copying data between two different Office 365 SharePoint sites based on two different Office 365 account domains / instances

Extensions

  • Changed graphical appearance of "If Item Exists in Target" control to include Overwrite and Incremental check-boxes on Copy Wizards
  • Updated User Manual

Release 2.1.4.201108072122

Release Date: Sun, 07 Aug 2011 21:22:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the Public Folders and File Manager editions to the Tool Box Switch
  • Added the function to generate in-progress statistics to support cloud editions

Release 2.1.4.201107312146

Release Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2011 21:46:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the function to perform product activations in secured environments

Release 2.1.4.201107242200

Release Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2011 22:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to overwrite non-document items to perform items, lists or sites incremental or delta copy. Note that to overwrite non-document items they must be originally copied by MetaVis
  • Added support to copy content of MS Outlook archive (PST) files to SharePoint including emails, documents, calendar events, contacts, folders, etc
  • Added support to copy content from multiple Exchange user mailboxes to SharePoint
  • Added support to copy content from 3rd party non-Exchange mailboxes or RSS feeds to SharePoint libraries

Extensions

  • Added the function to filter non-document items by ID in the command line interface

Release 2.1.4.201107172158

Release Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2011 21:58:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to overwrite documents to perform documents, lists or sites incremental or delta copy (non document items are not supported yet)

Extensions

  • Added off-line installation packages for all product editions

Release 2.1.4.201107032218

Release Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2011 22:18:00 -0400

New Features

  • Initial release for the File Manager edition as a standalone product instead of being an optional part of the Migrator. Basic functionality includes the following 1) the function to upload files from file system to SharePoint using familiar drag and drop interface possibly right from Windows Explorer or other Windows application; 2) the function to preserve original file created, modified dates and file owner; 3) the function to map file system metadata, file owner, file created and modified dates, elements of the folder path, keywords, category, author fields to fields of the SharePoint library; 4) the function to upload files from file system to SharePoint based on the metadata saved in the Excel spreadsheet specifying files locations including sites, libraries and folders and field values; 5) the function to archive SharePoint content from lists, libraries, sites, subsites and site collections to file system preserving version information and items metadata in the Excel spreadsheet; 6) the function to restore content archived to file system back to SharePoint sites; 7) the function to perform all operations remotely with no need to install any agent to the destination SharePoint server farm; 8) the function to support multiple sites, site collections and server farms

Release 2.1.4.201106262230

Release Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2011 22:30:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Disabled the possibility to delete sites
  • Disabled Welcome page in favor of Toolbox product switcher
  • Added the capability to refresh unloaded subsites in background

Release 2.1.4.201106192149

Release Date: Sun, 19 Jun 2011 21:49:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to mass delete users or active directory groups from SharePoint groups
  • Added the ability to map lookup, multi-line, date and URL fields when copying document sets

Extensions

  • Improved performance of accessing SharePoint services
  • Added global profile options for Uploading and Downloading content operations
  • Added global profile options for copying Permission, Permission Level, User and Groups operations
  • Added support to download WIKI lists as a part of site download
  • Added the global setting Make Required Field Optional to reset all list level custom required fields to optional when copying lists

Release 2.1.4.201106122139

Release Date: Sun, 12 Jun 2011 21:39:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to Download non-document list items to the file system CSV spreadsheet and Upload them back to SharePoint list as a part of list, site or site collection level operation

Extensions

  • Added the option to copy site groups from command line parameter. Added this option to the auto-script generation on the copy site wizard
  • Added the function to check provided credentials through the command line
  • Added an ability of Download selected items from the Content Viewer to the File System

Release 2.1.4.201106052152

Release Date: Sun, 05 Jun 2011 21:52:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the function to include sub-sites to the Download / Upload content feature
  • Added the function to save and preserve created / modified properties to the Download / Upload content feature
  • Added the function to preview activity log at the end of Generate CSV file with metadata and Download content operations
  • Added the function to copy individual hidden lists

Release 2.1.4.201105292356

Release Date: Sun, 29 May 2011 23:56:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to tag Enterprise Keywords fields as well as map Enterprise Keywords fields during copy
  • Added the function to use Enterprise Keywords fields when uploading files to SharePoint using CSV spreadsheet
  • Added the function to Download documents from all libraries of a site to the file system including saving their metadata to CSV files and optionally maintaining versions. Added the function to Upload this downloaded structure back to the SharePoint site or to some other SharePoint site
  • Added the function to upload files to multiple libraries or multiple sites in SharePoint using single CSV spreadsheet

Extensions

  • Added ribbon tab page for File Manager activities

Release 2.1.4.201105222210

Release Date: Sun, 22 May 2011 22:10:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to off-load library content including versions and metadata to the file system with the ability to import the off-loaded structure back to a SharePoint library

Release 2.1.4.201105152004

Release Date: Sun, 15 May 2011 20:04:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the function to reset Global Settings profile to default settings
  • Added the capability to map users given as a string in the form of domain login
  • Added support for running Upload Files using CSV Spreadsheet operation in the background

Release 2.1.4.201105082152

Release Date: Sun, 08 May 2011 22:52:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to copy item level permission as a part of site, list or items copy
  • Added Help / Profile Manager dialog that allows to manage global settings like users mapping applicable to each individual migration. Added the function to maintain multiple global settings profiles with different settings that could be selected on Copy Wizard pages

Release 2.1.4.201104172122

Release Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2011 22:22:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to copy item level permissions to items in SharePoint 2010
  • Added the function to delete individual item level permissions
  • Added the function to map text, note, choice or lookup fields with user email to person of group field

