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Quite some time ago, I wrote about how to set default column values using C#.  However, I find it useful to work with them using PowerShell quite often.  The reason being, I often use this as a utility to work set default column values on document...
At SPC12 , I gave a talk about PowerShell in SharePoint 2013.  In that talk I upgraded a SharePoint 2010 site collection to SharePoint 2013.  I wanted to follow-up with a blog post showing the steps involved.  To begin the process, I have...
One of my most popular posts on DotNetMafia.com is my post on using PowerShell to add and deploy SharePoint solution packages (.wsp files).  However, in that post, I never went in detail in deploying sandboxed solutions.  Today, I want to talk...
I love me some PowerShell.  I use it a lot in the context of SharePoint 2010, but I use it just as much on my own laptop.  If you have been administering and configuring SharePoint enough, you have become accustomed to the shape and size of...
A lot of times we have a need to activate a feature on multiple site collections.  This could be a custom feature to do branding or you may simply be activating publishing on multiple site collections.  PowerShell makes tasks like these easy...
I’m always looking for a way to automate things and configuring the search settings of a site collection is no exception.  I’ve talked about the Search Settings page before and how important it is for configuring contextual search and the scope drop...
When SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 1 came out, I noticed the following line in the release notes regarding Office Web Apps. “Lets you insert clip art in PowerPoint Web App. (By default clip art support is disabled. An administrator can decide to enable...
Sometimes when you try to run a SharePoint 2010 Management Shell (PowerShell), you might encounter the error below. The local farm is not accessible. Cmdlets with FeatureDependencyId are not registered. Although, the answer is not obvious given the error...
One day when I wasn’t thinking, I encountered the following error when trying to execute a FAST Search for SharePoint PowerShell command such as Get-FASTSearchContentCollection. Get-FASTSearchContentCollection : Failed to communicate with the WCF service...
Whenever you use the Blank Site template for a site collection, a lot of supporting features that you may want are not activated.  One of these is the feature for Managed Metadata site columns.  When you pick one, you might see the following...
I was looking at the analytics of the site the other day and I noticed that my post, Adding and Deploying Solutions with PowerShell , currently has the most traffic on the site.  I had always intended to write a follow up post on this, so here it...
I’m excited to announce that my guest post came out today on the Scripting Guys ( @ScriptingGuys ) PowerShell Blog.  In this post, I talked about how to manage search crawls using simple PowerShell commands.  Check it out if you want to learn...
In sticking with our theme of debugging things from yesterday , I thought I would write up a quick post on how to debug a cmdlet.  This may be obvious to you experienced developers out there, but someone new to writing cmdlets may not be familiar...
Two weeks ago, I posted about how to create scopes and scope rules using PowerShell .  At the end of the post I mentioned that there was no rule type for creating scope rules by content type.  I knew there had to be a way to do this, so I created...
I’m excited to see that we’ve already got some community contribution to the SharePoint PowerShell Community Toolkit.  Pete Cuttriss provided us with two new methods useful for working with scope display groups.  I also have the source code...
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