Tag Archives: SharePoint

SharePoint API Invoke-RestMethod PowerShell

Invoke-RestMethod was introduced in PowerShell 3.0, but unfortunately there is a bug that prevents the user from setting the “Accept” header. The SharePoint 2013 REST API requires special values applied to the Accept header to return common items like list … Continue reading

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Public SharePoint Using Intranet Zone

Private SharePoint sites accessed via a short name like http://mysharepoint/ are automatically placed in the “Intranet” security zone by Internet Explorer. This allows Automatic Single Sign-On (SSO) with Windows Integrated Authentication for Domain Users on Domain Computers. If your SharePoint … Continue reading

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SharePoint User Profile Service

SharePoint (2010, 2013, and others?) includes a User Profile Service to store, provide, and synchronize user information. Synchronization is available to pull details for Active Directory (AD) users into the SharePoint (SP) user profile database(s). I’m not sure if there … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2010 PowerShell Backup-SPFarm Error

SharePoint 2010 has a PowerShell backup feature called “Backup-SPFarm“. This will fail if the user running the command does not have full privileges on the underlying SharePoint SQL database. The standard error is not very helpful: “The local farm is … Continue reading

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