Automation

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
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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Martin Cotter
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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Martin Cotter
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.

Martin Cotter
Feb 25, 2015
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But the fire is so delightful. And since we have no place to go, Let it snow, Let it snow, Let it snow! (props to Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne). It’s true, I love a good snow storm, dustings are a joke, 4 inches of snow is decent, 1 foot or more of snow is…

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Tobin Isenberg
Jan 27, 2015
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“The only constant in life is change.” Certainly a cliché, but very characteristic for Data Center IT, in 2015 more than ever. Business inevitably requires change, but with that change comes the opportunity for improvement, consolidation and increased efficiency. So nothing to be afraid of. Right? Well… if you have the right tools. And, if…

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By: jdebaer
Jan 13, 2015
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Joe Rogers article Yeah, there’s a module for that showed how easy it is to create your own module with the Module Builder.   If like me you don’t want to be trawling through loads of alerts and doing root cause analysis, you’ll probably want to have an automation layer between you and the monitoring software filtering…

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Martin Cotter
Nov 18, 2014
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The “Aegis Automation Workflows in 5 Minutes” cool-tool blog series shows examples of Aegis workflows which deliver value in as little as 5 minutes development time – all using out of the box activities! Aegis workflows can be forever evolving, and while these workflows fulfill a purpose, you may for example want to extend a…

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Martin Cotter
Sep 22, 2014
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In this workflow I have 3 levels of escalation

Martin Cotter
Sep 15, 2014
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This 5 minute workflow tackles the tedious problem of updating local passwords for an account across multiple Linux systems.

Martin Cotter
Sep 10, 2014
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