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PowerShell for SharePoint (on-prem), SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016

Rename the Admin Content Database in SharePoint 2016 using PowerShell

If you’re like me and like to have “clean” names for your SharePoint databases, then you’d want to rename the Admin Content database in your SharePoint Server 2016 if you haven’t used a scripted installation. The first time I installed SP2016 and used my script for SP2013 to rename the Admin Content database, I was faced with a strange red…

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PowerShell for SharePoint (on-prem)

Backup and Restore a Site Collection using PowerShell

In a previous blog post, I was using the Copy-SPSite cmdlet to duplicate a Site Collection to another content database, within the same Web Application. Today’s post will be about backing up a Site Collection & restoring it into another Web Application by using PowerShell. Minimum requirements: Permissions to run PowerShell cmdlets Web Applications (source & target) Site Collection to…

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PowerShell for SharePoint (on-prem)

Create Managed Paths in SharePoint Server using PowerShell

Managed paths in SharePoint Server are a way to differentiate your Site Collections with a chosen URL, and are created at the Web Application level. Those can be created via the SharePoint Central Admin (CA), but this blog post will focus on using PowerShell. You can create 2 types of managed paths: Explicit¬†(create a single site collection with the specified…

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