SpaDevToolkit Alpha

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Released: Jul 18, 2008
Updated: Jul 23, 2008 by drudolph
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Release Notes


  • SPaDevToolkit STSADM Extensions Library
    • Create your own STSADM tools be specifying the allowed parameters and by implementing the execution logic. Leave the parameter validation to the SPaDevToolkit interpreter.
    • New! Add automatic parameter validation to your commands using Validator attributes


Use the following tools to increase your development productivity
  • spa-registercommands - Register the custom commands you've created with the SPaDevToolkit STSADM Extensions Library with the STSADM environment.
  • New! spa-displaycommamdassembly - Lists the commands that are defined in an assembly. Provides warning and errors for invalid or conflicting commands.
  • New! spa-unregistercommands - Unregister commands registered with spa-registercommands.
NOTE This is an alpha release meaning it should definetly not be used in a product environment.


Available Downloads

  • Runtime Binary - - Contains the setup files and SharePoint Solution (.wsp) file containing the SPaDevToolkit Library and Commands
  • Source Code - - Contains Visual Studio 2008 soultion containing the source for a sample command

Installation Instructions - Runtime Binary (

NOTE: - The files in where created using WSPBuilder (See Kudos and thanks to the WSPBUilder team!
  1. Dowload
  2. Extract to a local folder on your SharePoint (WSS 3.0 or MOSS) development server
  3. Read the Readme.txt file included in the zip. This file includes instructions for deploying the toolkit.

After the solution is deployed, the following commands are available:
  • spa-registercommands
  • spa-unregistercommands
  • spa-displaycommandassembly

Type stsadm -help <command name> for information on each command.

Installation Instructions - Source Code ({})

  1. Extract {}
  2. Read the license file
  3. Read Readme.txt. This contains the instructions for building and deploying the source code solution.

Un-installation instructions

Runtime Binary

  1. Retract and remove the SPaDevToolkit.wsp solution using the SharePoint Central Administration application.
  2. Delete the following files from the CONFIG folder in the SharePoint installation directory:
    1. stsadmcommands.SPaDevStsAdmHowTo.xml

Source Code

  1. Remove the following assemblies from the GAC
    1. SPaDevToolkit.StsAdm
    2. SPaDevToolkit.StsAdm.Commands
    3. SpaDevStsAdmHowTo
  2. Delete the following files from the CONFIG folder in the SharePoint installation directory:
    1. stsadmcommands.SPaDevToolkit.xml
    2. stsadmcommands.SPaDevStsAdmHowTo.xml
  3. Delete the folder where you extract the source


  • Please report any issues on Issue Tracker.

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