Release 2.1.4.201104102226

Release Date: Sun, 10 Apr 2011 23:26:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to copy documents between SharePoint sites using CSV spreadsheet for metadata and files selection. This function is useful for pre-migration approval of the documents that should be copied to the target system and their metadata
  • Added the function to make some versions major and some versions minor when uploading files to SharePoint from file system using CSV spreadsheet while merging several files into the same document as its versions
  • Added the function to preserve look and feel of SharePoint 2007 sites when promoting SharePoint 2007 sites to SharePoint 2010 site collections

Extensions

  • Added support for command line execution of Import Files from File System or from other SharePoint Using CSV Spreadsheet (use command copyItemsUsingCSV with parameters -csvFile, -useCorePropety, -charset, -numCopiedVersion in addition to other parameters)
  • Improved performance of site load, navigation, live compare and copy operations for the sites with large number (400+) of content types in Migrator, Classifier and Change Manager editions. Added metavis.ct.limit system property to control the number of content types that switches the application in the delayed load of content types mode

Release 2.1.4.201104032237

Release Date: Sun, 03 Apr 2011 23:37:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the toolbox with switches between products

Extensions

  • Added the function to preserve site collection administrator when copying multiple site collections

Release 2.1.4.201103272242

Release Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2011 23:42:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to browse and copy individual item level permissions (copy item level permissions to SharePoint 2010 server as well as copy item level permissions as a part of item, list or site copy is not released yet but it is coming)

Extensions

  • Added list, page and file name references to bread crumbs on WEB Parts and Permissions views

Release 2.1.4.201103202219

Release Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2011 23:19:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the capability to produce migration logs during migration instead of at the end of migration

Release 2.1.4.201103132243

Release Date: Sun, 13 Mar 2011 23:43:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Optimized performance of browsing term stores
  • Added default user wildcard mapping that maps all users to certain user in the form *,anything

Release 2.1.4.201103082248

Release Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2011 22:48:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the function to export SharePoint information architecture (including definitions for sites, lists, content types and fields) to XML file

Release 2.1.4.201103062235

Release Date: Sun, 06 Mar 2011 22:35:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added support for discovering, selecting and copying several site collections

Extensions

  • Added the capability to select and compare individual lists on Live Compare dialog
  • Added the capability to refresh individual lists in the Navigation Tree from SharePoint data
  • Added the capability to refresh Lists node in the Navigation Tree from SharePoint data to refresh all lists in the site
  • Added the capability to change site title during site copy

Release 2.1.4.201102272214

Release Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2011 22:14:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the function to mass delete site and list permissions
  • Added the function to mass delete site groups or users from groups
  • Added the function to mass delete site permission levels
  • Added the function to map parts of the folder path to a SharePoint field when copying documents or items from SharePoint sites or tagging document or items in SharePoint

Extensions

  • Added the option to use original file created / modified properties instead of the ones specified in the import spreadsheet when importing files from file system using Excel spreadsheet for their metadata
  • Added contextual balloon help for copy site options
  • Added View in Browser option for Look and Feel items
  • Restructured drop down menu for sites and lists in the navigation tree
  • Implemented copying SharePoint 2003 out-of-the-box permission groups with associated users as permissions in SharePoint 2007 / 2010. Marked these permission groups with permission icon when displaying them in groups view. Added the logic to map users when copying out-of-the-box permission groups from SharePoint 2003
  • Added the logic to create new permission level for when copying site level group from SharePoint 2003
  • Added wildcard mapping for users that allows mapping of login names to login names with domain in the form of *,domain\*
  • Added the function to map a text file system property to person or group field or created / modified by property in SharePoint
  • Added the capability to map fields from the file system MS Office documents Last Saved By property

Release 2.1.4.201102182339

Release Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 23:39:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the function to browse list or library permissions and copy selected list permissions between lists. Added the indicator and the function to restore or break list permissions inheritance
  • Added the function to generate site and list content reports with the option to include versions for list content

Extensions

  • Added the function to preserve custom metadata for folders while allowing content type and fields mapping for documents or items inside folders when performing item level copy of folder hierarchies
  • Added support for additional lookup fields when copying list or content type scoped lookup fields and items or documents that contain additional lookup fields from SharePoint 2010

Release 2.1.4.201102132146

Release Date: Sun, 13 Feb 2011 21:46:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the function to copy / paste or drag and drop WEB Parts between arbitrary WEB Part pages in SharePoint lists or out-of-the list system folders
  • Added the function to specify bulk user mapping to replace domain in login names for all users in the system
  • Added support to copy content types with dependencies (fields and parent content types) on Live Compare Screen

Extensions

  • Added the function to copy out-of-the-list database objects as part of list copy
  • Added browsing and copying out-of-the-list database objects for non-document lists

Release 2.1.4.201102062236

Release Date: Sun, 06 Feb 2011 22:36:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added the function to reuse entered field values when importing files based on CSV file into the library that does not have specified content type
  • Enabled the function to copy the same workflow to the same site again to support the case of overwriting the workflow with its own new version in the same list
  • Added the function to copy site selected in navigator to some target by just selecting the site and pressing copy button in the ribbon toolbar
  • Added the function to specify different Site Collection Owner in Copy Site to new Site Collection wizard
  • Updated user manual

Release 2.1.4.201101302220

Release Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2011 22:20:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added support for copying lists based on third party list templates deployed through feature solutions
  • Added the function to bulk import files from file system with their metadata defined in a spreadsheet

Extensions

  • Added the parameter to copy out-of-the-lists database objects (like default.aspx) to command line execution
  • Added support for Office 365 SharePoint to all editions with any module options

Release 2.1.4.201101232239

Release Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the function to browse out-of-the-lists database objects (like default.aspx) and copy them between sites

Extensions

  • Added the function to save list view XML definition to a file

Release 2.1.4.201101092220

Release Date: Sun, 09 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the function to discover all WEB Applications and Site Collections in a server farm
  • Added the function to copy WEB Parts between default list views

Extensions

  • Added site content report for SharePoint 2003 sites

Release 2.1.4.201012262305

Release Date: Sun, 26 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added the function to copy WEB Part connections when copying WEB Parts

