PowerShell Articles

PowerShell Cmdlets for SharePoint

The set of cmdlets which come with PowerShell is restricted to generic cmdlets and those intended for managing aspects of the Windows Server OS. If you are unfamiliar with using PowerShell cmdlets please check out PowerShell Cmdlets Tutorial first. For technologies such as SharePoint, PowerShell uses snap-ins which are .NET Framework assemblies that contain custom [...]

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SharePoint 2010 Backup and Restore

SharePoint Server 2010 Backup and Restore SharePoint 2010 Backups are a major advance over the backup facilities in SharePoint 2007. SharePoint can now easily maintain full backups and even granular backups, where only selected data can be restored. For this article I will demonstrate how to use PowerShell to backup and restore SharePoint applications as [...]

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Getting Started with PowerShell for SharePoint

Windows PowerShell is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language designed especially for system administration. Built on the .NET Framework, Windows PowerShellâ„¢ helps IT professionals and power users control and automate the administration of the Windows operating system and applications that run on Windows. Built-in Windows PowerShell commands, called cmdlets, let you manage the computers [...]

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