The Upgrade Process

This section provides additional details on the three upgrade approaches. The first stage in the upgrade process is to install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. Then you can upgrade or migrate your Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 Web sites. The upgrade process is broken into four tasks, as follows:

  • Task 1: Install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 binaries

  • Task 2: Run the prescan tool

  • Task 3: Run the SharePoint Products And Technologies Configuration Wizard

  • Task 4: Upgrade and migrate your Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 Web sites

If you want to use the content database migration upgrade approach, you should install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 on your new server or servers. (The process is detailed in Chapter 5. If you want to ...

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