Import of custom fields fails

Jul 15, 2009 at 8:49 AM


I'm trying to import several SP sites exported from Sharepoint 2003 into Sharepoint 2007. Each site contains several lists and/or doclibs. Now everything works fine for the default fields of the lists/libs. Values for custom columns (like custom metadata for documents) are not imported though. The columns have been created by the importer, but no values have been inserted.

I have checked the items.xml files, and they contain the values. First idea was, it has to do with the renaming of custom columns the exporter does (see Sharepoint Extractor User Guide), but this only seems to be done for doclibs. I'm encountering the same problem with normal lists. Does anyone have an idea on what's going wrong here?

Any  help is highly appreciated!