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Metalogix ControlPoint 8.2 - User Guide

Preface Getting Started with ControlPoint Using Discovery to Collect Information for the ControlPoint Database Cache Searching for SharePoint Sites Managing SharePoint Objects
Accessing SharePoint Pages Viewing Properties of an Object within the SharePoint Hierarchy Creating Dashboards for Monitoring Statistics within Your SharePoint Farm Setting Object Properties Managing Site Collection and Site Features Managing Audit Settings Creating and Managing SharePoint Alerts Setting ControlPoint Alerts Managing Metadata Copying and Moving SharePoint Objects (Version 8.0 and Earlier) Moving a Site Collection to Another Content Database Deleting Sites Deleting Lists Archiving Audit Log Data Before Moving or Deleting a Site Collection Duplicating a Workflow Definition from one List or Site to Others Removing a Workflow from One or More Lists (or Sites)
Using ControlPoint Policies to Control Your SharePoint Environment Managing SharePoint User Permissions Data Analysis and Reporting
Specifying Parameters for Your Analysis Analysis Results Display Generating a SharePoint Summary Report Analyzing Activity Analyzing Object Properties Analyzing Storage Analyzing Content Generating a SharePoint Hierarchy Report Analyzing Trends Auditing Activities and Changes in Your SharePoint Environment Analyzing SharePoint Alerts Analyzing ControlPoint Policies Analyzing Users and Permissions The ControlPoint Task Audit Viewing Logged Errors
Scheduling a ControlPoint Operation Saving, Modifying and Executing Instructions for a ControlPoint Operation Using the ControlPoint Governance Policy Manager (SharePoint 2010 and Later) Using Sensitive Content Manager to Analyze SharePoint Content for Compliance Using ControlPoint Sentinel to Detect Anomalous Activity Default Menu Options for ControlPoint Users About Us

Loading the ControlPoint Cmdlets

The ControlPoint snap-in contains the cmdlets needed to execute a ControlPoint action.

You can either:

·load the snap-in every time you open PowerShell, or

·add the snap-in to your PowerShell profile so it will automatically load the cmdlets whenever PowerShell opens.

Refer to the msdn article on Windows PowerShell Profiles (see for details on creating a PowerShell profile.

Loading the ControlPoint snap-in

To load the ControlPoint snap-in:





SharePoint 2010 32-bit environment:

Set-Alias installutil C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\

SharePoint 2010 64-bit environment:

Set-Alias installutil C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v2.0.50727\

SharePoint 2013 environment


NOTE:  These are the Windows default directories.  The location of the executable may be different in your environment.

Maps an alias to an install utility that ships with the .NET Framework.


cd C:\Program Files\Metalogix\ControlPoint\Support\PowerShell

Navigates to the directory containing the xcPowerShell.dll file that contains the ControlPoint cmdlets.


installutil xcPowerShell.dll

Uses the install utility to load xcPowerShell.dll into Powershell


Add-PSSnapin xcSnapin

Adds the snap-in containing all of the ControlPoint cmdlets.

Below is an example of the lines of text above in the PowerShell profile.



Below is an example of a PowerShell session with the ControlPoint Cmdlets successfully loaded.



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