Set-User

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Sets the Sitecore user properties.

Syntax

Set-User [-Identity] <AccountIdentity> [-IsAdministrator <Boolean>] [-Portrait <String>] [-Email <String>] [-FullName <String>] [-Comment <String>] [-ProfileItemId <ID>] [-StartUrl <String>] [-Enabled] [-CustomProperties <Hashtable>]

Set-User -Instance <User> [-IsAdministrator <Boolean>] [-Portrait <String>] [-Email <String>] [-FullName <String>] [-Comment <String>] [-ProfileItemId <ID>] [-StartUrl <String>] [-Enabled] [-CustomProperties <Hashtable>]

Detailed Description

The Set-User command sets a user profile properties in Sitecore.

The Identity parameter specifies the Sitecore user to set. You can specify a user by its local name or fully qualified name.

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Parameters

-IsAdministrator <Boolean>

Specifies whether the Sitecore user should be classified as an Administrator.

Aliases

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Portrait <String>

Specifies the Sitecore user portrait image.

Aliases

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Identity <AccountIdentity>

Specifies the Sitecore user by providing one of the following values.

Local Name
Example: admin
Fully Qualified Name
Example: sitecore\admi

Aliases

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Instance <User>

Aliases

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Email <String>

Specifies the Sitecore user email address. The value is validated for a properly formatted address.

Aliases

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-FullName <String>

Aliases

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Comment <String>

Aliases

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ProfileItemId <ID>

Specifies the profile id to use for the user.

Aliases

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-StartUrl <String>

Specifies the url to navigate to once the user is logged in. The values are validated with a pretermined set.

Aliases

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Enabled <SwitchParameter>

Specifies whether the Sitecore user should be enabled.

Aliases

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-CustomProperties <Hashtable>

Specifies a hashtable of custom properties to assign to the Sitecore user profile.

Aliases

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

  • System.String

    Represents the identity of a user.

Sitecore.Security.Accounts.User Represents the instance of a user.

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • None.

Notes

Help Author: Adam Najmanowicz, Michael West

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

PS master:\> Set-User -Identity michael -Email michaellwest@gmail.com

EXAMPLE 2

PS master:\> "michael","adam","mike" | Set-User -Enable $false

EXAMPLE 3

PS master:\> Get-User -Filter * | Set-User -Comment "Sitecore user"

EXAMPLE 4

PS master:\> Set-User -Identity michael -CustomProperties @{"Date"=(Get-Date)}
PS master:\>(Get-User michael).Profile.GetCustomProperty("Date")
7/3/2014 4:40:02 PM

EXAMPLE 5

PS master:\> Set-User -Identity michael -IsAdministrator $true -CustomProperties @{"HireDate"="03/17/2010"}
PS master:\>$user = Get-User -Identity michael
PS master:\>$user.Profile.GetCustomProperty("HireDate")
03/17/2010

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