Release 2.1.4.201012192238

Release Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added the function to map string field with user email to person and group attribute, not just domain\login name as it worked previously
  • Enabled both ribbon and menu bar for Mac OS X platform

Release 2.1.4.201012122242

Release Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the function to execute Change Manager activity for multiple sources / targets given by Excel spreadsheet
  • Added the function to merge lists when copying list to the site with this list already exists

Extensions

  • Added item size into the log for item copy
  • Added the function to merge sub-sites when copy site to the existing site option is selected on Copy Sites wizard
  • Added Change Manager activity for copy of site look and feel settings
  • Added look and feel options to command line scripts
  • Added filter option to command line script

Release 2.1.4.201012052220

Release Date: Sun, 05 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added integration with Microsoft Office 365 hosted SharePoint environment
  • Added the feature to browse and copy/paste or drag and drop properties of the individual look and feel options
  • Added the feature to execute Change Manager activity for multiple target site give in CSV file. This function allows mass update of multiple site with the same objects
  • Added the function to apply filter to all lists during site copy function

Extensions

  • Added System Log Management dialog that allows to sent logs or site data to support as well as to clean the logs
  • Added support to copy InfoPath forms as a part of list or site copy activities
  • Added tab-page Reports for Change Manager license to the ribbon
  • Added user mapping function to copy users operation
  • Added Show Term Sets icon to the ribbon menu enabled when the site is selected in the navigation tree

Release 2.1.4.201011282223

Release Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added activities for copying columns in Change Manager
  • Added optional warning message preventing accidental exit from the application
  • Added support for collecting application log for troubleshooting purposes to Help / Save Log File menu item

Release 2.1.4.201011212229

Release Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added new product - MetaVis Change Control and Release Manager (CCRM) for SharePoint that provides organizations with a controllable and repeatable way to automate changes made between two or more SharePoint environments
  • Added MS Exchange integration module that allows to copy data from Microsoft Exchange to SharePoint site. The module allows to copy individual items like files, messages, tasks, events, contacts as well as folders creating corresponding lists or libraries in SharePoint
  • Added Change Control module that embeds Change Control and Release Manager product as part of Architect Suite
  • Added the function to access and copy permissions from SharePoint 2003 areas
  • Added the function to mass rename documents during tagging or copy

Extensions

  • Added "Connect to SharePoint" button into Ribbon Classifier tab

Release 2.1.4.201011142239

Release Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the function to copy multi-language terms in SharePoint 2010 taxonomies
  • Added the function to copy "other labels" / synonyms when copying terms in SharePoint 2010 taxonomies
  • Added the function to copy list and site permissions from SharePoint 2003 sites
  • Added the function to copy survey lists from SharePoint 2003 sites
  • Added the function to copy discussion boards from SharePoint 2003 to SharePoint 2007 / 2010

Extensions

  • Added the wizard to copy lists without pre-loading sites in navigation tree

Release 2.1.4.201011072121

Release Date: Sun, 07 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added support for copying SharePoint 2003 areas hierarchy into SharePoint 2007+ site hierarchy

Release 2.1.4.201010272144

Release Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the capability to map string, text, managed metadata, choice, lookup values to managed metadata synonyms / abbreviations / other values at the time of item copy

Release 2.1.4.201010201725

Release Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added copying of Top Link Bar settings into Look and Feel Options in the copy Site Wizard for SharePoint 2003,2007,2010
  • Added copying of Quick Launch settings into Look and Feel Options in the copy Site Wizard

Release 2.1.4.201010102201

Release Date: Sun, 10 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added support for copying web part pages from SharePoint 2003 to regular Web Part Pages in SharePoint 2007 / 2010

Extensions

  • Added checkbox 'Do not show this message again' into dialog that deletes items
  • Added Transferred Amount to the Help/About screen
  • Modified order of pages in the Copy Site Wizard
  • Moved Copy Master Page and Layouts Galleries from Look and Feel options into general copy site options
  • Added logging information for Look and Feel section of site copy
  • Added copying of Top Link Bar settings into Look and Feel Options in the copy Site Wizard for SharePoint 2010

Release 2.1.4.201009300903

Release Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Renamed Navigation section to Look and Feel section on the site copy options page wizard
  • Added copying Navigation page in 'look and feel section' at the time of copying sites
  • Added support for copying list views for custom lists in datasheet view lists during site copy from SharePoint 2003

Release 2.1.4.201009262314

Release Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added support for copying attachments in Discussion Board items
  • Added support to copy local site groups ("roles") including the group itself and the users in it from SharePoint 2003

Extensions

  • Added support to copy Master page gallery at the time of sites copy
  • Added support to copy Page Layouts Gallery at copying publishing sites
  • Added support to copy master page settings at the time of sites copy
  • Added support for copying lists from Meeting Workspace

Release 2.1.4.201009192150

Release Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added support for copying site title, icon and description properties
  • Added support for copying site themes
  • Added support for copying site tree view properties
  • Added support for copying available site templates settings during copy of publishing sites as an option of the Look and Feel / Navigation section
  • Added the function to copy SharePoint 2003 users located in SharePoint 2003 site groups including default site groups like Administrator, WEB Designer, Reader, Contributor

Extensions

  • Added support for copying discussion boards from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 sites
  • Added support for setting core properties (created/modified at/by) for discussion board items and their replies
  • Updated user manuals to include MetaVis Web Service installation section

Release 2.1.4.201009122137

Release Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added version limit for copying non-document items
  • Added checkbox 'Do not show this message again' for 'No data found' dialog at the time of showing list items
  • Added "Copy Navigation" section to the copy sites wizard

Release 2.1.4.201009071706

Release Date: Tue, 07 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added support for copying WEB Part list views

