How I Build an Orion Server

UPDATE: There’s an updated version of this post now available for scripters.

I’ve posted several times about how I personally build my SolarWinds Orion Servers.  For this post, I’ll just discuss how I setup a Main Polling Engine on a Windows 2012 R2 Server.

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PowerShell & BlackBerry 10 Web Services (Part 1 – Preparation)

This is a follow-up to my previous four-part post about PowerShell & BlackBerry Web Services. If you need a primer on where this is coming from, see the first series. Like before, I’m going to run through each step that I used when setting this up, though there will be fewer references to the specifics … Read morePowerShell & BlackBerry 10 Web Services (Part 1 – Preparation)

PowerShell & BlackBerry 10 Web Services (Part 2 – Coding)

In my first post, I explained how to get started with the BlackBerry 10 Web Services. Mostly it revolves around downloading and compiling a DLL that contains all the BlackBerry Web Service objects. In this post, I’ll be going over the PowerShell code that I wrote to leverage this DLL. We’re going to start with … Read morePowerShell & BlackBerry 10 Web Services (Part 2 – Coding)

PowerShell & BlackBerry Web Services (Part 4 – Coding)

As a summary, in Part 1, we did the necessary prep work.  In Part 2, we looked at the way that we could load the types generated from the BlackBerry Web Services.  In Part 3, we went over the pseudocode that was provided by Research In Motion. Here in Part 4, we’re actually going to … Read morePowerShell & BlackBerry Web Services (Part 4 – Coding)

PowerShell & BlackBerry Web Services (Part 3 – Pseudocode)

In Part 1 of this series, we created a few files that are necessary to use the BlackBerry Web Services extensions.  In Part 2, I showed you how to load them into PowerShell.  Here in Part 3, we’ll be converting the C# sample code published by Research In Motion to PowerShell. A note about SSL: … Read morePowerShell & BlackBerry Web Services (Part 3 – Pseudocode)

PowerShell & BlackBerry Web Services (Part 2 – Loading)

In my previous post (here), I ran through the process of downloading and creating your own C# file and then compiling that into a DLL for use with BlackBerry’s Web Services (version 5.0.3+). After that work, you now have yourself a BesProxy.cs and a BesProxy.dll file that you can use to create the objects for … Read morePowerShell & BlackBerry Web Services (Part 2 – Loading)

PowerShell & BlackBerry Web Services (Part 1 – Preparation)

UPDATE: I’ve made an update to this posting for BlackBerry Enterprise Server 10.1. See the posting here. If anyone is running BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0.3 or later, you should be aware that the new web front end also includes what Research in Motion is calling “BlackBerry Web Services.” This allows you to use Java (ew), … Read morePowerShell & BlackBerry Web Services (Part 1 – Preparation)