I need to update a SharePoint list whenever a datachange happens in the sql cuastom table. I am trying achieve this by writting a trigger in the sqltable and calling PowerShell script to update list in the trigger.

Can anyone tell me the syntax to call the PowerShell script in the trigger?

i was using tthe command below for executing the PowerShell script in sql

xp_cmdshell 'c:\change.ps1 -Application_Number 100'

It gives me an error c:\change.ps1 is not recognized as an internal or external command

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You can create a small Stored Procedure and create a Trigger within, to execute the PowerShell (1.0 or 2.0) script using xp_cmdshell. Here is a small example on how to do it

P.S. But I sincerely hope that you won't manipulate directly with SharePoint related configuration or content databases since it is not supported by Microsoft.

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