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‘Job Output Parsing’ for embedded scripts.

I currently have a Powershell script 'Script1' run as a normal Windows Job. As part of a demo the job checked Joboutput for values and (17.0) it checked a log that ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (17 May, '17) Upvoted: 14 Jun Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback OpCon

Dark Mode for Solution Manager

Hi! I would love to have a Dark Mode option available in Solution Manager. I like to leave it up on one of my screens, but all of the bright white is just a little ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (17 Jul, '19) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 1
Collecting community feedback OpCon Web UI

Add a property to reference job/schedule documentation blurb so it can be sent with notifications

We've been getting better about documenting jobs and schedules internally in OpCon through the documentation tab. We want to assist folks in understanding the nature ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (10 Dec, '19) Upvoted: 11 Mar Comments: 2
Collecting community feedback OpCon

Select all associated subschedules

We need the ability to verify that all subschedules within a schedule are getting deployed every time a change is made. This is currently a very manual process. ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (28 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 21 Mar Comments: 0
Development backlog OpCon Deploy

Job Retains Job History after name change

D293: Whenever I change the name of a job in OpCon it removes the job history for that job. Can you please update it to have an option to retain job history on the ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (27 Apr, '16) Upvoted: 10 Jun Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback Audit/History OpCon

global properties manager?

D299: As there is a frequency manager now, it would bemore than a nice-to-have: a property-manager. It would be nice to see, which Job uses which property inthe ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (27 Apr, '16) Upvoted: 23 Apr Comments: 2
Development backlog OpCon

Color Blind mode for Solution Manager

Symbols should be used to indicate Statuses within OpCon (Job, Schedule Machine, etc). This will help those who are color blind quickly identify each status. Example ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (20 May, '20) Upvoted: 15 Feb Comments: 1
Collecting community feedback OpCon Web UI

Add a Recycle bin for Job Master

D271: Build a Recycle Bin for the Master actions. This can be in a new table in the database which contains all information about the deleted master ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (27 Apr, '16) Upvoted: 10 Jun Comments: 1
Collecting community feedback OpCon

Merge more of SMA Resource Monitor's features into File Arrival

File Arrival has been a nice addition to OpCon, but there are still times when SMA Resource Monitor (SMARM) is more effective. The items below need to be added to ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (11 Dec, '19) Upvoted: 16 Apr Comments: 1
Collecting community feedback OpCon

Job name modification

D341: When you modify a job name, could it be possible to modify this job name in all the events which use it, or at least to alert that this job name is used in ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (27 Apr, '16) Upvoted: 10 Jun Comments: 0
Declined OpCon

"FORCE START" confirmation popup

D378: When you do a "force restart" in a daily job, you ask the sam to launch a job and bypass :- dependency- timing settings- Thresholds & resources- etc ... It ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (27 Apr, '16) Upvoted: 23 Aug, '23 Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback OpCon

Multi-Instance jobs must have the same dependencies as the normal job.

It should be possible to control multi-schedule jobs (instances) independent of the original / normal one. I described my problem in the attachtment.
Suggested by: Hidden identity (15 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 03 Oct, '23 Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback Automation Brick OpCon

Show "build status of frequency" in the workflow designer

D274: Howdy, It would be nice to see the build status of frequency by job in the workflow designer.This is VERY useful if at least one of the frequency defined for ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (27 Apr, '16) Upvoted: 11 Mar Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback OpCon

Use Null job instead genericp to create "wait job"

D342: Currently I use the genericp.exe program to create "wait jobs"It's working fine but it cusume a process in an LSAM.it could be very usefull to be able to define ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (27 Apr, '16) Upvoted: 07 Jul, '23 Comments: 0

File Arrival based on modified date instead of creation date

Most people are using file arrival for a file based in the last time it was modified as opposed to when it was created. Sometimes files can have month-old creation ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (25 Jun, '19) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 1
Collecting community feedback OpCon

Decouple Events from Users

If User X creates an event on a job and then User X has their account disabled or removed in OpCon, that internal event will no longer work correctly, but it fails ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (29 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 25 Jan Comments: 2
Collecting community feedback OpCon Security

Group Managed Service Accounts supported by OpCon

I would like to discuss the following idea. At the moment you have to manage the password yourself in OpCon for batch users. It can be quite labour-intensive if ...
Suggested by: Erik Meinders (22 Apr, '22) Upvoted: 28 Mar Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback Security

