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Unable to delete timer jobs

I have a few timer jobs which I cannot delete. Using Get-SPTimerJob I am able to find the jobs and the GUIDS, but when I try to delete them I receive the following error: PS C:\Windows\system32> ...
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Trying to restore backup for version 14.0.0.7105

We've been given a SP2010 backup (.bak) file to restore. At this time I don't know if it contains a site collection or a site or a farm, or how it was generated, and have no way to find out (just ...
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Unattended execution of C# scripts

I'm a beginner designing automatizing tasks. I have 2 scripts in C# .These scripts generate two XML docs which are connected and synchronized with two native lists in a SharePoint Portal through ...
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Break Role Inheritence Problem

I used following script provided by Nadeem for breaking permission inheritance of folder. but for me, when I tested ,it doesn't break inheritance at all. it is just assigning new group to the ...
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What is the best practice to duplicate a site collection?

I have a site collection, that contains sub-sites and other list that have different level permissions. If I use the "Save as template" I don't obtain a satisfied result, because template loses the ...
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Backup-Spsite always failing with HRESULT 0x80131904

While taking backup of Site Collection on SharePoint 2010 using powershell command "Backup-SPSite" I always encounter below error : "Backup-SPSite : Exception from HRESULT: 0x80131904 At line:1 ...
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UserProfileService GetUserProfile Modified Date in 2010

I have a problem when loading a UserProfile from the UserProfileService in Powershell. I am able to get a list of properties, however I can't seem to find when the profile was last modified. One ...
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Setting permission on folders and items of Document Library

Suppose I create a group "XYZ" who has full control on site . I will break permission inheritance of rootfolders (from folder starting with A to J) inside document library "abc" and assign a "XYZ" ...
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Powershell regular expression syntax for matching exactly 6 characters that start with two letters at end of url

I have been trying to get a regular expression right for the powershell match command. I am looping through all site collections in a web application (my sites have URLs SC followed by exactly 4 ...
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script to find last modified files

I am wondering if anyone can provide me a script to report on "last modified" files in a specific site and, if possible, output it to CSV so that I can open and report it in Excel. I need to show ...
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Setting group permission to each file inside folder in Document

i Have the following PowerShell Script which iterates through each file in document library folders starting with name "a" of root folder. if((Get-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell") -eq ...
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Issues updating/setting multi value lookup columns via powershell

I have an issue updating multi-values in a lookup field via powershell I can update a single value lookup field as below but can't get to update if its multi- value. As stated below when I hardcode ...
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How can i set/update Person Field(person/group field) via powershell

I have a column(it has a display name e.g John Shane) and I would like to use that to set/update an empty person field. Why I need this is because this list was migrated from sharepoint 2010 to ...
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Slow CSV writing for huge document libraries in powershell

by using below PowerShell script, i get all the items list from the document library including sub folders hierarchy in a CSV file. This script works very fine for small data but for huge data like ...
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Script to automatically import documents from a network share on a regular schedule

I am new to SharePoint development. I am trying automate the task of: Uploading documents from a network share to a SharePoint document library. The related metadata for each of the files also need ...
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Creating a calculated column with replace in Powershell

I am trying to create a calculated column through powershell script. Below is the Script: Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -erroraction SilentlyContinue $site = Get-SPweb ...
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updating/setting multiple values in lookup field through powershell

I'm trying to set multiple values to lookup column. I can get it to set one value but multiple values don't work see below [Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFieldLookupValueCollection] $itemValues = ...
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IRM enabled different for interface than with powershell

Learning about IRM and how it works, please help me understand this situation. Why does powershell show that IRMenabled is true, but the web interface doesn't reflect that IRM is being used? IRM is ...
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Update geolocation field (SPFieldGeolocationValue) with powershell

I am trying to update the latitude/longitude via powershell but can't get it to work. I am basically hitting the bing service with an address retrieving the longitude/latitude then trying to assign ...
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Copying Modified Date in Window Explorer from Powershell

I have the PowerShell script which download Documents from SharePoint Document Library.i want to copy the modified date of documents including folders to the window explorer. Where I am going wrong ...
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SharePoint Online PowerShell cmdlets: Get Group's Ids

I need to export my site collection's groups from sharepoint online. I have create the following script to get all the info but I cannot retrieve the group's Id. I am talking about this ID ...
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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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updating multivalues lookup column using PowerShell in SharePoint 2013

I have a multi values lookup column. I'm trying to update another column on another list from a lookup column. So let say I have values in a lookup column like so: 1;#Open 2;#Close 3;#Closed I want ...
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Need site inventory tool for SharePoint 2007 that doesn't require server access

We're migrating from 2007 to 2010 and I need a full inventory (site, libraries, lists) so I can remove stuff that's no longer being used. However, everything I've found so far requires server access. ...
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how to iterate through all folders inside subfolders of root level folders

below is the code to iterate through root level folders which downloads folder starts with "a" and download sub folders from it starting with any letter. I want to download all the folder levels and ...
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How to get a list of items from a particular folder

