Remember using the Add-SPShellAdmin cmdlet to grant you or your favourite colleagues access to SharePoint databases without involving your DBA? In SharePoint 2010, this command gave you db_owner access to the SharePoint database.
I have been living and breathing SharePoint 2010 PowerShell the past two months. During this time, I have created PowerShell scripts to prepare the farm, install SharePoint 2010, install and provision all service applications with their custom database names solely with PowerShell. This is on a multi-server SharePoint 2010 environment. So my scripts had to […]
Here are some (over 400) PowerShell™ commands for SharePoint 2010! These can be run remotely (Powershell 2.0). Stsadm will still be functional in SharePoint 2010. Powershell is not DOS based. Its .NET based. Windows PowerShell™ is the new command-line interface and scripting language specifically designed for system administrators that will be used for Microsoft® SharePoint® […]
SharePoint 2010 is the first version of SharePoint technologies in which Microsoft supports administration through PowerShell scripts. In SharePoint 2007, farm administrators use a command-line utility named STSADM.EXE to run interactive commands from the console window and to write DOS-style batch file scripts to automate common administrative tasks such as creating, backing up or restoring […]