|Migration Tool Overview
The Export Only option will export SharePoint Discussion Board list data to a .CMP file. This file can later be imported using the Import Only function. You may want to use this option if you your SharePoint Discussion Board list is large and you want to split the export and import functions.
To export SharePoint Discussion Board list data using the Export Only function:
|In the Discussion Board Plus Migration Tool, select the Export Only function.
|File Location: Enter the location where data and log files should be saved.
|Source Site URL: Enter the URL for the site where the existing SharePoint Discussion Board list is located.
|Source Discussion Board: Enter the list name of the SharePoint Discussion Board list that contains the data you want to export.
|Exclude Dependencies: Excludes export of item dependencies such as images, master pages and page layouts. These items can sometimes cause problems during import and do not need to be imported if the source and target discussion boards are on the same site. Use this option if previous import attempts have failed, and only if the source and target discussion boards are on the same site.
|After completing all export settings, click Run to begin the export.
The migration tool will export all data from the existing SharePoint Discussion Board list and save it to a .CMP file in the folder you specified in the File Location setting in Step 2.
Export results are displayed in the Migration Tool status window and are also logged to a file in the folder in the File Location setting.