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Create Site Collection with New Managed Path, Content Database

Posted by Paul on July 14, 2013


In this article I would like to share the PowerShell script which performs the following:

1. Create new content database

2. Create new managed path

3. Create new site collection

PowerShell Script

Following is the PowerShell Script which performs the same.

# Add Snapin

If ((Get-PSSnapIn -Name Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue) -eq $null )

{

Add-PSSnapIn -Name Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell

}

# Create Content Database

New-SPContentDatabase -name “DATABASE-NAME” -WebApplication “http://WEB-APP-URL”

# Create Managed Path

New-SPManagedPath -RelativeURL “path/subpath” -WebApplication “http://WEB-APP-URL” -Explicit

# Create Site Collection

New-SPSite http://WEB-APP-URL/path/subpath -OwnerAlias DOMAINuser -Name “Site Collection Title” -Template “STS#0” -ContentDatabase “DATABASE-NAME”

Confirmation

You can verify the new site using the URL:

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You can verify new managed path through Central Administration >Main Page > Select web application > Managed Paths (toolbar item)

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You can verify the new content database through Central Administration > Main Page > Manage Content Databases link.

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The same PowerShell script will be added to www.sharepointcto.com PowerShell Repository.  Please give me some time to do it.

Summary

In this article we have explore the PowerShell script to create new site collection with new managed path & content database.  I hope this will be useful for site conversion activities.

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