STSADM is a command-line utility for configuring SharePoint

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2010 - Multiple User Profile Applications

I am trying to set up another User Profile Service Application on our SharePoint Server. We do not have any sort of AD set up where we need to import information from on this server. I have two ...
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Multilingual user interface: Is it possible to Export Translations using PowerShell?

I have a SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise with several language packs installed. The Alternate Languages have been enabled in the Site Settings and several items have been translated. Is it possible ...
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STSADM Restore Command Error - 'Attempted to read past the end of the stream'

I have setup a new server on Windows Server 2012 (Domain Controller Included) and when i perform a STSADM restore command on the 80 site. I got the following message: Attempted to read past the ...
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Error while restoring Site Collection to the same server

I am trying to restore a site (http://server:7457) to another site (http://server:80) on the same server. I had took the backup of the first site using SharePoint Administration Central. When I ...
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stsadm migrateuser operation successful, but no change

We recently had an AD username change on our system. In SharePoint, the profile is updated except, as many people have experienced, some of the core fields like username are still stuck on the old ...
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Cannot complete this action when using MigrateUser stsadm

OK, I am logged into the server using the Farm administrator account and attempting to migrate a user using: stsadm -o migrateuser -oldlogin domainA\JohnDoe -NewLogin domainB\JaneDoe ...
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Trouble using stsadm -o MigrateUser

My organization is moving from one active diretory to another (new Domain). We are migrating the users first. As a test I am trying to run the MigrateUser command and getting a "cannot complete this ...
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programmatically check if sharepoint installed

I'm developing an application which test if SharePoint is installed correctly, with stsadm and PowerShell access. I wonder if there is a specified stsadm or PowerShell command or a specified C# code ...
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get all database name with stsadm

I want to know to get all database name with an stsadm commend like Get-SPDatabase in power shell I found this cmd:stsadm -o databaserepair -url http://xyz/sites/sc -databasename DBname but it need ...
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Disable timer job

Please provide me stsadm command to disable timer job in sharepoint 2007 I want to disable not delete so that in future I can enable it again if required
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stsadm command to take backup of workspace

I want to take backup of sharepoint workspace. Please let me know the stsadm command for the same. Url is : abc/xyz where xyz is workspace created in site collection stsadm –o backup –url " " ...
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Need a script to list webparts on each .aspx page in wss3.0 (using stsadm command)

Need a script to list webparts used in a web application on each .aspx page for wss3.0 using stsadm command. The list should show webparts per page, their names and Id's. Thanks I used VB Script from ...
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I cant delete or restore a site collection or repair database

When I try to do a restore of a site collection, restore-spsite -Identity https://xx/10014628/ -Path D:\SiteCollectionBackups\10014628.bak -Force -Confirm I get: restore-spsite : ...
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Hide specific Site Template from SP2010 Site creation list using Powershell or Stsadm

I have some custom site templates.. Now i want to just hide those templates from the Site Creation List.. I found some ways to like editing webtemp.xml and doing it from UI for each site collection.. ...
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SharePoint 2010 - setting peoplepicker-searchadforests, unable to remove property and get <Property Exist=“No”> after setting with no -url param

Interesting behavior that I was hoping someone could help with. Trying to adjust the "peoplepicker-searchadforests" property using the stsadm command in Powershell, I ran the below command: stsadm ...
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Solution deployment fails with error “Violation of PRIMARY KEY constraint 'PK_Classes'”

In our install script, which installs several solutions together, we found that solutions were occasionally failing to deploy with the following error in the ULS log: ...
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How can I access/set stsadm properties from code?

I'm trying to set the ChangeLogRetentionPeriod stsadm property from code, which is normally set from the SP powershell. What is the best way to go about setting this property from code? Background: ...
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attach content db to SharePoint Server 2010

I need to migrate the WSS3.0 SP2 + Project Server 2007 SP2 based farm to a SPS2010 SP1 + Project Server 2010 Sp1 farm. I create a new farm (new VM on hyperV 2012) SPS2010 based (build 14.0.6028.1000) ...
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Enumerate every solution for each WebApplication

I'm performing an inventory and I need to get list of sharepoint solutions (*.wsp) deployed to every individual web-application and ideally, it would also be great to list what Application pool on ...
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Import-Spweb is changing the user id if the user does not exist in the organisation anymore

We had to restore a list (which has versionsing enabled) in our PROD enviornment SP 2010 August CU 2012. We used the following command metioned below: Import-SPWeb http://example.com/projects/myList ...
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Move publishing site between subsites using Manage Content and Structure

I'm trying to move publishing pages in a Publishing sites to another site in the same site collection. The operation are always failed`[ListItem] ...
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Recursive Enumeration of Sites, Subsites, and Application Templates Used

I am migrating my WSS 3.0 installation over to 2010 and then eventually to 2013 and am in need of a stsadm command that will show me a list of sites in the site collection, a list of subsites within ...
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Fix for stsadm export: An item with the same key has already been added

Current Issue: When performing an export on a web I get the following error: STSADM.EXE : An item with the same key has already been added. I have tried checking in and checking out the file. ...
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Rename SharePoint 2010 Web Server [duplicate]

Can someone help me by providing the correct set of steps to rename a SharePoint 2010 Web server machine name? It's a two-server farm. Are there know issues associated with this? I've researched this ...
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Trouble promoting subsite or moving it to a different site collection

My company is just starting to use sharepoint for some of our contractors. And I am now tasked with the administration. (yay) Development was done on a standalone server and they were planning on ...
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Why we need to do IIS Reset after adding a template

I added a template using, STSADM -o addtemplate -filename "C:\Stalker\BaleeeBaleee.stp" -title "YouBreakLive" I can see it in Central Administration in "Custom" site templates when I try to create ...
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2 SiteCollections in same web app - what is special about the root site collection?

