Multiple file upload fails after upgrading to Sharepoint 2010


Consider the following scenario:

You perform an in-place upgrade from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint Server 2010. Post the upgrade, you observe that users who have Office 2003 clients installed cannot upload multiple files to the server.
The multiple file upload is started, you see the upload progress and receive the confirmation that all files are uploaded; but no files are uploaded to the document library. The same client is able to upload multiple files against a clean install of SharePoint 2010.

We see the same behavior with Office 2007.

However, with Office 2010, the multiple file upload option works  as expected.

More Information

The difference between an upgraded SharePoint 2010 environment and a clean installation is the ordered list of Handler mappings in IIS manager.
In the list, 'ISAPI-dll' has to be above 'PageHandlerFactory-Integrated'.

Follow the steps listed below to implement the changes:

- Before making any changes in the IIS, it is recommended to take a backup of current configuration.
- Run the following command from an administrative command prompt that is set to 'C:\window\system32\inetsrv'

   appcmd.exe add backup beforeHandlerMappingChange

- Open IIS manager
- Click on the server name at the top left of IIS manager.
- Double-click on 'Handler Mappings' under 'IIS' section and then click 'View Ordered List' on the right-hand pane.
- Locate 'ISAPI-dll' and click on 'Move Up' link until it is listed above 'PageHandlerFactory-Integrated' in the mappings list.

Please check the ordered list at the web site level and repeat the steps listed above if necessary.

Microsoft Internal Support Information

Steps to reproduce.

- Install Windows Server 2003 R2 x64
- Patched with all available patches and Service packs
- Install SQL 2005 SP3 CU 15
- Install MOSS 2007 Enterprise x64
- Install SP2 for WSS and MOSS SP2
- install SP3 for WSS and MOSS
- Install Oct CU 11 for WSS and MOSS
- Configured publishing site and doc lib

Windows XP | Office 2007 - multiple file upload

works as expected

• Upgrade OS from Windows 2003 R2 x64 to Windows Server 2008 R2 x64

Windows XP | Office 2007 - multiple file upload

works as expected

• Upgrade MOSS to SP 2010 Enterprise
• Fully patch and service pack the server

Windows XP | Office 2007 - multiple file upload


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