CHAPTER 4Managing Sharepoint 2010 with Windows PowerShell

As you learned in Chapter 3, the SharePoint 2010 snap-in for Windows PowerShell includes more than 500 cmdlets, and some of these are designed to retrieve information from SharePoint. This chapter focuses on the cmdlets for configuring the SharePoint 2010 environment—that is, creating and deleting objects and modifying their properties.

Managing Permissions in SharePoint 2010

Running the SharePoint 2010 cmdlets in Windows PowerShell requires the user to be a member of the SharePoint Shell Access role in the configuration database, and the WSS_ADMIN_WPG local security group on the SharePoint 2010 server.

The Add-SPShellAdmin cmdlet is used to add users to the SharePoint Shell Access ...

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