Change SharePoint Site Collection Quota using PowerShell

August 31, 2013    , , , , , , ,
In some cases, I have seen site collection quotas are turned to "Individual Quota" in database attachment method, even I copied the quota templates before database attachment. All quota settings are lost! I dunno the cause of this issue and want to apply site collection quota to exist…

Add Site Collection Administrators Programmatically/PowerShell in SharePoint

August 29, 2013    , , , , , , , ,
SharePoint site collection administrators have Full rights to all sites within a site collection. Primary site collection administrator and Secondary site collection administrator specified in central administration will automatically become site collection admins. Its also possible to add multi…

Fix Incoming Emails Not Working Issue in SharePoint Migration

August 28, 2013    , , ,
Problem: After a Database attach method of SharePoint migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010, all incoming E-mail enabled libraries stopped working! They no longer receive E-mails!!  Here is the root cause and fix for SharePoint incoming email stopped working issue. Root Cause: Thi…

Remove Site Collection Administrator in SharePoint using PowerShell

August 16, 2013    , , , , ,
Site collection administrators are administrators of the site collection with full control to the entire site collection including top-level site and all of its subsites, lists and libraries in the site collection. How to Remove Site Collection Administrator in SharePoint? To remove SharePoint…

Create SharePoint Quota Templates using PowerShell

August 15, 2013    , , , , , ,
SharePoint quota templates enables us to keep the site collections growth in control. It defines the maximum amount of data stored in a site collection and prevent from disk fillings! Quota template makes it easier to govern site collections growth by assigning a pre-defined sizing template to th…

How to Recover Deleted SharePoint Central Admin Site from IIS?

August 08, 2013    , , , , , ,
SharePoint Central Administration site got deleted from IIS accidentally! It may happen due to file system got corruption errors. No worries, We can Re-provision SharePoint Central admin site! Lets provision SharePoint central administration site using PowerShell. PowerShell Script to provisio…

Configure Replicating Directory Changes in Windows Server 2008 / 2012

August 08, 2013    , , , , , , ,
Replicating directory changes permission is a requirement to configure User Profile Service Application(UPS) in SharePoint 2010 and for SharePoint 2013. We've to grant replicate directory changes permission on a domain to our service account which crawls and syncs AD contracts to SharePoint. …

Site Collection Administrators Report for All SharePoint 2007 Sites

August 08, 2013    , , , , ,
I just had to generate a report to find SharePoint site collection administrators and see who are all assigned with Site collection administrator rights on various site collection in entire SharePoint Farm. Sure, Lets use PowerShell in SharePoint to get site collection administrator programmati…

SharePoint Site Collection Storage Size - Quota Usage Report using PowerShell

August 06, 2013    , , ,
Requirement: Wanted to get a quick storage quota report on SharePoint sites on their allocation vs used space metrics to find out underutilized sites. Solution: PowerShell script to get SharePoint site quota report! If you want to get used storage space for a particular site collection, use…

Run SharePoint 2010 Timer Jobs On-Demand with PowerShell

August 06, 2013    , , , , , ,
We may have to run SharePoint timer jobs on-demand in some situations. Say for e.g. To update Rating values, I had to run the timer jobs: User Profile Service Application - Social Rating Synchronization Job and User Profile Service Application - Social Data Maintenance Job. Read more at SharePo…

How to Create/Delete SharePoint Groups Programmatically with PowerShell?

August 05, 2013    , , , ,
Requirement: Create or Delete SharePoint User Groups using PowerShell These PowerShell code snippets helps to Create or Delete SharePoint Groups programmatically using PowerShell: Create SharePoint Group Programmatically with PowerShell: Use this function to create a SharePoint group using…

"Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage" on Accessing SharePoint Central Admin

August 04, 2013    , , ,
Problem: SharePoint 2010 central administration site stopped working after a reboot and gave "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage" on trying to access! Troubleshooting: SharePoint central admin page cannot displayed error could be caused since Central Administration ser…

Apply SharePoint Quota Template Changes to Existing Sites

August 01, 2013    , , , , ,
Problem Scenario:  End-users actively started using their "My Sites" and most of their My sites reached the site collection storage quota limit of 100MB! Gradually started receiving many requests to increase storage limits. Initially, My site web application assigned with "Perso…

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