Isolating Sitecore Scheduled Tasks to Specific Environments

> Useful for database refreshes
Cover Image for Isolating Sitecore Scheduled Tasks to Specific Environments

The Problem

As a complement to my post on database refreshes, I've written a PowerShell script chunk that can be used to isolate Sitecore scheduled tasks to specific environments (assuming that your scheduled task is performed using Sitecore PowerShell Extensions).

This is useful for preventing production-only scheduled tasks from running in downstream environments after a refresh. It saves you the step of having to make manual changes.

The Script


_17
_17
$environmentName = [System.Configuration.ConfigurationManager]::AppSettings["env:define"]
_17
$serverRole = [System.Configuration.ConfigurationManager]::AppSettings["role:define"]
_17
_17
Write-Host "Environment: $environment"
_17
Write-Host "Server Role: $serverRole"
_17
_17
$productionEnvironmentName = "Production"
_17
_17
# Note about the '.Contains()'. You must use that syntax because '-contains' doesn't work
_17
if(-not $environmentName -eq $productionEnvironmentName
_17
-or -not $serverRole.Contains("ContentManagement")){
_17
Write-Host "This should only run on PROD CM. Exiting."
_17
exit;
_17
}
_17
_17
# Your other code...

Stay in your lane,

-MG


More Stories

Cover Image for Azure PaaS Cache Optimization

Azure PaaS Cache Optimization

> App Services benefit greatly from proper configuration

Cover Image for SPE Script Performance & Troubleshooting

SPE Script Performance & Troubleshooting

> Script never ends or runs too slow? Get in here.

Cover Image for Content Editor Search Bar Not Working

Content Editor Search Bar Not Working

> Sometimes it works, sometimes not

Cover Image for Symposium 2022 Reflections

Symposium 2022 Reflections

> Sitecore is making big changes

Cover Image for Year in Review: 2022

Year in Review: 2022

> Full steam ahead

Cover Image for Script: Boost SIF Certificate Expiry Days

Script: Boost SIF Certificate Expiry Days

> One simple script that definitely won't delete your system32 folder

Cover Image for NextJS: Short URL for Viewing Layout Service Response

NextJS: Short URL for Viewing Layout Service Response

> Because the default URL is 2long4me

Cover Image for Early Returns in React Components

Early Returns in React Components

> When and how should you return early in a React component?

Cover Image for Troubleshooting 502 Responses in Azure App Services

Troubleshooting 502 Responses in Azure App Services

> App Services don't support all libraries

Cover Image for Sitecore Symposium 2022

Sitecore Symposium 2022

> What I'm Watching 👀

Cover Image for Tips for New Sitecore Developers

Tips for New Sitecore Developers

> Because learning Sitecore can be hard

Cover Image for Tips for Forms Implementations

Tips for Forms Implementations

> And other pro tips

Cover Image for On Mentorship and Community Contributions

On Mentorship and Community Contributions

> Reflections and what I learned as an MVP mentor

Cover Image for JSS + TypeScript Sitecore Project Tips

JSS + TypeScript Sitecore Project Tips

> New tech, new challenges

Cover Image for Don't Ignore the HttpRequestValidationException

Don't Ignore the HttpRequestValidationException

> Doing so could be... potentially dangerous

Cover Image for NextJS: Unable to Verify the First Certificate

NextJS: Unable to Verify the First Certificate

> UNABLE_TO_VERIFY_LEAF_SIGNATURE

Cover Image for Hello World

Hello World

> Welcome to the show

Cover Image for How to Run Old Versions of Solr in a Docker Container

How to Run Old Versions of Solr in a Docker Container

> Please don't make me install another version of Solr on my local...

Cover Image for Super Fast Project Builds with Visual Studio Publish

Super Fast Project Builds with Visual Studio Publish

> For when solution builds take too long

Cover Image for NextJS: Access has been blocked by CORS policy

NextJS: Access has been blocked by CORS policy

> CORS is almost as much of a nuisance as GDPR popups

Cover Image for JSS: Reducing Bloat in Multilist Field Serialization

JSS: Reducing Bloat in Multilist Field Serialization

> Because: performance, security, and error-avoidance

Cover Image for On Sitecore Stack Exchange (SSE)

On Sitecore Stack Exchange (SSE)

> What I've learned, what I see, what I want to see

Cover Image for Add TypeScript Type Checks to RouteData fields

Add TypeScript Type Checks to RouteData fields

> Inspired by error: Conversion of type may be a mistake because neither type sufficiently overlaps with the other.

Cover Image for NextJS/JSS Edit Frames Before JSS v21.1.0

NextJS/JSS Edit Frames Before JSS v21.1.0

> It is possible. We have the technology.

Cover Image for Ideas For Docker up.ps1 Scripts

Ideas For Docker up.ps1 Scripts

> Because Docker can be brittle

Cover Image for Tips for Applying Cumulative Sitecore XM/XP Patches and Hotfixes

Tips for Applying Cumulative Sitecore XM/XP Patches and Hotfixes

> It's probably time to overhaul your processes