Deployment scripts and Machine names

In a typical nightly build scenario involving a multi tier app, the deployment and test scripts running on one tier might need the machine name of the other tier. Example: To provision IIS account on SQL, the computer name of the web tier need to be passed to the scripts that will be run on…


Macros for E2E deployment

Lab management 2010 helps in automating the daily build scenario end to end, using the build-deploy-test workflow. The deployment scripts being run as part of the workflow can be anything from a batch file to an MSI or a power shell script. Few in-built macros are available to facilitate authoring of deployment scripts. Let us…