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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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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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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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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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Can I suppress Import-SPWeb log created message

Using the SharePoint Administrator PowerShell command Import-SPWeb, I loop through many backup files, each generates the output: Log file generated: C:\somepath\backup.cmp.import.log With the ...
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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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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 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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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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When it is safe to delete entries from contentDB?

I have a file that is getting caught by the health analyzer ReportViewer.dwp as a missing setup file referenced [1] times in the database. I've tracked the file down to the web part gallery and ...
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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" ...
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Power shell script to convert csv to excel with out installing excel services

I have written the power shell script to export the view in to a CSV file. But I want the same data to be exported to EXCel. I don't have excel installed on my share point server and my client does ...
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A Usage Application already exists in this farm - PowerShell error

To enable develop dashboard we need to create the Usage and Health Data Collection Service Application. For that I use the below powershell command to create the service application. ...
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“Sorry something went wrong with adding the app. Click to retry”

I am unable to remove the app, it is corrupted. Can any give example using PowerShell how to uninstall the app?
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Automated Quota report via Powershell

I am new to Powershell and have been using the following snippet of code to pull the site quota information from my farm $GetStorage = @{Name="Storage"; Expression={"{0:N2} MB" -f ...
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Sort results from get list items

I have write some PowerShell script to get double items in different lists. I would like to remove the oldest item. I will check this by the "modified" date. How can I sort the results by "modified" ...
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Powershell Script to Stopfollowing not work

I found this script at MSDN forum [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("Microsoft.Office.Server") $web = Get-SPWeb https://www.contoso.com/teams/yourteam $context = ...
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The local farm is not accessible

When I run SharePoint PowerShell on my SharePoint server I get the following error: Error: "The local farm is not accessible. Cmdlets with FeatureDependencyId are not registered".
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How to move a library from one site to another and keep the ModifedBy field

I need to migrate one list from a site to another site, using Gary LaPoint cmdlets i could do something like this: `Get-SPList "http://mysourcedomain.com/sites/ict/list" | Copy-SPList -TargetWeb ...
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The term 'Get-SPBackupCatalog' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check the spelling of the name

i am trying to run the following script using windows power shell ISE:- Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell $cat = Get-SPBackupCatalog \\T01\Back Backup-SPFarm -Directory \\T01\Back ...
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How to copy content type from one site collection to another site collection in Sp 2013

I need to create a content type from one site coll to another, I found this link: http://get-spscripts.com/2011/02/export-and-importcreate-site-content.html The export works perfectly: $sourceWeb = ...
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Unable to perform A full Farm Backup

I have SharePoint 2013 server, containing one web application and three site collections. I want to perform my first full farm backup, so I wrote the following command inside SharePoint PowerShell: ...
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SharePoint 2010 Powershell unable to get the title of SSRS Report viewer webpart

In SharePoint2010, I dragged and dropped two webparts on the page "Performance point filter(PPS)" webpart and "SSRS Report viewer" webpart. I am trying to connect the two webparts programmatically. ...
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How can I retrieve permission levels for site and list using powershell?

Sharepoint 2007 Powershell. I have a powershell script that checks the permissions of a 2007 site collection and outputs it to an xml file. The script is taken and modified from here: ...
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How to Hide default Authentication Providers in SharePoint 2013

I am using Claim Provider authentication and I tried to hide default authentication provider based from People picker using powershell. I copied the following powershell script from Steve Peschka blog ...
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How to set a default value for Date column to “Today's Date”

I am writing a powershell script to add a date type column with "Today's Date" as the default value. How I can set it up? $list | new-spjfield "Date" -internalname "Date" -type DateTime -dateformat ...
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SharePoint 2010 Powershell script to loop thru all sites collections to swap AD groups

BASIC OBJECTIVE: Identify an AD group, where ever it exists, Update to a new AD group and keep the same permission level. I'm looking for a powershell script to loop thru a site collection (or all ...
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Unable to add the webpart in web part page in sharepoint 2013

I am Unable to add the webpart in web part page in sharepoint 2013 below is the error message: An unexpected error has occurred. Technical Details Troubleshoot issues with Microsoft SharePoint ...
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Additional SPUser properties - UserLogin, DisplayName?

The SPUser object has "LoginName" and "Name" as valid properties according to the technet documentation here. However when i get a list of all SPUser properties I notice two additional properties ...
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Add custom site template to Template library, sharepoint 2013

I have created a custom site template and saved it on my desktop. i want to use this template as a standard template when creating Site collection by powershell code. How to save this template the ...
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how to link site column title to a resorce file?

I would like to link a site column title to a resource file using Powershell. I am using Sharepoint 2010. Thanks in advance.
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change the data type of a sharepoint column from the content type using powershell

i have been trying to change the data type of a field called "EmployeeName" from Number to Text - which is associated with a Infopath form Library in SharePoint 2010 env
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How to migrate AD domain groups in sharepoint 2010

I want to migrate AD domain group "old\abc" to "new\abc"" domain in sharpeoint 2010 using powershell. I am using powershell to run stsadm -o migrategroup –oldlogin old\abc –newlogin new\abc but I ...
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Why does the encrypted docs code generate errors on infopath files?

In check for password protected office documents you shared some powershell code to read through a site collection looking for encrypted documents. When the farm admin runs it, I get errors like: ...
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OnUpdated is not called on field when called with powershell

I have a custom type field, called MyCustomField, this field has some action to perform on the "OnUpdated". So when I go and update field in the UI throught the sharepoint site, and I jump into the ...
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How do I programatically edit the contents of an .aspx SitePage or page or wiki?

I'm trying to programatically edit a page that is being transitioned from server #1 to server #2, #3... etc. I tried including the page inside a module, and later on opening it and extracting its ...
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Find Number Of Items In Search Index Using Powershell

How can I find out how many items are in my search indexes using Powershell in SharePoint 2010?
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Disable alerts for List or a site in SharePoint2013?

I am having a list in SharePoint2013,i want to disable the Alerts Option in that particular list or Site,can any one give example to disable the alerts by using OOTB or PowerShell.
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Why I cannot get the UPS AD connection in powershell?

I would like to get the AD connection from the UPS in powershell. But the object "ConnectionManager" is null. What I am missing? If I go to: Central Administration -> Application Management -> ...
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How to restore a Document Library or List with unique permissions

Is it possible to restore a Document Library or List with unique permissions from an unattached content database with the unique permissions still intact? Normally the steps to restore a Document ...
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Get absolute url of a page layout on a Publishing page

We have migrated a site collection using a third party tool(the question is not related to third party tool) and observed that in the migrated site, "Pages" library pages point to an altogether ...
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How do you create a PageFieldFilterWebPart by PowerShell?

I'm trying to create a PageFieldFilterWebPart by PowerShell. If I use the PageContextFilterWebPart I success to create it, but I can't configure it. Anyone who have done this? If I success with this I ...
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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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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 ...