Perform a search-first migration (SharePoint Server 2007)

Forms Server 2007

Updated: June 16, 2011

Applies To: Office SharePoint Server 2007

Updated: 2011-06-16

Upgrading to Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 from Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 provides significant improvements in enterprise search capability. However, policy or resource constraints in an organization sometimes pose challenges that can prevent or postpone a complete upgrade. Even if your organization is not ready to perform a complete upgrade from SharePoint Server 2007, you can take advantage of end-user enterprise search capabilities of SharePoint Server 2010 from your SharePoint Server 2007 deployment by performing a search-first migration.

The following articles describe the process of search-first migration. In these articles, it is assumed that you are knowledgeable about deploying, configuring, and operating SharePoint Server 2007 and SharePoint Server 2010, especially with regard to search functionality.

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