I need the url of the mysite in SharePoint 2010 server. In my farm i only have one MySite host (and one corresponding user profile service) configured.
I need the information on one of the farm servers and i'm using powershell for my script.
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Using the sharepoint Management Shell you can execute the following script. Replace the url with one of the application url's your are running on:
$mySiteUrl = "http://portal.contoso.com" $sc = Get-SPServiceContext($mySiteUrl) $upm = new-object Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.UserProfileManager($sc) $upm.MySiteHostUrl
If no url is available take one from Get-SPWebApplication if all web apps are using the same UPS.
If you are looking for the Personal site for a user profile you can get that from the UserProfileManager.UserProfile.PublicUrl.
If you only have one Web Application in your Server Farm you can also get it this way:
# Get the info from the Content Database $myContentDb = Get-SPContentDatabase # Get the Web Application $myWebApp = Get-SPWebApplication
With these objects you can get the URL and more information on the Web Application. I use this as a precursor to get the information from the Server Farm so I can dismount the content database in preparation for restores in our test environment.