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How to install Content Porter 2013 SP1 to Tridion 2013 SP1

Technically the message is right - there is no Content Porter Server installer anymore, this is now included in the standard Content Manager Core. But the client installer is not included in the CM ...
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Content Porting Custom Application Data

I believe this was possible since 2013? You can port custom appdata as long as you follow a convention. Experience Manager, Translation Manager, DXA and others use this mechanism. I thought this was ...
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Error when synchronizing a component against a schema with optional embedded fields which have mandatory embedded fields

In SDL Tridion 2013 (SP1), the same error persists when you try to send the same structured content via the Translation Plugin. To fix (in Translation Manager) we used the hotfix TT87682 part of the ...
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When using the Release Manager Extension for Tridion 2011 will the Content Porter move releases when porting content between environments?

The ReleaseManager extension is actually only intended to be used to "bundle" a group of Tridion items for a release. The way that it actually works is that it stores all items added to the release in ...
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Prevent Business Process Types from being ported

Three options you may want to consider: Rename the BPT in the source system (to the same name as the one used in the destination) before doing the export and then just exclude it from the import, to ...
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Content Porter ports the Categories but not the Permissions added to different Groups in it

Besides everything Jonathan said in his answer, I would like to clarify a bit what is the purpose of Content Porter and how it works. It is used for transferring mainly components, templates or pages ...
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Content Porter ports the Categories but not the Permissions added to different Groups in it

It looks like this is an error in the documentation. The Non-exportable items page lists the items that will not be included in the Content Port. This list includes: Permissions for Publications, ...
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How to install Content Porter 2013 SP1 to Tridion 2013 SP1

Note also that you will not need a Content Porter license when running Content Porter 2013 SP1 on a Tridion 2013 SP1 system.
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Error while exporting through Content Porter 2013 SP1 | Root element is missing

I ran into this problem today. In my case, I was selecting the application data category "User Generated Content." or as referenced in the error, ugcComponentAndPage. I did not need to select this ...
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Error while CMS Import by content porter in SDL Web 8.5 with DXA 1.8

Run ttm-prepare.ps1 which comes in your DXA package and it will preconfigure the Topology Manager for the DXA Site Type and Business Process Types.Also Please check Topology Manager is installed ...
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Content Porter Export and Import to new Tridion Instance

Two approaches you might consider Clone the database from Server A to Server B. Then change the few environment specific items (e.g. Publication Targets) and remove / delete anything you did not want ...
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When using the Release Manager Extension for Tridion 2011 will the Content Porter move releases when porting content between environments?

Welcome to the Tridion community! The Release Manager extension is quite old. It was excellent back in the day, but today we have Bundles with Tridion. To directly answer your question, no, you will ...
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Configuration LDAP for ImportExportService with SDL Tridion 2013 SP1

Since 2013 SP1 Content Porter Core part is placed in Tridion Core (TcmServiceHost + IIS). Your stack trace shows, that there is problem on creating session (impersonation). Look here http://...
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Configuration LDAP for ImportExportService with SDL Tridion 2013 SP1

Did you configure the steps needed for Content Porter configuration with LDAP? Please check the Tridion docs and follow these steps : http://sdllivecontent.sdl.com/LiveContent/content/en-US/SDL%...
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Error when synchronizing a component against a schema with optional embedded fields which have mandatory embedded fields

Have a look at the SynchronizeFlags enum. You're using synchronizeFlags.All and that does more than you need to get valid content. For example: putting default values in optional fields. That is ...
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Error while CMS Import by content porter in SDL Web 8.5 with DXA 1.8

Before you can import DXA you need a fully operational content delivery environment, as described here This means you first need to setup the CD and Topology. The import is failing as it cannot find ...
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Content Porter - Don't update dependencies if they already exist in destination CM

I eventually found the answer to this in the Configuring this import page of the Content Porter online documentation: If you are importing into SDL Tridion 2013 Content Manager or older, under ...
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Unable to Port Bundles in Web8

When you are exporting, it's likely you're not exporting dependencies. And there is a dependency that is required (which may be the item referred to above - or could be something deeper in the list) - ...
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Content Porter error while importing using LB URL

For the scaled-out Load Balanced CME setup. In the Tridion.ContentManager.config apart from enabling useBinaryContentProvider=true attribute, we also need to set this binaryContentStorage element and ...
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Better process for Content Porter deployments

As Velu says, you can script the export and import of "content porter" packages via the Import/Export service API. Essentially, all the core functionality of Content Porter has gradually moved to the ...
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Better process for Content Porter deployments

Just my thought and idea, I think OOTB - you could think of writing a PowerShell Automation script to import your packages using ImportService and then link that script to your CI/CD Deployments, It's ...
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Content Porter Icon disable in CME SDL Web 8

After going through the documentation Content Porter for SDL Web 8 I found missing prerequisites. Once all the prerequisistes (VC++ 2010 x86, Microsoft.NET 4.5.2) were installed I was able to get the ...
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Unable to Port Bundles in Web8

I would like to clarify a bit the response Mark has gave you. He is completely right. Basically, when you export bundle, you don't export single item. You export virtual folder with references to ...
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When are TCM URIs "managed?"

XLinks in custom content/metadata are "managed" by CM Kernel. Meaning: if such XLinks contains a TCM URI or WebDAV URL of a CM Component, a managed Component link will created (which shows up in Where ...
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Content Porter Export and Import to new Tridion Instance

I agree with the two suggestions that Chris has made in his answer. I guess that the approach depends on whether you need to delete any content (and if so, then how much!) following a database clone. ...
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Content Porter Export and Import to new Tridion Instance

Based on my experience with content porter, it is very helpful tool for small porting however not a good tool for very large data like yours. Since your one instance is Amazon AWS, I assume you are ...
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Content Porter: Export from Tridion 2011 SP1 HR1 to Tridion 2013 SP1

Review the following link where Brandon added some extra comments that might be usefull for you http://docs.sdl.com/LiveContent/content/en-US/SDL%20Content%20Porter%20full%20documentation-v1/GUID-...
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