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Why the workflow started date has a delay of 2 hours in powershell?

I am using sharepoint 2010. I have created a document library. On this document library I have added a workflow. I uploaded a new document to my library and started manual the workflow. I can see the ...
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Restoring backup to new environment. Error: Web application not found

I am trying to restore a backup of a site collection from my production enviroment to my dev enviroment using the following powershell script: Restore-SPSite http://abd.spdev.<domain> -Path ...
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Export Crawl Log with PowerShell

I try to export the crawl log with PowerShell to analyze the errors and most importantly the warnings: Add-PSSnapin microsoft.sharepoint.powershell -ea 0 $ssa = ...
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PowerShell Cannot find Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell.dll

EDIT: I wrote this question in a misleading way. I should clarify that while I am on SharePoint Server 2010, I have admin rights on a SharePoint site. I do not have Foundation or Server apps. I was ...
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How to add a file to a tag on sharepoint online 2013 using powershell

I'm using powershell to add files to sharepoint and we are using tags instead of folders, I was wondering how would i go about it? Thanks D
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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New-SPSite - Could not find user when using SAML Claims

I have a Host Header web application https://example.com (SharePoint 2013) where users will login from ADFS using SAML Claims. I am in the process of provisioning multiple site collections for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: ...
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Powershell GetFollowedCount returns 0

Attempting to use PowerShell to obtain some social metrics from our SharePoint farm. One metric I wanted to get was the average number of sites users are following. The following script runs without ...
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updating metadata field

hi have this code but it doesn't seem to enter the while loop, can anyone help $array1 | foreach{ $site = Get-SPSite $_ ...
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Running a PowerShell script on a live server

I have been tasked with creating a report on our current SharePoint 2010 server (on prem). In this report I need to have the user/group permissions on every site and sub sites. Now I believe I have ...