Published 31 July 2019
Imports a Release Artifact, exported to disk by Export-DatabaseReleaseArtifact, from a folder or .zip file.
The Import-DatabaseReleaseArtifact cmdlet re-imports the release artifact that has been exported to a folder or .zip file by the Export-DatabaseReleaseArtifact cmdlet.
The IReleaseArtifact object produced can then be used by the Use-DatabaseReleaseArtifact cmdlet to deploy the update.
The path to the folder or .zip file you want to import.
|Accept Pipeline Input||false|
|Accept Wildcard Characters||false|
This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh847884.aspx.
The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.
You cannot pipe input to this cmdlet.
The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.
---------- EXAMPLE 1 ----------
This example shows how to import a folder to create the database deployment resources.
The Import-DatabaseReleaseArtifact cmdlet imports the folder C:\Work\DatabaseRelease\, creating the database deployment resources. This folder was created by exporting to C:\Work\DatabaseRelease\ using the Export-DatabaseReleaseArtifact cmdlet.
Using Export-DatabaseReleaseArtifact and Import-DatabaseReleaseArtifact like this allows you to review the update script before you deploy with SQL Change Automation.
---------- EXAMPLE 2 ----------
This example shows how to import a .zip file to create the database deployment resources.
The Import-DatabaseReleaseArtifact cmdlet imports the .zip file C:\Work\DatabaseRelease.zip, creating the database deployment resources.