How to check SharePoint version using PowerShell?

In this PowerShell SharePoint tutorial, we will discuss, how to check sharepoint version using PowerShell. We can easily get SharePoint version using PowerShell, which is installed on your server.

We can also know the SharePoint version installed on the server from SharePoint central administration.

We can use Windows PowerShell ISE to run PowerShell commands or also we can use Visual Studio Code to write, debug and run PowerShell scripts.

We can get the installed SharePoint version using PowerShell as well as we can get through central administration.

get SharePoint version using PowerShell

You can use the below command to know which version of SharePoint is installed on the server. Here is the command get sharepoint version using PowerShell.

Command:
get-spfarm | select BuildVersion

Result:
BuildVersion
——————
14.0.4762.1000

Command:
([Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPFarm]::Local).buildversion

Result:

Major Minor Build Revision
——– ——– —— ———–
14 0 4762 1000

Check the below diagram:

check sharepoint version powershell
how to check sharepoint version powershell

This is how to check sharepoint version using PowerShell.

Check SharePoint Version from Central Admin

We can also check which version of SharePoint is installed on the server from SharePoint central administration.

Open SharePoint central administration -> Then from the System Settings click on Manage servers in this farm.

check sharepoint version central admin
check sharepoint version installed

Then in the Manage servers in this farm, you will able to see the version details as shown in the fig below.

get sharepoint version
get sharepoint version

This is how to get sharepoint version from the central admin.

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I hope this SharePoint Administration tutorial helps to know which version of SharePoint is installed in the SharePoint server using PowerShell as well as using SharePoint Central Administration.

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