EM Workflow Designer - Disabled Jobs

What I would like to see in Workflow Designer is a visual representation of a built job that is disabled (Disable Build checked). The idea I have for this is to "Gray ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (08 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 09 Sep, '22 Comments: 1
Collecting community feedback OpCon Web UI

Event User/Owner Easily Changed

After reducing specific users' privileges, we had a number of production jobs fail because events were tied to those users. We had no idea that events were tied to ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (14 May, '19) Upvoted: 05 Apr Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback OpCon

Min Run Time

D329: the jobs have a MAX RUN TIME to control delays, I suggest having a MIN RUN TIME to control when jobs are running but do nothing. For example: We can control and ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (27 Apr, '16) Upvoted: 18 Aug, '23 Comments: 0
Declined OpCon

For the File Arrival jobs on Windows and Unix, add a check for file size

'File size stable duration' is a good feature but it doesn't prevent success if the file in question is empty. So how about adding a check for file size with ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (05 May, '17) Upvoted: 25 Apr Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback Windows Agent

Support latest version argument for Deploy command line in batch mode

When using Deploy via the command line(batch), you must indicate the name of the Schedule AND the version to deploy. It would be really useful to have the ability to ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (06 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 06 May Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback OpCon Deploy

Import/Export JSON file from Deploy

It will be great to generate JSON file from deploy (batch and GUI) that contain schedule and have the possibility to import/export them by command line
Suggested by: Hidden identity (07 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 06 May Comments: 1
Collecting community feedback OpCon Deploy

Encryption option availability when Unix/Linux is involved in a wildcard file transfer

Hello! When involving Unix platforms in OPCON File Transfer jobs, it is well known that wildcard transfers require the “None” option for encryption. It would be ...
Suggested by: Leftheris (08 May, '23) Upvoted: 30 Apr Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback

Vision. With 200+ vision cards, provide visualization of the entire multi-level hierarchy

Vision. With 200+ vision cards, grouped and organized in a multi-level hierarchy it is difficulty to navigate the different levels. We would like a diagram option so ...
Suggested by: Shane Seeders (14 Feb, '22) Upvoted: 21 Dec, '23 Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback

Exclude Opcon user into the SMALDAPMon

It should be very powerfull to be able to exclude users from the SMALDAPMon. Currently, only "OCADM" is exclude by default. To win flexibility, It could be great to ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (08 Jun, '16) Upvoted: 06 Jun, '23 Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback OpCon

the Order of events

| | jhocquard@smasolutions.it | 6/1/15 | Hello, With Opcon 15, processing events in the order they are submitted. It's great but in the EM (events tab or in the ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (14 Jan, '16) Upvoted: 15 Sep, '22 Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback OpCon

Null Wait Job

Instead of using Windows job type and run line of TIMEOUT or genericp to create a pause - Could this be a Null type feature instead? Instead of running pauses on my ...
Suggested by: Nick Wilcox (04 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 05 Apr Comments: 4
Collecting community feedback Automation Brick

Import several files by command line or user interface

It's not possible to import json file by command line. By user interface, only 1 by 1 import file is possible. It will be great to select several files.
Suggested by: Hidden identity (17 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 22 Jun, '22 Comments: 1
Collecting community feedback OpCon Deploy

Job search in Master

D216: in job Master: add the possibility to search a job in the master, regardless of the schedule in which they are located, based on name, task, words contained in ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (27 Apr, '16) Upvoted: 06 Jun, '23 Comments: 1
Collecting community feedback OpCon

MSLSAM - Output log written during the job execution at the root of defined path

For MSLSAM Agent v20, with the following configuration : SMAcommon.ini : [Output Settings] RootPathForOutputFiles=E:\loclog\opconxps MSLSAM.ini : [General ...
Suggested by: Philippe Patoux (12 May, '22) Upvoted: 18 Apr, '23 Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback Windows Agent

Provide a way for LDAPMon to allow monitoring multiple LDAP domains

SMALDAPMon is able to monitor a single LDAP domain and import users from there to OpCon based on LDAP group to OpCon role mapping. Provide a way for SMALDAPMon to ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (15 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 27 Dec, '22 Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback OpCon

Date selector in Self service for events

Right now, when defining date input rules, we are able to define a fixed range or use the today keyword, would be great to be able to define a date range as between ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (06 Jun, '16) Upvoted: 18 Jul, '23 Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback OpCon

