PowerShell script to download all Farm solutions

Some time we got requirement to download farm solutions and it is specially required in migrations. Below I am sharing a simple PowerShell script which can download all solutions deployed on the SharePoint Farm. You need to execute  this script on SharePoint Farm with SPFarm account as this script need SharePoint Farm administrative access to execute. [void][System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName(“Microsoft.SharePoint”) [void][System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName(“Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration”) …

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Configure Exchange 2013 Virtual Directories

Configure Exchange 2013 Virtual Directories When you’re working with more then 1 exchange servers then configuring exchange virtual directories is always a concern. You can either manually configure each virtual directory on each server or you use powershell cmdlets to configure the virtual directories. To ease your deployment, I’ve created a powershell script which will …

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Office 365 Sign in and Access Panel Page Branding

Office 365 Sign in and Access Panel Page Branding Office 365 sign in and access panel page branding is a premium feature which gives the ability to apply consistent look and feel across all the websites. With Azure Active Directory, you can now customize the Office 365 sign in and access panel page branding across …

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Enable / Disable Skype for Business Client

Enable / Disable Skype for Business client In my previous post, I shed some light on new Skype for Business Client (formally known as Lync client ) look and options available to end user. This post will focus on the steps require to enable or disable Skype for Business Client for end user. Being an …

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SharePoint: User Permissions detail report for a Web Application

Overview: A site administrator can easily verify and check user permissions from site settings page, steps are quite simple: Go to Site Settings –> Site Permissions –> Click on Check Permissions Button and enter user name, this will list the user rights for a single user. But what if it is required to list access …

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Connect Exchange Online using PowerShell

Connect Exchange Online using PowerShell Managing Exchange online with PowerShell requires you to connect with Exchange Online. Few months ago i was working on automating the process of connecting with Exchange online rather then writing the cmdlets every time i connect with Exchange online and you know what i come up with ? Powershell Function …

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Create SharePoint Site (SPWeb) using Custom Template and PowerShell

I got a task to setup company’s hierarchy using our own custom created site template. My first priority is to achieve this task through PowerShell. Creating site collection or sub site through PowerShell is fairly a simple task, the command for creating sub site is New-SPWeb http://sharepoint/subweb1 -Template “STS#0” Ref: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607579(v=office.15).aspx I tried to replace …

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SharePoint – Setting up a new production server by restoring the Content database

I had a requirement in which I had to build a new SharePoint server and migrate the current data to the new server. The current production server ran into many system level issue and the company who setup the server couldn’t be approached. After nailing down almost all the major issues which included lot of …

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Download all Videos and Slides for SharePoint Conference 2014

For those who still not have downloaded the  SharePoint Conference 2014 sessions, they can download all sessions (videos and slides) using the PowerShell Script upload on Technet Gallery by Vlad Catrinescu. The total size of script is 70 GB, if you have low bandwidth then you can modify the script to download small size video …

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Powershell Script to download SharePoint Hybrid Courseware and Curriculum Video Series

SharePoint Hybrid Courseware and Curriculum is a video series on channel 9 which shows how to implement hybrid scenarios that use SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Online in Office 365. I have uploaded PowerShell script from Technet Gallery which can be used to download all videos from SharePoint Hybrid Courseware Series. (Download Link) Modules The …

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