Opalis – Add a User to a Service Manager Review Activity

This scenario came through my inbox recently, and what looked like a fairly straight forward runbook turned out to have a couple of gotcha’s in it. The scenario requested was to pick up the affected user of a Change Request, and make them part of the approval process.  In Service Manager, this means making them…

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So what’s the deal with Opalis 3rd party Integration Packs?

Wondering why your favorite 3rd party Opalis Integration Pack isn’t being updated?  Well rest assured that it probably is, according to Adam Hall, Sr. Technical Product Manager for Opalis.  Check out his notes on the topic and send him some feedback on any IP you’re waiting to be updated over on the System Center Team…

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A couple new Opalis Integration Packs are available

In cased you missed it, our very own Charles Joy  just announced some recent additions to the Opalis CodePlex site.  Since they are CodePlex releases they fall into that “no warranty, no support, use at your own risk” type of category but for those of you trailblazing with Opalis you may just find something useful…

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How to install Opalis Integration Pack for IBM Tivoli Enterprise Console Class and Rule definitions

The Opalis Integration Pack for IBM Tivoli Enterprise Console requires that new classes and rules be incorporated into IBM Tivoli Enterprise Console to function properly. This article will review how to install the required rules and classes. More Information The IBM Tivoli Enterprise Console application leverages custom rules and classes by providing the ability to…

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Trouble Making the Connection to OpsMgr, VMM? Don't forget WinRM.

Sometimes we all forget to "RTFM". Some of us think we have stuff all configured right, but for some reason things aren’t working. One example is when trying to install and use the Operations Manager or Virtual Machine Manager IPs within Opalis 6.3. I had installed the OpsMgr IP and when to create a new…

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SharePoint Integration Pack now on CodePlex

Jeffrey Fanjoy has just uploaded an Opalis Integration Pack for SharePoint to the Opalis Community Project on CodePlex The Integration Pack for Microsoft SharePoint enables you to manipulate SharePoint Lists and Libraries (e.g. Document Libraries, Image Libraries etc.) to add, modify and remove entries, files and attachments. This Integration Pack adds the following objects to…

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Fix: Error "Could not load file or assembly" when integrating Opalis with System Center Operations Manager 2007

After importing the Operations Manager Integration Pack for Opalis and attempting to build a workflow using one of the related Objects included with the Integration Pack, the following exception may be raised: "Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.OperationsManager, Version=6.0.4900.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35’ or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified." Cause…

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Does Opalis have an Integration Pack for ________________?

This article shamelessly stolen from an email that Charles Joy sent out this morning. Hey, I know good content when I see it! As Opalis becomes more and more popular, one thing is for sure, people are going to start thinking of new use cases and new integration targets. Another “for sure” thing will be…

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Introducing the new Service Manager Integration Pack Activities

*Note that the information in this article is based on the Beta of this Integration Pack and is subject to change.  This information will be refreshed when the Integration Pack is RTM. The table below explains the Activities that are available with the new Opalis 6.3 Integration Pack for Service Manager. Activity Description Create Change…

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Introducing the new Virtual Machine Manager Integration Pack Activities

*Note that the information in this article is based on the Beta of this Integration Pack and is subject to change.  This information will be refreshed when the Integration Pack is RTM. The table below explains the Activities that are available with the new Opalis 6.3 Integration Pack for Virtual Machine Manager. Activity Description Create…

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