Monthly Archives: November 2013

IBM UrbanCode Deploy LDAP Howto

Integrating tools with LDAP all to frequently turns into a lengthy endeavor marked by misunderstanding and misinformation around something that should be a fundamentally simple exercise.   Some of this is due to common misunderstandings of how LDAP is set

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Conditional Process Flows in IBM UrbanCode Deploy

The IBM UrbanCode Deploy tool has the ability to create robust, automated processes.  One of the fundamental techniques for improving the sophistication of these automated flows within the UrbanCode Deploy tool comes from the ability to use the outcome of a

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Plugin Example: 7zip

The plugin for 7zip is a very simple plugin that only contains one step. Looking at the snapshot, we can find the three main files: plugin.xml, upgrade.xml, and info.xml. The plugin.xml doesn’t look much different from what we have seen

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Writing A Plugin

UCD (UrbanCode Deploy) is designed in such a way that any software that you currently use in your development lifecycle can be supported by writing a plugin. Writing a plugin for UCD is pretty straight forward but it can seem

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IBM UrbanCode Introduction

The UrbanCode Deploy application is doing away with manual deployments, giving the ability to automate deployments to hundreds of servers in multiple environments, and is changing the deployment paradigm. Software is now being pulled through the development pipeline with the

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Welcome / Intro

Welcome to the new blog for the Avnet Services DevOps team.  Our team is focused on helping customers improve their software delivery capability by adopting the DevOps mindset and methodologies, behaviors and tools that support that.  We hope to use

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