STSADM is a command-line utility for configuring SharePoint

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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 have 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 ...
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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 ...