How do I add PSSnapin to PowerShell?

To use a snap-in in future Windows PowerShell sessions, add the Add-PsSnapin command to your Windows PowerShell profile. Or, export the snap-in names to a console file. If you add the Add-PSSnapin command to your profile, it is available in all future Windows PowerShell sessions.

How do I load SharePoint into PowerShell?

Option #1 Download and install the SharePoint Online Management Shell

  1. Download sharepointonlinemanagementshell__x<32/64>_en-us.msi.
  2. Run the installer.
  3. Once installed you can load this module into your scripts using: Import-Module Microsoft.Online.SharePoint.PowerShell -DisableNameChecking.

How do I run a PowerShell script in SharePoint?

How to Run PowerShell Scripts in SharePoint Online?

  1. Go to Start >> Type “PowerShell ISE”.
  2. Right, Click and Open PowerShell ISE with “Run as Administrator” if you have UAC enabled.
  3. Now, You can start writing your PowerShell script or copy-paste the script and then click on the “Run Script” button from the toolbar. (

How do I connect to SharePoint Online from PowerShell?

To connect to SharePoint Online, use the Connect-SPOService command. It takes the URL to your tenant admin and a username. As soon as you connect, you’ll be asked for your password. If you connect successfully, it will return to the command prompt without error.

What is Snapin in PowerShell?

A PSSnapin is a binary file, usually a DLL, developed by a third-party vendor (sometimes Microsoft) that contains new cmdlets that you can use within a PowerShell session, script or function. Use the Get-PSSnapin command to view all of the currently loaded snapins: PS C:\> Get-PSSnapin.

How do I install Microsoft SharePoint Online Csom in PowerShell?

Here is the typical flow of CSOM PowerShell scripts:

  1. Step 1: Add the SharePoint Online CSOM assembly references.
  2. Step 2: Initialize variables or command line parameters (optional)
  3. Step 3: Create the Client Context.
  4. Step 4: Load objects into variables.
  5. Step 5: Retrieve properties or Call methods of the Objects.

Can we run scripts on SharePoint?

Scripts can be run to complete operations in Office 365 and SharePoint Online. A script is a collection of PowerShell commands (also known as cmdlets) saved as a text file with a . ps1 extension for later use.

Does PowerShell work with SharePoint?

PowerShell (latest version) supports SharePoint Online only. For those using on-premises SharePoint, PnP-PowerShell (legacy version) works with SharePoint 2013, 2016, 2019 and SharePoint Online but is no longer being maintained.

How do I access SharePoint files from PowerShell?

Get Connected

  1. Open PowerShell by right-clicking on the icon and select Run as Administrator.
  2. At the prompt type $me = Get-Credentials.
  3. A Windows Security box will pop up. Type the username and password of the SharePoint Online user who has access. Click OK. This step does not validate your password.