verify whether the account is farm admin or not in SharePoint RRS feed

  • Question

  • Do we have a PowerShell command to check whether a account is a farm admin account or not?
    Friday, May 22, 2020 4:11 PM

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  • Hi AdithyaDugyala,

    To check SharePoint farm administrators by using below PowerShell.

    Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    $CAWebApp = Get-SPWebApplication -IncludeCentralAdministration | where-object {$_.DisplayName -eq "SharePoint Central Administration v4"}
    $CAWeb = Get-SPweb($CAWebApp.Url)
    $FarmAdminGroup = $CAWeb.SiteGroups["Farm Administrators"]
      foreach ($Admin in $FarmAdminGroup.users)
           write-host $Admin.LoginName

    Best regards,

    Emily Du

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    Tuesday, June 2, 2020 9:19 AM
  • PowerShell To get Primary Farm Administrator:

    $farm = Get-SPFarm

    PowerShell to get All Farm Administrators:

    $ca = Get-SPWebApplication -IncludeCentralAdministration | ? IsAdministrationWebApplication
    $site = $ca.Sites["/"]
    $web = $site.RootWeb
    $group = $web.SiteGroups["Farm Administrators"]

    • Proposed as answer by Muppavarapu Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:15 PM
    Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:14 PM