Versioning Settings for SharePoint list using powershell

In this article we will be seeing how to configure versioning settings for SharePoint list using powershell.

Go to SharePoint site => Shared Documents => Library Settings => Versioning Settings => you can configure the versioning settings for the document library.

You could see four sections

  • Content Approval

  • Document Version History

  • Draft Item Security

  • Require Check out


Content Approval:





C# code snippet:

using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://servername:1111/"))

{

using (SPWeb web = site.RootWeb)    

{

SPList list = web.Lists["Shared Documents"];         

list.EnableModeration = true;        

list.Update();    

}

}

Powershell Script:

$siteURL="http://servername:1111/"

$listName="Shared Documents"

$site=Get-SPSite $siteURL

$web=$site.RootWeb

$list=$web.Lists[$listName]

$list.EnableModeration = $true

$list.Update()

Document Version History:










C# code snippet:

using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://servername:1111/"))

{

using (SPWeb web = site.RootWeb)    

{

SPList list = web.Lists["Shared Documents"];         

list.EnableVersioning = true;        

list.EnableMinorVersions = true;        

list.MajorWithMinorVersionsLimit = 3;        

list.MajorVersionLimit = 2;        

list.Update();    

}

}

Powershell Script:

$siteURL="http://servername:1111/"

$listName="Shared Documents"

$site=Get-SPSite $siteURL

$web=$site.RootWeb

$list=$web.Lists[$listName]

$list.EnableVersioning = $true

$list.EnableMinorVersions = $true

$list.MajorWithMinorVersionsLimit = 3

$list.MajorVersionLimit = 2

$list.Update()

Draft Item Security:






C# code snippet:

using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://servername:1111/"))

{

using (SPWeb web = site.RootWeb)    

{

SPList list = web.Lists["Shared Documents"]; 

list.DraftVersionVisibility = DraftVisibilityType.Author;        

list.Update();    

}

}

Powershell Script:

$siteURL="http://servername:1111/"

$listName="Shared Documents"

$site=Get-SPSite $siteURL

$web=$site.RootWeb

$list=$web.Lists[$listName]

$list.DraftVersionVisibility = [Microsoft.SharePoint.DraftVisibilityType]::Author$list.Update()

Require Check Out:





C# code snippet:

using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://servername:1111/"))

{

using (SPWeb web = site.RootWeb)    

{

SPList list = web.Lists["Shared Documents"]; 

list.ForceCheckout = true;        

list.Update();    

}

}

Powershell Script:

$siteURL="http://servername:1111/"

$listName="Shared Documents"

$site=Get-SPSite $siteURL

$web=$site.RootWeb

$list=$web.Lists[$listName]

$list.ForceCheckout = $false$list.Update()

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