I have spent way to much time trying to set up code package deployment when using TeamCity together with Octopus deploy. Read this to avoid following my path to failure :-). Well, not complete failure, I did learn some new things about both PowerShell and Octopus... Episerver have created a PowerShell module to simplify code … Continue reading (Trying to do) Code package deployment to Episerver DXC-S
Episerver recently released an API that allows partners and customers to automate deployment to DXC-S environments. If using this API you no longer need the manual process of logging in to the DXC-S portal and starting a deploy. The API also makes it possible to deploy directly to Pre-production or Production environments. Currently I'm only using … Continue reading Deployments to DXC-S using API with Octopus Deploy
This article shows how to automate scaling of Azure resources. I'm using this myself to save money by scaling down test- and development environments on nights and weekends, when they are not used anyway. I'm using Azure Automation and Powershell Runbooks for these tasks.1. Create an Automation accountStart by creating an Azure Automation account. Select "Create Azure … Continue reading Use Azure Automation to scale you Azure resources.
This blog post shows how you can use Azure Functions and PowerShell to schedule scaling of Azure resources. Something that can save you quite a few bucks if you for example scale down test environments during nights and weekends, when they're not used anyway. UPDATE: In v2 of Azure Functions it's not possible to create … Continue reading Schedule scaling of your Azure resources
Remember the time when setting up an Episerver environment took hours? I don't mean your local dev-environment, I mean a test or production environment with IIS and SQL server. Maybe you got access to one or two freshly installed Windows machines where you needed to install windows features, IIS addons, SQL server, et.c. And more … Continue reading Use PowerShell to set up an Episerver environment in Azure