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Configuring your Personal NMAgent Session Store

OrganizingSessionsToday I would like to explain a little bit what Session Stores are for the NMAgent and, therefore, what a Personal Session Store is. A Session Store is a database table that holds the information from your Agent Sessions when you have tell him to do so. Every run command invocation fires a new Agent Session and you have the option to persist the results in a database if you issue the -save parameter as well on the CLI.

Since version 4.54b0 you can choose your Session Store and define its name on your Profile Settings. Consequently, you will notice ...

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Massive and Distributed Folder Hard-Linking

Some weeks ago, we have run into capacity issues in a server farm that provides services to a Computational Grid. This farm run Windows applications and, due to historical reasons, those applications were hosted on the system drive. That configuration have worked for some time, but, finally, we faced the need to move the whole solution to a different local drive. The question, then, was plan simple: how can we accomplish this task without affecting both the application behavior and the production service?

The answer to this question is also simple: NMTools + PLEX modules. The basic idea was already ...

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What’s new in NMTools v4.54b0

Well, here we are again! :D. This is a much long awaited release. Definitely, this product is becoming more and more mature with each iteration. I can now say this from the experience of running NMTools on big and complex Production Environments to solve real problems and handle considerably demanding situations.

There is a lot of hidden work that has been done during the last eight months. That is why I would like to start thanking all the people that has contributed to this release in any way: code, feedback, ideas, etc. This release wouldn't be as good as it ...

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