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OpenSLIM v3.73b0 released!

It’s finally here! This is the first release since the NMTools spin off. A lot has happened since then. In fact, there are many changes in the OpenSLIM roadmap that I would like to tell you over the course of the following weeks.

As every new version, this one represents an additional step forward in functionality and also in reliability. Here is the list of new additions and improvements that this new major release incorporates:

  1. Systems Decommissioning Management.
  2. Improvements on how Virtual Environments are handled.
  3. Improvements on the automatic mechanisms that populate changesin a Node Property as long
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“Why cloud vendors lie to you and how they steal your money”

The following video shows one of the best presentations I've happen to see describing one of the most significant changes we are living today.

This is a short description from blip.tv:

This session examines the concept of cloud computing, its benefits and risks and why it matters. We then explore the difference between private and public clouds and the importance of open source in this field. Finally we take a look at the future of this industry and use all these concepts to explain “why cloud vendors lie to you and how they steal your money.”

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Possible uses for PLEX modules

Here you have some possible samples that you may use as templates for your own purposes. In any case, the main goal of this post is give you an idea of what it is possible using PLEX modules.

The Samples or “Templates”

Remote log Distributed search using findstr.exe

"for /f `"tokens=*`" %i in ('dir /s /b *.log') do @findstr `"MyRegExPattern`" `"%i`"" | .\nmagent.ps1 -profile plex -cmd exec -src file -save

Remote log Distributed search using RSaR.exe. “RSaR” means “Regex Search and Rescue” and can be found at rsar.codeplex.com.

"\\MyServer\MyReadOnlyShare\RSaR.exe *.log /s /i `"MyDotNetRegExPattern`"" | .\nmagent.ps1 -profile plex ...

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