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How Can I Output Enterprise Features List To CSV?

I am trying to output to a CSV file the list of activate enterprise features in our sites with DisplayName, GUID and Scope as the content that is written to the CSV file. I have the following ...
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Modify SPWebAnalytics ReportingDb and StatingDb using powershell

I am trying to change the reporting database and staging database for SPWebAnalytics sharepoint 2010 using powershell below but received the following error: "Set-SPWebAnalyticsServiceApplication : ...
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Creating a Calculated Date Field with embedded double quotes

I have been provisioning a load of Site Colummns with PowerShell . I am however, having a lot grief with a calculated field spField.Formula = "=TEXT(DATE([Created],"mmyyyy"))" spField.OutputType = ...
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How to find out if (and if possible how often) a term is used?

When using managed metadata, how can I find out, if a term is used (and if possible, how often it is used), without iterating all sites and lists/libraries on the sites?
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Copy list item from Prod to Dev using Powershell or Server Object model

I'm looking for the best way, either throught Powershell or the Object Model, to copy a list item from Production to Dev. The lists are identical, I just have one item that is causing an error in an ...
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How to set columns visible only in Display Form on a Column used by a Content Type

I have a column that we will call C. This Column is associated to a Content Type (CT). If I go to the properties of the CT -> Column C I can set the column to be Facoltative or Hidden: If I put it ...
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Looping into all websites, PowerShell error: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation

I have some powershell script which is looping into all websites in a webapplication. I have full control permissions in the policy in Central Admin. In this powershell loop I got this error at some ...
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Add items to the lists having lookup relation using powershell?

I am trying to add items to the comments list based on the Post list having lookup relation ship between these two lists,can any one give me an example how to update the lookup column values using ...
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SharePoint PowerShell Document Library properties

I'm pretty new to PowerShell and try to collect the following data about every document library in a site-collection: Document Library Name Created Date Content Type Are there any general ...
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Set-SPUser - not valid user object - 19;#username - powershell

I'm trying to add users to a custom "responsible" group that have the same permissions as owners group. I'm getting member from a list in SP (people and group). $Responsible = ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Title field not showing up in list of columns for Content type created using Powershell

I have used following power-shell script for creating a new content type with one custom column. $siteURL = "My Site URL" $contentTypeName = "Test Content Type 1" $contentTypeGroupName = "Content ...
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Problem copying lookup column data from one list to another via PowerShell

I have the below script that works for moving list data between two lists on sites next to each other that have the same schema. Everything works perfectly bar a column of type LOOKUP named "Name of ...
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Check user account in an SP group is disabled or not

I have this piece of PowerShell script that lists out all the users in a SharePoint group ... foreach ($grp in $web.groups) { $grp.name foreach ($user in $grp.users) { " User: " + ...
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SharePoint 2013 unable to see webpart after adding it using PowerShell

I have a custom webaprt which I created in SharePoint 2013 using VS 2013 and I am trying to add and congifure it through powershell. The good part is it's adding it on the page and displaying the ...
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Powershell, How to remove a user from the userprofile service application?

I am using sp 2010. I have some users which are not any more working for our company. We would like to first check if they have a mysite. If they have a mysite I would like to lock it. After this I ...
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The Best script to configure Search across 2 servers: Redundancy, Performance, and Reliability?

I have a very simple three-tier SharePoint 2013 farm which its topology consists of: : (DB Server, Application Server, and Web Front End Server). Each server has somewhat decent resources e.g. 15 GB ...
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Cannot Create SPRoleAssignment From User in Powershell

I have the following code: foreach ($item in $head.GetItems()) { $bigboss=$item['bigBoss']; $roleAssignment = New-Object Microsoft.SharePoint.SPRoleAssignment($bigboss); } Where $head is ...
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Usage and Health Data Collection using SQL Authentication

I'm having an issue with trying to set my Usage and Health Data Collection to use SQL Authentication. I have tried setting my database credentials to SQL Authentication using both Powershell and ...
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Powershell, how to check if spuser object is user or group?

I have a powershell script which is fixing some corrupted userprofiles. But the results are also groups. I would like to skip the groups and fix only the users. How can I check if the spuser object is ...
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Formatting the output using powershell

The following working as expected except the format. It appears the record of value $r and $s variable are display in the same column field. How i can make display in different column field? or when i ...
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Search User Profile Property without giving ManagedPropertyName

I would like to search the users by giving the value of an user profile property. In order to do that, I created a new managed propery and mapped it to the corresponding crawl property. After Full ...
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Is there a way to find versions of a list in SharePoint 2013?

