Recently while working on a MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2013 migration project, we wanted to save a MOSS 2007 list as a template. When we tried to Save a list it gave an error which says:
The list is too large to save as a template. The size of a template cannot exceed 10485760 bytes.
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In MOSS 2007, max size allowed is 10MB. We can increase by using a stsadm command like below:
stsadm -o setproperty -propertyname max-template-document-size -propertyvalue 52428800
The command will increase the limit to 50MB.
In SharePoint 2013:
By default, it is 50MB in SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint 2013. So if it increased the limit then it will give an error like below:
You can also use PowerShell command to increase the limit like below:
$webservice = [Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPWebService]::ContentService
Write-Host “Size: ” $webservice.MaxTemplateDocumentSize
$webservice.MaxTemplateDocumentSize = 262144000 #250 MB
Hope this will be helpful.
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