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Chaining Powershell commands – now with email alerts

December 5, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

I recently talked about some simple functionality to chain Powershell commands together so that you can time long-running processes. I decided to take this concept a little further so that Powershell will send email messages at start and finish so I don’t need to keep checking for when a long-running […]


psconfig v2v or b2b?

November 21, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

Yesterday I posted about a quick hack to reset the farm passphrase. Part of this was using the psconfig cli to perform an in-place upgrade of SharePoint. Part of this was the command: psconfig.exe -cmd upgrade -inplace v2v -passphrase “passphrase” -wait At the time, all seemed to Ok… but today […]

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Two useful SharePoint Powershell links

August 22, 2014 Matt Thornton 0

I continue to do some work in SharePoint 2010 which means I continue to trip over weird issues. Issue 1: Error creating content type. A duplicate content type was found. Matt covers this issue: If you’ve gotten this error and come to this site looking for answers, chances are it […]

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Powershell tip for updating document sets

July 20, 2011 Matt Thornton 11

If you’re using the handy Document Sets feature in SharePoint 2010 you may run in to a small issue where you make some changes to your document set (e.g., add/remove content types from the allowed contents). When you do this, and push changes down to existing document sets, you’ll see […]