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

Create a Scheduled Task for SharePoint Farm Backups using PowerShell

PowerShell makes it easy to backup your SharePoint farm. And combined with the Task Scheduler, it makes you even more productive! In today’s blog post, we’ll use PowerShell to create the SharePoint Farm backup scripts, and automate them with the Task Scheduler. We’ll create 2x backup scripts: Full backup > will run weekly Differential backup > will run daily The…

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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 O365, SharePoint Online

Create and assign Content Types to Libraries using PowerShell PnP

The way you use PowerShell for SharePoint Online (SPO) is a bit different than with SharePoint Server. You don’t have access to the SPO servers, and you have way less cmdlets available compared to SharePoint Server. But thanks to very nice people out there, we can now use SharePoint PnP (Patterns & Practices) to create or retrieve things easily. For…

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