Martin Cotter

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I’ve been meaning for a long time to do a series of posts on different ways of doing the same thing in Aegis, from using scripts, command line, builtin activities, custom activities and adapters and I finally got around to doing it. The question came up in the Aegis Support Forum asking “How can I detect accounts…

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Feb 4, 2016
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In previous posts I have shown how to integrate Aegis and Sentinel – but why? I often get asked what does Aegis actually do, its not an easy question to answer without example. The short answer is – it can do almost anything – the long answer is explaining what that means! Aegis…

Dec 22, 2015
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Following on from part 1 of the Sentinel Activities for Aegis, part 2 brings with it some specifics for Change Guardian, enhanced activity outputs and improved error handling for JSON serialization. As mentioned in part 1 ( here ) , the Change Guardian Product backend is based on Sentinel so the first bundle of activities, login,…

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Dec 16, 2015
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Over a year ago now I did a post on integrating Aegis and Sentinel (available here) using Sentinel WebServices and out of the box Aegis Activities. As integration methods go, webservices are great but you do need to be able to manipulate the results so that they are usable using out of box manipulation activities…

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Dec 4, 2015
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Aegis Adapters provide the most integrated method of interacting with a remote system. They can provide Resource Management, Activities, Connection Management, Events, Namespace Access, Stored Credentials etc. Their main drawback is simply the time required to develop an adapter compared to a set of standalone activities, a scripted or command line solution (in decreasing order…

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Nov 30, 2015
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Aegis workflows can be designed to do just about anything from simple tasks like running a script on a schedule to larger more complex tasks like provisioning virtual environments. Just because these are possible however doesn’t mean you can run an infinite number of these workflows simultaneously. How many simultaneous workflows which can run simultaneously…

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Nov 19, 2015
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Welcome to part 2 of the Remote Execution Adapter for Aegis. In this second part I provide the server side adapter, instructions on how to install and configure as well as descriptions of each activity. Part 1 is available here – Please ensure you download the client and server files from part1 and part2 at…

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Mar 24, 2015
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Designing IT Process Automation workflows very often comprises of taking a manually documented process and converting it into an automated process, maintaining the logical steps and as many of the techniques used in the manual process as possible. Manual processes can include heterogeneous automated steps utilizing customized scripts which may have been in place for…

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Mar 18, 2015
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The String Replace Map activity takes an input string, and replaces all occurrences of characters/strings based on a map table. In Europe we are normally more concerned with preserving non English Language characters in pieces of text than removing them, so when i got asked about this it was an interesting reversal of a problem I…

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Mar 2, 2015
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Welcome to Part 4 of Hyper-V Integration Activities for NetIQ Aegis. This is a 4 part cool tool Activity Library which will introduce and extend the functionality with new activities in each part bringing the power of Aegis Automation to Hyper-V environments.

Feb 25, 2015
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