PowerShell

Configure SharePoint APPs from PowerShell

Summary This blogs details how to completely configure a SharePoint Server Subscription Edition Farm to use SharePoint Apps from PowerShell. When necessary, I will show the equivalent GUI steps. Note: Many of these steps apply to all version of SharePoint Server except for the certificate creation steps. Steps 1. Configure DNS with a zone and […]

SharePoint Population Script V2

Summary This is my 2nd version of SharePoint Population Script with a few minor changes. Removed the Hosts file and host header creation to simplify the process. The new script will only create a single DB. A new Web Application using the server host name over a different port is now allowed. A Modern Team […]

Install BGINFO on Multiple Servers

Summary This blog details how to install and configure BGINFO to start on multiple servers. What is BGINFO? BGINFO stands for “Background Information”. This program will allow users to display computer details on the desktop wallpaper. This is very handy when working with multiple virtual servers that all have the same default background. Example: Get […]

SharePoint / Script to locate documents encrypted with passwords

Summary A customer asked if there was a method to identity documents stored in SharePoint online that were encrypted with passwords. Since nothing like this existed, it was created using PowerShell. I’m sharing this because the logic in the script may be useful for others. The Code

Takeaways This scripts loops though a specified […]

Script to check if a reg key is set on multiple servers

Summary If your servers require a reg key and unsure if its properly configured. You can use this script to check if the key is present or is set to the correct value across multiple servers. The Script

What the Script Does In the sample above it will check the “DisableLoopBackCheck” key across a […]

Summary Need to copy a set of IIS logs from multiple servers for data analysis? Are you doing it manually?  If so, please check out this script as it will help expedite the process. The Script:

What the Script Does You only need to modify the inputs and create a server list. Then the […]

Script to backup event logs using a server list

Summary Have you ever needed to back up event logs for root cause analysis or auditing? Did you access each server and manually export the requested log file? If yes, I hope you find this script handy. The script

What does it the script do? This script will read a list of servers and […]

SharePoint Site Population Script for Testing

Summary The following script will create and populate data in a SharePoint Farm for testing. What does the Script do? Create a new web application, with a new web application pool. Create new database and associate it with the new web application. Update the local HOSTS file to make the new site accessible from the […]