0.53 Alpha

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Released: Oct 21, 2006
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Installation Instructions
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PS c:\temp> InstallUtil Nivot.PowerShell.SharePoint.dll
...
PS c:\temp> Add-PSSnapin Nivot.PowerShell.SharePoint
PS c:\temp> New-PSDrive wss SharePoint http://mywss/
PS c:\temp> cd wss:
PS wss:\>

What now?
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It now supports infinitely complex paths (including circular ones), and copy/move/delete:

e.g.

# clear all alerts for the 'username' found in the contributor role
remove-item wss:\site\subsite\!roles\contributor\username\!alerts\*

# make the cross-site group 'crosssitegroup' part of the administrator role
copy !groups\crosssitegroup !roles\administrator\

# upgrade perms for 'crosssitegroup' from reader to contributor
move !roles\reader\crosssitegroup !roles\contributor

Of course, wildcards work too, so let loose!

pseudo containers (will tab complete, but not show up in get-childitems):

!alerts, !groups, !roles, !lists, !users

When in the context of certain containers, only a subset of these will appear. For example, when in the user container, only !groups and !alerts are available

containers:

user, group, role, list

leaf:

alert, listitem

I've implemented a handful of what I call "adders" and "removers" to allow basic copy/move/delete functionality between different types of compatible (and incompatible) paths. So, what do I mean by "incompatible?" For example, it is currently possible to do:

move-item \!users\oisin \!roles\contributor\

So, what happens is the user oisin gets copied to the contributor role (ok) and then is removed from the source (not ok). In sharepoint terms, this makes oisin a contributor, and then removes him from the site users -- which also removes him from contributors :)

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