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SharePoint Powershell Number and User columns

I need to create two list fields by powershell. One that accept only Integer (type Number with no decimal) and the other User (multiple selection). I can create Number field and Single User field ...
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How to give permission to specific users to list item level using PowerShell

I have tried using the below to add specific user to items but it keep getting error. For now I'm just trying to add permission to specific item but I would be changing the code to look at a column of ...
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Powershell commands to check permission for a specific user on all “sharepoint online 2013” site collections?

need to check permissions for a specific user on SharePoint Online 2013 thoughout the sites need powershell commands to achieve this
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Can't delete SPWeb from PowerShell or C# Object Model

I have a very strange situation - two sub webs were created through some code but it errored out part way through the process and now I am left two webs I can't seem to delete. The strange part is ...
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Uncommitted changes on SPWeb object

In my simple Powershell script, I keep getting an error "Exception calling "ResetRoleInheritance" : There are uncommitted changes on the SPWEb Object, call SPWeb.Update() to commit the cahnges before ...
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Create Lookup Field Powershell

I am using SharePoint 2013, I need to create a lookup field through PowerShell. I tried this code but is not working: $SiteUrl = "http://mySite" $WebObj = Get-SPWeb -identity $SiteUrl $...
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Custom checklist with radio buttons in Sharepoint possible?

I have a need to create either a checklist, questionnaire or some sort of custom list in Sharepoint to track Group Ownership in Active Directory. Currently, this form is a paper form that is printed ...
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Populate a list of links through powershell

I have my webapp, my webs and a list created. My point is that I would like to populate my lists with values at the time of my deployment, which is done thanks to a powershell script. So I would like ...
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loop splistitem in folder in powershell

I'm trying to loop all splistitem in a folder of a library. I can get my library and have folder but i'm not able to get the items inside the folder. When i display the listitem for folder, i've the ...
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Find a farm's database server and instance in PowerShell

How can I find the SQL server name AND instance where my databases are stored using PowerShell? Assuming I am not using an alias and can't check cliconfg. In servers in farm, I can see the server ...
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searching all documents in sharepoint

If I want to search all through my sharepoint site for all documents any place in the site. Would it just be Get-SPSite mysite | Select -ExpandProperty allwebs | Select -ExpandProperty Lists | ...
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SharePoint feature deployment and scope via PowerShell

We use SP2013 and PowerShell to deploy wsps. When installing the wsp via PowerShell: CASE 1: Add-SPSolution -LiteralPath $path install-spsolution -Identity $solution -GACDeployment Above ...
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query xml powershell sharepoint

Get-SPSite mysite | Select -ExpandProperty AllWebs | Select -ExpandProperty Lists | Select -ExpandProperty Items | Out-File outputpm.txt I have this code, which produces the items, one of the items ...
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powershell script to move/copy files from network path to SharePoint sub folder

if((Get-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell") -eq $null) { Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell } $spWeb=Get-SPWeb -identity "http://sharepoint.contoso.com/Corporate/...
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Powershell the local farm is not accessible - SPECIAL NUANCE

Wonder if you could shed some light on a variant of this situation I'm experiencing. Typical Error when running Sharepoint Management Shell "the local farm is not accessible. CmdLets...." Here's the ...
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Powershell : Query Document Exclude Document Set

I have a Document Library contains multiple Document Sets, each of the Document Sets contains Files. Document Library ----> Document Set ----> Files My objective is to query all File Name only ...
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site column where clause sharepoint

I have a sharepoint site and am creating a powershell script that searches through all document libraries and output the results based on a query to a site column. Get-SPSite mysite Select -...
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PowerShell: Get all items where column equals a certain value

I have a SharePoint site which I want to search all document libraries where column1 = 'hello' and then print out the columns title, scope and column1. Then output the result to a file. I want to do ...
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PowerShell - Iterate through all webs, then iterate through all lists , then add a column where a list is a certain name

I'm trying to put together a script that should iterate through all webs in a site collection, then iterate through all lists in those webs, then add a column where a list has a certain name. This is ...
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How to set Navigation in Office 365 site using powershell?

I am creating some Global / Current navigations nodes on a SharePoint site (SharePoint 2010 in house site) by fetching them through a csv file. Below is the script: #Script to create Global/Current ...
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Import/refresh automatically a CSV file ? Powershell or not?

I have to import a CSV file into a list (put it in a tab). But this CSV will be updated (weel, in fact it will be regenerated), and I need SharePoint to refresh the list with new data. I don't know ...
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Saving Changes OPENXML with PowerShell

Just wondering if someone could point a SharePoint and Powershell newbie in the right direction. We have a problem where some legacy documents in our system have an attachedtemplate which references ...
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Copy-SPSite for /PWA doesn't work on SharePoint 2013

Hello I'm trying to make a script to move an ProjectServer site from one farm to another. To to this, first I import the WSS_Content database then try to rename the /PWA site with Copy-SPSite ...
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powershell problems

I'm A share point intern who's just discovered power shell. I want to start using it right away however the problem is that I'm stuck with a windows 7 pc with power shell installed on it. So i cant ...
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SharePoint security based on Active Directory security groups not work