Extensions

  • Added support for copying calendar event recurrence property
  • Added support for automatic detection of subareas in SharePoint 2003
  • Added the function that deletes lists from the target site if they do not exist in the source site when copying sites
  • Added Advanced Options parameters when copying multiple lists
  • Added item filter into advanced options of copy multiple lists wizard
  • Added support for copying InfoPath forms not located in the list

Release 2.1.4.201008222304

Release Date: Sun, 22 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the feature to copy certain number of last versions when copy item version history

Extensions

  • Added support for deploying to the lists of administrator-approved InfoPath forms. The forms themselves should be created and approved by the administrator prior to their deployment to the lists
  • Added the ability to suppress certain system messages like site download is completed or objects are saved into the buffer
  • Added the function to show WEB Parts for any publishing or WEB Part page
  • Simplified List Copy Wizard options page reducing number of default options
  • Added support for copying list view WEB Parts in SharePoint 2010
  • Updated user manual

Release 2.1.4.201008152308

Release Date: Sun, 15 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added Microsoft Office style Ribbon toolbar
  • Added the capability to copy InfoPath form templates in forms libraries. Supported copy from SharePoint 2007 to 2007 or 2010 as well as between SharePoint 2010 sites

Extensions

  • Added the capability to copy SharePoint Designer Workflows from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 sites
  • Improved GUI for copy single SharePoint list wizard
  • Improved GUI for copy multiple SharePoint lists wizard
  • Improved GUI for copy SharePoint sites wizard
  • Improved GUI for copy SharePoint items wizard

Release 2.1.4.201008082140

Release Date: Sun, 08 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the capability to specify user mapping (f.i. domain change) when copying site groups
  • Added the capability to specify user mapping (f.i. domain change) for site groups and permissions when copying sites and lists
  • Added the capability to copy list templates between site collections
  • Added the capability to copy site templates between site collections
  • Added the capability to copy master pages, page layouts and master page layouts between site collections
  • Added the ability to create/promote SharePoint 2003 sites to new SharePoint 2007/2010 site collections

Extensions

  • Added the feature to perform site refresh in the background
  • Added the feature to copy WEB Parts in WSS-3 format
  • Added support for Version Comments in field mapping template

Release 2.1.4.201008012237

Release Date: Sun, 01 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added an experimental feature to copy SharePoint Designer workflows between SharePoint 2010 sites including InfoPath forms for tasks
  • Added the capability to specify user mapping (f.i. domain change) when copying site permissions

Extensions

  • Added the ability to copy many sites as sub-sites of one destination site
  • Added system property default.version.comment used to replace default version comment when importing or copying items

Release 2.1.4.201007252229

Release Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added support for File Classification Infrastructure (FCI) available on Windows Server 2008 R2 when importing files from file system. FCI is a part of Windows File System Resource Management system and allows management of custom metadata for the files on file system. MetaVis Migrator now allows to map custom FCI metadata to SharePoint fields when importing files to SharePoint lists
  • Added the feature to merge term set hierarchies during term sets copying
  • Added support for copying InfoPath forms data
  • Added support for mass tagging InfoPath forms data XML files with different form template URL

Extensions

  • Allowed renaming workflows during copy
  • Added the feature to copy a workflow between different lists on the same SharePoint 2007 site

Release 2.1.4.201007182235

Release Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added experimental feature that copies SharePoint Designer Workflows between sites, site collections and server farms. The feature copies both workflow definitions and related task lists
  • Added the function to copy document sets between SharePoint 2010 sites including metadata
  • Added the feature to map users (file owners, authors, etc) when importing files from file system to SharePoint sites

Extensions

  • Added filter for import files from file system to SharePoint from command line
  • Added capability to copy items to specific SharePoint folder from command line
  • Added parameter for metadata mapping for command line processing

Release 2.1.4.201007112239

Release Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added capability for Classifier to copy or tag content in a site with Read or Limited Access permissions when the user has permissions to write only in some lists in the site
  • Added capability for Classifier to copy items from the site with Read or Limited Access permissions

Extensions

  • Added the ability to browse/copy groups in Term Store browser
  • Added the ability to rename terms groups / term sets / terms during copy
  • Added the ability to promote site to site collection level using command line script
  • Added the following parameters to command line processing: Added following attributes: Remove from Source, Remove Folder Structure, Override, Copy History
  • Removed Classifier limitation on copying versions

Release 2.1.4.201007060037

Release Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added command line processing for copy site, copy lists, item level copy and copy from file system

Extensions

  • Allowed to map any attribute to custom attribute
  • Added warning message in case minor version of the document is skipped because the target list supports major versions only
  • Added the ability to Compare Individual Lists in Live Compare dialog

Release 2.1.4.201006272258

Release Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added Taxonomy / Term Sets browser for SharePoint 2010 sites with the ability to drag and drop (or copy/paste) terms branches between different sets or inside the same taxonomy tree
  • Added the feature to copy WEB Part Pages (including WEB Parts) from any document library to any other document library
  • Added the feature to copy Survey lists between sites, site collections or servers

Extensions

  • Added the logic to automatically attach user (automatically ensure user) to the site in case the user never logged in to the site when transferring data for Person or Group field

Release 2.1.4.201006202247

Release Date: Sun, 20 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to map site and list templates at the time of site copy
  • Added the function to copy pages from SharePoint 2003 to SharePoint 2007/2010 publishing libraries including WEB Parts

Extensions

  • Added site templates report
  • Added list templates report
  • Reorganized site compare popup menu to include Live Side-by-Side Compare function. Replaces icons in compare site sub-menu
  • Added Reports sub-menu to site level right click popup menu in navigator tree
  • Added Advanced properties into summary wizard for copy items, lists and sites

Release 2.1.4.201006142302

Release Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the ability to map users from source to target sites when copying items, lists or sites
  • Added Site Users Report
  • Added the ability to copy WEB Parts along with any publishing page from SharePoint 2007 / 2010

