Save Site as Template returns error "Failure decompressing data from a cabinet file."

Last time I saw this SharePoint behavior. You create a team site in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 or in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. The maximum upload size for a single file is set to 500 megabytes (MB) in SharePoint 3.0 Central Administration. You use the Stsadm.exe -o setproperty -pn max-template-document-size -pv 524288000 command to…

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How to defragment SharePoint Databases

[UPDATE 29.05.09] To improve the performance of SharePoint databases you can try to defrag theses SharePoint databases: Content Db Profil Db Search db The suggestion to reduce the fragmentation is to run  the sql script. Schedule the script in a schedule plan like daily, weekly, or monthly, as appropriate for your situation.   How to…

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new SharePoint KB article published

SharePoint Product Group released 4 new KB articles on 27th March: 956450.EN-US.KB.2.0 – The CustomListView rule in Pre-Upgrade Checker can warn that customized list views that will not be upgraded 956451.EN-US.KB.2.0 – The CustomFieldType rule in Pre-Upgrade Checker in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 can warn that customized field types will not be…

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SharePoint 2007 February Cumulative Update (CU) released (uber Package) – Build 6341

Hello, Monday the SharePoint Product Group released SharePoint Hotfix uber package. (Link) What does it mean? First the Product Group release these hotfix: as FebCU KB Article fix is localized? (if you have more then one language installed you need to install a localized fix in every languages which exists on your SharePoint server) 967703…


WSS 3.0 upgrade to Search Server 2008 or sEARCH sERVER eXPRESS 2008

Today i get a question from my colleague. “Is it possible to upgrade WSS 3.0 to Search Server or Search Server Express 2008 on the same machine?” After some research I found the answer: Yes, it’s possible. (Link) But, as next I get the question: “May it’s possible to bind WSS 3.0 to Farm1 and…


Content Deployment – 404 error

With my 2nd post I want to tell you the story of a content deployment problem running on Windows Server 2008 with IIS 7. In a simple description content deployment runs in these phases: 1. Data export 2. Compressing data 3. Transmit data to target 4. Import data In SharePoint UI I get the following…


Welcome!

wow, that it, my first Blog entry, i hope you find these stuff useful … Cheers Patrick