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In this article I will show the second method of creating an Aegis workflow to notify users that their password will expire in X days. Method #1 was a very simple workflow.  It was based on you already having a script, powershell, vbscript etc. that performs all the tasks you need, and Aegis simply manages…

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Martin Cotter
Feb 11, 2016
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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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Martin Cotter
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…

Martin Cotter
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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Martin Cotter
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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Martin Cotter
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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Martin Cotter
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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Martin Cotter
Nov 19, 2015
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You already know that AppManager can monitor just about anything which enables you to get alerts when things go south or analyze performance information so that you can make better decisions about your application and server environment right? Of course you did.  I just needed to check. One thing that you may not be aware…

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Joe Rogers
Aug 4, 2015
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The absolute best part of my job is being with customers.  I love it.  Whether I’m presenting to one customer, 500 or anything in between, I love spreading the good word of how Micro Focus | NetIQ solutions can help you run IT better. To that end,  I’m very happy to announce our new IT Operations…

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Joe Rogers
Apr 14, 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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Martin Cotter
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