Get-UpdatePackageDiff

Performs a diff operation between the Source and taget path akin to Sitecore Courier. The diff is the difference that takes the content of Source folder and transforms it to Target. IMPORTANT! This functionality requires changes to web.config file on your sitecore server to work. Please consult the first Example.

Syntax

Get-UpdatePackageDiff [-SourcePath] <String> [[-TargetPath] <String>]

Detailed Description

Performs a diff operation between the Source and taget path akin to Sitecore Courier. The diff is the difference that takes the content of Source folder and transforms it to Target. IMPORTANT! This functionality requires changes to web.config file on your sitecore server to work. Please consult the first Example.

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Parameters

-SourcePath  <String>

Path containing the current serialization items that needs to be transformed into Target.

Aliases
Required? true
Position? 1
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? false
Accept Wildcard Characters? false

-TargetPath  <String>

Path containing the desired serialization state that the Source needs to be transformed to.

Aliases
Required? false
Position? 1
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? false
Accept Wildcard Characters? false

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • Sitecore.Update.Interfaces.ICommand

Notes

Help Author: Adam Najmanowicz, Michael West

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

Required addition to web.config file for the functionality to work:


<configuration>
  <configSections>
    <section name="sitecorediff" type="Sitecore.Update.Configuration.ConfigReader, Sitecore.Update"/>
  </configSections>
  <sitecorediff>
    <commandfilters>
      <filter id="changedFieldsFilter" mode="on" type="Sitecore.Update.Commands.Filters.ChangedFieldsFilter, Sitecore.Update">
        <fields hint="list">
          <field>__Created</field>
          <field>{5DD74568-4D4B-44C1-B513-0AF5F4CDA34F}</field>
          <field>__Revision</field>
          <field>__Updated</field>
          <field>__Updated by</field>
        </fields>
      </filter>
    </commandfilters>
    <dataproviders>
      <dataprovider id="filesystemmain" type="Sitecore.Update.Data.Providers.FileSystemProvider, Sitecore.Update">
        <param>$(id)</param>
      </dataprovider>
      <dataprovider id="snapshotprovider" type="Sitecore.Update.Data.Providers.SnapShotProvider, Sitecore.Update">
        <param>$(id)</param>
      </dataprovider>
    </dataproviders>

    <source type="Sitecore.Update.Data.DataManager, Sitecore.Update">
      <param>source</param>
    </source>

    <target type="Sitecore.Update.Data.DataManager, Sitecore.Update">
      <param>target</param>
    </target>
  </sitecorediff>
</configuration>

EXAMPLE 2

Create an update package that transforms the serialized database state defined in C:\temp\SerializationSource into into set defined in C:\temp\SerializationTarget


$diff = Get-UpdatePackageDiff -SourcePath C:\temp\SerializationSource -TargetPath C:\temp\SerializationTarget
Export-UpdatePackage -Path C:\temp\SerializationDiff.update -CommandList $diff -Name name

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