Importing Microsoft SharePoint Data

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    To import document library or list, use either of the following PowerShell cmdlets:

    • For PowerShell snap-in, use the following command.

    Add-PsSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell

    Import-SPWeb -Identity "http://<web_server_name>/sites/<destination_site>" -Path "C:\<export_folder>" -NoFileCompression –IncludeUserSecurity

    • For SharePoint Management Shell, use the following command.

    Import-SPWeb -Identity "http://<web_server_name>/sites/<destination_site>" -Path "C:\<export_folder>" -NoFileCompression –IncludeUserSecurity

    where:

    • <web_server_name> — destination web server.
    • <destination_site> — destination web site.
    • <export_folder> — source folder containing exported library/list content.

    To get extended help on the Import–SPWeb command, use the following command.

    Get-Help Import-SPWeb -full