Fix for ‘The local farm is not accessible. Cmdlets with FeatureDependencyId are not registered’

How to fix the error, "The local farm is not accessible. Cmdlets with FeatureDependencyId are not registered" when running the SharePoint 2010 Management Shell with Administrator permission

As you know, the execution of the command line is needed when running SharePoint 2010. When running the SharePoint 2010 Management Shell with Administrator permission, if you get the error message, "The local farm is not accessible. Cmdlets with FeatureDependencyId are not registered" you won't be able to execute the command line. In this article, we will walk through the process of dismissing this error message.

Go to Start > All Programs > SharePoint 2010 Management Shell.  Select Run as administrator:

You will see the following error message pop up on your screen:

As is standard, the cause of an error will be displayed when you run any command line, even if its content is correct:

To resolve this error, you will need to do the following:

Go to Start > All Programs > SharePoint 2010 Management Shell. Select Properties:

Select the Shortcut tab. In the Target field, input version 2 before No Exit as pictured below:

Before edit:

After edit:

Click Apply, and then OK.

Now, when you run the SharePoint 2010 Management Shell with Run as administrator, the error message will not appear:

Your command line will now be executed as intended:

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