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Powershell Config file for SQL Clone operations
$database = 'MyDatabase' #the name of the database we are cloning e,g, AdventureWorks
@{
"Database" = '$database';
"WorkDirectory" = "$($env:USERPROFILE)\Clone"; #a directory for placing scripts, logs etc
"tools" = @{ 'SQLCompare' = 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Red Gate\SQL Compare 13\SQLCompare.exe' }
#where we have SQL Compare installed. Yours could be a different version
#Leave this blank if you don't want clones to be checked before you kill them
"Origin" = @{
#We will clone from this database. This is the IsOriginal, maybe a build stocked with data
'Server' = 'BuildServer'; #The SQL Server instance
'Instance' = 'Our2017'; #The SQL Server instance
'Database' = "$($Database)"; #The name of the database
'username' = '' #leave blank if windows authentication
}
"Image" = @{
# this has the details of the image that each clone uses as its base
#we use these details to create an image of what we built
'Name' = "$($database)image"; #This is the name we want to call the image
'Modifications' = @("$($env:USERPROFILE)\Clone\imageModificationScript.sql")
'ServerURL' = 'http://MyCloneServer:14145'; #the HTTP address of the Clone Server
'ImageDirectoryURL' = '\\MyFileServer\Clone' #the URL of the image directory
'CloneTemplates' = @{
'DatabaseProperties' = "$($env:USERPROFILE)\Clone\CloneModificationScript.sql"
}
}
<# here is where we put the list of clones.
You can specify as many as you wish and they'll all be created #>
"Clones" = @(
@{
"NetName" = "MyFirstServer"; #the network name of the server
"Database" = "$($database)IsOriginal"; #the name of the Database
'username' = ''; #leave this blank for windows security
'IsOriginal' = $true;
}, #is this the IsOriginal (only one should be 'true'
@{
"NetName" = "MySecondServer"; #the network name of the server
"Database" = "$($database)Yan"; #the name of the Database
'username' = 'PhilFactor'; #leave this blank for windows security
'IsOriginal' = $false;
'CloneTemplate' = 'DatabaseProperties'; #the name of the template to run
"AfterCreateScripts" = @("$($env:USERPROFILE)\Clone\ServerModificationScript.sql")
} #is this the IsOriginal
@{
"NetName" = "MyThirdServer"; #the network name of the server
"Database" = "$($database)Tan"; #the name of the Database
'username' = 'TonyDavis'; #leave this blank for windows security
'IsOriginal' = $false;
'NoCheck' = $True; #do you want this to be checked against SQL Compare
} #is this the IsOriginal
@{
"NetName" = "MyFourthServer"; #the network name of the server
"Database" = "$($database)Tethera"; #the name of the Database
'username' = 'AuntiKathi'; #leave this blank for windows security
'IsOriginal' = $false;
} #is this the IsOriginal
)
}
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