Powershell: switch from normal mode to administrator mode

Start-Process powershell -Verb runAs


Send Email with PS

Send-MailMessage -From “email address” -To “email address” -Subject “Test email” -Body “Test” -SmtpServer “SMTP server address”

Rename SharePoint Web Application Name

$WA = SPWebApplication | where {$_.Name -match “OldName”}
$WA.Name =”NewName”
Get-SPWebApplication | where {$_.Name -match “NewName”}

Exchange online: convert mailbox to shared

To convert a user mailbox to shared mailbox
get-mailbox -identity user@domain.com | set-mailbox -type “Shared”

SharePoint Powershell command

Get-SPDatabase | select Name | out-file “list.txt”      —   give you the list of all the Content Database names in your SharePoint Farm into a file

Powershell – list of nested group membership of AD user

function GetGroups ($object) { Get-ADPrincipalGroupMembership $object | ForEach ` { $_ Get-ADPrincipalGroupMembership $_ } }

GetGroups username | select name -Unique

DirSync force synchronization

1. start PowerShell, type Import-Module DirSync
2. Start-OnlineCoexistenceSync

AAD Sync

1. cd  C:\Program Files\Microsoft Azure AD Sync\Bin
2. Run:  .\DirectorySyncClientCmd.exe delta