SharePoint Manager 2010

The free tool SharePoint Manager 2010 is super useful. Imagine a centralized place to look at everything on the server level from Content Type usage to running jobs and IIS setting. Check it:

I found it after looking for a non-PowerShell solution to solve the whole “Content Type in Use” issue. The only feature I’d add, really, is to allow me to connect to remote servers. I’m currently developing on a super locked-down site and this actually didn’t solve my issue — nor could it, really. I’m only a Site Collection admin on this farm and wouldn’t have permissions to see any of this. Boo hiss.

Chrissy is a PowerShell MVP who has worked in IT for nearly 20 years, and currently serves as a Sr. Database Engineer in Belgium. Always an avid scripter, she attended the Monad session at Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles back in 2005 and has worked and played with PowerShell ever since. Chrissy is currently pursuing an MS in Systems Engineering at Regis University and helps maintain RealCajunRecipes.com in her spare time. She holds a number of certifications, including those relating to SQL Server, SuSE Linux, SharePoint and network security. She recently became co-lead of the SQL PASS PowerShell Virtual Chapter. You can follow her on Twitter at @cl.

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