How to Take the Backup of SubSite in MOSS 2007

Hi Devs, If you want to take the backup of subsite in command prompt.

stsadm.exe is in the following installation path”C:Program FilesCommon FilesMicrosoft Sharedweb server extensions12BINstsadm.exe”

Syntax: stsadm.exe -o export -url -filename

Example stsadm.exe -o export -url http://localhost/subsite -filename subsitebackup.dat

Best Practices: Using Disposable Windows SharePoint Services Objects

When am started program using sharepoint objects. I found little bit difficult to understand about the sharepoint objects lifetime and best approach to dispose it. I found the following MSDN article which helps me a lot to learn and understand about sharepoint objects disposal.

Refer it here

Microsoft Services + Architect Forum @ Bangalore

For decades, companies have been running their software on their own infrastructure. Software + Service is a new delivery model where companies pay, not for owning the software itself, but for using it. In this scenario, the software provider is responsible for its availability (maintenance, scalability, disaster recovery, etc.,) and gets paid for the […]

Site Restore in MOSS 2007

To Restore the Site in SharePoint 2007

stsadm.exe is in the following installation path”C:Program FilesCommon FilesMicrosoft Sharedweb server extensions12BINstsadm.exe”

Syntax : stsadm.exe -o restore -url -filename

Example : stsadm.exe -o restore -url http://localhost:2100/ -filename backup.dat

If you are trying to restore with the empty webapplication then the above command will successfully restore your backup.


.Net Source Code To be Released

Hi Devs, Its very very hard to believe, but its true Microsoft is going to Release .Net Source Code.

Info From Jim Galasyn’s Blog

We are releasing the source code for .NET Framework base class libraries under the Microsoft Reference License, and the source code will be downloadable and viewable by anyone who accepts the […]

Site Backup in MOSS 2007

To take the backup in moss 2007 in command promp

stsadm.exe is in the following installation path “C:Program FilesCommon FilesMicrosoft Sharedweb server extensions12BINstsadm.exe”

Syntax : stsadm.exe -o backup -url -filename

Example : stsadm.exe -o backup -url http://localhost:2100 -filename backup.dat

if you want to overwrite the existing backup file use -overwrite with the command stsadm.exe […]

How to Upload Exe Files in SharePoint Document Library

If you are getting error while uploading exe file or anyother blocked files.

Follow the steps below to upload the files

Open Central Administration in the Operation Tab Securtiy Section open the option Blocked file types

Remove the exe (extension) in the list & delete also from the web applications blocked file types list.


How to Become an MVP

How to become an MVP:

To become an MVP you should do following stuffs regularly

Active Participation in Communities Writing Technical Articles Participation in Technical Groups White Papers Speaker in Conferences Speaker in Webinars

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Free SharePoint Web Parts

Hi SharePoint Dev’s, Mark Kruger has given the list of free sharepoint webparts

Check it.

Received MVP Award From Microsoft


Today I Received MVP award from Microsoft in SharePoint for 2008. This is very happiest moment in life & career.

Thanks, Uday