Excel Services Application Get Blocked File Types In SharePoint 2013 Using PowerShell

In this blog we will learn about how to return a file type or list of file types that are prevented from loading.

Excel Service Application

Excel Services is a business intelligence tool that allows you to share data-connected workbooks across an organization.

Excel Services in SharePoint Server 2013 is a shared service that you can use to publish Excel 2013 workbooks on SharePoint Server.

Run the below application in SharePoint Management Shell

  1. Get-SPExcelBlockedFileType [[-Identity] <SPExcelBlockedFileTypePipeBind>] -ExcelServiceApplication <SPExcelServiceApplicationPipeBind> [-AssignmentCollection <SPAssignmentCollection>]    
  2. Get-SPExcelServiceApplication -Identity "ExcelServiceApplication" | Get-SPExcelBlockedFileType | format-table  

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