I have the following assignment: Our campus has a SQL database filled with printers. My job is to create a SharePoint list that printer constructors can use to read certain counters. This will be done using PowerShell.

Example: Constructor ABC wants to know the amount of pages printed on printer D between date F and date G. He can enter the name/serial no and date(s) on a SharePoint site, which will then display the number he is looking for.

I've received some example code to add items to a list in PowerShell, but the whole process is lost on me. I know some basic things but all in all I'm still a beginner when it comes to SharePoint and PowerShell.

I'm looking for some general guiding steps to complete this assignment, e.g. "first, write this and then link this,...", so I can plan the assignment accordingly.

This question might be too vague and might not belong here, but trying never hurt anyone!

Thanks, Stu

1 Answer 1


Use below link to import sql server data to SPList:


Once you have data into SPList, then data can be filtered based on any condition.

  • This is for SP Online, correct? I'm using SP 2013 and your provided method does not seem to work, because I can't use 'Get-SPWeb'. Apr 3, 2018 at 12:24
  • Why can't you use Get-SPWeb? This is available in SP2013.
    – Deepmala
    Apr 5, 2018 at 13:30
  • I always get the following error: 'Get-SPWeb : The term 'Get-SPWeb' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program....' when I use the code the link provides. Apr 6, 2018 at 7:37
  • Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell in powershell
    – Deepmala
    Apr 6, 2018 at 7:40

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