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I need the url of the mysite in SharePoint 2010 server. In my farm i only have one MySite host (and one corresponding user profile service) configured.

I need the information on one of the farm servers and i'm using powershell for my script.

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In response to ToddKlindt: twitter.com/#!/ToddKlindt/statuses/149520404845838336 –  Marco Scheel Dec 22 '11 at 13:25

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Using the sharepoint Management Shell you can execute the following script. Replace the url with one of the application url's your are running on:

$mySiteUrl = "http://portal.contoso.com"
$sc = Get-SPServiceContext($mySiteUrl)
$upm = new-object Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.UserProfileManager($sc)
$upm.MySiteHostUrl

If no url is available take one from Get-SPWebApplication if all web apps are using the same UPS.

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For simple farms you can use the following

$upm =  New-Object Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.UserProfileManager([Microsoft.Office.Server.ServerContext]::Default)
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If you are looking for the Personal site for a user profile you can get that from the UserProfileManager.UserProfile.PublicUrl.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/microsoft.office.server.userprofiles.userprofile.publicurl.aspx

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If you only have one Web Application in your Server Farm you can also get it this way:

# Get the info from the Content Database
$myContentDb = Get-SPContentDatabase
# Get the Web Application
$myWebApp = Get-SPWebApplication

With these objects you can get the URL and more information on the Web Application. I use this as a precursor to get the information from the Server Farm so I can dismount the content database in preparation for restores in our test environment.

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