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Consolidate SharePoint 2010 Application Pools

Working with a customer, we saw that they had 20 or so web application pools, each with 1 web application each.  The software boundary for SharePoint 2010 is to have no more than 10 web application pools.  Because each application pool can have multiple web applications assigned to it, and easy fix is to just… Read more

Extract a WSP Solution from SharePoint 2010

This post shows how to download a WSP from SharePoint 2010 using PowerShell. Background A customer of mine had a scenario where they needed to download a WSP from SharePoint 2010.  In the Central Administration screen, a link is not available for you to download the WSP solution. Likewise, with stsadm, there‚Äôs not a command… Read more