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Powershell script to install a DNN site from the zip

I wrote this script to help me be able to quickly run up a new auto installed DNN site from a zip file.  Check it out and please use yourself.  Remember that your Powershell host has to run as Administrator.

#cd "C:\DotNetNuke\ProReleases"
cd "C:\DotNetNuke\Releases"

#$CEorPE ="Professional"
$CEorPE ="Community"
$ZipFile = "$CurrentLocation\5.4.0\DotNetNuke_Community_5.4.0.94_Install.zip"
$websiteName = "DotNetNuke" + $CEorPE + $version + "Install"
$websiteAddress = "DotNetNuke" + $CEorPE + $version + ".Install"
$dbname = "DotNetNuke" + $CEorPE + $version + "Install"
$physicalPath = "DotNetNuke" + $CEorPE + $version + "Install"

#remove existing IIS Site and App pool
Import-Module WebAdministration
Remove-Item iis:\Sites\$websiteName -Recurse
Remove-Item IIS:\AppPools\DotNetNukeAppPool -Recurse

$shell=new-object -com shell.application


$OutPutPath = "$CurrentPath\$physicalPath"


#delete anything in the destination folder
new-item —force -path $OutPutPath -itemtype "directory"
get-childitem $OutPutPath | remove-item -force -recurse

$ZipFolder = $shell.namespace($ZipFile)


#Set the ACL on the folder
$acl = Get-Acl $OutPutPath
$permission = "NETWORK SERVICE","FullControl","Allow"
$accessRule = New-Object System.Security.AccessControl.FileSystemAccessRule $permission
Get-ChildItem $OutPutPath -Recurse -Force | Set-Acl -AclObject $acl

#Create the IIS Site
New-Item IIS:\AppPools\DotNetNukeAppPool -Force

Set-ItemProperty IIS:\AppPools\DotNetNukeAppPool -name ProcessModel.identityType -Value 2

New-Item iis:\Sites\$websiteName -bindings @{protocol="http";bindingInformation=":80:$websiteAddress"} -physicalPath $OutPutPath
Set-ItemProperty IIS:\Sites\$websiteName -name applicationPool -value DotNetNukeAppPool

#Update the hosts file
$hostsentry = Select-String $Env:SystemRoot\System32\drivers\etc\hosts -pattern "$websiteAddress" -quiet
if (-not $hostsentry)
    Add-Content $Env:SystemRoot\System32\drivers\etc\hosts "        $websiteAddress"

#Now open IE and navigate to the site
$ie = new-object -com "InternetExplorer.Application"

$ie.Visible = $true


#some of the code below from http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/cc337896.aspx

$wait = $true
  $numWaits = 0
  while ($wait -and $numWaits -lt 100) {
  $doc = $ie.Document
    if ($doc -ne $null) {
      $wait = $false
    else {
      write-host "Waiting for app to respond $numWaits . . ."
  if ($numWaits -eq 100) {
    throw "Application did not respond after 100 delays"
  else {
    write-host "Application has responded"
$auto = $doc.getElementByID("wizInstall_rblInstall_2")
$auto.checked = $true
$nextBtn = $doc.getElementByID("wizInstall_StartNavigationTemplateContainerID_StartNextLinkButton")


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