Revert to a previous version site (Windows SharePoint Services)

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

Updated: December 1, 2006

Applies To: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0


Topic Last Modified: 2007-12-13

If you want to discard the results of a gradual upgrade for a particular site and revert to the previous version site, you can do so by using the procedure below. Note that reverting to the previous version site deletes the upgraded site, so be sure to copy any elements you might need from the upgraded site (by using a Web Page editor that is compatible with Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 such as Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007) before you perform this action. After you have made any necessary changes in the previous version site, you can try upgrading the site again.

  1. In Central Administration, on the Operations tab, under Upgrade and Migration, click Site content upgrade status.

  2. On the Site Content Upgrade Status page, next to the URL that contains the site you want to revert, click Continue upgrade.

  3. On the Site Collection Upgrade page, on the Actions menu, click Revert site.

  4. On the Revert to Non-Upgraded Site page, in the Select Upgrade Site Collection section, in the Site Collection box, click the down arrow and click Change Site Collection.

  5. On the Select Site Collection page, click the URL for the site collection you want to revert, and then click OK.

  6. On the Revert to Non-Upgraded Site page, then click Continue.

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