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Windows® SharePoint® Services 3.0 Inside Out by Errin O'Connor

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Migrating and Upgrading Web Sites

Server administrators or members of the Farm Administrators group in Central Administration can upgrade sites from WSS 2.0 to WSS 3.0. The structure and data of a site are preserved, and WSS 3.0 will make the following changes:

  • Upgrade the WSS technology

  • Upgrade the data to the WSS 3.0 database schema

  • Update the user rights, site groups, and cross-site groups to WSS 3.0 user permissions, permission levels, and SharePoint groups

  • Upgrade any Web Part customizations your organization may have implemented

  • Upgrade any site customizations that may have been made with a Web design program

Note

There is no direct upgrade from SharePoint Team Services (STS) to WSS 3.0. To upgrade from STS, you must first upgrade to WSS 2.0 and ...

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