Data-retrieval-services-update: Stsadm property (Windows SharePoint Services)

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

Updated: September 13, 2007

Applies To: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0


Topic Last Modified: 2007-09-11

Turns on or off the support for update queries. This property is equivalent to the Update Support user interface setting that is located on the Data Retrieval Service page of the SharePoint Central Administration Web site.

stsadm -o setproperty

   -propertyname data-retrieval-services-update

   -propertyvalue {True | False}

   [-url] <http://server_name>

The syntax for the getproperty operation is:

stsadm -o getproperty

   propertyname data-retrieval-services-update

   [-url] <http://server_name>

You can substitute -pn for -propertyname and -pv for -propertyvalue.

The following table shows possible values.


Name Value


Gets or sets the name of the property.


True: Enables support for update queries.

False: Disables support for update queries. This is the default setting and applies to the following data retrieval services: OLDEB.


Typically, a path to the URL of the Web application, in the form http://server_name.

To enable support for update queries, use the following syntax:

stsadm -o setproperty -pn data-retrieval-services-update -pv True

To view the setting for the data-retrieval-services-update property, use the following syntax:

stsadm -o getproperty -pn data-retrieval-services-update