Monthly Archives: December 2010

Integration Pack: Opalis Utilities

Provides for the Following Functionalities DateTime Get Current Datetime File System Get Subdirectories Registry Add Registry Key Delete Registry Key Add Registry Key Value Delete Registry Key Value Set Registry Key String Value Read Registry Key Value System Sleep Text

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Integration Pack: Local Group and User Management

An Opalis Integration Pack allowing for management of local computer groups and users. This project contains the following Opalis Objects: Add Local Computer Account Remove Local Computer Account Add User to Local Computer Group Support for local users and AD

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Opalis DB SQL Queries

Here are some interesting SQL queries against the Opalis DB that I have come up with Policies Select runtime information about non deleted policies select * from POLICIES_VIEW where Deleted is null Select all currently running policies select * from

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Integration Pack: Exchange Mail

Introduction I have created an Exchange Mail Integration Pack for Opalis. This integration pack is built on the Microsoft.Exchange.Webservices (EWS) Managed API 1.1. As such it requires no additional dependencies. This project is hosted on Codeplex and is being released

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Integration Pack: Active Directory

Introduction I have created an Active Directory Integration Pack for Opalis. This integration pack is built on the System.DirectoryServices .NET class. As such it requires no additional dependencies (the out of the box AD integration pack for Opalis is built

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Opalis Policy Failover

Introduction Have you ever wondered how Policy Failover works in Opalis? Let’s take a look. For the purpose of this testing I am going to create a very simple workflow that sleeps for a minute then sends out an email.

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QIKNET30.dll could not be found

When I was setting up my new Opalis 6.3 environment running on Windows 2008 r2 x64 servers I came across an interesting error. Whenever I put an object into a policy that was built with QIK and attempt to open

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Data Manipulation Functions

This section is pulled directly from the Opalis Help documents. I highly suggest looking through the built-in help documents in Opalis. Data Manipulation Functions Opalis Integration Server enables you to manipulate string data from text files, Published Data items, or

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Fun with Links

I was looking at a workflow Charles had written the other day and saw that his links had labels and were colored! Well, one of the biggest reason I love Opalis is that if I create my workflow correctly almost

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Workflow Concepts: Part II – Segregation of Work (High Level)

Introduction This is a high level (theoretical) discussion about workflow design. I will create two different how-to posts following this describing how to create workflows that follow this model as well as a post on how to design your environment

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