Advanced upgrade scenarios for SharePoint 2013

SharePoint Server 2016

Applies to: SharePoint 2013, SharePoint Foundation 2013, SharePoint Server 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2017-08-02

Summary:Learn how to upgrade to SharePoint 2013 in advanced scenarios, such as from FAST Search Server, or when using content type syndication.

The following downloadable resources, articles on TechNet, video recordings, and related resources provide information about how to upgrade to SharePoint 2013 in advanced scenarios.

The following articles about how to upgrade in advanced scenarios are available to view online. Writers update articles on a continuing basis as new information becomes available and as users provide feedback.


Building blocks Content Description

Search-first migration from FAST Search Server for SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint Server 2013

Learn how to perform a search-first migration from Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint to Microsoft SharePoint 2013.

How to upgrade an environment that uses content type syndication (SharePoint Server 2013)

Upgrade the Managed Metadata service application and site collections that use content type syndication and share the service applications to the old farm.

Deploy custom features to upgraded site collections in SharePoint Server 2013

Learn supported scenarios for deploying custom features to upgraded site collections in a SharePoint Server 2013 farm that has been upgraded from SharePoint Server 2010.

For descriptions of additional cross-product upgrade paths that are allowed, see the following articles: