Questions tagged [automation]

Questions relating to doing jobs automatically. Includes the use of scripts and tools which can perform tasks without user interaction.

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What is the best approach to spawn a fresh new Sitecore 8x instance automatically?

We are currently developing a Sitecore package and we have a few automated functional/integration tests as part of this project. Ideally, every time a developer pushes its code to the trunk our CI/CD ...
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Unable to send WebDriver instance between scenarios residing in different feature files(SpecFlow)

Background: Automating Sitecore Content Editor. Tools Used:SpecFlow,Selenium C# Issue:Unable to send the Selenium WebDriver instance between SpecFlow Scenarios. Eg: Helper Class - Creates the ...
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Unable to locate element on the Frame (selenium c#)

I am trying to automate Sitecore using Selenium (C#). More details about the automations steps: Scenario to automate: Login to Sitecore with admin privileges. After logging in, select Content ...
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How to automate analyzing log files?

I am aware of log analyzer. But instead of selecting files manually one by one and analyzing has any one automated analyzing all the files for errors, if so how ?
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How to add multiple Publish Agent?

I'm trying to add multiple PublishAgent as below but it resolved to only one PublishAgent as visible in the /ShowConfig.aspx <configuration xmlns:patch="http://www.sitecore.net/xmlconfig/"> &...
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Can we invoke sitecore SIM from MSbuild? [duplicate]

I'm looking to automate my local dev environment without using TDS and want to make use of sitecore SIM , powershell or msbuild to do all my stuff. One time Setup Idea is to create one bat file which ...
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How to install zip file package from Installation Wizard using Powershell DSC?

I am trying to automate installing a "zip" package files from Sitecore's installation wizard. But I'm unable to work out how to allow an automation using PowerShell DSC to log in and trigger the ...
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How can I migrate all controls on all pages to a certain placeholder?

The layout of our website has been completely overhauled. The old placeholders didn't make sense anymore, so they aren't used in the new layouts. As a result, most content pages are now empty. All ...
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How to package a Helix solution using powershell

Following the Helix modular architecture, my solution is divided into a large amount of separate projects. To deploy the solution as a single package, we need to package all assets, configuration ...
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Automating server role configuration

When configuring server instances in a distributed environment, a range of config files must be enabled or disabled based on the instance role (e.g. CD, CM, Processing, Aggregation), referencing the "...