• Mapping a Window’s share to a SharePoint site

    You can map a network share to a SharePoint site (or individualdocument library) doing the following: net use s: http://sharePointserver/somesite/doclib Note that if there is a space in the path, you need to use quotesaround the url: net use s: “http://sharePointserver/somesite/shared documents” Also need to ensure the WebClient service is running.This would be really useful for automated uploading of documentsthrough scripts, etc. Sources:(http://www.sharepointu.com/forums/m_18100/mpage_1/key_//tm.htm#18872)

  • Moving WSS SQL databases to a new SQL server

    1-Copy the databases from the old SQL server to the new one.2-Then, in the config database on the new SQL server, open the Serverstable in the config database.3-Change the Name and Address fields that have the old SQL server nameto the new SQL server name.4-Open the SharePoint Central Administration page and click on “Setconfiguration database server” under the Server Configuration section.5-Change old SQL server name to new SQL server name. Click OK.6-Again on the SharePoint Central Administration page, click on“Configure virtual server settings”, and then click on a website youwant to change.7-Click on “Manage content databases” under Virtual Server Management.8-Click “Add a content database” and then ensure “Specify databaseserver settings”…

  • Setting Alerts using STSADM

    Here is a little info on setting alerts using the STSADM command (from the Windows SharePoint Services Admin Guide). It can also check/change many other settings. Take a look: You can manage alerts from the command line by using the GetProperty and SetProperty operations with Stsadm.exe. You can set the following properties to configure how alerts work. Property —-> Descriptionalerts-enabled —-> Turn alerts on or off.alerts-limited —-> Specify whether users are limited to a specificnumber of alerts.alerts-maximum —-> Specify the maximum number of alerts users can create.job-immediate-alerts —-> Specify how often to check for immediatealerts (in minutes).job-daily-alerts —-> Specify the time of day (using a 24-hour clock)to send out daily…