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Updated date: 5 February 2018
The DataImporter program (ESI.Octopus.DataImporterApp.exe) can be used to import and/or synchronize data from an external source that is compatible with OLEDB/ODBC.  DataImporter can be used to perform the initial import of data or to synchronize on a regular basis data contained in...
Updated date: 19 November 2014
To run the Octopus programs automatically, you need to create a Windows scheduled task. This article will provide you with guide lines to do so.
Updated date: 20 March 2016
This article presents various scenarios for computer management and its impact on AD synchronization and the collection of WMI data.
Updated date: 24 March 2016
By default, Active Directory integration imports all data from the entire Active Directory tree. It is also possible to specify to which OU the import can be done. This way, the program will read that OU and the tree below that OU. We assign the OU with the parameter /Domain: in the program...
Updated date: 24 March 2016
To automatically assign a site to users and computers contained within a specific OU, follow these steps: 
Updated date: 13 November 2018
WMIUpdater (ESI.Octopus.WMIUpdaterApp.exe) allows the update of the configuration in Octopus (hardware and software) of computers in your network. You can synchronize on a particular CI or you can run the update from an automated Windows task. 
Updated date: 5 February 2018
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Updated date: 15 May 2018
The GetDBApp (ESI.Octopus.GetDBApp.exe) program allows to download the Octopus database from a database hosted on our servers. The program can be automated using the Windows Scheduled Tasks to download the database everyday. Note that the Octopus database is in SQL. 
Updated date: 28 September 2018
Version 4.2.430 - Microsoft .NET Core Mandatory On Local Octopus Servers Description of the Change  
Updated date: 4 October 2018
The ADSIReader program (ESI.Octopus.ADSIReaderApp.exe) allows to import users, computers (workstations and servers) and printer queues stored in your Active Directory. User import can include, among others, first name, last name, Windows username, title, department, phone numbers (with...


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