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Activate Site Publishing Features via Powershell for SharePoint 2010 throws exception

We are having trouble activating the Publishing Site Features via Powershell. The 2 features we are trying to activate are: PublishingSite PublishingWeb We are executing the following Powershell: ...
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Copy value from one field to another in large list

I have a larger list (~6000 items) that I want to copy values from one field to another. Is there an easy way to do this? I'm guessing there is a REST or PowerShell way, but only have limited ...
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Field name already exists

All I have backed up a sharepoint site and restored to another environment. I have a specific list which I want to update the default value of a hidden field in powershell I found the field, set ...
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Get list changes in Sharepoint Online

I am using CSOM library through Powershell to get a list of changes made to a list in Sharepoint Online. I am stuck while creating an object for the changecollection. Not sure how to get the data that ...
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Powershell understanding piping with Get-SPSite/Get-SPWeb?

I wanted to get a list of all webs within a web application. By accident I wrote the following: $webapp = "http://mywebapp" $webapp | Get-SPSite | Get-SPWeb So, this returned fantastic results, ...
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Setting a Document Sets Columns via Powershell

I have been trying to create multiple Document Sets using Powershell from a csv file. The script creates the Document Sets with the correct Name but doesnt set them up with the Metadata needed for ...
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how to move multiple documents from one to another list in SharePoint 2013?

Can any one give me an example,how we can move the documents from 1 list to another list and also from site collection1 list to another site collection2 list. Please help on this.
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How to find the size of all documents in sharepoint 2013

I'm trying to get the file size of all documents - i.e. pdf, word, xls, etc. I would like to exclude pages, but it's of a minor importance. I have tried the powershell solution in ...
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it's possible to give a line break in Newsfeed Post? (via powershell)

New post provisioned via powershell script to a Newsfeed: $site = Get-SPSite "siteurl" $ServiceContext = Get-SPServiceContext $site $ProfileManager = new-object ...
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PowerShell script doesn't appear to work as scheduled task

I have a Pscript for clearing and repopulating a Sharepoint 2010 list. It works fine when run manually. I set it to run as a scheduled task, and the history shows it as running successfully, but the ...
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Create Audit Log Script w/ Custom Dates

The following PowerShell script pulls all the content from a specified SharePoint site and creates an audit log for all versions and dates. My Question is how would I implement a Start/End date? For ...
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How do you get Group/Permissions information for a subsite (that breaks inheritance) on a SharePoint Online Site Collection using Powershell

tl;dr version: Ultimately I can get a list of all Groups for a given Site Collection, but I can't tell which groups give access to which sites. Which is to say that, for a given subsite that has ...
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Basic question: Difference between List.items and List.ItemCount in SharePoint

Just for clarifying, I have written following two lines in Powershell script and see output as: $web = Get-SPWeb http://intranet; $list = $web.GetList("documents"); $items = $list.items; i see ...
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PS Script copy file in specific folder

Almost same question as here : Power shell script to copy the files and folders with in 2 specific dates I understand the script, which copies entire folders/files from a library to another. But my ...
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AutoSPInstaller install script failed with Warning: Cannot locate SharePoint binaries

I have trouble understanding a warning message I get when I start the AutoSPInstaller script. This is something I have seen first time after countless installations of SharePoint 2013. I have also no ...
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BDC: cannot logon with credentials obtained from secure store provider

Hmm.. When I manually create a new contentsource, point it to the single sql database-bcs everything works OK (no probs) (via Central Admin) but... When i try the same via a powershell script I get ...
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Change SharePoint Service Account using PowerShell

In the Central Admin you are able to change a registered Service Account to a specified service (as in the image) Is this possible to manage by PowerShell?
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Hide errors displaying PowerShell for sharepoint

I want to supress displaying error messages on a certain bloc of code in powershell. I know that -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue supress error displaying, but it only goes with a cmd-let, in my case i ...
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Migrating user accounts from one AD domain to another AD Domain using Powershell

Is there any Powershell command to migrate all the 1000+ user accounts from old AD domain to new domain? If yes, what will be the possible powershell script? Any sample Powershell script or reference ...
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Can we use Powershell in SharePoint server 2007 platform

I want to use the Powershell capabilities for SharePoint Server 2007. Is that possible?
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Sharepoint2010 powershell assign unique permissions to files in a document library

I am trying to assign unique permissions to files in a document library using PowerShell. i.e. iterate through each file in a document library break its role inheritance and assign read permissions to ...
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Restore the root site as site collection with in the same web application using power shell?

we migrated the sites from 2003 to 2013,in 2013 i am having root site i want to move the root site to site collection with in the same web application using power shell. I used the command after taken ...
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How to retrieve BDC Identity from External List programmatically?

I need to do a lookup on an External List (in SharePoint Online - Office 365) to retrieve the value of the BDC Identity. BCS is talking to an OData web service. (I'm not a Visual Studio guy), so ...
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Unable to import multiple .cmp files

I have run the command Export-SPWeb -Identity $url -ItemUrl $largeList -CompressionSize 15 -Path "c:\itemFolder\backup.cmp" This results in 3 files. c:\itemFolder\backup.cmp ...
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How to find all empty folders within a document library, maybe with a PowerShell script?

