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Use Windows PowerShell to Manage Lists in SharePoint 2010

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to manage lists in SharePoint 2010. Today’s guest blogger is Glyn Clough.   Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I use Windows PowerShell to work with SharePoint 2010 lists? -- GC   Hello GC, Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. This is Guest Blogger Week and we are continuing with ...

Use PowerShell to Script Changes to the SharePoint Web.config File

  Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to script changes to the web.config file on SharePoint 2010.   Hey, Scripting Guy! I need help using Windows PowerShell to automate making changes to the web.config file on my SharePoint 2010 farm. Do you know of a way to automate making these changes? -- JG   Hello JG, Microsoft...

Modify the PowerShell ISE to Automatically Add a Script Header

  Summary: Customize the Windows PowerShell ISE by automatically adding custom headers to new scripts. The Microsoft Scripting Guys show you how.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Oliver, my friend in Regensburg, Germany, was having a problem adding a user to a group from another forest. He kept asking me questions when I was...

Automatically Add Comment-Based Help to Your PowerShell Scripts

Summary: Automatically add comment-based help to your Windows PowerShell scripts; learn how in this how-to article by Scripting Guy Ed Wilson.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Last Sunday, I spent the morning creating a Windows PowerShell ISE profile. Today, I thought I would add something to that profile that will make my ...

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