Extensions

  • Added support for switching panels in Live Compare dialog
  • Added an ability to convert references to local resources typed in page content body or in some other field to the target SharePoint site/site collection when copying publishing pages
  • Added an ability to map users deleted from the source site but recorded in the item fields by matching them by Display Names with the mapping file or with users of the target site

Release 2.1.4.201006062220

Release Date: Sun, 06 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added support for batch synchronizing list documents, views, site permissions, roles, groups, fields, properties, content types, lists and WEB Parts in Live Compare
  • Added support for copying WEB Parts from SharePoint 2003
  • Added Re-compare and View in SharePoint actions for sites and lists in live compare dialog

Release 1.0.5.201005312309

Release Date: Mon, 31 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Reorganized items in right click menus for navigation tree and content panel
  • Replaced some toolbar and drop down menus icons
  • Added support for synchronizing multiple list items at once in Live Side-by-Side Compare Dialog including the ability to copy all un-synched items by selecting Contents folder
  • Reorganized live side-by-side compare dialog. Removed check-boxes controlling what should be compared. Differences in objects are moved to object specific folders

Release 1.0.5.201005232232

Release Date: Sun, 23 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the feature to copy folder core properties (created / modified at / by) for folders during folders, list or site copy operations
  • Added the feature to preserve folder's original metadata including content type. This feature works if copy is performed in non-data analysis mode. Copying with Keep Original Content Type preserves all folders' metadata while setting specific content type on the mapping screen causes folder metadata to come through the same mapping defined for the item / documents content type though keeping the original folder content type intact in any case

Release 1.0.5.201005101425

Release Date: Mon, 10 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added advanced log viewer
  • Added experimental feature to promote site to new site collection

Extensions

  • Implemented a function that allows copying lists to existing lists. The function will attempt to extend the existing list with content types and fields as well as properties of the source list and copy content, views and permissions after it if requested
  • Added support for term sets in MetaVis Templates
  • Added support for managed metadata field when applying MetaVis templates

Release 1.0.5.201004230009

Release Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added compare users in groups in Live Compare dialog
  • Added status feedback in Live Compare dialog

Release 1.0.5.201004192347

Release Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added support for list content compare to side-by-side compare dialog with the ability to synchronize sites
  • Added support for site permissions, permission levels, user and groups compare to side-by-side compare dialog with the ability to synchronize sites
  • Added support for site home page WEB Parts compare to side-by-side compare dialog with the ability to synchronize sites

Extensions

  • Modified paste action in navigator and views to reflect what exact paste it is about like Paste Documents, Paste Files, Paste Groups, etc

Release 1.0.5.201004132321

Release Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added an experimental Live Side-by-Side Compare function that compares and synchronizes two sites or site collections
  • Added an ability to expand groups and show users inside groups
  • Added the function to copy/paste users into groups

Extensions

  • Added objects icons when displaying site permissions, groups, permission levels, WEB Parts and list views

Release 1.0.5.201004120245

Release Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the ability to delete sites with sub-sites from Navigator window

Extensions

  • Added menu item Windows / Reset that restores workspace window arrangements in the original order

Release 1.0.5.201004011658

Release Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added the function to filter items at the time of copying the whole list

Release 1.0.5.201003292244

Release Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to Save / Load filters in a filter dialog box
  • Added the function to replace URLs with new site / site collection prefix when moving items (links specifically) between site collections
  • Added the function to apply filters during item copy
  • Added the function to bulk delete files based on the provided CSV report generated by MetaVis Content Report. All records left in this report will be deleted from SharePoint

Extensions

  • Added keyboard shortcuts for Ctrl-Insert (Copy) and Shift-Insert (Paste)

Release 1.0.5.201003232210

Release Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to drag and drop or copy/paste files from file Windows Explorer to MetaVis list or folder in navigator view or right into MetaVis content browser
  • Added the logic that automatically fixes forbidden characters and names when loading files from file system (like &%*, ..., folder endings like _files, double periods, etc)
  • Added the ability to mass replace publishing layout page reference in publishing pages

Extensions

  • Added integration between MetaVis view of site permissions, permission levels, groups and WEB Parts and SharePoint GUI screens
  • Updated user manual

Release 1.0.5.201003142257

Release Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added function to browse and copy individual WEB Parts between SharePoint sites

Extensions

  • Added support for calculated columns during list and site copy
  • Added support for copy/paste groups between SharePoint sites
  • Added support for drag and drop groups and roles between SharePoint sites
  • Added support for inheriting / breaking inheritance for roles and permissions and indicator displaying inheritance status. Added capability to optionally bread inheritance from parent site when copying permissions and roles

Release 1.0.5.201003072249

Release Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the function to map managed metadata fields when copying items between server farms
  • Added the function to map different managed metadata fields linked to different term sets
  • Added the capability to copy list with managed metadata field to different site when performing list copy operation
  • Added the capability to copy managed metadata field as a part of site copy operation
  • Added site permissions browser with the ability to copy selected permissions between sites
  • Added site roles (permission levels) browser with the ability to copy roles between sites
  • Added site groups browser
  • Added filter for File System items. Supported filter fields are: file name, size, extension, created and modified dates and file owner

Extensions

  • Added support for mapping comma-separated string values to multiple taxonomy field. For example Title field with string value - "USA, Germany, France" will be mapped to taxonomy field as 3 separate taxonomies - USA, Germany and France. Also, if taxonomy field not allow multiple values, 1st value in comma separated list (USA) will be mapped
  • Added support for copying team sites from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010
  • Added support taxonomy field in List Filter dialog

Release 1.0.5.201002282237

Release Date: Sun, 28 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added support for tagging items with managed metadata fields in SharePoint 2010
  • Added support for mapping lookup and string fields to managed metadata fields in SharePoint 2010
  • Added a feature that ignores folders when copying documents from either file system or another SP location. All documents appear in the same folder / list after this. This feature could be used in conjunction with the folder map function that assigns parts of the folder path to the document metadata when loading files from the file system

