General: Stsadm properties (Windows SharePoint Services)

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

Updated: December 20, 2007

Applies To: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0


Topic Last Modified: 2007-12-17

The topics listed in this section do not belong in a specific category, therefore, they are grouped in the general category.

The general properties are part of the setproperty and getproperty operations. The syntax for the setproperty operation is:

stsadm -o setproperty

   -propertyname <property name>

   -propertyvalue <property value>

   [-url] <URL>

The syntax for the getproperty operation is:

stsadm -o getproperty

   -propertyname <property name>

   [-url] <URL>

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

The following table describes the general properties.


Property name Description

Database-command-timeout: Stsadm property (Windows SharePoint Services)

Retrieves or sets the wait time before terminating the attempt to execute a command and generating an error.

Database-connection-timeout: Stsadm property (Windows SharePoint Services)

Retrieves an open connection or sets a connection to a Microsoft SQL Server database.