Rename SharePoint Service Application, Proxy using PowerShell

If you want to rename a SharePoint service application or Service application proxy, There is no UI available, But PowerShell can help!

PowerShell to rename SharePoint Server Service application and Proxy:

Do you have a Service Application or Proxy that you need to rename? PowerShell can help! This blog post will show you how to use PowerShell to rename a Service Application or Proxy.

Add-PSSnapin microsoft.sharepoint.powershell -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

#### rename sharepoint service application proxy### 
#Get the Service Application proxy
$Proxy = Get-SPServiceApplicationProxy | ? {$_.Name -eq "Search SSA Proxy"} 
#Rename Service application proxy
$Proxy.Name = "Search Service Application Proxy"  

###sharepoint 2013 rename service application###
#Get Service application
$Service = Get-SPServiceApplication -Name "Search Service App"
#Rename Service application
$Service.Name = "Search Service Application" 

After the rename:

rename search service application sharepoint 2010
rename SharePoint service application

Salaudeen Rajack

Salaudeen Rajack - SharePoint Expert with Two decades of SharePoint Experience. Love to Share my knowledge and experience with the SharePoint community, through real-time articles!

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  • Thank you for the tips.


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