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PowerShell for DotNetNuke

The following is an excerpt from my blog at

With all of the excitement and passion in the PowerShell community, how could I not look to see how I could use PowerShell with DotNetNuke.  Thus was born my session idea:  PowerShell for DotNetNuke which I will be presenting in Las Vegas at OpenForce '07.  During my session I will be showing how you can use PowerShell to enhance managing DotNetNuke, both for installing new sites and for sites that are already up and running. 

One of the early ideas I had was that I might even be able to create a DotNetNuke module that would let a user execute PowerShell commands and scripts on the server.  Since DotNetNuke allows you to lock down access to any module it is fairly secure.  The initial code for this module is based off earlier examples by Scott Hanselman and Dominick Baier.  Here is a sample video of my work so far.

See my full blog to download the source code.


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