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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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OpenSLIM & NMTools v3.60b0 released!

It’s finally here! Once again, this new version represents an additional step forward in functionality and also in reliability.

As previous versions, documentation is something I must work on. Unfortunately, I don’t have time to do it the way it should. But, I will be posting working samples, screenshots, and demo videos that will help on the training aspects of this tools.

Anyway, if you want to help with documentation or any other aspect, just let me know: I would love to build a team to make this project grow bigger and stronger.

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The “Office+Scripting Solution”: The thinking behind OpenSLIM & NMTools

Uncertainty and Complexiy...
Uncertainty and Complexiy…

At this point you might be wondering why OpenSLIM and why NMTools provided that there is plenty of software out there that seems to do the same or, at least,  a similar work. And, yes, it's certainly a good question. Today, you can easily find IT Management Software to deal with Inventory, CMDB, Network Discovery, Distributed Configuration in many of the available software delivery flavors: Commercial, Open Source, ASP, etc… So, why?

The quick answer is that every solution has strengths, weaknesses and particular approaches that make them different even when they share the same market ...

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