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Sharepoint Import command - Import List in same site collection

I have a sitecollection with list name "XYZ" and 5million records , I exported the list using the PS command . How to import the backed up sharepoint list"XYZ" under the same site collection : Command ...
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Error while running the Powershell script

I want to run the following script but getting the error "Unable to find type [Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.PropertyConstants]" #Add SharePoint PowerShell SnapIn if not already added if ...
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Trying to create a template with subsites

I'm trying to create a template that I'm going to need to replicate several times. Unfortunately there are sub-sites beneath the main site on the template that are complicating things. From what I ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Add WebPart to a Web with PowerShell

I want to add a webpart to a great number of existing pages. Is there any PowerShell command to add a webpart to a webpart page?
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Is there a way to create site pages and insert webpart into it via PowerShell?

We are creating a powershell script to create lists, groups and to install wsp packages. There are 5 wsp each containing 1 webpart. Is there any way via powershell to create 1 site page and embed 1 ...
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Import-Spweb is changing the user id if the user does not exist in the organisation anymore

We had to restore a list (which has versionsing enabled) in our PROD enviornment SP 2010 August CU 2012. We used the following command metioned below: Import-SPWeb http://example.com/projects/myList ...
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Check if site uses custom Infopath forms and workflows using powershell

I have to scan my SharePoint environment to check how many of the sites have custom Infopath forms and Workflows (OOB or SPDesigner). I am planning to use PowerShell to scan my sites/subsites. Do ...
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Possibility to initialize Personal documents without forcing user to use portal

We create an Office 365 user programmatically via Powershell API, and then access corresponding Office 365 Sharepoint libraries using CSOM via .NET. We were able to do all that, except Personal ...
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Mounted Office 365 sharepoint workspaces lose connectivity - how to fix?

I'm trying to get my sharepoint workspaces on office 365 to mount like network drives. I can achieve this following microsoft guidelines, but after a while this fails. The user has to login again to ...
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Powershell - get all default values for a document library

I am attempting to write a powershell script that will iterate through all document libraries and provide me with the default values for specific columns. I am successfully iteration through the ...
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PowerShell: Update People Picker Field with domain\Username

I'm trying to get this to work in PowerShell: $spListItem[$ppField] = "domain\username" $spListItem.Update() This gives me the following error: Exception calling "Update" with "0" ...
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How do I create a list from a template and create all views with Powershell?

I am trying to imitate the process of creating a list from a template in the UI by using a Powershell script. When you create a list from a template with the UI, all of the original list's views are ...
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Add Group to Folder in a Document Library using Powershell

I want to create a Function with a single command line to add a SP Group to a Folder within a Documents Library. Structure: Site Document Library Folder (Permissions/Group(s) to be added here) ...
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Powershell and accessing Audiences

I'm trying to build a fully functioning powershell script that will merge user accounts, loop through all the site collections and delete the 2 user accounts, then execute audience compilation. I've ...
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Removing a BDC Catalog using PowerShell

I use Sharepoint 2013 and Powershell. I use $metaStore = Get-SPBusinessDataCatalogMetadataObject -BdcObjectType "Catalog" -ServiceContext $siteUrl Import-SPBusinessDataCatalogModel -Path $filename ...
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SP O365 uplaod big file via CSOM

Hi I try to upload large files (900 MB) to SP online (actually the OneDrive Business) but seems to follow SP style. Try this via CSOM and powershell 70 MB are fine but when I try 900 MB a timeout ...
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Deploy wsp without logging to SP server

Can i deploy a wsp using powershell batch file without logging to the sp server ?
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Set New Page Default Settings to “Inherit default page layout from parent site” in sharepoint 2013 using powershell script

I want to set New Page Default Settings to "Inherit default page layout from parent site" in sharepoint 2013 subsites using powershell script. I have tried with publishing-web ...
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App Pool created with Powershell name appears as GUID in IIS

I just installed SP 2013 in a test environment. I created an app pool to be used by the service applications using the Powershell command below: New_SPServiceApplicationPool -Name "Default ...
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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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Translate GUIDs to library, list, webpart, or component name

I have a list of GUIDs used but I don't have a reference to tell what each guid is for. Could I programmatically convert these Guids to something more useful such as Guid ==> "Document Library" ...
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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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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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Suddenly getting “The local farm is not accessible. Cmdlets with FeatureDependencyId are not registered.”

This morning all the development machines at the company I work at, couldn't manage SharePoint through Powershell. We were all getting the annoying "The local farm is not accessible. Cmdlets with ...
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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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How do I add a lot of contenttype aliases to a new Content Organizer Rule using Powershell?

NOTE! This post is about adding MANY, BUT NOT ALL content types to your rule. If you simply need to create a rule for ALL content types, go straight to the bottom of this post. I'm creating a ...
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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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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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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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How to associate sharepoint 2013 designer workflow to content type for retention policy using powershell?

I am having a requirement to write a powershell script which should attache workflow to content type in sharepoint 2013. basically it is require to create a retention policy which should start a ...
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Not able to get Cells.Items method of the work sheet object in power shell

I need to read cells values from a worksheet and i am referencing the following piece of code, however i don't get .Items() method. Code Referred: $objWorksheet.Cells.Item(2,1).Text Also is there ...
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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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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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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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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 ...