Release 1.0.5.201002212252

Release Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the function to copy a site between sites and site collections
  • Added the function to merge site with the existing site
  • Added the function to copy the site hierarchy between sites and site collections
  • Added the function to copy site home page WEB Parts as a part of the copy site operation or from one site to another site
  • Added the function to copy Welcome page settings and WEB Parts when copying publishing sites
  • Added the function to copy certain site navigation settings when copying sites

Extensions

  • Improved control over authentication

Release 1.0.5.201002181913

Release Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the function to browse and copy individual list views

Extensions

  • Added the function to tag fields with empty values
  • Added the function to set field to empty value during documents copy

Release 1.0.5.201002092257

Release Date: Tue, 09 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added MetaVis beta for SharePoint 2010 functionality

Release 1.0.5.201001312243

Release Date: Sun, 31 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added an Excel report listing all items and documents in a selected list. Report optionally may include items metadata
  • Simplified connection to SharePoint dialog. Eliminated second wizard page (connection status) when connecting to SharePoint. In case connection succeeds the processing follows the finish button immediately. In case connection does not succeed, the error message appears

Release 1.0.5.201001172311

Release Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added an Excel report listing all items and documents in a site and optionally in all sub-sites. Report optionally may include items metadata or list summaries only

Release 1.0.5.201001141446

Release Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added the function to map folders of the file path to any SharePoint field when importing files from file system

Extensions

  • Added an ability to run list copy as a background process
  • Added an ability to include site template and language information to MetaVis templates and use these properties during creating sites from templates. This function allows to build MetaVis templates for team, meeting or publishing sites
  • Added an ability to maintain approval status during item / document copy
  • Added support for content (no metadata or non-document items yet) including site home page in MetaVis templates
  • Added size and last modified date to file system explorer with the option to sort by size and date

Release 1.0.5.200912212330

Release Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added an ability to run item level copy / tag job as a background process. This function allows execution of multiple item level operations simultaneously. Following software updates will include background concurrent processing for list copy and other blocking operations
  • Added support for "Show List on Quick Launch" list property in Migrator (when copying lists) and Architect (list properties) products

Release 1.0.5.200912122231

Release Date: Sat, 12 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added an ability to copy/paste SharePoint 2003 lists and libraries to SharePoint 2007/2010 sites. List structure with custom fields and content could be copied but permissions and views do not
  • Added functionality to keep original content type and fields for the documents and items during copy. This function allows to select and copy multiple items of different content types to the other location preserving their metadata
  • Introduced "Data Analysis Mode" available in Edit menu. Implemented copying / tagging items with no data pre-load in non-Data Analysis Mode for fast display of the properties screen before copy or tag

Extensions

  • Added Copy/Paste menu items in right click popup menus in navigator tree, file system and items browser
  • Added an ability to tag items in folders
  • Added default mapping for core properties as "Copy from the source" in cases when MetaVis Service is installed on the destination server
  • Added "Delete" hot key for "Content View" tab
  • Added display of site URL for each site node in "Select Site Wizard" page

Release 1.0.5.2009111251742

Release Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added an ability to map multi-valued checkboxes to multi-valued checkboxes and to multi-valued lookups during item copy or tag

Release 1.0.5.200911152245

Release Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added "Copy Lists" wizard that simplifies copying lists between sites
  • Added the ability to copy / inheriting list permissions during list copy
  • Added the ability to copy list items together with attachments
  • Added the ability to delete lists directly in SharePoint

Extensions

  • Improved performance of folder browsing in navigator by not checking folders on children existence while displaying them in the navigator - always show "expand" sign

Release 1.0.5.200911091230

Release Date: Mon, 09 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500

New Features

  • Added an ability to copy list views during lists/libraries copy
  • Added an ability to copy/paste (Ctrl-C/Ctrl-V) objects like items, documents, folders and lists

Extensions

  • Implemented the function that prompts for software updates on Windows 7 computers where update should be run under the administrator privileges
  • Added the menu item Help / Check for Updates that checks for the existing software updates
  • Digitally signed MetaVis.exe. Updated digital signature for MetaVis installer
  • Added the function to compare site against multiple target sites in compare sites wizard
  • Redesigned Connect to SharePoint dialog. It does not include user info unless it is required to connect (for easier handling of domain auto-authentication) and pops up info with account and proxy info when needed.
  • Implemented support for core properties functionality for copy into libraries with minor versions enabled

Release 1.0.5.200911021535

Release Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Added Compare Sites Wizard
  • Added support for sub-sites in Deploy Wizard

Release 1.0.5.200910172332

Release Date: Sat, 17 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added support for multi-site MetaVis templates - logical models with the selected objects not linked to any specific SharePoint site
  • Added support for applying MetaVis templates to the existing sites
  • Added support for comparing MetaVis templates to multiple existing sites
  • Added support for provisioning new site in SharePoint based on MetaVis template
  • Added MetaVis Site Creator Wizard that lets user to define site and list parameters based on MetaVis template before creating them in SharePoint
  • Added Team Site MetaVis template
  • Added site map diagram featuring graphical representation of site collection site hierarchy
  • Added an ability to create new sites

Extensions

  • Changed diagram orientation: the root node is on top
  • Increased color contrast of read/only (hidden, inherited) objects on diagram
  • Removed arrows in content type inheritance on site diagram
  • Used "Connect to SharePoint" labeling for the initial download diagram wizard
  • Added support for copying version history for non-document items
  • Added support for copying / tagging core properties (created / modified) for non-document items
  • Added support for drag-and-drop lists between sites. This operation creates a list, dependent content types and fields and optionally copies items in the list
  • Added key-binding Ctrl-N that opens new window
  • Added an ability to select all items in item browser by Ctrl-A key
  • Added "after" and "before" filter criteria for dates. Added created and modified dates to the filter criteria. It allows to select items created/modified after or before certain date
  • Added support for browsing and copying non-document list items in SharePoint 2003
  • Removed unused links from Welcome screen. Welcome screen now considers the product edition
  • Added folders support during copy of non-document items
  • Implemented the ability to set additional list properties: "search", "read/write security", e-mail notifications for task lists, attachments.

