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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Cookbook by Peter Serzo

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Importing a Term Set

Term Sets can not only be created but can also be imported. As we have discussed, Term Sets define the language of your business. Enterprise organizations typically have so much information (defined metadata) that creating a Term Set manually is not a preferable option.

Using a comma-separated values (CSV) file, this metadata can be imported to the system up to seven levels deep.

Using the provided FinancialAidTermSet.csv file, this recipe will show you how to create a Term Set outside of the Term Set Management Tool and import it.

Getting ready

You must have administrative permissions to the Central Administration site and have the Managed Metadata Finance Service created in Chapter 2. You also need to have the FinancialAidTermSet.csv ...

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