Idera Provides Free Windows PowerShell Scripts for Managing SharePoint

15 Ready-To-Use PowerShell Scripts by Expert Niklas Goude Available on

HOUSTON – March 24, 2010 – Idera, a leading provider of management and administration solutions for Microsoft Windows Servers, today announced a set of 15 free, ready-to-use Windows PowerShell scripts for managing Microsoft SharePoint. Authored by PowerShell expert Niklas Goude, the scripts are available for download from

The new scripts allow administrators to use PowerShell to automate many tasks including adding new users to SharePoint groups, exporting and importing a SharePoint site from a backup file, checking documents in and out of SharePoint and much more.  They are part of more than 60 scripts authored by Goude provided with the Idera PowerShell Plus™ product.

“We enlisted the PowerShell and SharePoint expertise of Niklas Goude to provide these scripts for the PowerShell community to make managing SharePoint with PowerShell simple,” said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of Idera. “These new SharePoint scripts add to the hundreds already available on and Idera’s website for managing Exchange, SQL Server, and Active Directory.”

About Niklas Goude
Niklas Goude is an author, IT consultant and trainer at Enfo Zipper in Stockholm, Sweden. He is a Windows PowerShell expert with extensive experience in automating and implementing SharePoint environments. Niklas has written a PowerShell book for Swedish IT professionals,, and is currently co-authoring a book with Mattias Karlson titled “PowerShell for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administrators,” which will be published in English by McGraw-Hill later this year. Niklas runs the highly respected blog,, where he shares scripts, examples and solutions for administrative tasks in Windows environments through Windows PowerShell.
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