Powershell – Create Visio Service Application

I got the problem, that the Visio Service Application was stopped and i was not able to start it. I tried via GUI and Powershell and so on. But even if i deleted the old one and create a new one, it stucks cause of timeout. So i created it from cratch by Powershell. Before i deleted everything (Service Application, Application Pool, Application Proxy) via Powershell. Now i’d like to share my Script for that:



#Create Visio Application Pool
New-SPServiceApplicationPool -Name "Visio Graphic Service Application Pool"
$VisioAppPool = Get-SPServiceApplicationPool "Visio Graphic Service Application Pool"

#Create Visio Service Application
$VisioApp = New-SPVisioServiceApplication -ApplicationPool $VisioAppPool -Name "Visio Graphic Service Application"
Get-SPServiceApplication | Select Name

#Create Visio Application Proxy
$VisioAppProxy = New-SPVisioServiceApplicationProxy -ServiceApplication "Visio Graphic Service Application" -Name "Visio Graphic Service Application Proxy"
Get-SPServiceApplicationProxy | Select Name

#start service if it's not running
$visio = Get-SPVisioServiceApplication
$visio.Provision()


In my case it was important to call $visio.Provion() to start the Service Application. Afterwords i had to start the service itself via Central Administration at Manage Services. It worked like a charm.

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Karsten Pohnke About Karsten Pohnke
He is Consultant for SharePoint Solutions for collaboration, communication and business processes. He provides his customers applications based on standard features as well as development or combining the power of several microsoft tools like Dynamics CRM. In his free time he tries to collect tipps and worthy experience in this blog.

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