Running PowerShell on MOSS 2007


  1. If you are running MOSS 2007 on Windows Server 2003 the you have to download and install PowerShell from Windows Server 2008 natively supports PowerShell.
  2. Set the Execution Policy to 'RemoteSigned'. You can check it by running 'Get-ExecutionPolicy' cmdlet
    The default execution policy for PowerShell is “Restricted” (commands only, not scripts)     
 # All scripts running locally are allowed
 Set-ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned

This means downloaded scripts must be signed by a trusted publisher before they can be run.

     3. You need to load the SharePoint assemblies with the following command

 #    Load the SharePoint assemblies

A bunch of PowerShell scripts are available at