PowerShell Value does not fall within the expected range

Kamil Buszmann 5 Reputation points

HI. I'm trying to apply template for site. When it applies an error occurs when step is "List instances". Error is "Value does not fall within the expected range" when applies column called "_ModernAudienceAadObjectIds".

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  1. Haoyan Xue_MSFT 17,326 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @Kamil Buszmann ,

    The error message "Value does not fall within the expected range" occurs when trying to apply a template for a site, specifically when applying a column called "_ModernAudienceAadObjectIds" to a list instance. This error message often appears when a list item or a field contains too much data, or when the value is too long.

    To troubleshoot this issue, try the following steps:

    1.Check the specific column "_ModernAudienceAadObjectIds" for any unusual or long values and try shortening it.

    2.Ensure that the column is added to the list or library and that it exists.

    3.If the issue persists, you can try debugging your script to identify and isolate the issue.

    One post on GitHub suggests that after applying a PnP template, site admins should disable and enable audience targeting again in list settings to remove fields _ModernAudienceTargetUserField and _ModernAudienceAadObjectIds and then recreate them properly.

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