Archive for January, 2008

When making a SharePoint Designer backup of a certain Windows SharePoint Services site it’s creating it normally. But when you try to restore the same backup you receive the cannot find … exportsettings.xml error. After digging a lot around I’ve discovered that this is actually a SharePoint Designer Bug. This error occurs if your backup […]

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008 at 12:04 | 9 comments

stsadm -o export and stsadm -o import To backup: 1. Locate stsadm.exe 2. in Command prompt type stsadm -o export -url http://[url-of-the-web-site-or-subsite] -filename [path and name of the file.dat] To restore: 1. Create a web application and a site collection using sharepoint central administration. Or you can create a subweb in an existing site collection. […]

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008 at 11:19 | 4 comments

stsadm -o backup and stsadm -o restore To backup:   1. On the server locate the file stsadm.exe (if you have sharepoint 2 and sharepoint 3 locate the one in the “12” folder.   2. Open command prompt and type [path to stsadm.exe]stsadm -o backup -url http://[url-of-the-web-site] -filename [path and name of the file.dat] To […]

Monday, January 21st, 2008 at 12:10 | 3 comments

SharePoint Designer Backup and Restore To backup:   1. Open the site with SharePoint Designer   2. Select Menu “Site” –> “Administration” –> Backup web site   3. You can select to backup also the subsites   4. Select where to save the backup file and write file name To restore:   1. You have […]

Monday, January 21st, 2008 at 12:07 | 0 comments
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