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Selective migration with powershell

I do like to migrate several sites to another site into a special sub-site and Folder. I know that by using Microsoft.SharePoint.Deployment.SPExportSettings and Import it is feasible but I don't know ...
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query xml powershell sharepoint

Get-SPSite mysite | Select -ExpandProperty AllWebs | Select -ExpandProperty Lists | Select -ExpandProperty Items | Out-File outputpm.txt I have this code, which produces the items, one of the items ...
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SharePoint 2010 PowerShell Delete folders in Document Library - See SharePoint/event Log?

I wonder if its possible to see a log file of events (deleted folders in big document library) when actions are invoked by PowerShell? The PowerShell-script it self don't push anything to a log-file ...
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Finding items using content types

Get-SPSite http://skynet | Select -ExpandProperty AllWebs | Select -ExpandProperty Lists | Select -ExpandProperty Items | ForEach { ForEach($ct in $ContentTypes){ if($ct.PM -eq "Res" -or "Con"){$_}}} ...
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powershell script to move/copy files from network path to SharePoint sub folder

if((Get-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell") -eq $null) { Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell } $spWeb=Get-SPWeb -identity ...
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Powershell the local farm is not accessible - SPECIAL NUANCE

Wonder if you could shed some light on a variant of this situation I'm experiencing. Typical Error when running Sharepoint Management Shell "the local farm is not accessible. CmdLets...." Here's the ...
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Powershell : Query Document Exclude Document Set

I have a Document Library contains multiple Document Sets, each of the Document Sets contains Files. Document Library ----> Document Set ----> Files My objective is to query all File Name only ...
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how to paste powershell script onto the Shell

I am trying to paste powershell script from a website but it doesn't let me right click on powershell console neither "Crtl + V" is working i downloaded powershell V.1
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Where query with a metadata field applied to the base content type

I want to create a query for all document library tagged with the terms ‘r’ or ‘c’ under their pm metadata field? the pm field is a ‘choice’ term type, applied to the base content type, so all of our ...
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How to remove unwanted permissions from list items via powershell by name of user/group

I need to remove unwanted list item permissions. The problem is i need to add user in a people and group field to list items and assign them a READ permission. But the list inherits permissions from ...
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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 worksheet and i am referening folowing piece of code, however i don't get .Items() method Code Refered: $objWorksheet.Cells.Item(2,1).Text Also is there any other ...
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site column where clause sharepoint

I have a sharepoint site and am creating a powershell script that searches through all document libraries and output the results based on a query to a site column. Get-SPSite mysite Select ...
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PowerShell: Get all items where column equals a certain value

I have a SharePoint site which I want to search all document libraries where column1 = 'hello' and then print out the columns title, scope and column1. Then output the result to a file. I want to do ...
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PowerShell - Iterate through all webs, then iterate through all lists , then add a column where a list is a certain name

I'm trying to put together a script that should iterate through all webs in a site collection, then iterate through all lists in those webs, then add a column where a list has a certain name. This is ...
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Restore-SPSite failure due to insufficient Content Database Space

I hope someone can help me solve this weird problem I'm facing for 4 days. I'm trying to restore the backup of Sharepoint 2010 web application. I'm using Windows Powershell command : Restore-SPSite ...
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How to set Navigation in Office 365 site using powershell?

I am creating some Global / Current navigations nodes on a SharePoint site (SharePoint 2010 in house site) by fetching them through a csv file. Below is the script: #Script to create Global/Current ...
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IRM enabled different for interface than with powershell

Learning about IRM and how it works, please help me understand this situation. Why does powershell show that IRMenabled is true, but the web interface doesn't reflect that IRM is being used? IRM is ...
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Saving Changes OPENXML with PowerShell

Just wondering if someone could point a SharePoint and Powershell newbie in the right direction. We have a problem where some legacy documents in our system have an attachedtemplate which references ...
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Import/refresh automatically a CSV file ? Powershell or not?

I have to import a CSV file into a list (put it in a tab). But this CSV will be updated (weel, in fact it will be regenerated), and I need SharePoint to refresh the list with new data. I don't know ...
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Copy-SPSite for /PWA doesn't work on SharePoint 2013

Hello I'm trying to make a script to move an ProjectServer site from one farm to another. To to this, first I import the WSS_Content database then try to rename the /PWA site with Copy-SPSite ...
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SharePoint security based on Active Directory security groups not work

Please help me. In the organization , we have deployed SharePoint 2013 , to control access to sites decided through security group Active Directory. Active Directory security groups are added to the ...
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powershell problems

I'm A share point intern who's just discovered power shell. I want to start using it right away however the problem is that I'm stuck with a windows 7 pc with power shell installed on it. So i cant ...
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Removing permissions from a user throwing exception - PowerShell

I was trying to remove Read permission to all sub-sites for a particular user. Following is the code that I tried so far - $site = Get-SPSite "http://pc152637/" foreach ($web in $site.AllWebs){ ...
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Make permissions read only for existing users of all sub-sites under a site

How to make permissions read only for existing users of all sub-sites under a site using power shell script? Other permissions like Full control, Contribute must be removed for the users.
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How do I migrate a document library (and just the documents) with PowerShell

I need to migrate the documents of an existing library to a new library. The requirements of the migration is that I maintain versions and audit data (who/when created the document and last modified ...
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Test-SPContentDatabase doesn't return information

