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  Asked By: Chaim    Date: May 14    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 11953

Just looking on our front end web server, there’s 5GB of files in c:\WINDOWS\temp\FrontPageTempDir. All somewhere between 20MB and 40MB each.

What are they?

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Answer #1    Answered By: Sharonda Mcfarland     Answered On: May 14

Not sure. What are the extensions of the files?

 
Answer #2    Answered By: Cory Brooks     Answered On: May 14

One of the files  is named 0DD813687F70489FBCE09CC5FB4E93C9_1.tmp
All have the extension .tmp and the hex value changes. The _1 is always on the end.
The hex value is 32 digits so I would speculate it is an MD5 hash of some kind…

Oh, and all the files are created around 1am.

 
Answer #3    Answered By: Ruth George     Answered On: May 14

If it is a hash, it doesn’t match the contents of the file – just created a hsh of one of them in many different formats.

Enumwppacks gives me the following installed extras but nothing looks like it should be creating these files…

collutions web  part - cpageviewer_collutions, inc..cab, http://sharepoint/
microsoft.office.dataparts.cab/1033, http://sharepoint/
microsoft.sharepoint.solutions.greatplains.cab/1033, http://sharepoint/
microsoft.sharepoint.webparts.quickquote.cab/1033, http://sharepoint/
nintex.smartlibrary.webcontrols.cab, http://sharepoint/
nintex.smartlibrary.webparts.cab, http://sharepoint/
rswebparts.cab, http://sharepoint/
sitenavigator.cab, http://sharepoint/
smilinggoat.feedreader.cab, http://sharepoint/
syndication generator for windows sharepoint services v2.0_bluedoglimited.com.cab, http://sharepoint/

(yeah – I know http://sharepoint isn’t exactly innovative as a name!)

 
Answer #4    Answered By: Peter Peterson     Answered On: May 14

Apparently, they might be made by the indexer…

msmvps.com/.../72196.aspx

some pre – sp2 issue.

Now I need to find out what SP we are running…

 
Answer #5    Answered By: Kalyan Pujari     Answered On: May 14

I would shoot this question off to one of the FrontPage MVPs and see if they can help you. Sounds system generated to me.

 
Answer #6    Answered By: Isidro Berger     Answered On: May 14

Now there you go, doing research and finding answers!

 
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