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Request-SPOUpgradeEvaluationSite

Published: July 16, 2012

Applies to:  Office 365 | SharePoint Online 

Requests to create a copy of an existing site collection for the purposes of validating the effects of upgrade without affecting the original site.

Request-SPOUpgradeEvaluationSite [-Identity] <SpoSitePipeBind> [-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]] [-NoEmail <SwitchParameter>] [-NoUpgrade <SwitchParameter>] [-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]]

Parameters

Parameter Required Type Description

Identity

Required

Microsoft.SharePoint.Online.PowerShell.SPOSitePipeBind

Specifies the SharePoint Online site collection for which you want to request a copy for the new Upgrade or Evaluation site collection.

Confirm

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

Prompts you for confirmation before executing the command. For more information, type the following command: get-help about_commonparameters.

NoEmail

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

Specifies that the system not send the requester and site collection administrators an email message at the end of the upgrade evaluation site creation process.

NoUpgrade

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

Specifies that the system not perform an upgrade as part of the evaluation site creation process.

WhatIf

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

Displays a message that describes the effect of the command instead of executing the command. For more information, type the following command: get-help about_commonparameters.

Detailed Description

The Request-SPOUpgradeEvaluationSite cmdlet lets the SharePoint Online global administrator request a copy of an existing site collection for the purposes of validating the effects of upgrade without affecting the original site.

noteNote:

A request for an upgrade evaluation site is not automatically processed. Instead, it is scheduled to occur on the background when it causes the least effect on the service.

You must be a SharePoint Online global administrator to run the cmdlet.

Input Types

Return Types

-------------EXAMPLE 1------------

Request-SPOUpgradeEvaluationSite http://contoso.sharepoint.com/sites/marketing

Example 1 requests a site upgrade evaluation for the marketing site http://contoso.sharepoint.com/sites/marketing using the default options of sending an email message and automatically trying to upgrade the evaluation site.

-------------EXAMPLE 2------------

Request-SPOUpgradeEvaluationSite http://contoso.sharepoint.com/sites/marketing -NoEmail $true -NoUpgrade $true

This example requests a site upgrade evaluation for the marketing site http://contoso.sharepoint.com/sites/marketing. It specifies to not send email messages and not automatically try upgrade of the evaluation site. By using the cmdlet in this way, a SharePoint Online global administrator can make changes to the upgrade evaluation site before starting the actual upgrade.

Change History

Date Description

July 16, 2012

Initial publication

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