STSADM is a command-line utility for configuring SharePoint

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How can I get the job-immediate-alerts stsadm property setting to work?

Despite my running the following command: stsadm -o setproperty -pn job-immediate-alerts -pv "Every 1 minutes between 0 and 59" the immediate alerts timer job runs every five minutes. What do I ...
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Write error on restore

I am moving a site from one url to another within the same site collection. Stsadm -o backup..... works great and says the operation completed successfully since the guid's of everything stay the ...
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Powershell Script to approve all the pages,masterpages,layouts in a site collection

Need some automated way for publishing the content throughout the site within the one action using some commands, powershell or some custom code or any utility available for SharePoint 2013. Any ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Content database does not exist restoring a site collection

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. And I am using publishing portal template. I am using the following backup and restore process to backup from site ...
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What this command “Stsadm” does?

Hello Friends I want to know about this command "Stsadm". Exactly what is this command works? How can we use this command.
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Windows Powershell stsadm

I am quite new to windows powershell. I have tried to run the following command "stsadm -o setadminport. I get the error that the Term stsadm is not a recognized cmdlet, function etc. My reading ...
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Automating Site Collection Creation

I have a need to allow non farm administrators to be able to create site collections using a very specific site definition. These people will not have access to central admin and so require a custom ...
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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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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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Error when using stsadm.exe to deploy webpart

I am trying to deploy a webpart to our live SharePoint instance. STSADM.EXE -o AddSolution -filename webpart.wsp I then get the following error: Object reference not set to an instance of an ...
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How to get a list of alerts on MOSS 07

I need help getting a list of alerts on a MOSS 07 server. I'm trying to use STSADM. I saw the getproperty command for STSADM so I tried. STSADM -o getproperty -pv alerts-enabled -url ...
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Missing operation name or the operation name is invalid

I run the following power shell command inside SharePoint 2013 power shell window:- PS C:\Windows\system32> stsadm -o gl-fixpublishingpagespagelayouturl -url "http://gvstg01/wikilibrary/52" -scope ...
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How to loop into all webapplications, sitecollections, sites and print all permission groups and users

I am using sharepoint 2007 and is installed on windows server 2003 R2. I would like to create some script to show a environment summary like: webapplications site collections websites ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Import/Export Version History Modified Date

Im migrating a SPS2003 site to MOSS 2007. Its crucial I maintain version history. I followed this process: Do the pre upgrade check Backup DB from SPS2003 Restore DB to SQL in virtual machine with ...
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Issues With Sharepoint 2007 installation and stsadm restore (User)

I'm used to install SharePoint with the basic option, that install SQL SERVER EXPRESS 2005 and configures almost everything, but now I need to install SharePoint using a database already installed ...
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Where are deployed solutions being used?

I'm in a MOSS 2007 environment and am looking to find a way to see where solutions listed in the stsamd -o enumsolutions are activated in site collections. How would I go aout finding out where these ...
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Questions about importing / exporting using stsadm

I have 2 questions regarding stsadm -o import My site has custom content types, but these are activated at site collection level. So Should I first install the WSP package on target server, then ...
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would this retract a solution from only one server in a farm?

I have a webpart that failed on one web server and works fine on another. The issue seems to be related to the .DLL on the failing web server. If i use the command stsadm -o retractsolution and ...
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Workflow Migration from a SharePoint 2007 web-application

We have a custom workflow in a SharePoint 2007 web-application and would like to use the same workflow in another web-application (SharePoint 2007). How can we achieve this? do we have any migration ...
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Solution deploying 'succesfully', yet doesn't..

MOSS 2007 :) I am having problems deploying a webpart.. This webpart was successfully installed and deployed on a similar environment with no problems. However when trying to deploy it in its ...
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List exists error when using stsadm -o import command

When using the stsadm -o import command I am getting an error relating to a list already existing, the import then seems to fail. Should it not handle this scenario of a list already existing on the ...
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How to specify the destination URL when restoring

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. And I am using publishing portal template. I have a source web site called http://server1/site1, and I want to ...
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stsadm -migrateuser -oldlogin ABC\52339 -newlogin DEF\52339 … Access Denied

in SharePoint 2007 command prompt at this location: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\12\BIN\ I type this command to migrate user from one domain to another like: ...
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Export site using stsadm

When I am exporting a SharePoint 2007 site using stsadm -o export -filename c:\sp2007importedbackups\testbackup.cab -url http://um-pc:6115 -includeusersecurity I am getting the following error: ...
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Impact of workflow management stsadm commands

I have 2 SharePoint lists. The lists have 6000 and 10,000 items approx. Two Workflows are running on each list, these are 3 stage approval workflows. Everything was working absolutely fine until last ...
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Restored Sharepoint site is missing

A Sharepoint Site Collection was restored on a fresh installation of sharepoint foundation on a server. Upon restoring the 22GB back up file, I am not able to see the restored site collection ...
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Task List Alerts not Working on Assignment

For some reason or another, my SharePoint 2010 production farm has stopped sending email alerts when a task is assigned from a default task list. I have tried everything I can think of, and the timer ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...