STSADM is a command-line utility for configuring SharePoint

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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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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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STSAdm Access Denied and UAC

If you have an access denied error message when executing an STSAdm command its easy to solve by turning off UAC. I can understand this, but what I would like to know is, what is the offical way to ...
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Corrupted site collections

I ran a stsadm -o enumsites and received 2 error messages in the output. It generates the error: The system cannot find the path specified. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070003). I know the URL of ...
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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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add activatefeature bat file wspbuilder solution package

I am using WSPBuilder to package up my features that creates lists and libraries. Is there a way to add a bat file with the package will activate these lists and libraries (since they are for ...
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List all Master Pages used in a Site Collection

In a SharePoint (MOSS 2007) environment how can I list all the Master Pages (templates) that are used in a site collection? I need to add some code to the header of every master page, but there are a ...
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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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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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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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stsadm.exe crashes on all commands

All of a sudden, stsadm has stopped working, crashing on all commands it is run with (even -help!) e.g. > stsadm.exe -help Unhandled Exception: System.ArgumentNullException: Value cannot be null. ...
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Access denied using the STSADM command

I am unable to use the STSADM command. When i try to use it, it shows me access denied. I am the admin of my system, but still I am getting access denied.
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stsadm createsite “User cannot be found” error

I'm trying to create a site collection via stsadm. I do: STSADM -o createsite ` -url "<url>" ` -title "<title>" ` -description "<desc>" ` -lcid 1033 ` ...
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Site collection Disaster Recovery?

One of the Site collection Administrators has deleted the Site Collection mistakenly, so we want to restore it back. What would the best approach ? Some of the SQL stuff: SQL Full backup -> Every ...
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stsadm -o execadmsvcjobs as part of a batch command

When using the stsadm -o execadmsvcjobs as part of a batch command we are finding that even though the command is saying all the jobs have been run, the jobs haven't necessarily completed. This means ...
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Deploying .dlls to the web application bin folder using .wsp fails with feature recevier

When deploying .dlls to the bin directory using a .wsp my feature receivers seem to blow at the deploysolution stage as they cannot find the related code for my feature receivers. How can I handle ...
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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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List all deployed solution with stsadm?

I managed to deploy several solution with conflicting features while developing. Now I can't access the admin central, is there a way to see all deployed solutions through stsadm?
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Using wspbuilder to create a custom STSADM command

I'm using wspbuilder to create a .wsp package that will deploy a custom stsadm command. I need the .wsp to include an .xml command file: <commands> <command name="mycustomcommand"....../> ...
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Is stsadm output guaranteed to be XML?

I have a tool that programmatically invokes stsadm.exe and parses the results. The output looks like XML, so I've been using an XML parser to read it. One of my customers ran my tool on a French ...
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Why a restored stsadm Site is'nt showing images and styles?

I've a site which I migrated with stsadm -o restore -url urlto site - filename file.dat. Restored to a new web application in the production machine. The development machine does not use host header ...
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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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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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Web site already exists error when restoring

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. And I am using publishing portal template. And I am using command, stsadm -o restore -url ...
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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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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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Administering SharePoint with PowerShell

I have a limited knowledge on Powershell, but from what I've seen, it can be very useful in admin/dev tasks. What would I have to develop to get a nice toolset for WSS/Stsadm administration? Is ...
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People Picker and fltering by certain AD Groups

I have a scenario where a client wants to filter in the People Picker what AD Groups are available to choose from. For instance, when selecting what AD User/AD Group can be added to an Alert on a ...
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stsadm migrateuser: The user does not exist or is not unique

I'm running: stsadm -o migrateuser -oldlogin "domain1\user" -newlogin "domain2\user" -ignoreidhistory and getting the error "The user does not exist or is not unique". The users exist in both ...