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Extracting Comments from Version History in Powershell

So I am trying to extract version history from a document library in Powershell. I have found the commands/scripts to do this. However I cannot seem to get the comments. From my script I can get ...
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What is a good way to build/install/provision a full web application?

I have a fairly simple SharePoint web application, with a publishing front end, an extranet for customers and an intranet portal. I want this web app to be easily redeployable -- pretty much a ...
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Update Custom Forms with Powershell

I'm trying to update custom forms of SharePoint lists in a large amount of SharePoint 2010 subsites with powershell. I'm not quite sure what the correct approach is. The form itself can be found as ...
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No. of subsites in a site collection?

How to get number of subsites in a site collection using Powershell?
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List of databases used for a sharepoint 2010 farm?

How to find the list of databases are used by a SharePoint 2010 Farm, including content databases, service application databases and configuration database.
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how to know Exact Document Library size

How to know exact document library size. any PowerShell code required? I used http://XYZ:4444/_layouts/15/storman.aspx but it doesn't show true size. I have Just Modified Nikhil's Script which ...
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powershell script to add a managed metadata column

I'm looking for a powershell script that allows me add metadata column in SharePoint list. Thanks
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Powershell and checking for Site existence

I am an nube to Powershell, so I think I have a pretty basic question here.... How do I determine if a SPWeb exists? I want to perform some operations on a site based on a URL passed in as a ...
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Use Powershell to iterate through all UserProfile properties

The following script spits out all UserProfile properties for users on Sharepoint 2007: [void][System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("Microsoft.Office.Server") ...
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How to update a deployed content-type?

I created a content-type and applied it inside a document library. Now, if I go to the conent-type gallery and delete one of the fields, and then go back to the library and view the available ...
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SPSite.allwebs returns error

First of all sorry if this is an obvious question, I searched a lot but can't find the solution. When I open an spsite in powershell like this: $spsite = Get-SPSite "https://adress" And then I ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Backup Term Store as CSV

Is there any PowerShell Script to export the Term Store? I have not found any OOTB solution, only import as csv, but no export as csv. Is there a script which can export the Term Store as csv? (So ...
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Powershell Delete only 1 item in Document Library

I have 300 files in my document library and I need to delete one of them, I cant use the delete out of box option and I though I can use PowerShell to force it. Can anyone have any idea about this: ...
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How to programmatically determine which application pool a service application is using?

Is there a way to programmatically determine which application pool a service application is using? Further i would like to get the information about the service account the app pool is using.
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Change / rearrange / move user properties - Powershell

Is there a way with PowerShell to rearrange / change the order of user properties? If I create a custom user property and make it visible on the mysite I have to click like 100 times to get in to the ...
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How to change the user profile property value for all users via PowerShell?

We have a bool: User profile property. Is there a way to set the value of this field to 'false' for all users? The user profile property exists only in the SharePoint and not in AD.
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Get User by loginname using powershell

We have the following script that was running on sharepoint 2010 where we had clasic windows authentication. When we moved to SP 2013, the authentication was changed to Claims. The following code ...
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Is it possible to change an existing list's URL?

Is it possible to change a list's URL from something like /site/Lists/ListName to /site/ListName in SharePoint 2010?
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How to import term sets to Managed Metadata Service using PowerShell and CSV file

How do I import a CSV file to metadata service using PowerShell? The CSV file has 500 rows and seven levels in it (Importing of term store).
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Powershell, why did the development team decide to only support async executions?

I've been getting into power shell recently. I am beyond impressed with it, and I think its perhaps the most exciting SharePoint tool yet. It is extremely versatile and it really does live up to its ...
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PowerShell SharePoint online ISE IntelliSense

I want to write PowerShell for SharePoint online using ISE, but I can't seem to be able to make it use the intellisense for the object. When I run the Import-Module ...
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How to export a list in SharePoint 2010 and import it into 2013

Is there a good free way of exporting a list in SharePoint 2010 and importing it into 2013. Need to keep structure, data, attachments and other data but revisions, permissions etc not necessary. ...
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Get total size of attached files on all list items in SharePoint 2007with PowerShell v2.0

Using Powershell, I have to get the total size of all attached files on all list items for a generic list. I tried using the function below but this displays the total length of names for the attached ...
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Automate SharePoint Site build with NAnt

As part of a new SharePoint 2010 project I am trying to automate the build of the SharePoint site on our staging system using NAnt, something we use a lot with our C# builds. I have created a ...
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Traverse through List of Documents using PowerShell

I am new to PowerShell and would like to achieve the following tasks on a SharePoint 2010 Document library: 1) Using PowerShell, how can I display the List of Documents in a simple Document Library. ...
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Get ULS log records programatically

Is it possible to retrieve records from ULS log using C#/SharePoint API without having to manually parse log files? I would like to display logged messages on a custom web page, and I would like to ...
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Powershell: Cannot update taxonomy type column item with multiple values

