# Sifon A must-have tool for any Sitecore developer, to simplify most of your day-to-day DevOps activities ![Sifon](https://raw.githubusercontent.com/wiki/MartinMiles/Sifon/img/main.png "Sifon main interface") ## Downloads Use this link to [download](/download/Sifon_0.93.zip "download Sifon") your copy of Sifon. The source code is available at [GitHub](https://github.com/MartinMiles/Sifon "Sifon GitHub repository"). ## Features - backup, clean, restore selected Sitecore 9.x instance out-of-the-box with nice GUI - you can choose the above operations for webroot, xConnect, Identity Server sites and all together - environment auto-detection: hostnames, bindings, installed Solr instances - supports multiple instances on a host via creating and selecting profiles - all the above can be done on remote VM via WinRM (WsMan) with remote profile - supports plugins both written in PowerShell or compiled .NET libraries - plugins are kept in hierarchical order and, in fact, are crowdsourced - respects Windows services: marketing automation, xConnect search indexer, processing engine and of course IIS ## Documentation Please go through the documentation in order to get the max from using Sifon - [Quick start guide](/QuickStart.md "Quick start guide") - [Plugins library](/PluginsLibraryRoadmap.md "Plugins library") (roadmap) - Creating PowerShell plugins - Creating .NET compiled DLL plugins - Using Shared API - [Release notes](/ReleaseNotes.md "Release notes") - [Known issues](/KnownIssues.md "Known issues") <br/><br/> ## License Sifon is distributed free of charge under [GNU General Public License v3 (GPL-3)](https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.en.html "GNU General Public License v3 (GPL-3)") license <hr> <footer> <p style="float:left; width: 20%;"> </p> <p style="float:left; width: 60%; text-align:center;">Copyright &copy; <a href="https://blog.MartinMiles.net">Martin Miles</a>, 2020</p> <p style="float:left; width: 20%;"> </p> </footer>