Define Blocked File Types In SharePoint 2013 Central Administration

Here is a Document Library of SharePoint. It only allows a few kinds of files to be uploaded. There are many extensions that SharePoint blocks. Here, you can configure the blocked file types for the Farm in Central Administration in our SharePoint 2013.


How to configure?

Let’s open Central Admin of SharePoint on your machine. On your Windows desktop screen, click Start >> Administrative Tools >> SharePoint 2013 Central Administration.

















  • Run it as an administrator to have the elevated privileges.

  • You will see the screenshot given below.


  • Central Admin is configured under the categories given above.

  • Click Security.


  • Go to General Security.


  • Click Define blocked file types.

  • You will see the screen given below.


Configure



















Here, you will be able to see all the blocked file extensions displayed with respect to your Web Applications.


You can choose a Web Application and allow or disallow the file extensions you want on your SharePoint libraries.


To allow them to  access your Document Library; you will need to delete it from the list and click OK. The extension will be unlocked.


There are the extensions of the files blocked from SharePoint 2013, which are given below.

  1. ade

  2. adp

  3. asa

  4. ashx

  5. asmx

  6. asp

  7. bas

  8. bat

  9. cdx

  10. cer

  11. chm

  12. class

  13. cmd

  14. cnt

  15. com

  16. config

  17. cpl

  18. crt

  19. csh

  20. der

  21. dll

  22. exe

  23. fxp

  24. gadget

  25. grp

  26. hlp

  27. hpj

  28. hta

  29. htr

  30. htw

  31. ida

  32. idc

  33. idq

  34. ins

  35. isp

  36. its

  37. jse

  38. json

  39. ksh

  40. lnk

  41. mad

  42. maf

  43. mag

  44. mam

  45. maq

  46. mar

  47. mas

  48. mat

  49. mau

  50. mav

  51. maw

  52. mcf

  53. mda

  54. mdb

  55. mde

  56. mdt

  57. mdw

  58. mdz

  59. msc

  60. msh

  61. msh1

  62. msh1xml

  63. msh2

  64. msh2xml

  65. mshxml

  66. msi

  67. ms-one-stub

  68. msp

  69. mst

  70. ops

  71. pcd

  72. pif

  73. pl

  74. prf

  75. prg

  76. printer

  77. ps1

  78. ps1xml

  79. ps2

  80. ps2xml

  81. psc1

  82. psc2

  83. pst

  84. reg

  85. rem

  86. scf

  87. scr

  88. sct

  89. shb

  90. shs

  91. shtm

  92. shtml

  93. soap

  94. stm

  95. svc

  96. url

  97. vb

  98. vbe

  99. vbs

  100. vsix

  101. ws

  102. wsc

  103. wsf

  104. wsh

  105. xamlx


In this article, we saw how to manage blocked file types in SharePoint 2013 Central Administration. There are more articles to come on Central Administration. Until then, keep reading and keep learning.

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