USING POWERSHELL TO BACKUP SQLSERVER DATABASES

A backup process can be really simple or very complex depending on your requirements. In this post I’m going to show how you can backup your sql server databases by using PowerShell. If you don’t want to use this approach you can of course use sql server agent…

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POWERSHELL + UNC PATH + CREDENTIALS

Today I was faced with the fact that one of our backup processes needed to copy compressed database backups to a remote server over an UNC path every night. Of course were the UNC path protected with credentials other than the credentials my script were running under. The backup process…

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AUTOMATING PRIVATE BUILDS WITH GITHUB, JENKINS, PSAKE AND MS WEB DEPLOY

I have written some posts before on similar topics. In the latest post about this topic I wrote: “To get a more reliable solution we could deploy using web deploy”. In this post I will go through how we at Cloud Connected has setup our build server with GitHub, Jenkins,…

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IMAGEVAULT 3 – UNABLE TO LOAD ONE OR MORE OF THE REQUESTED TYPES

Recognize this when fetching a EPiServer project from your version control system that uses ImageVault and your development environment doesn’t have ImageVault installed? It could be related to the fact that ImageVault (version 3) requires six assemblies being preinstalled to the GAC and a lot of “leadtools”-assemblies in…

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THE “FOLDER WITHOUT A NAME” PROBLEM

Some days ago I created a new Virtual OS at my laptop using VirtualBox but VirtualBox freaked out and created the folder structure for the Virtual OS within a folder without a name: After the installation of the OS, VirtualBox started to complain about not finding settings or virtual hard…

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USING SERVICESTACK BUNDLER

Bundler by ServiceStack is a solution for bundling, minifying and compiling client script (JavaScript/CoffeScript(!)) and style sheets (CSS, LESS and SASS). There are a lot of this sort of solutions out there but I really like this one, hopefully you will too after reading this. At the projects GitHub…

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