Overview of Opalis Integration Server connectivity requirements

This article outlines the connectivity requirements for the various Opalis Integration Server components to interact with each other.  If firewalls exist between the various components, rules may need to be introduced in your environment in order to allow the components to communicate. The core components of an Opalis Integration Server implementation are: Microsoft SQL Server… Read more

Opalis Integration Server Log Purge times out or returns an exception

Symptoms When using the Opalis Integration Server "Log Purge" functionality either scheduled or directly from the Opalis Integration Server Client via the "Purge Now…" button, the purge operation either times out and does not complete or returns an exception. Cause The Log Purge functionality has a hard coded timeout value to complete the execution of… Read more

How to monitor for Opalis Integration Server Platform Events

Opalis Integration Server provides a robust means of integrating with products such as Event Management Systems that can monitor hardware and software technology components but what monitors Opalis Integration Server? Many aspects of the Opalis Integration Server environment can be monitored by Event Management Systems such as Microsoft System Center Operations Manager but there are… Read more

New KB: Unable to import a license into the Opalis Integration Server License Manager

When attempting to import a license into the Opalis Integration Server License Manager, one of the following issues may occur: 1.  The license may seem to import correctly, however, when attempting to connect to components, various error messages may occur.  When connecting the Opalis Integration Server Client to the Opalis Integration Server Management Server the… Read more

New Opalis KB Article: Opalis Monitor File objects fail and return "File monitor failed to start. Reason: Invalid input parameters" in Error Summary Text published data

Here’s another Opalis Knowledge Base article for you.  I know this isn’t Configuration Manager specific but I thought some of you might enjoy seeing it anyway.  This one involves an issue where policies in Opalis Integration Server that use the Monitor File object fail to execute properly and return the following message in the Error Summary… Read more

New Opalis KB Article: Opalis Integration Server Client becomes unresponsive when navigating to one or more specific policies

Here’s another new Opalis KB article you might want to be aware of.  With this issue, when navigating to one or more specific policies using the Opalis Integration Server Client, the client becomes unresponsive for a long period of time before recovering or does not recover at all. When viewing the process (OISClient.exe) in Task… Read more

New Opalis Overview Videos Now Available

The article below came out today from Paul Ross, Group Product Marketing Manager for System Center.  If you’re curious what exactly Opalis is or if you simply want to learn more, the four videos mentioned below will give you a great head start on how Opalis IT Process Automation can add value to your datacenter:… Read more

Microsoft Acquires Opalis Software

In case you missed the big announcement over on the System Center Team blog I thought I’d pass it along here.  This isn’t really support related but I thought you might find it interesting anyway: Great news for enterprise, government and service provider customers who use System Center. I’m excited to announce that Microsoft has… Read more