We have discovered a library where a user has written script to create auto numbered folders, within a library... we now have 32000 of them!!? I need a powershell script that will list the folders, ...
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upload log file to sharepoint online - dummy

I have done a few hours of searching in Google I found this method to upload a file to SharePoint online as a tenant rather that the administrator. I can authenticate and it seems to me would work ...
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Importing 5002 users into SharePoint Online with a work email

I need to create a test to prove that the 5000 list item limit can be exceeded. More specifically Users. I have en Excel spreadsheet that contains 5002 users. I don't need the trivial data to be ...
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Can I suppress Import-SPWeb log created message

Using the SharePoint Administrator PowerShell command Import-SPWeb, I loop through many backup files, each generates the output: Log file generated: C:\somepath\backup.cmp.import.log With the ...
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Check If Document Library Already Exists Using Powershell

How can I perform a check if a document library already exists using Powershell in SharePoint 2010?
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Setting the default value for a taxonomy field

I have been creating a load of site columns with powershell from a .csv file. I am now trying to create new taxonomy or metadata field: $spField = ...
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How to archive the AuditData table on a contentDB?

I have a content db whose audit log is getting really big (60GB) and it's starting to effect the DB. I know I can go in and delete entries via Powershell, but I wanted to archive this table before I ...
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Cannot Call RemoveWorkflowFromListItem in Powershell

I got the following line of code: [Microsoft.SharePoint.Workflow.SPWorkflowManager]::RemoveWorkflowFromListItem($wf); I receive the error Method invocation failed because ...
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How to get access to SPServiceContext in powershell?

I'm having trouble getting Get-SPServiceContext to return a SiteSubscriptionId that is not a bunch of zeros. I'm using an account 'SP_Sync' and set permissions to Farm Administrators group User ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online: List of all suspended workflows

Is there a powershell script or service out there that gives you a list of all workflow statuses? Primarily we are looking for a way to get a list of all current suspended workflows. Update: Here ...
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When it is safe to delete entries from contentDB?

I have a file that is getting caught by the health analyzer ReportViewer.dwp as a missing setup file referenced [1] times in the database. I've tracked the file down to the web part gallery and ...
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Powershell - Change display format in SharePoint Site column from friendly to standard

How can I change the display format from friendly to standard? I want to change this on all lists in the solution $sites = Get-SPSite "http://company.com/sites/testdelete/" $created = "Created" ...
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Power shell script to convert csv to excel with out installing excel services

I have written the power shell script to export the view in to a CSV file. But I want the same data to be exported to EXCel. I don't have excel installed on my share point server and my client does ...
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A Usage Application already exists in this farm - PowerShell error

To enable develop dashboard we need to create the Usage and Health Data Collection Service Application. For that I use the below powershell command to create the service application. ...
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“Sorry something went wrong with adding the app. Click to retry”

I am unable to remove the app, it is corrupted. Can any give example using PowerShell how to uninstall the app?
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Automated Quota report via Powershell

I am new to Powershell and have been using the following snippet of code to pull the site quota information from my farm $GetStorage = @{Name="Storage"; Expression={"{0:N2} MB" -f ...
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Sort results from get list items

I have write some PowerShell script to get double items in different lists. I would like to remove the oldest item. I will check this by the "modified" date. How can I sort the results by "modified" ...
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Powershell Script to Stopfollowing not work

I found this script at MSDN forum [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("Microsoft.Office.Server") $web = Get-SPWeb https://www.contoso.com/teams/yourteam $context = ...
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The local farm is not accessible

When I run SharePoint PowerShell on my SharePoint server I get the following error: Error: "The local farm is not accessible. Cmdlets with FeatureDependencyId are not registered".
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How to move a library from one site to another and keep the ModifedBy field

I need to migrate one list from a site to another site, using Gary LaPoint cmdlets i could do something like this: `Get-SPList "http://mysourcedomain.com/sites/ict/list" | Copy-SPList -TargetWeb ...
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The term 'Get-SPBackupCatalog' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check the spelling of the name

i am trying to run the following script using windows power shell ISE:- Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell $cat = Get-SPBackupCatalog \\T01\Back Backup-SPFarm -Directory \\T01\Back ...
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How to copy content type from one site collection to another site collection in Sp 2013

I need to create a content type from one site coll to another, I found this link: http://get-spscripts.com/2011/02/export-and-importcreate-site-content.html The export works perfectly: $sourceWeb = ...
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Unable to perform A full Farm Backup

I have SharePoint 2013 server, containing one web application and three site collections. I want to perform my first full farm backup, so I wrote the following command inside SharePoint PowerShell: ...
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SharePoint 2010 Powershell unable to get the title of SSRS Report viewer webpart

In SharePoint2010, I dragged and dropped two webparts on the page "Performance point filter(PPS)" webpart and "SSRS Report viewer" webpart. I am trying to connect the two webparts programmatically. ...
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How can I retrieve permission levels for site and list using powershell?

Sharepoint 2007 Powershell. I have a powershell script that checks the permissions of a 2007 site collection and outputs it to an xml file. The script is taken and modified from here: ...
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How to Hide default Authentication Providers in SharePoint 2013

I am using Claim Provider authentication and I tried to hide default authentication provider based from People picker using powershell. I copied the following powershell script from Steve Peschka blog ...