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RH 2019 New: Command Line Generation to Cloud Location/Target

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Feb 03, 2020 Feb 03, 2020

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Does RH 2019 new include the ability to generate output via command line, with the output target a cloud location - such as Azure or Amazon Web Services? I'm guessing this would require a special target location/URL/service, along with corresponding user login credentials for the cloud/hosting service/site in the command line. I believe this functionality existed in prior RH versions, but never personally tested it.

 

The overarching goal here is to automate a nightly help build + upload/update/posting to a cloud service. It may be that there are better tools to automate the uploading/posting part of this process - in which case, I would be interested in hearing what tools/services (batch file + Windows scheduler, etc.) others are using for handling that, and their experience with those tools.

 

Note: I have successfully generated output via command line on/to my local PC/machine in RH 2019, so I do have that "part of the puzzle" figured out. I have some experience with batch files and scheduling services, so finding a solution to automate the build portion should be a problem - it's really a matter of automating the upload process, and whether that can be handled by specifying a cloud location/service with user credentials into the RH command line output.

Thanks!

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Feb 03, 2020 Feb 03, 2020

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What you want is the publish command.

So you'd generate locally as you're doing, then publish the generated output to the server. Whether it works specifically for Azure I couldn't say, but it does provide password options.

 

While this link is for an old version of RH, I assume the new one should be similar. The specific heading you want is "Publish layouts from the command prompt"

https://help.adobe.com/en_US/robohelp/2015/robohtml/book/rob_layouts_la/Generate_and_publish_output_...

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Feb 04, 2020 Feb 04, 2020

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The syntax for command line generation is in the RoboHelp Reimagined sample project and at https://tinyurl.com/tbbmloo

 

Create your preset to publish. Then use command line generation for that preset.


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