SharePoint Tip of the Day – Add Alternate URL using stsadm (AAM)


If you try to automate as much as possible your solution deployment, you'll likely enjoy having your alternate access mappings deployed in a structured and repeatable way.
Turns out that it's quite easy and manageable by stsadm without doing some custom development.

To add an internal url to your web application :

stsadm -o addalternatedomain -url http://agents.company.com -urlzone Internet -incomingurl http://agentABC.company.com

And to add a public url :

stsadm -o addzoneurl -url http://SP2010:88 -urlzone Internet -zonemappedurl http://www.company.com

Quite handy and something we can add to our little batch files that deploy our SharePoint solutions.

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