What Best Practice Analyzer for WSS/MOSS can do?

The Microsoft Best Practices Analyzer for Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and the 2007 Microsoft Office System creates detailed reports to help administrators achieve greater performance, scalability, and uptime.

 

Install Best Practice Analyzer for WSS and MOSS 2007:

1. Download the best practice analyzer from the following URL.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=cb944b27-9d6b-4a1f-b3e1-778efda07df8&displaylang=en

2. Create the BPA folder on C drive.

3. Now run the downloaded file that Extracted to the C:\BPA folder.

Now we are going to execute the best practice analyzer on WSS/MOSS using command.

4. Start -> RUN-> CMD and type the following command.

Cd C:\BPA

Where C:\BPA is the location that contains the Microsoft Best Practices Analyzer for Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and the 2007 Microsoft Office System. (If the Microsoft Best Practices Analyzer for Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and the 2007 Microsoft Office System is in a different location, replace C:\BPA with that location.

5. Type the following command, and then press ENTER:
sharepointbpa.exe -cmd analyze -substitutions SERVER_NAME CentralAdministrationServer

where "CentralAdministrationServer" is the server name for your SharePoint Central Administration.
It is important that SERVER_NAME is included in the parameters capitalized and that CentralAdministratorServer is replaced with the server name that is running SharePoint Central Administration.

6. After the analysis is complete, open sharepointbpa.report.htm in a web browser.
sharepointbpa.report.htm will be in the same location that the Microsoft Best Practices Analyzer for Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and the 2007 Microsoft Office System was installed.

7. Exit the command. Now on the report html page you will get available Error  on your server and warning message with solution.

8. Find the Problem and resolve it one by one.

 

 

Written by

A.Ramu