Configuring AlloyScan synchronization job
Introduced in 2023.1
This page describes how to configure an AlloyScan synchronization job.
To configure an AlloyScan synchronization job, provide the following parameters in the AlloyScan Synchronization window:
General job settings (Settings tab)
Name: Customize the job name. Default names include AlloyScan Synchronization, AlloyScan Synchronization (1), and so on. Assign a meaningful name as needed.
Enabled: Check this box to enable automatic job execution.
TIP: If you prefer manual execution, uncheck this box, configure the schedule, and use manual execution when necessary. For manual execution details, refer to Managing all Automation Server jobs: To force a job to run.
Under AlloyScan Authorization:, provide the following details about the AlloyScan database and an ordinary AlloyScan user account (with no special permissions required):
Site URL: The URL where the AlloyScan database is hosted.
Client ID and Client Secret: These parameters are configured in AlloyScan (My Organization > Identity > App registrations) to manage the access of external applications to the resources within AlloyScan.
Test Connection: Verify that the AlloyScan database can be connected as specified.
Under the Schedule section, set the upload schedule for the AlloyScan Connector to retrieve data from AlloyScan. Click Change to configure the schedule.
Processing settings (Processing tab)
On the Processing tab, you configure how the AlloyScan Connector creates and updates Alloy Navigator objects:
In the Workflow section, choose workflow Service Actions for the job:
Under For new computers, click on the three-dot icon and select Service Action 2943 for creating computers.
Under For existing computers, click on the three-dot icon and select Service Action 2944 that updates existing computers with the AlloyScan data.
Under For new hardware, click on the three-dot icon and select Service Action 2945 for creating new hardware.
Under For existing hardware, click on the three-dot icon and select Service Action 2946 that updates existing computers with the AlloyScan data.
NOTE: You manage Service Actions for a particular object class in the Workflow and Business Logic > [Module] > [Object Class] > Workflow > Actions > Service Actions section. For details, see Configuring Service Actions.
Click OK to save your changes.