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Removing all Enterprise SharePoint Features from a web application

I am having a hard time determining which features to include in the removal process. Additionally, I am struggling to determine the order in which they should be removed. Could you please help me ...
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Move Files from a SharePoint Library into a Folder

I have a problem. I want to move files from a SharePoint library into a folder using PowerShell. To be more specific I need to move all the files in the library for whose a SharePoint field value ...
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which is better building sites/libraries through Ul or programmatically?

Apart from the fact that an automated approach is quicker, consistent and less prone to human error I was wondering if there are other advantages of provisioning sites using a programmatic approach. ...
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Exception error when getting master page in powershell

I wanted to see which site collections in our 2010 environment are not following the rules and are deactivating the Master Page in the settings. I have some powershell code that works just fine, ...
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Powershell scripting for creating lists Online version of SharePoint 2013?

I would like to know if we can script list creation and modification (i.e adding, deleting columns, etc..) using PowerShell for SharePoint online. ...
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How to remove a starting url via powershell from an existing content source?

I have been trying to find a cmdlet to do this but I havent been able to. I want to create a content source with a starting url, the problem is that url already exists on the default content source so ...
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Error while running the Powershell script

I want to run the following script but getting the error "Unable to find type [Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.PropertyConstants]" #Add SharePoint PowerShell SnapIn if not already added if ...
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Powershell to list specific user profiles

Is there a way to list specific user profiles instead all the users? Ex: List all the accounts starting with IT. It should list all the users with ITUser1,ITUser2, ect.... The following script ...
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Get-SPWeb: Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))

I'm having issue with Get-SPWeb: I did everything suggested at Error - Get-SPWeb in Powershell but still not working. weird thing is: it worked before. Did MS change something? the account i ...
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Powershell script to schedule daily backup of Sharepoint Sites and Subsites?

I have one site collection at root level and which contains more than 50 subsites. I am planning to schedule a daily job to take the backup of sharepoint subsites. I also want to check the size of the ...
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How can I view Developer Dashboard from a custom master page or PowerShell?

I need to view Developer Dashboard data to investigate a bottleneck on a SharePoint deployment, but the master page has been customized and the Developer Dashboard is not available (after enabling it ...
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How to associate sharepoint 2013 designer workflow to content type for retention policy using powershell?

I am having a requirement to write a powershell script which should attache workflow to content type in sharepoint 2013. basically it is require to create a retention policy which should start a ...
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How to get all managed accounts and create a new one using PowerShell in SharePoint 2013

I need to get all Managed Accounts in SharePoint 2013. If there are nothing, I need to create a new one. How can I do this using PowerShell?
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Enumerate BCS Object Permissions

Hi I am looking for a method via PowerShell to enumerate the various ETC's that have been created to determine who currently has access. I realize that I can do this via the front end, however I need ...
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Move-SPUser : pixels

Migrating users from one domain to another, I get this error on a couple of users. The migration still seems to occur. Move-SPUser : pixels At D:\UserMigration\MigrateUsers.ps1:10 char:28 + ...
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PowerShell - Dispose SP Objects

I want to use PowerShell to loop through my SharePoint and dispose all objects properly. I don´t want to generate entrys in the SharePoint log like this: An SPRequest object was not disposed ...
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enhancedSearch.aspx not working on a site collection

I want to change the search settings on a site collection to point to search center I created. However when I go to site settings, search settings this page throws me An unexpected error has ...
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How to iterate each folders in each of the sharepoint websites using powershell

I've a requirement to find all the files under all websites present in sharepoint. I've use .SubFolders , but it works for a single root folder only. Is there any alternate way for recursive ...
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Upgrading Sharepoint 2010 CMP file to 2013

I have exported a team site from Sharepoint 2013 into a CMP file. However, when I try to run Import-SPWeb, I get the Version package is different. I am looking for anyway possible to upgrade this ...
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powershell backup site cillection

I am trying to take a BackUp of a Site Collection from a remote computer, but I am getting a error that i am not sure of the script is Invoke-Command -ComputerName remotecomputername -ScriptBlock ...
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PowerShell script in setting up multiple SharePoint Alerts

Another user (Charlie) is requesting to have alerts sent anytime a change is made on the "discussion board", "Batch Report" folder, "Reports" folder, and "Audits" folder within a single client site. ...
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PowerShell unable to open my Site Assets

Hi I have knocked up a quick powershell function that downloads all the files in my Site Assets dir so that I import these into Visual Studion ( and not the shortcuts if you just copy and paste) Now ...
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give user full rights on a list via powershell

I have messed up my rights on a list, so I can still view it, but cannot edit it. I need full permissions on it again. Is there a way to set my admin account back to full rights via powershell? ...
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Access denied after creating site collection by using Powershell

I am using SP2013 single server dev environment. I use following scripts for creating web application and site collection. but when I browse to it, it says this site has not been shared with you. I am ...
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New-SPSite gives ERROR: Failed to OpenThreadToken, LastError=1008 in Timer job

I have a timer job that is running some powershell. The script creates a content database and then attempts to create a site collection. If run from powershell prompt the script works fine. If I ...
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Remote Powershell: New-SPUser : Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005)

I am running a remote powershell script which attempts to setup a web-application and site collection and then attempts to add a user to that site collection. I receive the following error: ...
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Setting permissions

I am looking to set a site admins as the only people who can use a certain page via powershell, so far I have only been able to check permissions not set any
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SharePoint 2010 - List CanReceiveEmail Disable/Enable

After migration from SharePoint 2007 to 2010 the list feature to receive emails is not working on migrated sites. The functionality is enabled in the UI and when I´m checking $list.CanReceiveEmail ...
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SharePoint 2010: What is the difference between backing up a Site Collection and exporting a Site Collection?

