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good tutorial to learn using Sharepoint 2013 with powershell

I am looking to create some scripts that I will need for my SharePoint, but my power-shell skills are very bad. Is there any good tutorial that will help me become better at it ? It can be anything ...
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people picker in sharepoint

I have recently configured a two way domain trust between two domains.And I want people picker to be able to see across only one domain. I have done this by setting stsadm property through command.I ...
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Timerjob location

I want to know, is there any way to find where timer-job is activated (url where timerjob's feature activated) using Powershell.
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How to get a list of broken links using Powershell? for Sharepoint 2010

I need a SharePoint 2010 Management Shell script that is going to generate a csv file with a list of broken links in one of my site collection and sub sites. I have no experience in writing PS ...
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Run Powershell Script from Sharepoint page

I use a PS script to create a list. Instead of a scheduled task, I wondered if I can put a link or a button on a sharepoint page, that when you click on it, it runs a PS Script on the SharePoint ...
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Why can't powershell convert my password from system.string to system.security.securestring?

I'm trying to create a UPS sync connection using powershell. Becuase of the vagaries of our AD setup I can't use the Central Admin 'Create New Connection' function. I am using the script below which ...
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incremental-update to feature in sharepoint by powershell

New to PowerShell and SharePoint, i have a sharepoint 2013 project on visual studio 2013 that contains a SharePoint List definition and instance. After adding and installing the solution and ...
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Move SharePoint list items into folders that exists in the same list programmatically?

Respected members of StackExchange, kindly help me with your kind suggestions to solve the issue. I have +20,000 items in a SharePoint list that i want to move into the folders that also exists in ...
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Create Calendar powershell CSOM

How would I go about creating a calendar in powershell using CSOM. I have created a custom list before, using this : Add-Type -Path 'C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\Web Server ...
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Sharepoint 2007 - Download Document Library to Local Drive

We've got a Sharepoint 2007 server where I need to download the contents of an entire document library to a local drive. What's the recommended approach to accomplish this in a scripted fashion?
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How to install SharePoint 2013 Installation with SQL Server Authentication

I'm just curious about the steps required to install Sharepoint 2013 using SQL Server Authentication. Also if there are any drawbacks that i might not be aware of. Here are some steps i currently ...
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Error when trying to copy host named site collection with Copy-SPSite

For testing purposes I have created host-named site collection http://portal.contoso.com I am trying to copy this site collection with the Copy-SPSite cmdlet to a new host-named site collection ...
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Multilingual user interface: Is it possible to Export Translations using PowerShell?

I have a SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise with several language packs installed. The Alternate Languages have been enabled in the Site Settings and several items have been translated. Is it possible ...
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Run PS Script from workflow SP2013

I saw the great feature developed by iLoveSharePoint here. But this is for SP 2010, and 2013 compatibility is not sure. Have you heard about any other stuff to do the job ? Running powershell scripts ...
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How to rename a list-associated SPD2013 WF?

I have 20 sites that all have the same SPD2013 WF - it is a WF that executes on a specific list when an item is added or changed. We goofed on the naming of the WF and would like to rename the WF. Is ...
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Creating a folder with information pulled from infopath form

I have created a form in infopath that allows managers to input new hire information. When this form is created and submitted, it goes to a different library that only HR can see and they can switch ...
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Access denied in powerschell script for Add SPSolution

I have a Windows Server 2012 Standard, named DC. This server is a Domain Controller. I have Sharepoint 2013. The domain is DEVRSG.COM. I log on in DC machine using DEVRSG\Administrator, is Domain ...
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The term 'New-Object' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet

I want to configure a high trusted app for app dev in SharePoint, and to do so I need first to insert some commands in the powershell editor like : $publicCertPath = ...
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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. The one ...
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Mounting SP database where the DBs names and server names are in a CSV file

I want to mount SP content databases using powershell. The content DBs names and server names are in a CSV file. How to read the CSV file and use the mount -SPContentDatabase command? Can someone ...
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What does “Synchronize” paramter of Install-SPSolution do?

Install-SPSolution command can accept an optional Synchronize parameter. MSDN says that it "synchronizes all solutions or the specified solution in the local farm". But what does this mean? What ...
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How to set Anonymous access to Site Collection using Powershell

I like to give Anonymous access to Site collection using power shell. How I will do this?
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SharePoint 2013 Create Variation Labels with powershell script

I'm actually trying to add variation labels to a site using powershell script (SharePoint 2013), and i know there is no powershell script for the job so im looking at some c# object model and i found ...
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Set-SPAppDomain local

How can I set a local domain for: Set-SPAppDomain "mydomain" Set-SPAppSiteSubscriptionName -Name "mydomain" "mydomain" is just an example. Now for the second command I'm getting this error: ...
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Set Group Description to HTML via PS Script

I am using the following code/function to add groups to a site: function Create-SPGroupInWeb { param ($url, $groupName, $permissionLevel, $description) try{ $web = Get-SPWeb ...
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Removing NewsFeed comments with Remove-SPSocialItemByDate throws SQLException

I am trying to remove all Mysite newsfeed comments via powershell in preparation for a new site release (getting debugging and test comments out, etc.)... I am using the Remove-SPSocialItemByDate ...
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How can I use PowerShell to upload a list template (stp file)?

