SharePoint 2010: How to Change the List View Threshold and Other Resource Throttling Settings

One of the major reasons that this List View Threshold (LVT) feature was created is to protect the server from unintentional load that may either bring it down, or at least cause other users higher latency or failures. Changing this limit (default 5000) is quite simple, but I wouldn’t recommend it unless you are positive…

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Temporarily disabling List View Threshold on a large list

I made a post on the official blog of the Microsoft SharePoint Product Group about how to temporarily disable the large list “List View Threshold” feature on a large list. The post talks about your options for performing throttled operations on large lists, and why you might need to (for example – right after upgrade).  Please go take…

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