New Silverlight-Based STSADM Reference

Looking for a specific STSADM command? If so, you can find it here for WSS and here for MOSS. </steve>

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LogParser Processes ULS Logs

If you’ve ever had to browse the ULS logs, then you know that it is not the friendliest walk in the park.  A recent blog post walks you through the configuration if you’re interested. </steve>


SharePoint Deployment Guide and Checklists

These guides were handed out a the SharePoint Conference but if you didn’t get one you can download a soft copy here. </steve>

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Microsoft IFilter Pack Released

A new set of IFilters has been released.  One thing to note is that the pack includes IFilters for OneNote and ZIP. </steve>   2007 Office System Converter: Microsoft Filter Pack Contents: The filter pack includes the following IFilters: · Word, Excel, PowerPoint (.docx, .docm, .pptx, .pptm, .xlsx, .xlsm, .xlsb) · Zip (.zip) · OneNote…

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SharePoint Remote BLOB API

A number of folks have asked about this capability since it was first announced.  Here is some additional information.  A good discussion of the overall capability; make sure to read the operational limits section. External Storing of Binary Large Objects (BLOBs) in Windows SharePoint Services </steve>


SharePoint Monitoring Toolkit

If you are interested in monitoring, check out the toolkit and the management packs for SharePoint. </steve>

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SharePoint Debugging and Feature Implementation

If the very in-depth and detailed error messages from SharePoint are leaving you wanting for more, make sure you enable debugging so you can get the full ASP.NET error.  I continue to get questions on what changes to make so I’m including them here for future reference.  I’m surprised that there are still lots of…

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SharePoint Memory Management and Issues

Excellent article.  Required reading for all SharePointies. Dealing with Memory Pressure problems in MOSS/WSS </steve>


Managing Site Collections: new STSADM command

Have you ever wanted to move a site collection from one content database to different content database?  Or if you’re not a merger you might be a splitter.  Well, neatly tucked away inside the recent security hotfix is the new STSADM command mergecontentdbs.  I used this recently with a customer that wanted to nip and…

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MOSS Administration : STSADM

If you’ve never used STSADM then go check this out: Powerful Command Line Administration for SharePoint </steve>