So, I have these 2 site collections within a single web app at port 83: Main Site Collection: / Nested Site Collection: /sites/custom/ Again, these are 2 separate isolation boundaries.. each is ...
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STSADM or C# script to delete all custom site templates

I want to delete Custom site templates off my farm and wondering if someone know any script I can use. Not a big fan of Powershell at the moment as I am using SharePoint 2007.
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Deployed solution using stsadm commands..But it is not working

I have a differnt issue, that i was deployed the solution using stsadm commands. feature is showing site collection solutions and it is activated. But the functionality for the solution is not ...
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STSADM Denied File Access for Solution Retraction

I'm trying to retract an existing solution for my web app on MOSS 2007. I'm failing the retraction because on the solution properties page on Central Admin 3.0 while the stsadm react job is running ...
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Toggle Developer Dashboard not working

I just ran the following as administrator stsadm -o setproperty -pn developer-dashboard -pv ondemand The operation completed successfully. I see the icon to the right of my name and attempt to ...
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Can't restore backup of content database using stsadm after migration to SQL 2008 R2

WSS 3.0 on Server 2003 within a Domain. I set the server up 3.5 years ago along with a test setup. It's the first and only SharePoint install. I recently had to migrate the content database from ...
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Enable version checking in MOSS

I had a huge farm environment in SPS 2003 recently i migrated my older environment 2003 that was externally hard coded by the designers(Template was different as compare to default template in SPS ...
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stsadm -o export with MUI

I have a SharePoint 2010 site that I need to export and import on another Web App. That website has been customized and uses the built in MUI (Multilingual User Interface). For example : First, I ...
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WSS content database restoration problem

A while back, I routinely applied a bunch of updates to our Sharepoint server (SBS 2003 / WSS 3). One of these seems to have put the sharepoint installation into a bad state - I could still access ...
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How to Integrate STSADM command within Windows Form App

I am developing a Windows Form Application which will have one option as "Export a Site" and another to "Import a Site" I want it to be done using following STSADM commands but not sure what I need to ...
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cant find webapplication scoped feature anywhere

I developed a Custom Timer Job Feature using WSP Builder but for some reason I am not able to find it so that I can activate it. I know I can activate it using stsadm but why cant I find it in Site ...
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Deploy solution using powershell

I have a solution with 4 projects to automatically some processes in Sharepoint.these projects are: WebPartProject: Create a custom webpart CreateTemplate: Create 2 documents libraries (with ...
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importing a site to a new site collection error

I tried using STSADM to export / import a site definition, it exported properly, but when i tried to import it, it gave me fatal error that couldn't find a webtemplate #id** with LCID 1033, both ...
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Clone User Permissions for Another User

I have a user that has access highly sensitive information. He is giving a meeting and we want him to use an account that has the exact same permissions as another user. I seem to remember there was a ...
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After site collection restore, site cannot be crawled?

We have a SharePoint 2007 site collection that some permissions were accidentally deleted from. It was impossible to determine how it was originally setup, so we decided to do an STSADM restore from ...
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Schema.XML not found in 12/Template/Features/myfeature

I am trying to create a custom list feature, what I did is created feature and then i build a solution out of it using this tutorial Creating a Solution file for Feature when it creates a .wsp ...
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SharePoint 2007 - Cannot Find Web Part Page

Situation: Using stsadm -o enumallwebs -includewebparts returns a list of webparts. One of which I want to remove across the entire site. Issue: Using the GUID I can find the webpart Page ID, and ...
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Physical to Virtual Migration of SharePoint Machine

We are about to conduct a full virtual migration. Among the physical machines to be migrated is our SharePoint server, which hosts two SP sites. I know very little about SharePoint and I've only ...
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Error Deploying Solution - returns The feature path 'myfeaturename' must be of the form 'directory/feature.xml'

Let me start out by saying I'm sure WSP builder or STSdev is the way to go, but I can't use those where I work, so I'm having to do this all manually. So here's where I am. I have created a simple ...
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Can I export a list from SharePoint 2007 and then import to SharePoint 2010?

I have a user that has requested we copy her Shared Documents library from SharePoint 2007 team site to an existing SharePoint 2010 team site. Can this be accomplished with OOB STSADM export/import ...
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FAB 40 Install issues

I am trying to install one of the FAB 40 templates for MOSS and I am having some trouble with it. I have run my script to install which is: stsadm -o addsolution -filename ...
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Urls got buggered after content db migration

This is a very well known problem and various fixes are starting to fail for my client... Scenario. We took a database back-up from staging (after backing up LIVE first) to do a new re-skin of their ...
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STSADM: Scripting activaton/deactivation of web app level features

I am writing a script to activate/deactivate certain features and there are a couple web application scoped features and when i test the commands, the feature status doesnt change. Im using: stsadm ...
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Site scope feature will not deactivate

I have a site collection scoped feature that deployed a web part in my site collection, and I am trying to remove them. If I run "stsadm -o enumallwebs -includefeatures" I see that the feature is ...