Content Deployment

In the last couple of weeks I have seen several cases where STSADM import operations failed with random exceptions. With other words: performing the same import into an empty site collection multiple times the import operation failed at different points during the import. Checking the ULS logs showed errors like the following: 10/20/2008 12:47:26.59 STSADM.EXE […]

Yesterday a colleague (Patrick Heyde) solved an interesting problem with MOSS 2007 and IIS 7 related to content deployment.  Some background infos: Content Deployment in MOSS 2007 first exports all content to the file system as XML and binary files and afterwards packages these files into cab files which then get uploaded through http to the […]

As a follow up to my article series about the content deployment and migration API here are some tips on how you can “fine-tune” the out of the box content deployment jobs. This will include information about how adjust settings in Content Deployment Paths and Jobs and also about how to adjust content deployment global […]

A common problem we see with content deployment and with STSADM -o export is the error message below: [4/11/2008 9:25:01 AM]: FatalError: Failed to compare two elements in the array.   at System.Collections.Generic.ArraySortHelper`1.QuickSort[TValue](T[] keys, TValue[] values, Int32 left, Int32 right, IComparer`1 comparer)   at System.Collections.Generic.ArraySortHelper`1.QuickSort[TValue](T[] keys, TValue[] values, Int32 left, Int32 right, IComparer`1 comparer)   at System.Collections.Generic.ArraySortHelper`1.QuickSort[TValue](T[] keys, […]

I have seens this problem a couple of times in the past: sometimes when running incremental content deployment the deployment job fails with the following error message The changeToken refers to a time before the start of the current change log. To make a long story short: to resolve the problem you should do a full […]