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How to Update Managed Property as Searchable, Queryable, Sortable, Refinable, Retrievable in SharePoint 2013 using PowerShell
by Sathish Nadarajan 3 Feb 2015
SharePoint MVP
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In the previous article, we saw How to create a Managed Property in SharePoint 2013 using PowerShell.

In this article, let us see how to Update Managed Property with various properties.

The script is as follows.

 $LogTime = Get-Date -Format yyyy-MM-dd_hh-mm
 $LogFile = ".\UpdateManagedPropertyPatch-$LogTime.rtf"
 #start-transcript $logfile
 # Add SharePoint PowerShell Snapin
 if ( (Get-PSSnapin -Name Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue) -eq $null ) {
     Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.Powershell
 $scriptBase = split-path $SCRIPT:MyInvocation.MyCommand.Path -parent
 Set-Location $scriptBase
 $OutputPath = $scriptBase + "\" + "ManagedPropErrors.txt"
 if (test-path $OutputPath)
     remove-item $OutputPath
 $csvfile = $scriptBase + "\" + "EditManagedProp.csv"
 Import-csv $csvfile | where {
 $searchapp = Get-SPEnterpriseSearchServiceApplication
 $ManagedProperty = Get-SPEnterpriseSearchMetadataManagedProperty -SearchApplication $searchapp -Identity $_.ManagedPropertyName -ea silentlycontinue
     $ManagedProperty.Searchable = $true
     $ManagedProperty.Queryable = $true
     $ManagedProperty.Sortable = $true
     $ManagedProperty.Retrievable = $true
     $ManagedProperty.Refinable = $true
     $ManagedProperty.SafeForAnonymous = $true
     write-host "The searchable, queryable, Sortable, Retrievable and Refinable for the managed property" $_.ManagedPropertyName "has been enabled successfully ...... Done !" -fore green
     Write-Host -f Yellow "The specified managed property " $_.ManagedPropertyName " does not exists... Please check whether you have given valid managed property name"
     $a = "The specified managed property " + $_.ManagedPropertyName + " does not exists... Please check whether you have given valid crawled property name"| out-file $OutputPath -append


Happy Coding.

Sathish Nadarajan.

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