How to Install the PnP PowerShell Module for SharePoint Online?

What is PnP PowerShell? The new PnP PowerShell module PnP.PowerShell is a cross-platform, .net framework-based PowerShell product that can run on any operating system that supports .net core, like Windows, Linux, macOS, etc., and provides 500+ cmdlets to work with Microsoft 365 environment (No support for On-Premises server products, As a side…

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How to Install / Update / Uninstall SharePoint Online PowerShell Module?

Requirement: Install SharePoint Online PowerShell module The SharePoint Online PowerShell Module enables administrators to manage their SharePoint Online environments by using PowerShell cmdlets. PowerShell module for SharePoint Online is a great way to manage and automate your SharePoint environment. You can use it to perform a wide range of tasks, including creating…

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Download and Install SharePoint Online Client Components SDK using PowerShell

What is SharePoint Online client components SDK? The SharePoint Online Client Components SDK provides the tools necessary to develop applications that interact with SharePoint Online. It includes libraries for accessing SharePoint data and functionality and extensive documentation on how to use these libraries. We need SharePoint Online client components SDK installed on…

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How to Create SharePoint 2016 Farm using PowerShell?

In this blog post, we will show you how to create a SharePoint 2016 farm using PowerShell. This can be useful if you are looking to automate the creation of your SharePoint farm. Creating SharePoint 2016 farm using PowerShell is almost the same as in its previous version. In SharePoint 2016, there…

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Fix for “Cannot Connect to Database Master at SQL Server at Server Name. The Database might not exist, or the current user does not have permission to connect to it” SharePoint Error

Problem:When trying to create a new SharePoint farm using PowerShell, the SharePoint 2016 management Shell gave an error message:New-SPConfigurationDatabase : Cannot connect to database master at SQL server at <SQL-Server-Alias>. The database might not exist, or the current user does not have permission to connect to it. I also tried using SharePoint…

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SharePoint 2016 Installation Guide – Step by Step

SharePoint 2016 is in RTM finally with all new features. As a SharePoint administrator, you’re probably excited about the release of SharePoint 2016. In this blog post, Let’s walk through SharePoint 2016 standalone installation process step by step. We will provide a step-by-step guide for installing SharePoint 2016. We will cover the…

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How to Create a SharePoint 2013 Farm using PowerShell to Avoid GUIDs?

Why should we use PowerShell to create a SharePoint farm rather than the nice SharePoint products configuration wizard? Because SharePoint Products configuration wizard creates Central Administration database names with GUIDs. Create SharePoint 2013 farm using PowerShell: How to start? Follow these steps to create a SharePoint farm using PowerShell. Step 1: Install…

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“There was an error during Installation, The tool was unable to install Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role.” In SharePoint 2013 Products Preparation Tool

Problem: SharePoint 2013 Products Preparation Tool failed with an error “There was an error during Installation – The tool was unable to install Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role.” during prerequisites installation in Windows Server 2012 R2. Solution: Mount the Windows 2012 R2 ISO into the drive and install the roles…

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How to Uninstall SharePoint 2013? – Complete Steps!

It’s a pretty common question, and we stuck here often: How to Uninstall SharePoint 2013 completely from the server? Remove Server option From Central Administration >> Servers in Farm page? NO!! You can’t uninstall SharePoint 2013 with this option. The “Remove server” option must be used only when a particular server is…

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“Upgrade Required” Status in SharePoint Central Administration – Servers in Farm

Getting “Upgrade Required” error message in SharePoint 2013 / 2016? Well, Ideally, We have to run the SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard on the server(s) right after installing the service pack/patches. In Windows Server 2012, SharePoint updates are part of Windows Server Update. It installs patches but never runs the Products configuration wizard…

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