Release 1.0.5.200908292329

Release Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added the function to open new MetaVis Window with the ability to drag and drop between windows

Extensions

  • Implemented reporting property values differences in Compare Report
  • Implemented printed report for sites compare and difference report
  • Added Language and SharePoint Version site properties
  • Added support for copying / tagging documents in SharePoint 2003
  • Added support for minor versions in document history migration
  • Added support for copying document versions from SharePoint 2003
  • Added initial support for Logical Models (MetaVis Templates)
  • Added initial support for site collection diagrams (read only)
  • Increased memory cap to 1Gig for new installations

Release 1.0.5.200908152321

Release Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added read only support for SharePoint 2003. It is possible to copy documents and items from SharePoint 2003 to SharePoint 2007 or 2010. It is possible to drag and drop lists definition as content types into SharePoint 2007 or 2010
  • Added support for copying (migrating) WIKI pages between sites

Extensions

  • Added support for MS Office document templates during document copy

Release 1.0.5.200908061128

Release Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Add Advanced and Versioning properties to List objects. These properties could be viewed, created, compared and copied

Release 1.0.5.200908012253

Release Date: Sat, 01 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added support for choice fields with "Allow Fill in Choices" Enabled in Classifier

Release 1.0.5.200907231457

Release Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Implemented support for Checkboxes Choice field that allows multiple selections. It is now possible to assign multiple values for these fields and map them during item copy

Release 1.0.5.200907131013

Release Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Copy version history feature in included in "Classifier with Bulk Import" and "Architect Suite" editions. Copy version history checkbox is now available on the summary wizard p

Extensions

  • "Person or Group" field type and Created and Modified By columns become editable on Classifier properties screen that allows entering user login name into it
  • It is allowed to map any values between Person or Group fields as well as Created and Modified By columns
  • More core properties like Keywords, Description, Category, etc are supported for MS Office documents
  • Enhanced performance of Items Browser in the area of folders rendering

Release 1.0.5.200907022234

Release Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400

New Features

  • Added three new column properties: "Show on Display Form", "Show on Edit Form", "Show on New Form"
  • Added support for read only columns in Architect. This feature allows alternative way to migrate created date from file system files: create an artificial read only column that will keep the original created date. This way enables migrations from file system retaining original created date without installing any component on the Sharepoint server

Extensions

  • Added the ability to map lookup attribute to choice attribute
  • Lookup column properties are renamed to "Source List" and "Source Column" and moved to Core Properties category on top of the column properties view
  • The system now forces to update (refresh) change report in case some change record were already implemented (succesfully or not)
  • Implemented upload / downoad feedback during file copy
  • Added an option to "View" a libray in Sharepoint (in Internet Browser) from the popup (righ button click) menu of the list in the navigation tree, the icon in the toolbar and menu View / Show View
  • Double click now selects a list and a site on "Select Location" page of Classification Wizard
  • Added support for MS Visio documents
  • Added support for copying / tagging items in publishing lists and libraries

Release 1.0.5.200906072222

Release Date: Sun, 07 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Implemented the ability to drag'n'drop some attribute from list type to column group
  • Limited Architect Suite Trial edition to only five files tagged or copied at the same time

Release 1.0.5.200905312229

Release Date: Sun, 31 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Implemented an ability to sort list items using columns displayed in the list browser. It is a big ergonomic improvements that enhances visual content tagging based on visual criteria of the ordered lists.
  • Architect Suite trial edition limits classifier to 5 files at a time
  • Implemented an ability to tag documents with created date, modified date, created by and modified by properties, map these properties during copy operation and map these properties from the correspondent file properties of the file system. All these new features require additional components that should be installed on either Sharepoint server (for assigning properties to SP documents) or on client Windows computer (for picking up these properties from Windows files). Please ask for these components if you need them since we did not yet included them in the installation

Release 1.0.5.200905211703

Release Date: Thu, 21 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Supported filter criteria in document view filter
  • Supported dates in documents view filter
  • Use fast list node expanding in tagger indicating that all lists have folders
  • Improved performance in switching between Architect and Classifier

Release 1.0.5.200905172233

Release Date: Sun, 17 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Classifier mode displays only lists and subsites. No content types and column groups are displayed in this mode anymore. Less distraction is better
  • Registration dialog redesigned so it is more intuitive to use it.
  • Any MetaVis edition switches to Community Edition after the license gets expired
  • It is possible to d'n'd folders from My File System into Content pane and into Lists/Folders on Topology Navigator
  • Additional DnD Support implemented for Classier allowing dnd list folders within topology navigator
  • Implemented Classifier Html Logger. Remove Status column from Contents pane. If all items is processed successfully - show message: "N document(s) successfully processed", if some errors occured - display question "N document(s) successfullt process. M document(s) failed. Would you like to see log?" If user click YES - html log report will open in browser
  • Increased performance of update diagram / Sharepoint operation in times

Release 1.0.5.200905102326

Release Date: Sun, 10 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Added List Views support. Classifier List Browser now displays columns defined in the selected list view (not just name, creation date and create at fields). It is also possible to switch view from default to any other view defined for this list in Sharepoint
  • Added Help / User Manual
  • Improved performance of Sharepoint List Browser and number of items that it can display

Release 1.0.5.200904292157

Release Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • New www.metavistech.com WEB site is up and running
  • Added the ability to load the all sub-sites hierarchy when loading any site. It is possible either to load sub-site nodes with all objects (lists, content types and columns) or to load sub-sites without any objects which works faster but requires load of the objects later
  • Added the ability to mass update many Sharepoint sites at once
  • Added the ability to hide native content types in the root site of the site collection by using "Hide Inherited Type" command to simplify diagrams for the root sites

Release 1.0.5.200904201114

Release Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Public beta is extended until April, 30 2009
  • Do not use site count in license

Release 1.0.9.200904132250

Release Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Public beta is extended until April, 21 2009

Release 1.0.9.200904042332

Release Date: Sat, 04 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Implemented drag and drop of list from navigator tree to any diagram that could be from other site or even site collection. This action copies list definition, list content types and list columns. In case the list with the same name already exists in the target site, the new list name is generated so that list names will be unique.

