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Using Powershell with Splunk

Splunk Powershell Resource Kit is a convenient and very capable wrapper over Splunk REST API. You can use the Powershell commandlets exposed by this resource kit to deploy, check and manage splunk services as well as execute splunk searches. In this post, you will be introduced to the Splunk Powershell Resource Kit, you will learn how to use powershell commandlets to connect to a splunk instance and execute searches. 1. First, you will need to download the resource kit from github. 2. Installation is very simple. All you have to do is download and extract the files from the zip archive and double click on install.bat to install the splunk powershell module. 3. Open Windows Powershell console from Windows Start […]

Code Validation in TortoiseSVN pre_commit_hook

If you want to abort a commit if your code fails certain rule and you don’t have access to the SVN Server to configure a hook. What do you do ? Assuming you are using TortoiseSVN, you can configure a Client-Side hook. Here is an example – Say you want to abort commit if you have a comment in your code that starts with //Do Not Commit. You can create a PowerShell script that validates all the files in your changeset and use this script as a Client-Side pre_commit_hook in TortoiseSVN. The pre_commit_hook configuration : //Powershell script : pre_commit.ps1 $donotcommit = “//Do Not Commit“; $changeset = Get-Content $args[0]; foreach($file in $changeset) { if( Get-Content $file | Select-String $donotcommit -quiet ) […]