I'm having a strange problem. I try to populate items' property which is of managed metadata (taxonomy) type and the update method doesn't work. This field has "allow multiple values" property ...
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Enable versioning on all lists and libraries

Is it possible to enable versioning on all lists and libraries across all web sites of a site collection? Thanks.
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Multi line text field with unlimited length in document libraries allowed

What I am doing: Migrating Documents to SharePoint Online using PowerShell Script. Once document is uploaded I am simultaneously setting property values. Case: In a Document Library, I have a field ...
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Deploying and Installing Sharepoint apps into App catalog using CSOM

Can anyone suggest me on how to use SP.AppCatalog() in JSOM or CSOM and get the all apps in AppCatalog, Not AppInstances..
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What update I have to install in Foundation 2010 to run a backup that asks for version 4.1.13.0?

I'm trying to run a backup from a Sharepoint Server 2010 that runs a version 14.0.6101.5008: The version of my local Sharepoint Foundation 2010 server is 14.0.6114.5000: When I run the backup ...
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Multilingual user interface: Is it possible to Export Translations using PowerShell?

I have a SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise with several language packs installed. The Alternate Languages have been enabled in the Site Settings and several items have been translated. Is it possible ...
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Can I use Set-SPOUser to set an O365 security group as a secondary site collection administrator?

Is there a way to use Set-SPOUser to add a security group I created in Office 365 as a secondary site collection administrator? I have the security group's Login Name which begins with "s-1-5-21-..." ...
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How can I use PowerShell to upload a list template (stp file)?

I need to script the creation of data in SharePoint, and part of this requires that I upload a slide library list template using PowerShell. Is this possible?
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Install-SPSolution : This solution contains no resources scoped for a Web application and cannot be deployed to a particular Web application

I have a powershell script that deploys about 12 web parts. They have all been created in the manner through visual studio 2010 and are being deployed to sharepoint 2010. I am getting the following ...
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Powershell to list all sites and subsites in SharePoint Online

I know about "Get-SPWebApplication" but it's not available in Online. Anyone? Thanks,
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I cant delete or restore a site collection or repair database

When I try to do a restore of a site collection, restore-spsite -Identity https://xx/10014628/ -Path D:\SiteCollectionBackups\10014628.bak -Force -Confirm I get: restore-spsite : ...
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How do I update an already existing wsp on farm? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Update-SPSolution does not Deploy Solution I have a wsp that is already deployed on the farm. I made some code changes. I cannot use the Add-SPSolution command because I ...
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Using PowerShell and the New-SPWeb command, how can I add a site to a site collection with the -UseParentTopNav argument?

Whats the correct format of the New-SPWeb command when using the UseParentTopNav argument? I'm trying to add a new site, I've tried passing in the following New-SPWeb -url "http://server" -Template ...
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SharePoint related PowerShell tutorials

I am really interested in PowerShell for SharePoint Administration. Please help me with some books, sources or tutotials.
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How to activate feature using powershell script?

I need to activate specific feature to all site collection which is inside the particular web application using powershell script?
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SPO Retrieve HasUniqueRoleAssignements property using Powershell

I am trying to retrieve HasUniqueRoleAssignements property for multiple SharePoint Online lists using Powershell. I can do it for each one in SharePoint on-premises: ...
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Retrieve All Lists With Specific Name Using Powershell

I have a powershell script that I am trying to use to add a column (Created) to a specific view in a specific list in multiple webs. The list exists in every sub web. The view exists in every list. ...
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How to add Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell to machine without SharePoint

How I can add Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell to machine without SharePoint 2010? I try to run PowerShell script to Backup Farm on Windows Server 2008 R2 without Sharepoint but while I ...
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Is there a PowerShell cmdlet to delete a Timer Job?

Is there a PowerShell cmdlet to delete a Timer Job in SharePoint 2010?
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Deploying a site template and instantiate it in the same PowerShell script?

I want to create a PowerShell script that : add a farm solution that only contains a site template deploy the solution globally wait for the deploy job to finish create a site collection based on ...
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What does LoadWithPartialName(“Microsoft.SharePoint”) in PowerShell script do?

I'm learning Powershell, I have this line at the top of example script, but it doesnt appear to be necessary. What does it do? Why would it be there? # SharePoint DLL ...
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Powershell: Populate a Multi-Value People Picker via CSOM

I'm currently working on a script to update a SharePoint list in a 2013 Dedicated environment. One of the fields on the list is a Multi-Valued 'People Picker' field and I can't figure out how to ...
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delete Site collections sharepoint 2010

I need to delete all site collections that contains personal in it. I get all the site collections by the cmdlet $sites= get-spsite -limit all| Where {$_.url -like "*personal*"} foreach($site in ...
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Delete items from document library using PowerShell

I am trying to delete all items from my Document Library using PowerShell using the below code. But its not deleting the checked out items from the Document Library. How to delete the checkedout ...