Update URL After cloning Server in SharePoint

This would be very common scenario most of us bump into. You may need to clone your Web Front End to host it in different environment. After restoring the cloned instance you may find your new server refers to the old server name.

Quick and easy way to update the server name using stsadm in […]

MOSS 2007 – Site Usage Report Error

Issue: Error while accessing site usage report

“Both Windows SharePoint Services Usage logging and Office SharePoint Usage Processing must be enabled to view usage reports. Please contact your administrator to ensure that these services are enabled.”


Goto Central Administration -> Operations -> Usage Analysis Processing under “Logging and Reporting” […]

SharePoint 2007 Config LDF File Grown up like Beast

Today my server started throwing low disk space error in C drive. I had more than 60 GB free space in my drive, No clue what happened. Then I started drilling into my folders to find the issue.

Finally, I found the SharePoint_Config_Log file size is 52 GB. :-O


PDF Full Text Search Configuration for SharePoint 2007 x64

Download the Filter for x64 from adobe here, if you are using 32 bit it will be installed by default from your adobe installation.

Update default value of the following two registry entries with “{E8978DA6-047F-4E3D-9C78-CDBE46041603}” HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office server\12.0\Search\Setup\ContentIndexCommon\Filters\Extension\.pdf {E8978DA6-047F-4E3D-9C78-CDBE46041603}

KEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Web Server Extensions\12.0\Search\Setup\ContentIndexCommon\Filters\Extension\.pdf {E8978DA6-047F-4E3D-9C78-CDBE46041603}

Open Central Administration Go to SharedServices Click […]

MOSS 2007 Administration Toolkit

The Microsoft SharePoint Administration Toolkit contains functionality to help manage Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services version 3.0. This toolkit contains two new functions – the ability to perform bulk operations on site collections and an Stsadm operation to update alert e-mails after the URL for a Web application has been changed.

Download […]