MOSS 2007: Get Admin Content Database Name

Recently, I ran into trouble in which I couldn’t find a simple way to find the admin database name in MOSS 2007 as its not displayed in Central Admin and there is no PowerShell supported in MOSS 2007 so we have to deal with stsadm tool.

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Extract WSP Contents using PowerShell

Recently, I encountered a requirement to extract the wsps from SharePoint Content Database and extract its contents. Extraction of WSP is already mentioned in many blogs. So, I would just guide how to extract the WSP contents.

Following is the command which is used to extract the WSP contents and saves its contents to a particular path:

expand <FullPathToWSP> <DirectoryWhereFileNeedsTobeExtracted>  -F:*

The above command is a built-in Windows utility which extracts the content of WSP. Following is the example of the above mentioned command.

expand C:\mySolution.wsp C:\SolutionExtract\mySolution  -F:*