Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Get User Name from User Information List using PowerShell

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Execute following script in Power Shell and get value of Name Field from User Information List

PS > $site = Get-SPSite("Site URL");
         $web = $site.OpenWeb( );
         $list =  $web.Lists["User Information List"]

          // Here i am getting item by id but we can also use SPQuery object to get item from user information list and get SPListItem object.

         $listitem = $list.GetItemByID(1);
         Write-Host  $listitem["Name"];