I need to script the creation of data in SharePoint, and part of this requires that I upload a slide library list template using PowerShell. Is this possible?
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No Connection between SP2013 and Workflow manger

Goal: Install Workflow manager in order to use SharePoint 2013 workflow. Problem: When I try registrating between SP2013 och WorkFlow manager based on the code: Give this command ...
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Getting the list name from url with PowerShell

I am trying to parse any given SharePoint URL and get back the site, web and list references using the code below. I would like to achieve this even if I provide the URL of an item. The code below ...
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Create a 2013 Wiki page with Powershell

I have a Sharepoint 2013 instance running on a server. I want to create a script that writes wiki pages from files. So while searching the internet, I found some code for C#, VB, and some PS Code that ...
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SharePoint 2013 Variations Using Powershell

I am using powershell to manage the creation of some site variations following this tutorial: http://www.sharepointeurope.com/blog/2013/7/23/automate-variations-in-sharepoint-2013-using-powershell-c ...
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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["Договоры"] $AllItems = $list.Items foreach ($t in ...
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PowerShell: Script to check feature status (enabled/disabled) before activating

I am developing a script to refresh my custom features. Earlier i was just looping through the features and calling Disable-SPFeature and Enable-SPFeature on each items. The issue is when the ...
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Local farm is not accessible, cmdlets with featuredependencyid are not registered

So after moving all my databases to the new SQL server I run this on my SharePoint central admin box, http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc512725(v=office.15).aspx#Man Everything goes through ...
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Make a column unique powershell CSOM

How can I Enforce unique values: in powershell? Client-side as well not server-side Here is the code that I have : $ListInfo = New-Object Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ListCreationInformation ...
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Is the only supported way to convert users to claims using a web application?

According to Microsoft documentation, Migrate from classic-mode to claims-based authentication in SharePoint 2013, the way to upgrade a classic-authenticated users would be to attach a database to a ...
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Grant “Replicate Changes” permissions in Active Directory with PowerShell

I'm creating a user in Active directory with PowerShell and need to assign it "Replicate Changes" rights. I can't find anywhere online how to do this.
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Poweshell Site Provisioning example

I want to create site collection and subsites using PowerShell script. It needs to take site name, site template name and owner details as parameters. I am new to PowerShell. Can anyone please help ...
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Creating a view CSOM Powershell

How can I create a view in Powershell using CSOM This works in server side I am unsure how to do it in CSOM $viewQuery = '<Where><Eq><FieldRef Name="IsActive" ...
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Powershell command to change default search scope for a site collection

In my site collection search scope, there are 2 scopes 1. All Sites (default scope) 2. MyCustomScope (custom scope) I want to set "MyCustomScope" as default scope. Is it possible through powershell ...
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Add field to list CSOM Powershell

I have written some code which adds a list client side in powershell : $ctx = New-Object Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ClientContext($url) $ctx.Credentials = $credentials $web = $ctx.Web ...
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Check out to document owner using powershell

I have a document library with 200 + documents. I would like to check out all documents in the library to the document owner. I have seen a few powershell scripts that check in documents but not ...
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Need to recursively parse SharePoint 2010 sites for JavaScript tags and output URL path to a file

I have a site with approx. 300+ sites. The vast majority use JS and reference a jquery file that are either in the parent folder as the aspx file or site, or referencing a master jquery file in a ...
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Copy Document library from one site to another with metadata preserved?

Is there a way to to move all items from one document library in one site to another document library in another site where even the metadata like Created,Created Date,Modified,Modified Date,Assigned ...
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Updating a view using powershell

I have created a list and added some new fields in my sharepoint site. I now want to add my new fields onto the All Items view using Powershell is this possible? I tried : $viewFields = New-Object ...
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Access personal views in a list with PowerShell

I am trying to first access and then edit Personal Views for a SharePoint List using PowerShell. However only the public views are returned. In the example below the list called List1 has two views - ...
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Mail server settings not changing

Having a strange issue with SP 2010 Foundation. In central admin we have an outgoing mail server set But in powershell if you call (get-spwebapplication)[1] | ...
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Extract Infopath form data to CSV with Powershell

I have several infopath forms. Which contain data. I need to resume some of them in a CSV file. I think I can do it with powershell. Loop in the directory and get all files. But to retrieve data, ...
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Removing permission granted for excel services

When setting up Excel services with an unattended service account, one step is to grant the account access to the web application(s) database that will use the service with PowerShell. $webApp = ...
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Unable to connect web parts using powershell

I am trying to connect a custom webpart (provider) to a ReportViewerWebPart (consumer) programmatically, using a Powershell script. I get the error message below when I execute the following line: ...