Documents stored in Sharepoint

Posted on 2013-01-24
Last Modified: 2013-01-28

I am uploading the documents into sharepoint thru web browser. I would like to know where the all the documents stored in Server side. I do have access for server.

Can anyone assist me that where should i find all of my documents in Server side?

Question by:kbmsudha84
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by:Paul Jackson
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Documents in SharePoint are stored in the database

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Can you please tell me correct location that where they are stored?

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by:Paul Jackson
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The AllDocsStream table of your Content database has a content column of type binary which stores the document in a binary format.
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My question is. I need to down load the all documents to my pc from server instead of web browser? is it possible?

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Paul Jackson earned 500 total points
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There's some tools about that will do that, here's an example of one :
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you can open the document library in SharePoint and on the Library ribbon click "Open with Explorer". This will open Windows Explorer and you can drag and drop the documents just like from any folder.

cheers, teylyn

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