This article lists all options available in Farm Explorer.

Farm Explorer Screen

Farm Explorer allows system administrators to explore SharePoint configuration settings that SPDocKit Consultant has loaded. Use the explorer on the left to browse and select specific reports.

Home ribbon

The following commands are available:

  • Take Snapshot– create a snapshot of your SharePoint farm.
  • Open – allows you to open a previously saved snapshot.
  • Save – save changes made to the snapshot.
  • Generate – generate SPDocKit Consultant farm documentation in a .docx, .pdf or .xlsx file format.
  • Change Styles – customize the farm documentation's final look, choose different color styles or upload a custom template.
  • Export as PDF button allows you to export the selected report as a PDF document.
  • Export as XLSX button allows you to export the selected report as an XLSX document.
  • Export as DOCX button allows you to export the selected report as a DOCX document.
  • Compare Wizard – enables you to compare SharePoint farms, servers, web applications, site collections, or web.config files.
  • Options – enables you to adjust and change your SPDocKit Consultant settings.
  • Save XML Configuration – enables you to generate an AutoSPInstaller XML configuration file based on the currently opened snapshot.

View ribbon

The following commands are available:

  • Choose Columns allows customization of a report view. Remove or reorder columns to personalize the report for your needs.
  • Reset Layout button restores the default report view settings.
  • Expand/Collapse buttons make exploring much easier especially when there is a large amount of data.
  • View in SharePoint – opens the specific Central Administration configuration page, depending on the selected report.
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