Lectori salutem, I am reading into backup and restore operations in SharePoint 2010. I have noticed that in Central Administration > Backup and Restore > Granular Backup there is the possibility to ...
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Uploading a file using powershell and updating column values

I am trying to upload a file from a local drive to a sharepoint doc lib, this much I have been able to find, however, I also want to update a column relative to the file, foe example, I have a company ...
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How to hide quicklaunch

I am writing powershell scripts and have been trying to find a solution for this but haven't been able to. I just wanted to find out how to hide the quicklaunch using powershell. Is it a property of ...
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Powershell script to retrive all the customization done on sharepoint site

How to write a powershell script which will display the customization done on a sharepoint site - customizations like custom features, custom workflows, custom site def, infopath form etc...
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Error on recreating web application

I've written a powershell script to create a web application, add libraries and pages, etc. As I work through the script and fix bugs and issues, I delete the web application through central ...
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How to migrate existing choice columns (containing data) to Managed MetaData columns using PowerShell?

I have 5 choice columns on a SharePoint library, containing ~1000 rows. I would like to migrate these 5 columns into Managed Metadata fields and maintain the data. Any ideas?
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List View Webpart is not getting added while activating feature using powershell

I created a feature and on activation of it I am trying to add list view webpart. Using powershell command activating feature and it gets activated but List View Web part it is not getting added on to ...
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CAML Query in Powershell Issues

I have a powershell script that I am running that executes a caml query to get some list items. The problem I am having is that whenever I execute this query in CAML Builder I am only getting 3 ...
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How to add security to a page using powershell

I am new to SharePoint and am writing PowerShell scripts to create a number of libraries. Each library will be added as a list webpart on a webpart page for added security. Finally, the page is added ...
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Content type ID on a file different from actual content type ID?

Moving from "a sharepoint user" to "a sharepoint power user", I now am facing the world of Powershell and more. One thing that really puzzles me is the following. Ok, so I have a document library ...
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What is the difference? (Checked out files)

I am in the process of writing a powershell script to work with checked out files and I stumpled on this article: Find All Checked Out Files My question is what is the difference between the two ...
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Get document properties.Keys value

I'm iterating all lists in a site collection trying to get all metadata, their values and eventually count them. I'm not so far yet, but I'm stuck in getting the values from a documents (file) ...
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Custom Permission Level Using Powershell For Subsite

I am doing the following using powershell. I am creating a site collection with 4 subsites and 5 custom groups. Site Collection : Parent Child Site : One Child Site : Two Child Site : Three There ...
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How to get all lists in a site collection along with their Guid and URL

I've created a Powershell script to get all the lists in my site with their Guids. This is working but I also want the script to the return the URL. $_.Lists | ForEach-Object {Write-host ...
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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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Why are changes to navigation nodes by my Powershell script rolling back?

I've written some scripts that were supposed to help me correct links manually added to the navigation of a site. Basically I'm just doing a find and replace in all of the URLs. I've figured out how ...
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Backup-SPFarm not respecting ErrorActionPreference

I'm trying to setup a script in Jenkins to backup my SharePoint server. The problem I'm encountering is that it Backup-SPFarm is not correctly returning an error. So my $ErrorActionPreference is being ...
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Using PowerShell how do I change the column ordering for a SharePoint List

Been trying to search for the answer to this, what I need to do is re-order the fields of a SharePoint list and propagate that change down to 300+ sites (should have used a content type, but oh well) ...
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How can I create web application, site collection, and sites automatically with batch file and power shell

Is there any way that I can create a web application, site collection and sites using poweshell and batch file automatically? So, User has to click on executable batch file which will create the web ...
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Windows PowerShell Vs. SharePoint PowerShell for Deployments

I am using Windows Server 2008 R2 with SharePoint 2010. I see two PowerShell tools on this machine: Windows PowerShell and the SharePoint 2010 Management Shell. Does anyone know the difference? Can ...
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I dont have permissions to use SharePoint PowerShell, what to do?

I am a developer and would like to deploy a wsp to a server (win2k8r2) from my customer. I log in with some user created special for me. When I start SharePoint PowerShell I got this error: The local ...
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Powershell to set a Web Application's Trusted Identity Provider to an STS and NTLM?

I've created a custom STS and have setup trust with SharePoint via New-SPTrustedIdentityTokenIssuer. I can use Central Admin to configure a Web Application to use both NTLM and the STS, however I ...