Editcontentdeploymentpath: Stsadm operation (Office SharePoint Server)

SharePoint 2007

Updated: April 26, 2007

Applies To: Office SharePoint Server 2007

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Topic Last Modified: 2015-03-09

Edits and manages a content deployment path. A content deployment path defines a relationship between a source and destination site collection for content deployment. Once a path is created, jobs can be created and associated with the path to begin deploying content.

This operation is case-sensitive. If you run the operation by using an uppercase "E", the following error message is displayed: "Windows SharePoint Services administration tool has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience."

stsadm -o editcontentdeploymentpath

   -pathname <path name>










A valid path, such as “Pathname1”


Path name to which the content database is being added. The path name is in the form of a string.


Any one of the following values:

  • Never

  • Always

  • Failure


Specifies whether the temporary exported files should be removed after migration.


Any one of the following values:

  • Yes

  • No


Enables or disables event tracking.

For performance reasons, by default, the enableeventreceivers parameter is disabled during the import process. However, if a case exists where the events need to be captured (for example, if you have a third-party Web Part that relies on these events), this parameter can be enabled to track the events.


Any one of the following values:

  • Yes

  • No


Enables or disables the compression of the exported packages. By default, compression is enabled.