Change SharePoint Site Collection Quota using PowerShell

In some cases, I have seen site collection quotas are turned to “Individual Quota” in the database attachment method, even I copied the quota templates before database attachment. All quota settings are lost! I don’t know the cause of this issue and want to apply the site collection quota to existing sites….

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Fix Incoming Emails Not Working Issue in SharePoint Migration

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: This is because SharePoint stores incoming E-mail configurations on…

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SharePoint 2010 Visual Upgrade – FAQs

What is Visual Upgrade in SharePoint 2010? Lets understand visual upgrade in SharePoint 2010. In short: It’s a feature introduced in SharePoint 2010 to ease up transition from MOSS 2007 user interface to SharePoint 2010 UI. When sites migrated from MOSS 2007 using database attach method, They will be using the v3…

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Find and Delete Orphaned Users in SharePoint with PowerShell

Some times back, I posted an article on Orphaned Users in SharePoint. in short, SharePoint orphaned users are those who are deleted from Active Directory, but still have permissions to SharePoint sites!  Read more here: Find and Delete Orphaned Users in SharePoint PowerShell to Find and Delete Orphaned Users in SharePoint Now,…

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Replace Content Editor Web Part (CEWP) Links with PowerShell

After a SharePoint Migration with URL change, had to find and replace the links from the SharePoint Content Editor Web Part for all SharePoint sites in a web application. Here is the PowerShell Script to find and replace links from the Content Editor Web Part. Update Content Editor content in Publishing Sites:…

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Change SharePoint Authentication from Classic Mode to Claims Based

As SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2016 requires claims authentication for most of its functionalities like Office web Apps, its mandatory to migrate to claims if your SharePoint 2010 is using classic mode authentication. Please note, you’ll have to convert the authentication mode before moving the database from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013…

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Find All Checked Out Files and Check-In them Back using PowerShell

I’m Sharing one of the PowerShell script I used in SharePoint 2010 migration. Since its very difficult to check-in back all the checked-out files after migration, its a best practice to check-in all checked out files prior. Find All Checked-Out files and Check in back in a SharePoint Library using PowerShell: Let’s…

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Redirect Old MOSS 2007 Site to New SharePoint 2010 Site during Migration using URL Rewrite

In a database attachment method of migration from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010, we gradually moved site collections one by one by attaching content databases of individual site collections. It took a while to address migration fixes and make them in a good shape for each site collection. Meanwhile, had to redirect…

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Export-Import Quota Templates in SharePoint using PowerShell

In SharePoint database attach method migration, Quota templates must be created manually between farms. It’s a pain when you have multiple quotas defined. These PowerShell scripts simplify the process by exporting quotas to an XML file and import them again to another farm. PowerShell Script to Export/Import Quotas between environments: Once exported,…

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Find and Replace Old Link URLs in Quick Launch, Top Navigation Menus during Migration

Found so many hard-coded links (Absolute links) in SharePoint Quick launch and in Top navigation bar. This PowerShell script, Scans and Replaces the provided Old URL with the New URL all over the SharePoint web Application. PowerShell Script to Find and Replace Quick Launch and Top Navigation Links: This script may even…

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