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List of active users on Sharepoint

  Asked By: Jim    Date: Jan 10    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 4475

Im the IT Manager & im handling sharepoint portal server.
My COO contacts me & asks ----

1. How many people are using SharePoint in the company?
2. How many sites are active?
3. How many users are having access to sites (& at which level)?

Is this can be done on Sharepoint server or i need 3rd party software??
Im confuse how i can do this.



1 Answer Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Aakash Gavade     Answered On: Jan 10

How many people  are using SharePoint in the company?

This can be simply done by querying the database. Try this


FROM UserInfo

Note: Not a good practice to query db.

You can also this information in three ways, by default SharePoint tracks 1
months of usage analysis. _layouts/1033/Usage.aspx. You can also use
FrontPage 2003 to get some of this information. Additional history would
have to be accessed programmatically by parsing the log files. We use
WebTrends as a 3rd  party tool to get some of the metrics.

How many sites  are active?

I guess for portal  areas (sub-webs) you can look at the Publishing Dates, if
there is no expiration set up.

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