Release 1.0.9.200903291944

Release Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Custom column types support - read only so far. Provisioning of columns of custom types is coming
  • Implemented drag and drop of any site content type to any diagram (could be from other site or even site collection) with potential renaming of content types so that will be unique. Drag and drop for lists to copy list definition from one site to the other one is coming soon
  • Implemented copying (drag and drop) column from other site - it creates a column in a column group too
  • Implemented double click on document view. It opens up document if it is a document or it expands a folder if it is a folder
  • Implemented tagging / copying communication log based on Edit / Debug Mode sw
  • In Classifier format, all lists are displayed by default - there is no need to do "Show Lists" every time in the beginning
  • Disable the ability to change the Title field name and Item content type as well as Task.Body, Announcement.Body and Task.Expiration and System type - enforcing good practice of Sharepoint architecture design
  • Provided details about pending statuses during diagram or application update - give exact column names missing but required to provision a type

Release 1.0.9.200903151339

Release Date: Sun, 15 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Drag and drop of folders (with files and sub-folder hierarchy) is implemented. Both Sharepoint folders and File System folders could be dragged and dropped to Sharepoint targets (lists and folders). This operation will copy the whole folder tree with all files inside it to the new destination
  • Navigation tree displays folders hierarchy under lists in classifier mode. Double click on folder displays content of this folder
  • File system browser view also displays folders under drives
  • MetaVis Classifier can be instructed to overwrite existing file during copy / move operation, create new version (if version support is enabled for the list) or fail the copy

Release 1.0.9.200903091804

Release Date: Mon, 09 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400

Extensions

  • Navigation tree on the left side and file system view now include folders under lists and drives to improve file access

Release 1.0.9.200903082150

Release Date: Sun, 08 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Import from file system function is implemented. There is a view that appears in Classifier mode of the application (Switch by a button on a toolbar) that displays all drives on the local file system. Double clicking on a drive navigates to File / Folder browser view. File from this view could be dragged and dropped on any list of the loaded Sharepoint site initiating regular MetaVis Classifier location selection and property definition wizard. It is possible to select a sub-folder of the target list on Location page and define metadata on the Properties page. Many files could be copied at once. See "Using Bulk Import Plug-In" cheat sheet in Help / Cheat Sheets section for details.
  • Performance of file import is improved
  • My File System view is implemented
  • List browser displays system icons depending on file extension
  • Transport level logging is enabled by "Debug Mode" menu setting providing detailed communication protocol between client and Sharepoint server to troubleshoot failed connections.
  • Added a "Version Comment" property for files copied/moved/imported into a library that supports vers

Release 1.0.9.200903020010

Release Date: Mon, 02 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Classifier wizard "Copy from Other Column" function allows to select column of different column type as a source of the c

Release 1.0.9.200903021103

Release Date: Mon, 02 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Previous release did not include some of the functions described in the release notes. This release delivers all of them
  • Version Comment property is added on the document copy dialog

Release 1.0.9.200902212218

Release Date: Sat, 21 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Vocabulary lookup column in Classifier now allows selecting items from folders / subfolders of the lookup source list. Before only top level items were retrieved from the lookup list

Release 1.0.9.200902142316

Release Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Classification wizard features new way to select column values during tag or c
  • Classifier manages multi-line wrapped texts among all other column types
  • List browser now has click-able site and list name on the top to ease navigation and general understanding from what place these items came
  • Drag and drop items to folders inside the same browser

Release 1.0.9.200902082215

Release Date: Sun, 08 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Extensions

  • Item browser performance is improved. Items list is retrieved faster from SharePoint list. Items metadata is retrieved faster too when Tag, Copy and Move operations with items are initiated. It is also possible to cancel the Tag or Copy/Move action during metadata retrieval
  • Mode switch action is added to toolbar that allows to switch application to Classifier or to Architect mode. In Classifier mode the diagram disappears and the application layout changes to look like Windows Explorer with sites and list on the left and items (documents) on the right.
  • Limit on 100 items or documents retrieved from SharePoint lists is removed in Classifier

Release 1.0.9.200901301605

Release Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500

New Features

  • MetaVis Classifier is released. MetaVis Classifier allows tagging and moving items and documents in bulk. Click here for details

Extensions

  • The application does not ask for user id and password each time it connects to Sharepoint anymore. It remembers the last entered credentials and uses them to connect. The application still shows the box that connection is successful but it does not happen often anymore
  • Site selection drop down that allows to pick already loaded site as a connection target for either content copy or compare
  • Added an ability to synchronize created or deleted subsites with the diagram
  • Installer now works from computers that connect to internet through proxy. IE auto-configuration script is also supported
  • New naming schema for the application editions is adopted. Now we have MetaVis Architect, MetaVis Classifier and MetaVis Suite which includes both Architect and Classifier. We will also have a Community edition with limited functionality for both Architect and Classifier and limited number of sites
  • More exact feedback is given after applying change in the "Compare View" like "Diagram Update Successfully" or "Failure to Update SharePoint"

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