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New Classes for AutoMate Online Classroom Training

2/12/13 • by Dallas Li, in AutoMate News 0 comments
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New online classroom training courses are now available. You can learn the basics or build upon your current understanding of AutoMate. AutoMate classroom sessions start March 12; BPA Server classes start April 16.

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Sample Workflow: Query Access Database & Call a Web Service

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This month’s sample workflow demonstrates how to use AutoMate’s Web Services and XML actions to schedule an automated process to connect and retrieve data from a Microsoft Access database. In this example we will retrieve a list of stock symbols and their current prices. The data retrieved is then populated and stored in a shared dataset in the workflow.

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Sample Workflow: SQL Query DB & FTP Upload Excel Report

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This month’s sample workflow demonstrates how to schedule an automated process to connect and retrieve data from a database, generate a date-stamped Excel report from the retrieved data and upload it to an FTP server. The sample workflow utilizes several groups of AutoMate actions and it also demonstrates how to send an email notification to the administrators on error.

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Benefits of Web Server Management Console

7/30/12 • by Dallas Li, in Ask an ASE 2 comments
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The Web SMC is a web-based interface for centralized management and administration, and allows you to graphically manage all elements of the AutoMate BPA Server including workflows, the Repository, users and agents. You can also access reports and calendars as well as configuring system settings and options.

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Walkthrough: Telecommunication Company’s Use of AutoMate BPA Server Tackles their Big Data Problem

6/27/12 • by Dallas Li, in Ask an ASE 0 comments
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Here is detailed outline of a workflow and task that shows how a multibillion dollar cable telecommunications company uses AutoMate BPA Server to automate its mission-critical, daily processes.

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Telecommunication Company’s Use of AutoMate BPA Server Tackles their Big Data Problem

5/24/12 • by Dallas Li, in Ask an ASE 0 comments
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A telecommunication company turns to AutoMate BPA Server to help process more than 500,000 files each day. By using the Workflow Designer and agent deployments to manage the workload, the company was able to save a full day’s work.

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New Webinar Schedule: Automation in the New Frontier

4/17/12 • by Dallas Li, in Automation Strategy 0 comments
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Network Automation, Inc. is the mid-market leader in automation software that streamlines and integrates business processes without expensive programming. Join us for a 1 hour demonstration of AutoMate 9, an automation platform with a drag-and-drop development environment and other features that substantially reduce the total cost of the automation lifecycle.

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Cloud Automation with Windows Azure Storage

3/20/12 • by Dallas Li, in Ask an ASE 0 comments
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The latest version of AutoMate offers a comprehensive set of new Windows Azure Storage actions supporting BLOB, Table, and Queue storage. As an example, let’s take a look of how to automate uploading a file to BLOB storage in just a few steps.

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What to do when EXEs, BATs, Scripts, SQL Jobs and Stored Procedures Become Unmanageable

2/23/12 • by Dallas Li, in Ask an ASE 0 comments
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Learn how one of our system engineers worked with a nonprofit health insurance organization to feasibly automate all of their manual batch process, including more than 160 batches and more than 80 SQL jobs.

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AutoMate Online Classroom Training

12/19/11 • by Dallas Li, in AutoMate News 1 comment
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Network Automation will now be offering four online classroom training courses. You can learn the basics or build upon your current understanding of AutoMate.

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Automate SharePoint Uploads

12/13/11 • by Dallas Li, in Thread of the Month 1 comment
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Here's the dilemma: You need to synchronize a set of files from a network share to a SharePoint team site on a daily basis, but these files are not just going into one SharePoint document library. You have to evaluate each of their file names, look up their SharePoint destinations from a SQL database table, and upload each of them to the appropriate SharePoint library.

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Get @Mentions Tweets and Populate to Excel

This sample task connects to your personal or company Twitter account, reads all tweets in the @Mentions tab, populates them in an Excel spreadsheet by Date Created, Twitter Message, and Twitter User, and sends an email notification with an Excel attachment. This task allows you to automate the monitoring of all activities related to your Twitter account on a regular basis without having to logon to Twitter or manually parse through large volumes of data.

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Archive Files Older Than 30 Days

This sample task will loop through files in a folder and archive all files older than 30 days. It uses the "FileDateTime" function, which returns the last modified date and time of a file, as well as the "DateDiff" function, which returns the number of intervals between two dates.

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Online Demonstrations and Implementation Services

2/27/08 • by Dallas Li, in AutoMate News 2 comments
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Welcome to the World of AutoMate. We understand that companies don't always have the resources or time to learn and apply new software. That"s why we offer a line of services that provide customers with an introduction to our product and their uses. Even if you have some experience with AutoMate, it can still be overwhelming to implement a new product in an organization"s existing infrastructure.

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Tutorial - Interacting with a Drop-Down Menu

1/28/08 • by Dallas Li, in AutoMate News 0 comments
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BPA Server 7 and AutoMate 6 Professional are ideal tools for automating the procedure of interacting with controls available in a webpage, application, or other type of interface.

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Tutorial - Join Us on a Tour of the AutoMate User Resource Center

10/29/07 • by Dallas Li, in AutoMate News 0 comments
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The User Resource Center (URC) is the main portal to Technical Support, AutoMate news, and Resources for AutoMate 6 and AutoMate BPA Server 7. This tutorial will show you how to access the URC on our website to find answers to your technical questions and connect with other AutoMate users like you.

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Training: New Features of AutoMate BPA Server 7

8/8/07 • by Dallas Li, in AutoMate News 0 comments

From the previous AutoMate Training, we had an overview of our newest product: AutoMate BPA Server 7. In this issue of AutoMate Training, we will look at AutoMate BPA Server 7's new features and its differences from AutoMate 6 more in depth.To start off, let's look at the most significant difference from AutoMate 6 - the new architecture.

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AutoMate Training: An Introduction to AutoMate BPA Server 7

7/24/07 • by Dallas Li, in AutoMate News 0 comments

This module introduces our newest product, AutoMate BPA Server 7, and demonstrates some of its powerful features. AutoMate BPA Server 7 is a major development in automation across multi-machine. Building on the foundation of the award-winning AutoMate 6 platform, AutoMate BPA Server 7 offers more power and features to automate business processes without writing code.

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Looping and Sending E-mails from a List

5/17/07 • by Dallas Li, in AutoMate News 0 comments

Looping is one of the powerful action groups of AutoMate. Building upon the previous module, we will continue with the looping concept. In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to read each line of data from a list, then each item from the line until the end of the file. After gathering the data from the file, we will use AutoMate's Send E-mail action to send out an e-mail.

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AutoMate Tutorial: Looping with Excel

3/21/07 • by Dallas Li, in AutoMate News 0 comments

Microsoft Office Excel is a very popular spreadsheet application and is widely used in the office for data reports and analyses. In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to read each row of data from an Excel workbook until the end of the file. The task will utilize AutoMate's built-in Excel and Loop actions. We will also explore the use of an expression further in this tutorial.

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