PowerShell

Habi what-a-tat ? Create a Sitecore Helix solution from scratch using PowerShell

This post is all about creating a Helix based solution from scratch. Please watch the video for additional information and a demo of the script. I really discourage people from using Habitat as the base to create new solutions. Hopefully this script will help. Also refer to Marc Duiker’s Hands-on with Sitecore Helix: Anatomy of the […]

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SQL Server PowerShell to Backup or Run Jobs using Octopus Deploy

Recently I had to re-tool our Continuous Integration and Deployment environments due to a Sitecore Helix based solution. As part of that process I ended up using Octopus Deploy for the first time and I love it. I do not know how I did not use it before. I will have an upcoming blog post […]

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Unofficial Sitecore 8 Training Webinar Series – Session 5

Agenda – Presented by Michael West Introduction to Sitecore PowerShell Extensions Intro to SPE No Coding Required Nuts & Bolts Advanced Capabilities Out of the Box Bundled Tools Audit Reports Meat & Potatoes Windows PowerShell for Beginners Console and ISE Scripts, Libraries, and Modules Integration Points Remoting Setup Remote Code Execution Best Practices Video Please register for […]

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Sitecore PowerShell Extensions History engine – Improved!

Yesterday I had written a blog post on Sitecore PowerShell Extensions History engine? As it was pointed out in the blog post and by Mike Reynolds & Kamruz Jaman (who refuse to be my friends). We have to improve the code by adding a pipeline. It bothered me enough all night, that I had to get this out […]

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Sitecore PowerShell Extensions History engine?

As many of your know Sitecore PowerShell Extensions is a valuable tool in the Sitecore ecosystem. I cannot recall how many times SPE has saved me from repeated and tedious tasks. For the longest time I wanted to store the command history for audit purposes. Finally I got some time to get into some code […]

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TIHIDI: Install MongoDB 3.2.7 for Sitecore 8.x in one step!

Install MongoDB 3.2.7 for Sitecore 8.x in one step using Windows PowerShell. Create a new file Sitecore_MongoDB_Install.ps1 and paste contents from https://gist.github.com/akshaysura/335d97ab7526b610a7f9e15b285b7eca Open Windows PowerShell ISE console as an Administrator. Open the PowerShell file you just created and run it. If you get the error: Sitecore_MongoDB_Install.ps1 cannot be loaded because the execution of scripts is disabled on this […]

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