Webservice connector Step Completion

Hello, I need to use regex for "Good Finish" and "Bad Finish" fields in Step Completion of Webservice connector. In my case, I want to check a json field where ...
Suggested by: FOURNIER (04 Apr, '22) Upvoted: 04 Aug, '23 Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback

Expand DDI to other areas of enterprise manager to import more than just schedules and jobs. Notific

In a similar fashion to using DDI to import schedules and jobs. It would be useful if we could create an xml file to import Notification manager records, user ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (17 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 29 Nov, '21 Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback OpCon

Major Opcon upgrade to retain OpCon application logon service user credentials just like a minor upg

Often the installer forgets to take note of the account the OpCon services are running under. Then they are left scrambling to figure it out, let alone what the ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (30 May, '18) Upvoted: 06 May Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback OpCon

Add "Shadow User" for Roles to improve Event security and behavior in OpCon

Problem: We experience pain in support and in the field because all OpCon events are tied to User Accounts. This causes problems when a User changes to another job ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (13 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 22 Jun, '22 Comments: 1
Collecting community feedback OpCon

Utiliser la dernière version par défaut d'un schedule

Dans Deploy, avoir la possibilité de créer un package avec par défaut la dernière version des schedules In Deploy, have the option to create a package with the ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (06 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 03 Aug, '23 Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback OpCon Deploy

Filtering based on tag with operator AND not only the OR (again)

I know the precedent idea has been rejected, but right now no solution are really provided to solve this request. Using generic tag name in Vision doesn't help. ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (15 Mar, '19) Upvoted: 15 Nov, '22 Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback OpCon

Open Embedded scripts with a external editor like ISE PowerShell.

It would be nice if you can conforably open the Embeded scripts in a Editor of your choice (like "Open with..."), so that you get the code specific Syntax and ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (13 Apr, '18) Upvoted: 06 Nov, '23 Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback OpCon

Amazon RDS Support

Allow the OpCon database to be installed, upgraded, and run in Amazon RDS.
Suggested by: Hidden identity (18 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 15 Sep, '21 Comments: 1
Collecting community feedback OpCon

Global Properties Report With Job Usage

There is an existing report that lists out all of the global variables and their values, but it also needs to show everywhere the variables are used. We've had a ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (09 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 15 Feb Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback OpCon

Import/Export Functionality for Solution Manager Self Service

D469: It would be helpful if it exists a functionality for exporting Self Service events i.e. from a test or integration envionment so that they can be imported in a ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (27 Apr, '16) Upvoted: 13 Dec, '22 Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback OpCon

Indicate when a TAB has defined values

D337: Provide a visual indication that a TAB in the Schedule Details and Job Properties Pane has defined values. Schedule Details : Change the TAB headings of the ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (27 Apr, '16) Upvoted: 19 Jan, '23 Comments: 0
Declined OpCon

Gantt in the Solution Manager

Can we have a Gantt in the Solution Manager (as we have in the EM) ? Thanks,
Suggested by: Hidden identity (21 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 17 Apr Comments: 0
Development backlog OpCon

Code to Identify Customer Environment

Would be nice to have a self-creating code that the OpCon System would create based on the version, connectors and agents that a customer installs. As the customer ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (11 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 03 Sep, '21 Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback OpCon

Unix Install_agent script. be able to choose which instance to install when there is more than one i

Currently both agents are upgraded, and a manual uninstall is require to revert one back to previous version. Ex: customer has two Unix agents installed on the Unix ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (23 Jan, '19) Upvoted: 10 Jun Comments: 0
Collecting community feedback OpCon

Email Formatting within Event Notification Manager

D361: It would be nice to be able to add some formatting to Email sent from Event Notifications with in a Job. Adding return line characters such as ?/n? would be a ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (27 Apr, '16) Upvoted: 10 Jun Comments: 0
Declined OpCon

A Comment / State change field in the Machine Status tab in Enterprise Manager

D413: We like to have extra column in the Machine Status tab of Enterprise manager to put in commet why the machine is in current state. If you change a machine state ...
Suggested by: Hidden identity (27 Apr, '16) Upvoted: 27 Jan, '21 Comments: 0
Declined OpCon

Preview Job Command Line With Property Values

It would be nice to have a button to resolve property values prior to running a job so that I can verify prior to the job running.
Suggested by: Hidden identity (27 Apr, '16) Upvoted: 29 Aug, '23 Comments: 2
Collecting community feedback OpCon