Test-Rule

Tests item against a sitecore serialized rules engine rule set.

Syntax

Test-Rule [-Rule <String>] [-InputObject <PSObject>] [-RuleDatabase <String>]

Detailed Description

Tests item or a stream of items against a sitecore serialized rules engine rule set.

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Parameters

-Rule  <String>

Serialized sitecore rules engine rule. Such rules can be read from rule fields or created by user with the Read-Variable cmdlet.

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

-InputObject  <PSObject>

Item to be tested

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

-RuleDatabase  <String>

Name of the database from which rules are pulled.

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

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

  • Sitecore.Data.Items.Item

Outputs

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

  • System.Boolea

Notes

Help Author: Adam Najmanowicz, Michael West

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

Specifies a rule as "items that have layout" and runs the rule againste all items under the ome Item


$rule = '<ruleset>
<rule uid="{9CF02118-F189-49C4-9F2B-6698D64ACF23}">
<conditions>
<condition id="{A45DBBAE-F74F-4EFE-BBD5-24395E0AF945}" uid="ED10990E15EB4E1E8FCFD33F441588A1" />
</conditions>
</rule>
</ruleset>'

Get-ChildItem master:\content\Home -Recurse | ? { Test-Rule -InputObject $_ -Rule $rule -RuleDatabase master}

EXAMPLE 2

Asks user for the rule and root under which items should be filtered, and lists all items fulfilling the rule under the selected path


$rule = '<ruleset></ruleset>'
$root = Get-Item master:\content\home\ 

$result = Read-Variable -Parameters `
@{Name="root"; title="Items under"; Tooltip="Items under the selected item will be considered for evaluation"}, `
@{Name="rule"; Editor="rule"; title="Filter rules"; Tooltip="Only items conforming to this rule will be displayed."} `
-Description "This dialog shows editor how a rule can be taken from an item and edited using the Read-Variable cmdlet." `
-Title "Sample rule editing" -Width 600 -Height 600 -ShowHints

if($result -eq "cancel"){
exit;
}

Get-ChildItem $root.ProviderPath | ? { Test-Rule -InputObject $_ -Rule $rule -RuleDatabase master}

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