The Following code write all the items from the list to CSV file. $list.Items| foreach { $obj = New-Object PSObject -Property @{ "Title" = $_["Title"] ...
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RootFolder.SubFolders problem

I am able to search all folders with their name by using $folder.Name.StartsWith("a") this will display all folders which starts with name a in a Document Library. I want all folders to be ...
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Move Documents - Update Modified date of Published document

I'm want to move documents between site collections retaining their version history(Major and Minor versions). I used this blog http://bit.ly/NPftRE as a reference and was able to move documents with ...
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Download Root level folders starting with A to J

I have the following script to download documents from document library. Is there any way I can download folders starting with A to J from root level which should include all of their sub folders from ...
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Viewing the existing MySiteHostLocation for the SPProfileServiceApplication

I've found plenty of example of how to set the My Site host location for the User Profile service application. On the Start menu, click All Programs. Click Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products. ...
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Powershell - Function to retrieve all items from a list

I'm just getting started with Powershell and am trying to write a reusable script that lets me get all items from an arbitrary list: function Get-SPItems { <# .SYNOPSIS Get all ...
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How to get the trigger keywords of a query rule through PowerShell

I'm attempting to export all query rules for a provided URL to a csv file via PowerShell. I have this working about 80%, the last piece I need is to find the keywords or terms that actually trigger ...
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Programatically determine who created a site collection

Is there a way, preferrably with Powershell, to determine who created a site collection? I'm not interested in who the site collection admins are, but who the actual creator of the site collection ...
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extract block issue preupgradecheck

I run an stsadm -o preupgradecheck in ps1 file function test (){ try{ $cmd=stsadm -o preupgradecheck } catch{ Write-host -ForegroundColor Red ($_.Exception.Message) } } test I wander how can I ...
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Powershell Script With Error Log

With The help of this forum I am able to Write The following Script Using powershell which downloads bulk data from SharePoint with Metadata in CSV file and also Error log as txt file. but the problem ...
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programmatically check if sharepoint installed

I'm developing an application which test if SharePoint is installed correctly, with stsadm and PowerShell access. I wonder if there is a specified stsadm or PowerShell command or a specified C# code ...
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Adding groups to sharepoint site using powershell

Hi I have added 4 groups to site collection 'A' using the powershell script below. How can I add the same groups in a site under the site collection 'A' `$web=Get-SPWeb ...
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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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SharePoint deployment - Deployed to: GAC (WebURL/Global) / BIN

I know that when we deploy farm solutions then they are available under Central Admin --> System Settings --> Manage farm solutions. In this list of solutions, there are 3 columns. Name, Status and ...
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How to retrive items path in CSV file using powershell

I have Following PowerShell Script which downloads documents from document library with folders to a local drive. it also downloads metadata of each document in CSV file. How do I copy the folder path ...
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Create timer job to execute powershell script?

I have created timer job and under execute method.i have added below statement to run sharepoint command. runspace.RunspaceConfiguration.AddPSSnapIn("Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell", out ...
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Script a SP2010 Management Shell function call

I have a small script that refreshes a users profile. Occasionally I need to run the script on a large number of users which takes some time because I need to type each one individually. PS C:\> ...
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get login and password admin of farm

I'm developping a user interface with the intent to connect to my farm. I wonder if there is any cmd powershell to get login and password admin or there is other method.
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Powershell list.workflowassociation not working right

I encountered recently a weird problem. I'm using a powershell script to : - save all workflows autostart properties (from all lists/webs/sites) - make modifications to items in the lists - restore ...
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Is there a way to create site pages and insert webpart into it via PowerShell?

We are creating a powershell script to create lists, groups and to install wsp packages. There are 5 wsp each containing 1 webpart. Is there any way via powershell to create 1 site page and embed 1 ...
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Download Documents From Document Library with their security info

I want to download all the documents from Document Library to a local drive. also I want their security info such as "Modified"", "Modified By" to be included in a CSV file. I searched around net but ...
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Powershell for Downloading Bulk Data From Document Libraries with MetaData and Log

I am Looking for a PowerShell Script which can download Bulk Data from SharePoint Document Library to a hard Disk with Metadata of each data in a CSV file. I also want log File for a documents which ...
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get all database name with stsadm

I want to know to get all database name with an stsadm commend like Get-SPDatabase in power shell I found this cmd:stsadm -o databaserepair -url http://xyz/sites/sc -databasename DBname but it need ...
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SharePoint 2010 PowerShell Getting List Column Object From Display Name Intermittently Gets Column

I'm trying to get columns in a list from the display name, however this isn't always working. Here is where I try to get the column, and check to see if it's null. I've tried it on display names ...
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edit ps1 file with c#

i have an ps1 file witch work fine in powerISE. But in my case ,I have a c# class witch execute ps1 file and I want to set variables values from c# class . code in PS1 powershell function ...