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How to bypass the Flexera Gateway

Summary:  Bypassing the Flexera gateway can make the intergration between App Broker and FNMS simpler on occasstion Synopsis: This article will explain how to bypass the gateway and reasons not to bypass the gateway Discussion: As stated earlier the...

dpiarowski by Level 4 Flexeran
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Collection Inserts becoming very slow or not inserting at all with error similar to "FAILED to insert Machine <machine name> for catalog..."

Summary:  Collection Inserts becoming very slow or not inserting at all with error similar to "FAILED to insert Machine <machine name> for catalog..." Synopsis: This article explains what can slow  down or stop collection inserts and how to resolv...

dpiarowski by Level 4 Flexeran
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How To Invoke An AppPortal API With Powershell

Summary Api's such as those found at: http:///esd/api.asmx can be executed from Powershell. Synopsis This article discusses how to invoke an AppPortal API with Powershell. Discussion Api's such as those found at: http://<AppPortal Server>/esd/api.asm...

ayung_2831 by Level 6 Flexeran
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Special characters in category name

If a category name has special characters such as "/", ",", App Portal splits the category name with these special characters so unexpected extra category will be created. As a workaround: 1. please don't use special characters while creating a cate...

Find Cost of Catalog

There are 3 different ways to get the cost in App Portal. Catalog Cost -> The cost is updated in wd_webpackages table.Inventory group Cost (SCCM "legacy" Inventory)-> The cost is calculated from WD_License table (This is the cost get saved once you ...

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Enabling the App Portal API

Summary To enable App Portal API usage, the API must be turned on within the site's integration settings. Synopsis To enable App Portal API usage, the API must be turned on within the site's integration settings under Admin | Site Management | Settin...

nbikos by Level 5
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How to upgrade the existing catalog items, deployments, and requests after SCCM migrated from 2012 to Configuration Manager (Current Branch)

SummaryThis Knowledge Base article will explain why the existing catalog items' deployment is not showing after the System Center Configuration Manager is migrated from SCCM 2007/2012 to the current System Center Configuration Manager.SynopsisExistin...

Kevin_Hou by Flexera Alumni
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Backup the App Portal Database

SummaryThe following steps can be taken to backup the App Portal database.SynopsisTo restore App Portal to a previous state, a backup of the database is required. In general, it is considered a best practice to regularly back up the database. In addi...

nbikos by Level 5
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How App Portal Determines the Client Time Zone

Summary This article explains how App Portal determines the client time zone Synopsis App Portal determines the Client Time Zone by obtaining the CurrentTimeZone from SCCM for a given device. Discussion The following query is run against the SCCM dat...

saleman by Level 6
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Questions are set per order not per item

Summary When placing multiple items into the shopping cart and checking out, questions have been set to per order and not per item. Synopsis When placing multiple items into the shopping cart and checking out, questions have been set to per order and...

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cingham by Level 7
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