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JAMS and Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
October 10, 2012
JAMS Job Scheduler now utilizes Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) which makes it easier than ever to expose a web service in the context of an automated IT environment. Pushing to and Pulling from Web Services JAMS can help integrate web services via PowerShell or Workflow. A PowerShell job can use the New-WebServiceProxy cmdlet to create Read More
Posted in JAMS, Windows Workflow
Power Scheduling in PowerShell 3.0
June 13, 2012
When people start looking at our enterprise job scheduler, they often ask “Aren’t many of the features of JAMS already available through PowerShell?”. The answer is “yes”. We embrace PowerShell and we are constantly seeking out ways to make JAMS fully accessible to it. Why? Microsoft has established and actively supports PowerShell as a standard Read More
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How to Execute a .bat File within a PowerShell Job
April 24, 2012
Most of the time, you run Windows batch files using the Command Execution Method, which replicates running them in a command prompt window (cmd.exe).  But, what if you need to perform additional processing within the same job and you are running that batch processing in PowerShell? You have several methods to launch Windows batch files Read More
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Scheduling Jobs in UNIX Environments
April 4, 2012
JAMS runs scripts in most UNIX environments. And, it can run them from from whichever shell you prefer. Companies are running scripts in Linux, AIX, HPUX, Solaris, and OpenSolaris. A few more UNIX flavors are already in the works. JAMS connects to UNIX systems through SSH, and remotely executes scripts. After executing, it logs any Read More
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