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This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Aegis Workflow 101

This entry is part 6 of 6 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 6 in the series Aegis Workflow 101

This entry is part 5 of 6 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 6 in the series Aegis Workflow 101

This entry is part 4 of 6 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 6 in the series Aegis Workflow 101

This entry is part 3 of 6 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 6 in the series Aegis Workflow 101

This entry is part 2 of 6 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 6 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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In this article I will show a fourth method of creating an Aegis workflow to notify Active Directory users that their password will expire in X days, this time using an official adapter. Method #1 was a very simple workflow based off a single script which performed all the automation tasks. Method #2 replaced the…

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Mar 28, 2016
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In this article I will show a third method of creating an Aegis workflow to notify users that their password will expire in X days. Method #1 was a very simple workflow based off a single script which performed all the automation tasks.   Method #2 replaced the script with individual workflow steps with a mix of command…

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Mar 2, 2016
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If you’ve been following my series on identifying Active Directory accounts whose passwords are going to expire in the next X days, you’ll have seen that in order to create an LDAP filter for the date range, that the timestamp has to be in FileTime format which isn’t the most readily available format.  So far…

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Feb 16, 2016
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