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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.
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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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Using Power Shell delete same list items no of sites with in web application in sharepoint2013 [on hold]

Using power shell delete list items different site collections
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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 ...
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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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can I retrieve sharepoint 2010 workflow steps with powershell

I can use powershell to get the names of all SharePoint Designer workflows in my farm - but is there a way to look at the steps of the workflow? specifically, this farm has the ...
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Powershell Explicitly grabbing properties from sharepoint online

I keep getting this error messeage when I try look at a ViewCollection from a list format-default : The collection has not been initialized. It has not been requested or the request has not been ...
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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 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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What is the path of a site collection relative to a subsite if they are named the same “http://root/site”

I've been moving subsites into their own site collections and am now in the process of removing the old subsites. I know I can go through the UI in "Site Actions" -> "Sites and workspaces" to remove ...
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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 ...