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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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I would like to explain in my post about the power of easy customization using AppManager. I was going through the list of applications which can be monitored by AppManager. Though the list is huge, I was disappointed to see that there is no monitoring available for PostgreSQL, so I decided to do something on…

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Anmol Rastogi
Feb 2, 2016
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User photos are used more and more by diverse systems and in many systems you can upload and change the photo yourself today. Many users do this and as many don’t. Depending on company policies some are not allowed to do it at all. After using a variety of tools to import photos I once…

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Feb 1, 2016
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This is the first post in a series in which I will explain the power of RunSQL KS from the new AppManager for SQL server module. One of the problems I face is to find what queries are running on my SQL server, which query is time consuming, what is the logical read/write and average…

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Anmol Rastogi
Jan 22, 2016
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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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NetIQ Validator comes with launch scripts for all supported platforms (Linux/Mac/Windows) but those are console mode shell scripts and offer not much comfort. A while ago when I was still using a Windows laptop as my main workhorse, I wrote a little tool to quickly launch NetIQ Validator from a task bar icon instead. Since I moved on to a MacBook in the mean time and Validator runs on OS-X just fine, I jumped at the opportunity to try out Apple’s new programming language Swift and wrote a native Mac version over the summer…

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By: lhaeger
Dec 15, 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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I was using NT_RunDOS job to execute some DOS command using a batch file then all of a sudden I realized that the batch file path needs to be provided from each of the agent machines. I need to run this DOS command on at least 100 agent machines and then I need to manually…

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Anmol Rastogi
Nov 25, 2015
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I was going through the list of applications which can be monitored by AppManager. Though the list is huge, I was disappointed to see that there is no monitoring available for IDM server, so I decided to do something on my own. As AppManager is highly customizable I created a few KSs to monitor my…

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Anmol Rastogi
Nov 19, 2015
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