Please help me. In the organization , we have deployed SharePoint 2013 , to control access to sites decided through security group Active Directory. Active Directory security groups are added to the ...
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Powershell to get template name site is using

I have a site collection http:/SC/ under which I have a site http:/SC/site. Can you provide powershell to check which template http:/SC/site is using?
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Test-SPContentDatabase doesn't return information

I run Test-SPContentDatabase like this: public string Test_Associate(string DbName,string UrlApp) { Runspace runspace = RunspaceFactory.CreateRunspace(); // open it ...
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File gone after using SPFile.MoveTo

I am trying to move files from the RootFolder to a subfolder via PowerShell (would like to keep SPItem.Id from changing if possible). The code I have used is pretty straight forward. starting to ...
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run SharePoint management shell with c#

I have some ps1 that I need to run it with SharePoint management shell. I dont have the possibility to run it with the traditionnal powershell even i havce the administrator role : public string ...
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Powershell script to change locked for editing to sharepoint\system status, ID not found?

I am trying to target a file to change the check out status. So I can delete it. SharePoint Management does not work. Manage Content & Structure does not work. So I am trying PowerShell. ...
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PowerShell code to add/remove, install/uninstall and enable/deactivate feature at Web, Site Collection, Web Application and Farm scope

Please can you give me the best practice PowerShell code to:- A. Add, install and enable feature at -Web -Site Collection -Web Application -Farm scope B. Deactivate, Uninstall and Remove ...
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What happens if feature is already activated and you install new wsp?

Suppose we have deployed a wsp (say webpart) with a feature at site collection level and it is activated. Then, we change code of the webpart, create a new wsp. Then, go to central admin->manage ...
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Help in updating multiple person field via powershell - Only updates one user

Im trying to update multiple person field but it only updates one person not multiple users.ONLY THE LAST ONE As you can see below i'm picking up display name from a field "Contract Viewer" which has ...
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Can I add the sharepoint module to powershell? 2010 / 2013

I apologize if this has been answered but I couldn't find any answers to my question. I want to practice the power shell commands for Sharepoint (either 2010 or 2013) but I can't seem to find a ...
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Sharepoint 2010 managed metadata via powershell: can't access some fields

I'm trying to learn about accessing/setting managed metadata fields using powershell (v2) in sharepoint 2010. Based on various tutorials/forums I have the following minimal (not)working example: $...
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List.GetItems is running slow for certain sites

I'm running a pretty simple query to get back items using List.GetItems and it seems to be performing horribly on some of my sites (differing site collections). The lists being queried are essentially ...
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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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Deploying feature via PowerShell

I am new to powershell deployment, and little confused with features and scopes. We deploy feature via PowerShell. Code: $solution="myfeature.wsp" $path= $solutionPath + $solution Add-SPSolution -...
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How to delete a Task that is associated to an item and workflow that have been deleted

I have a task that is associated with an item (in another list) that has a running workflow. However, the item was deleted over a year ago and therefore it is no longer recoverable from the recycle ...
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Documents / Library missing after migrating My Site to the new Content Database

I've moved some My Sites to new content database with the powershell cmdlet Move-SPSite. However, after moving them, it appears documents were "lost" on some of them (most of sites is just fine). When ...
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Webpart not appearing in site

We have deployed webpart using powershell but cannot find it under the Edit page-> add webpart -> custom, there is no folder called 'custom'. This folder otherwise comes up when deployed via VS. $...
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How to activate web application and site collection level feature via PowerShell?

We have deployed a wsp using: Add-SPSolution -LiteralPath $path install-spsolution -Identity $solution -GACDeployment -Force This wsp has 2 features, one scoped at application level (FeatureA) and ...
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Find duplicate site column using powershell script

When I try to add any content type it give error. I checked ULS and it say "no two choice should have same ID". I checked google and find that I have to delete duplicate site column. Can anyone please ...
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Connect to SPFarm SharePoint 2010

I want to create a function to connect to SPFarm SharePoint2010 with a login and password ,I knowed that it use NTLM authentification ,do I need credential connection ? is there any PowerShell ...
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How to create list in root web for every site collection via powershell?

I need powershell script to create a custom list named 'test' with Title, URL and an boolean field in the rootweb of every site collection.
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Faster way of Downloading Metadata in CSV

we Have document library with 3lacs+ items. we have to download metadata of each file in a csv such as Modified date , modified By etc. I used powershell code for achieving this task but for some ...
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How do I migrate a document library (and just the documents) with PowerShell

I need to migrate the documents of an existing library to a new library. The requirements of the migration is that I maintain versions and audit data (who/when created the document and last modified ...
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How to turn off MDS on all site collections and sites?

We have got a web application with 400 site collections and multiple sites, is there a way to turn off the MDS feature for entire web application?
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Powershell to deploy wsp scoped at web application

We have created several wsps and each wsp have 1 or more feature. In test environment we deploy the projects via VS. But, for production we are thinking of doing it the powershell way. I am new to ...
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Powershell for downloading documents with versions

is there any PowerShell script which downloads all the documents with folder structure from document library maintaining version of each file?