Performing the Upgrade Process

This section provides additional details on the three upgrade approaches described previously in Chapter 23. The upgrade process can be divided into the following four tasks:

  • Task 1: Install SharePoint Server 2007 binaries.

  • Task 2: Run the prescan tool.

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

  • Task 4: Upgrade/Migrate your SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Web sites using one of the three approaches described previously.

We will detail, in this section, how these tasks are different than they were described in Chapter 23. In addition, we will detail the use of the stsadm.exe command line tool in the upgrade process. If you plan to use the content database migration approach, you should install ...

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