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Beginning PowerShell for SharePoint 2016: A Guide for Administrators, Developers, and DevOps Engineers, Second Edition by John Edward Naguib, Nikolas Charlebois-Laprade

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©  Nikolas Charlebois-Laprade and John Edward Naguib 2017

Nikolas Charlebois-Laprade and John Edward Naguib, Beginning PowerShell for SharePoint 2016, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2884-5_7

7. Upgrading from SharePoint 2013 to 2016 with PowerShell

Nikolas Charlebois-Laprade and

John Edward Naguib2

(1)Gatineau, Québec, Canada

(2)Cairo, Egypt

Suppose your organization has a previous SharePoint farm version, and you would like to move the data to a new SharePoint 2016 farm. You have two paths:

  • Upgrade your farm.

  • Use a third-party tool.

This chapter will demonstrate the first approach, given that you have a 2013 farm.

The upgrade story has been a changing one between versions of SharePoint for the last decade. If you take a look back at SharePoint Portal Server 2003, ...

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