This is kind of a three part question. I'm trying to find out how many versions of this list exist and how much space this list is using. Is there a way to find this in central admin or powershell? ...
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Can we disable /Hide Skydrive from SharePoint Farm On premises

Is there a way that we can use power shell (Not custom delegate control) to hide/disable the Suitelinks from the complete SharePoint farm .We achieved that in one site collection using CSS but as we ...
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PowerShell to get workflow status in a list items of the SharePoint Online

I need create a PowerShell code to get the status of a workflow in a list items of the SharePoint Online. It's simple in On Premise SharePoint, but in online I have serious difficulties. Someone can ...
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Copy People column from sharepoint list item to SharePoint group

I have Site Admin Custom sharepoint list in a Site1, where users in our oganization need to submit a request to become Cerified Site Collection Administrator. List Consists of 3 columns: Site ...
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How to upgrade one specific feature only with powershell

I created a farm feature and then I upgraded it. According to the documentation, the upgrade-spfeature -scope farm will upgrade all features requiring upgrade. Feature upgrade (part 5) – using ...
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Get-SPUser and a Person field

What is the correct powershell syntax for finding all list items in a given list where a Person field matches a user retrieved from Get-SPUser? I.e. $user = Get-SPUser -web *web* -Identity ...
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Provision SharePoint Site using Data stored in List via Powershell

I have a custom list where users submit there request for new site, which stores, information such as Site Name, Site url, template type, Size of the site, Site Owners etc. Can I use powershell ...
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Powershell Script to approve all the pages,masterpages,layouts in a site collection

Need some automated way for publishing the content throughout the site within the one action using some commands, powershell or some custom code or any utility available for SharePoint 2013. Any ...
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Update folders to folder content type

I have a document library with root folders and then sub-folders. I need to update the sub folders to a newly created content type. Is there a way to do this with powershell? Example: Document ...
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moving sharepoint 2013 site collection from dev to prod

I have a sharepoint 2013 site and would like to this to be moved to another server. I have some few branding and customization and will be good if that can be moved across too if not can re apply the ...
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What's a better way to handle errors for Get-SPWeb?

I've noticed my favorite traps don't work as intended when attempting to get an SPWeb object. Example: trap { write-host "an error occurred. continue."; continue } & { nonexistant_command } ...
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SharePoint PowerShell Script deployment. Only errors outside of Visual Studio?

I have a problem regarding deployment of WSP package. I develop the solution using Visual Studio and use No Activation + a PowerShell script as 'post-deployment' command. The PowerShell script is the ...
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Problem with SP2013 solution scope: WebApplication vs GAC

I have a SP2013 solution that contains a custom WCF service, custom Timer Job and a Feature Event Reciever. Because of these the solution Assembly Deploying Target is set to GlobalAssemblyCache. The ...
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PowerShell script to create hundreds of sub sites

What's the best way to create hundreds of sub sites in a site collection for testing purposes? It doesn't matter what their names are. Doing some research, I found a few scripts that either require ...
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Uploading Files to Sharepoint Document Library and Updateing Column Fields Using Powershell

I'm a new learner to Powershell and a bit new to SharePoint as well. I'm learning powershell to create a script that uploads files to a sub-site library inside SharePoint. I managed to get it working ...
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How to get running workflow instances on listitems in powershell?

I have craeted a powershell script to terminate all the corrupted workflows which are older than 4 hours. But I think it is not looking only for the running workflows. It is looking for all the ...
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Get master page object in Powershell / Update master page containts using Powershell

I have to create one Powershell script. This will iterate though all the sites/subsites in one site collection and access master page used by the site. Once i get it, i have to update that master page ...
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Creating SPNavigationNodes via PowerShell

Unfortunately I don't have my screenshots since they are at work so I'll try to explain this as best as possible. On a site collection's top level site at work, I would like to have the top navigation ...
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Programatically sort choices in a list field

I'm updating choices in a list field and want them to be stored alphabetically, however when I try to sort the choices I get the following error: $web = Get-SPWeb "mysite" $list = ...
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Get last 10 search crawl logs sharepoint powershell

I want to get last few crawl log details of all of my content sources through powershell. Basically, its the search service application -> crawl logs -> crawl history -> for any content source I ...
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After deleting all nodes, QuickLaunch throws “You cannot call a method on a null-valued expression”

If QuickLaunch has nodes, the following causes the error "You cannot call a method on a null valued expression". If not, it carries on as normal. $nodes = $subWeb.Navigation.QuickLaunch write-host ...
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Powershell to delete all items from a list based on created date

I have this powershell script to delete all items from a list: $siteURL = "URL" $site = new-object Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSite ( $siteURL ) $web = $site.OpenWeb() $oList = $web.Lists["ListName"]; ...
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How do you apply a theme with powershell in 2013?

I'm writing a powershell script that creates a number of site collections. I want to programmatically set the composed look to "Sea Monster". Through the web UI I go to Site Settings > "Change the ...
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Error - Get-SPWeb in Powershell

I am running this simple command from powershell under a user context, who has db_owner and SharePoint_shell rights to the SharePoint_config database. I get the following error: PS ...
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Using PowerShell variables in CAML Queries?

I'm trying to reconfigure scripts I made to move list items from one list to another. At the time the list were not going to change so all the variables were hard coded. Is it possible to use a ...
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Clone site collection vs web templates provisioning (team site)

What's the drawback of cloning existing team sites? Fist I created team sites based on web templates, but after a while with tons of changes from the client I'm thinking of just cloning a "team ...
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SharePoint warmup script implementation

I've implemented the SPWarmup script from Codeplex on development and production environment. This script (that can be found here https://spbestwarmup.codeplex.com/) is working well, when I run it ...
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Replicate site collection with a different URL and retain its content

I have a site collection that is published externally and is constantly getting updated with newer versions of files. The business has a requirement where we need some external users to only see ...