Extract .wsp files from SharePoint Config Database

Published at January 14, 2013 ·  2 min read

I recently had a customer with the need to extract a .wsp (SharePoint Solution) File from the SharePoint Farm Solutions because the source file disappeared mysteriously… As SharePoint loads the .wsp file into the config database (SharePoint_Config in most SharePoint environments – although it should be a name that you can recognize easily – you don’t name you files dok1, dok2, etc.) and stores it as binary content, it is not too hard to extract....