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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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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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