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Q. How to Export a Site or List in SharePoint 2010?

Posted By :Gowthammanju     Posted Date :November 30, 2011    Points :40   Category :SharePoint 
Ans. SharePoint Server 2010 provides several new features that provide a granular level of backup for various components of site content. This includes content at the site, subsite, and list level.

Through Central Administration(Granular level Back-up) a SharePoint Administrator can configure a backup of a subsite or list. An Administrator can choose a site and a specific list to be exported.The administrators can also choose to export security and select the different versions that will be exported with the list.

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How to Export a Site or List in SharePoint 2010?

  
SharePoint Server 2010 provides several new features that provide a granular level of backup for various components of site content. This includes content at the site, subsite, and list level.

Through Central Administration(Granular level Back-up) a SharePoint Administrator can configure a backup of a subsite or list. An Administrator can choose a site and a specific list to be exported.The administrators can also choose to export security and select the different versions that will be exported with the list. (More...)

What is the SharePoint 2010 List view threshold ?

  
SharePoint 2010, we have the List View Threshold, which defaults to 5,000, and Specifies the maximum number of list or library items that a database operation, such as a query, can process at the same time outside the daily time window set by the administrator during which queries are unrestricted.
This configuration applies to each web application independently, i.e. Portal, Workplaces, Archive, and My Sites. The default limit is set at 5,000 items. (More...)

Can you explain the steps to migrate a Site Collection from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013?

  
We need to follow below steps to migrate a Site Collection from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013:-

1. Backup and Restore SharePoint 2010 Content database in your SharePoint 2013 farm.
2. Run Test-SPContentDatabase cmdlet to identify missing Components along with potential errors and related warnings. Check the upgrade log and deploy any missing components and re-run the cmdlet to verify.
3. Attach the Content database to the desired web application using Mount-SPContentDatabase cmdlet.
4. After successfully mounting the content database to web application, the site should be accessible in 14 mode.
5. Next, to Upgrade the site to 15 Hive, Navigate to SiteUpgrade.aspx page in Site Setting of your site collection.
6. Click on "Upgrade the Site Collection" button.
7. During the upgrade The SiteUpgrade.aspx page shows the progress and provides a link to an upgrade log for troubleshooting purposes.
8. Site Collection Should now be accessible in 15 mode. (More...)

How to insert filter on various LIST webparts by using HTML FORM webpart in SharePoint 2010?

  
To insert a filter on List webpart by HTML Form webpart in SharePoint 2010,
1. Insert a HTML Form editor webpart on the same page where we have list that we want to filter.
2. Point to HTML webpart, click the 'down arrow', click 'connections' and point to 'Provide form value to' option.
3. Click the name of the webpart to which we want filter
4. In the 'Choose Connection' dialog box and click the 'Configure Connection' tab.
5. In the 'Form Connection Type' menu, select the field that matches the information from the HTML Form webpart
6. Click Finish. (More...)

What is a site definition in SharePoint?

  
A site definition is a methods in SharePoint for providing pre packaged site and list content. (More...)

What are the differences between web part page gallery, site gallery,Virtual server gallery and online gallery in SharePoint?

  
Web Part Page Gallery in SharePoint is the default gallery provided by Microsoft that comes installed with SharePoint. Site Gallery is specific to one sharepoint website site. Virtual Server gallery is specific to that virtual server and online gallery is available for download web parts from MSDN. (More...)

How do I invite users to join a Windows SharePoint Services Site? Is the site secure?

  
SharePoint-based Web sites can be password-protected to restrict access to registered users, who are invited to join via e-mail. In addition, the site administrator can restrict certain members' roles by assigning different permission levels to view post and edit. (More...)

How do I make my site non-restricted in Sharepoint?

  
If you want your site to have anonymous access enabled (i.e., you want to treat it like any site on the Internet that does not ask you to provide a user name and password to see the content of the site),
If you want to make your sharepoint website available on Internet and anybody can use it than you can follow below steps:

1) Log-in as an administrator
2) Click on site settings
3) Click on Go to Site Administration
4) Click on Manage anonymous access
5) Choose one of the three conditions on what Anonymous users can access:** Entire Web site** Lists and libraries** Nothing Default condition is nothing; your site has restricted access.
The default conditions allow you to create a secure site for your Web site. (More...)

Any User outside of organization to participate in my Windows SharePoint Services site

  
Yes. You can manage this process using the Administration Site Settings. Simply add users via their e-mail alias and assign permissions such as Reader or Contributor. (More...)

What types of files can I upload / post to the SharePoint site?

  
The only files restricted in Sharepoint are those ending with the following extensions: .asa, .asp, .ida, .idc, .idq.Microsoft reserves the right to add additional file types to this listing at any time. Also, no content that violates the terms of service may be uploaded or posted to the site. (More...)

Describe the difference between a list and a library in sharepoint?

  
Lists are collections of metadata or columns, that can have attached documents. Libraries are collections of documents (Excel, InfoPath, Word, etc.) plus optional metadata. (More...)

difference between backup file and .stp file in sharepoint site

  
A backup file is more like a DB snapshot (if you are talking about the backup operation of STSADM)

You can save a site with our without content as template and can create other sites based upon that site template. For that first you have to save your site as a template which will be saved with extension .STP, OOB there is limitation of 10MB in size but u can increase the size upto 2 GB using STSADM command. (More...)

How to Update SharePoint List Items without Creating New Versions?

  
SystemUpdate method avoids updating modified and modifier fields.
here is the sample below.
SPSite site = new SPSite("http://mossportal/");
SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb();
SPList leaveslist = web.Lists["My Leaves"];
SPListItem collection = leaveslist.Items[0];
collection["Earned_x0020_Leaves"] = "1";
collection.SystemUpdate(false);
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Would you use SPWebApplication to get information like the SMTP address of the SharePoint site?

  
Yes, since this is a Web Application level setting. You would iterate through each SPWebApplication in the SPWebApplication collection, and then use the appropriate property calls (OutboundMailServiceInstance) in order to return settings regarding the mail service such as the SMTP address.
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