Correlation ID

Correlation ID get-splogevent | ?{$_.Correlation -eq "a13e8b6f-c360-4d41-90a2-e87846a344cf"} | select Area, Category, Level, EventID, Message | Format-List > C:\Awesome.log Note: replace the (a13e8b6f-c360-4d41-90a2-e87846a344cf) with the correlation ID

Active Directory User Object Attributes   The Microsoft Excel spreadsheets linked below document the Active Directory attributes exposed by the LDAP and WinNT providers. The terms "attribute" and "property" are interchangeable. The name of a property or attribute is similar to the name of a field in a database. The actual value assigned to the attribute is stored in... Continue Reading →

PowerShell notes

********************** Windows PowerShell Transcript Start Start time: 20100915124020 Username : CONTOSO\sp_farm Machine     : SHAREPOINT (Microsoft Windows NT 6.1.7600.0) ********************** Transcript started, output file is C:\Users\sp_farm\Documents\PowerShell_transc ript.20100915124020.txt PS C:\Users\sp_farm> notepad PS C:\Users\sp_farm> get-command -Noun spstate* CommandType Name Definition ----------- ---- ---------- Cmdlet Dismount-SPStateServiceDatabase Dismount-SPStateServiceDatab... Cmdlet Get-SPStateServiceApplication Get-SPStateServiceApplicatio... Cmdlet Get-SPStateServiceApplicatio... Get-SPStateServiceApplicatio... Cmdlet Get-SPStateServiceDatabase Get-SPStateServiceDatabase [... Cmdlet Initialize-SPStateServiceDat...... Continue Reading →

Move your SharePoint 2010 logs off of your C drive

Central Admin > Monitoring > Configure Diagnostic Logging The setting is "Trace Log"  Go to trace log and change the following Note:  I strongly recommend only changing the drive letter. Leave the path alone Note:  I strongly recommend only changing the drive letter. Leave the path alone And change to any other drive With PowerShell: Set-SPDiagnosticConfig -LogLocation "E:\Program Files\Common... Continue Reading →

Using PowerShell to determine SharePoint database size

Open the Sharepoint management shell Then Run the following command To get list of databases Get-SPDatabase The following command to get list of every database used and its Size Get-SPDatabase | Sort-Object disksizerequired -desc | Format-Table Name, @{Label ="Size in MB"; Expression = {$_.disksizerequired/1024/1024}} To know how much total space is needed Run the following... Continue Reading →

Scripts used for administration tasks

Add-SPSite: Adds a new SharePoint site Import-SPSite: Imports a site from a backup file Export-SPSite: Exports a site to a backup file Get-SPWeb: Gets a SharePoint web site Remove-SPSite: Removes a site from the site collection Add-SPList: Creates a new SharePoint list Display-SPList: Displays all lists Remove-SPList: Removes a list Get-SPView: Gets a SharePoint view Display-SPItemInformation: Displays detailed item information Set-SPItem: Modifies a list item CheckIn-SPDocument: Checks... Continue Reading →

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