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The Get Value from List Activity has been knocking around my lab for a few years, pretty much without a purpose in many ways outside of my environment. The reason for this is it accepts a list at input, and well no activity or other source available in the product or here on the Community…

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May 9, 2016
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This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Aegis Workflow 101

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Aegis Workflow 101Welcome to Part 8 and the final topic on Aegis 101.  A line had to be drawn as to what would make it into 101 and it ends here with a topic I’ve had a love/hate relationship with since its arrival, but I am…

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May 4, 2016
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This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Aegis Workflow 101

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Aegis Workflow 101Welcome to Part 7 of Aegis Workflow 101.  Error Handling in workflows allows workflows to recover from an error in an activity and to complete a workitem in a controlled manner. First of all – What is an Activity Error?  Activity errors have 2…

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May 3, 2016
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This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series Aegis Workflow 101

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series Aegis Workflow 101Welcome to Part 6 of Aegis Workflow 101.  Decision support in Aegis allows users to choose how workflows are started, which flows in a workflow are followed and what decisions need to manual intervention by a user at run-time. Decision Making in Aegis is…

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Apr 28, 2016
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This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Aegis Workflow 101

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Aegis Workflow 101Welcome to Part 5 of Aegis Workflow 101. This time we look at variables and their use (and misuse) in Aegis. Variables in Aegis are storage locations where you can store, retrieve and modify data. Like programming, in Aegis we have Global Variables…

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Apr 22, 2016
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This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series Aegis Workflow 101

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series Aegis Workflow 101Welcome to Part 4 of Aegis Workflow 101.  This time we look at Triggers which define the conditions when workitems should start as well as well as other behavior which we will learn about below. In the last topic we learned about events.  When…

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Apr 20, 2016
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This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series Aegis Workflow 101

This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series Aegis Workflow 101Welcome to Part 3 of Aegis Workflow 101.  This time we look at Events which act as signals to Aegis to perform some action, from meeting the criteria to starting a workitem to signalling a workitem should end.  Inside the Aegis Web Console Aegis events…

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Apr 14, 2016
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This entry is part 2 of 8 in the series Aegis Workflow 101

This entry is part 2 of 8 in the series Aegis Workflow 101Welcome to Part 2 of Aegis Workflow 101.  This time we look at Input Builder which is a basic but very powerful component of Aegis workflow design. Looking back at Part 1, we build a ‘Hello World’ workflow which used the echo activity…

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Apr 8, 2016
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This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series Aegis Workflow 101

With the newly available Sentinel Adapter for Aegis, a new audience is exposed to the wonderful world of ITPA. To help them on their way this is a new series of posts on getting started with everyone’s favorite automation platform – Aegis!

Apr 5, 2016
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When the topic of web services comes up with Aegis, it is normally in relation to Aegis connecting to a remote system as part of an automation. The other occasion however is when you need some remote system to talk to Aegis. It may be that you want an external tool for example to create…

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Mar 31, 2016
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