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Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2013, SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise, SharePoint Server 2013 Standard

Topic Last Modified: 2015-03-09

Sets properties of a search service application proxy.

Set-SPEnterpriseSearchServiceApplicationProxy [-Identity] <SearchServiceApplicationProxyPipeBind> [-AssignmentCollection <SPAssignmentCollection>] [-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]] [-Name <String>] [-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]]

This cmdlet updates properties of a site administration service application proxy for a search application. SPEnterpriseSearchServiceApplicationProxy represents the proxy for search site administration functionality. One search service application proxy exists for each search application on a farm.

SharePoint Management Shell


Parameter Required Type Description




Specified the search service application proxy to update.

The type must be a valid GUID, in the form 12345678-90ab-cdef-1234-567890bcdefgh; a valid name of a search service application proxy (for example, SearchServiceAppProxy1); or an instance of a valid SearchServiceApplicationProxy object.




Manages objects for the purpose of proper disposal. Use of objects, such as SPWeb or SPSite, can use large amounts of memory and use of these objects in Windows PowerShell scripts requires proper memory management. Using the SPAssignment object, you can assign objects to a variable and dispose of the objects after they are needed to free up memory. When SPWeb, SPSite, or SPSiteAdministration objects are used, the objects are automatically disposed of if an assignment collection or the Global parameter is not used.

When the Global parameter is used, all objects are contained in the global store. If objects are not immediately used, or disposed of by using the Stop-SPAssignment command, an out-of-memory scenario can occur.




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




Specifies the display name of the search application proxy to retrieve.

The type must be a valid string, for example, SearchAppProxy1.




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


Get-SPEnterpriseSearchServiceApplicationProxy -Identity SsaProxy | Set- SPEnterpriseSearchServiceApplicationProxy -Name ContosoSearchProxy

This example sets the display name of a search service application proxy.

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