Save blocked file type settings (Office SharePoint Server)
Applies To: Office SharePoint Server 2007
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Topic Last Modified: 2016-11-14
If you change the blocked file type settings, these changes are not saved after you upgrade. You have to manually save the blocked file type settings and then reapply them after you upgrade.
Use the following procedure to save the blocked file type settings before you upgrade.
Save blocked file type settings before upgrade
In Windows SharePoint Services 2.0, on the Central Administration home page, under the Security Configuration heading, click Manage blocked file types.
Right-click in the area where the file name extensions are listed, and then click Select All. Right-click again, and then click Copy.
Paste the copied information into a Notepad file.
Save the file and then proceed with the upgrade.
For information about how to reapply blocked file type settings after an in-place upgrade, go to the Reapply Blocked File Type Settings section in Perform post-upgrade steps for an in-place upgrade (Office SharePoint Server).
For information about how to reapply blocked file type settings after a gradual upgrade, go to the Reapply Blocked File Type Settings section in Perform post-upgrade steps for a gradual upgrade (Office SharePoint Server).
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