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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 1/15/2019.

Learn how to build an HTTP POST query, and how the different parameters should be formatted.

After running the query, you can view all types of result sets returned; Primary Results, Refinement Results, Query Rules Results, Query Suggestions, in addition to the actual raw response received from the Search service.

Can be used to query both SharePoint 2013 On-Premise, and SharePoint Online.

To install SearchQueryTool, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install searchquerytool --version 2.8.2

To upgrade SearchQueryTool, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade searchquerytool --version 2.8.2


  • tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = "SearchQueryTool"
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
      url           = ""
      checksum      = "527797173FB53A66016E29553756188096B4556BF6CD455020E58A104BC90997"
      checksumType  = "sha256"
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs 
    Write-Verbose "Adding Desktop-Link"
    $target = Join-Path -Path $toolsDir -ChildPath "SearchQueryTool.exe"
    $desktop = $([System.Environment]::GetFolderPath([System.Environment+SpecialFolder]::DesktopDirectory))
    $shortcut = Join-Path -Path $desktop -ChildPath "SearchQueryTool.lnk"
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut `
       -ShortcutFilePath $shortcut `
       -TargetPath $target
  • tools\ChocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    Write-Verbose "Removing Desktop-Link"
    $desktop = $([System.Environment]::GetFolderPath([System.Environment+SpecialFolder]::DesktopDirectory))
    $shortcut = Join-Path -Path $desktop -ChildPath ("SearchQueryTool.lnk")
    if(Test-Path $shortcut) {
      Remove-Item $shortcut

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Software Author(s)

  • nadeemis


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
SearchQueryTool 2.8.2 125 Tuesday, January 15, 2019 approved
SearchQueryTool 1410 Saturday, February 9, 2013  

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