1. In the root web, create a new folder, and rename it to what you want.
Then convert the folder into a web (right click and choose Convert to Web on
context menu). Click OK to the warning messages (the folder is empty so the
warnings don't apply.)
2. The next step is to double-click the new web to open it in a new window.
This may go as it should and will open the new web in a new window. If this
happens, go to step 4. However, it is highly likely that your will get a FP
2a. "The server could not complete your request. Contact
Clicking the Details button reveals the following: "501 Not Implemented: 501 Not
Implemented Cannot do POST is supported via CGI/API programs only. with this URL
/New_Folder/_vti_bin/_vti_aut/author.exe. Most likely, this was an attempt to
execute a CGI program located in an area not configured to hold executable CGI
programs. Please contact the server administrator at xxxxxxxx to correct the
problem. Please save this error message." (Those are not typos: this is a paste
from the error message.)
3. Click OK and then restart WSP. (Double-clicking the tray icon to open
the properties sheet and then clicking OK will force the restart.)
4. Then open a window of Windows Explorer to the files/folders you want
to import. Drag and drop the files/folders into the right pane of the new window
displaying the new web that you are importing into. Do not worry about not
grabbing the "_vti" folders. (See 4a)
4a. You will get error messages saying that web configuration information
will be ignored. Just click OK. (It's FP ignoring the "_vti" directories and
5. The import process should go smoothly from there.
BTW, after I was done importing all the webs, I did a backup, made a copy
of the WSP folders, and exported the Denny key. Nothing like a belt and
suspenders plus a wrap of duct tape around your waist to make you feel
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