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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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Error creating SPSite using powershell

I am trying to create a web application "http://Intranet" and a site collection "http://Intranet" on SharePoint 2013 foundation farm. Here is my code $sp = New-SPAuthenticationProvider $web = ...
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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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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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Export-SPWeb 'These columns don't currently have unique values' fatal error

I'm trying to export some webs via Export-SPWeb in powershell and I'm receiving: FatalError: These columns don't currently have unique values. The webs have been added to SharePoint 2013 but ...
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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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Looking for a Powershell script to enable SharePoint Server Publishing on all sites in a site collection

I'm looking for a Powershell script to enable the SharePoint Server Publishing site feature on all sites in a single site collection or all site collections.
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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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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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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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Last updated information in User Profile with time date in SharePoint 2013?

Is it possible to get the last updated date with time in user profile,if user updated their information,is there any default Columns available to get this type of information using power shell.
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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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How to delete all items in a List using PowerShell

I am using following PowerShell script to delete all items of the List. It's working fine but take too long for huge lists. Is there any efficient way of clearing list items, something like truncate ...
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Get name of Farm account using Powershell

How can I get the name of the Farm account ? I can see it listed in Get-SPManagedAccount, but do not see any properties on the SPManagedAccount objects to be able to dynamically filter by and ...
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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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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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PowerShell - Restore-SPSite Error

Restore-SPSite "http://dev.sharepoint2010/websites/0001" -path d:\temp\mybackup.bak -force I want to restore a SiteCollection. 2 Days ago the same command works fine. First I want to restore the ...
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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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When cloning the search index component in SharePoint 2013, where should the root directory be placed?

I've got an index component in my search service application listed as "Degraded" status and they say the solution is to create a new one and replace the old one. But when using the ...
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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? Thanks
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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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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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PowerShell Set-WebApplication property bag doesn't work

I have this PowerShell script function SetPropertyBag ($webAppUrl, $key, $value) { $spwebApp=Get-SPWebApplication -Identity $webAppUrl Write $spwebApp ...
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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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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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List all Site Collections in a Farm

I want to be able to see the number, names, url of all site collections there are in a given farm. Would there be a powershell command to do that?
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Can't obtain Document set author via PowerShell

I try to print Authors of all items of docset list in powershell script: Clear-Host $web = Get-SPWeb "http://dogovor.ab.ru" $list = $web.Lists["Agreements"] $AllItems = $list.Items foreach ($t in ...
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Powershell script for user profile properties in SharePoint Online 2013?

Does anyone know of a Powershell script that can be used to pull user profile information from SharePoint Online 2013? The SharePoint server scripts are useless. Particularly, we are looking for a ...
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Error 404 when Pairing Workflow Server with SharePoint 2013

when I try this in powershell: Register-SPWorkflowService –SPSite "http://spserver2013" –WorkflowHostUri http://spserver2013:12291" –AllowOAuthHttp I get this error: Register-SPWorkflowService ...
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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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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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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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Backup and Restore SharePoint 2010 SiteCollections

I am getting an error "Backup version is different" while restoring SiteCollections from one web application to another on the same SharePoint server farm. Following are the steps I was executing when ...
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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 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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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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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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Can You Add a WebPart to a Wiki Home Page via Powershell?

Salvete! Is it possible to add a webpart to a Wiki Home Page via Powershell? I have 100 sites for which I need to add a web-part to their home-pages. I know this is easily possible with normal ...
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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" ...