I run Test-SPContentDatabase like this: public string Test_Associate(string DbName,string UrlApp) { Runspace runspace = RunspaceFactory.CreateRunspace(); // open it ...
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Break Role Inheritence Problem

I used following script provided by Nadeem for breaking permission inheritance of folder. but for me, when I tested ,it doesn't break inheritance at all. it is just assigning new group to the ...
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Powershell to get template name site is using

I have a site collection http:/SC/ under which I have a site http:/SC/site. Can you provide powershell to check which template http:/SC/site is using?
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Default/location based metadata at site level via powershell

I can access metadata defaults at a document library level using: [Reflection.Assembly]::LoadwithPartialName("Microsoft.Office.DocumentManagement") $metadatadefaults = New-Object -TypeName ...
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Sharepoint 2010 managed metadata via powershell: can't access some fields

I'm trying to learn about accessing/setting managed metadata fields using powershell (v2) in sharepoint 2010. Based on various tutorials/forums I have the following minimal (not)working example: ...
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Powershell script to change locked for editing to sharepoint\system status, ID not found?

I am trying to target a file to change the check out status. So I can delete it. SharePoint Management does not work. Manage Content & Structure does not work. So I am trying PowerShell. ...
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File gone after using SPFile.MoveTo

I am trying to move files from the RootFolder to a subfolder via PowerShell (would like to keep SPItem.Id from changing if possible). The code I have used is pretty straight forward. starting to ...
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Documents / Library missing after migrating My Site to the new Content Database

I've moved some My Sites to new content database with the powershell cmdlet Move-SPSite. However, after moving them, it appears documents were "lost" on some of them (most of sites is just fine). When ...
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Activating a WebApplication Scoped Feature for a particular WebApplication

I developed a SharePoint 2010 WSP that contains a custom HTTP Module for performing short-url redirects. The WSP also contains a WebApplication scoped feature that consists of a feature receiver that ...
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run SharePoint management shell with c#

I have some ps1 that I need to run it with SharePoint management shell. I dont have the possibility to run it with the traditionnal powershell even i havce the administrator role : public string ...
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PowerShell code to add/remove, install/uninstall and enable/deactivate feature at Web, Site Collection, Web Application and Farm scope

Please can you give me the best practice PowerShell code to:- A. Add, install and enable feature at -Web -Site Collection -Web Application -Farm scope B. Deactivate, Uninstall and Remove ...
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What happens if feature is already activated and you install new wsp?

Suppose we have deployed a wsp (say webpart) with a feature at site collection level and it is activated. Then, we change code of the webpart, create a new wsp. Then, go to central admin->manage ...
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Help in updating multiple person field via powershell - Only updates one user

Im trying to update multiple person field but it only updates one person not multiple users.ONLY THE LAST ONE As you can see below i'm picking up display name from a field "Contract Viewer" which has ...
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Removing a permission level from a sharepoint group with powershell throws principal not found

I have the following script, basically I need to iterate over all subsites with a specific template, and in one of the existing SP groups I want to remove a permission level. The script below is ...
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Can I add the sharepoint module to powershell? 2010 / 2013

I apologize if this has been answered but I couldn't find any answers to my question. I want to practice the power shell commands for Sharepoint (either 2010 or 2013) but I can't seem to find a ...
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Get name of Farm account using Powershell

How can I get the name of the Farm account ? I can see it listed in Get-SPManagedAccount, but do not see any properties on the SPManagedAccount objects to be able to dynamically filter by and ...
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How to change the user profile property value for all users via PowerShell?

We have a bool: User profile property. Is there a way to set the value of this field to 'false' for all users? The user profile property exists only in the SharePoint and not in AD.
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List.GetItems is running slow for certain sites

I'm running a pretty simple query to get back items using List.GetItems and it seems to be performing horribly on some of my sites (differing site collections). The lists being queried are essentially ...
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Deploying feature via PowerShell

I am new to powershell deployment, and little confused with features and scopes. We deploy feature via PowerShell. Code: $solution="myfeature.wsp" $path= $solutionPath + $solution Add-SPSolution ...
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error when executing update-spsolution

Im trying to update a web part that has been distibuted across our sharepoint intranet and im coming up with an error ive never seen before. Ive googled but cant find any info. Can someone help. ...
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How to delete a Task that is associated to an item and workflow that have been deleted

I have a task that is associated with an item (in another list) that has a running workflow. However, the item was deleted over a year ago and therefore it is no longer recoverable from the recycle ...
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How can I count the number of posts & comments in a SharePoint 2013 newsfeed?

I need to count the number of posts & comments in a SharePoint 2013 newsfeed webpart on a page in a site. At the moment I can't see how to do this via Site Settings -> Report or Site Settings -> ...
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Webpart not appearing in site

We have deployed webpart using powershell but cannot find it under the Edit page-> add webpart -> custom, there is no folder called 'custom'. This folder otherwise comes up when deployed via VS. ...
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Delete duplicate site column using powershell script [duplicate]

When I try to add any content type it give error. I checked ULS and it say "no two choice should have same ID". I checked google and find that I have to delete duplicate site column. Can anyone please ...
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Connect to SPFarm SharePoint 2010

I want to create a function to connect to SPFarm SharePoint2010 with a login and password ,I knowed that it use NTLM authentification ,do I need credential connection ? is there any PowerShell ...