Add/Edit list items using PowerShell in SharePoint 2010

During the last few months I have been asked a few times to help think of a way to edit list values for lists that contain a lot of data. I immediately thought of PowerShell. This is why I want to show you what you can do with PowerShell. Used set up for this demo Read more about Add/Edit list items using PowerShell in SharePoint 2010[…]

Get Site Collections per Content Database oneliner

This will be a very short post, as it contains only 1 line of PowerShell code, and is not very hard to understand. It shows you all content databases, and for each of the content databases, it will show you the site collections within this content database. That wasn’t so bad right? Just copy and Read more about Get Site Collections per Content Database oneliner[…]

Content Database size report using PowerShell

Summary: This post describes how to get a content database size report using PowerShell. What does it do? The script will create a report of all Web Applications and the associated Content Databases. It will tell you how big each Content Database is in GB. The result will be saved in a .txt file. Optionally, Read more about Content Database size report using PowerShell[…]

Browser File Handling in SharePoint

Summary: This post explains Browser File Handling in SharePoint. Sympton By default, when you open a PDF file from a document library, you will get the following screen (IE9): Causes This by design. A quote from Microsoft: “This is intentional behavior. In 2010 we’ve tightened up security for people with contribute access. Previously, a malicious Read more about Browser File Handling in SharePoint[…]

Export/Import SharePoint 2010 solutions using PowerShell (Part 3/3)

This last part will contain a script that will deploy the solutions to all available web applications. So you should only use this script if the solutions that are not deployed, have to be deployed on all SharePoint 2010 Web Applications. Alternitavely, you can also change the script to only deploy the solution to 1 Read more about Export/Import SharePoint 2010 solutions using PowerShell (Part 3/3)[…]

Export/Import SharePoint 2010 solutions using PowerShell (Part 2/3)

Following up on the exporting of all solutions deployed in SharePoint 2010 in part 1, now it’s time to import these solutions to a different SharePoint 2010 farm. Part 2 – Import all exported solutions to any SharePoint 2010 environment In this part, we will cover how to add the solutions to another SharePoint 2010 Read more about Export/Import SharePoint 2010 solutions using PowerShell (Part 2/3)[…]

Export/Import SharePoint 2010 solutions using PowerShell (Part 1/3)

  When working with solutions in SharePoint 2010, it can be hard to track the location of your latest WSP’s. To resolve this, I created a script that will export all currently deployed solutions to your local hard drive. Part 1 – Export all deployed solutions from the SharePoint 2010 environment The following script can Read more about Export/Import SharePoint 2010 solutions using PowerShell (Part 1/3)[…]

Resolving “The super user account utilized by the cache is not configured.” by using PowerShell

We have all seen the following error in the Application Event viewer after installing a clean SharePoint installation and creating site collections (Event ID 7362): The first time I saw this error I figured there had to be a way to do this in PowerShell. This post helped me achieve my goal: Mirjam’s blog. Because Read more about Resolving “The super user account utilized by the cache is not configured.” by using PowerShell[…]