Windows

Core functionality for configuring and orchestrating Windows-based servers.

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This extension contains core functionality for configuring and orchestrating Windows-based servers. It's delivered as an extension to allow for easier patching and code sharing between products.

Do not uninstall this extension, or most things will not work.

It's always shipped with Otter itself, and you can safely update it as needed.

Shipped with Otter, this extension adds the operations to communicate with Windows-based servers.

These operation are:

  • Ensure App Pool – Ensures the existence of a file on a server.
  • Ensure Application - Ensures the existence of application within an IIS Site
  • Ensure Service –Ensures the configuration of a Windows service on a server.
  • Ensure Site – Ensures the existence of a site on a server.
  • Ensure Virtual Directory – Ensures the existence of a virtual directory within an IIS site.
  • PSCall –Calls a PowerShell Script that is stored as an asset.
  • PSExec – Executes a specified PowerShell script.
  • Recycle App Pool –Recycles an application pool.
  • Start App Pool –Starts an application pool.
  • Start Site –Starts an IIS Site.
  • Start Windows Service –Starts an existing Windows service.
  • Stop App Pool –Stops an application pool.
  • Stop Site –Stops an IIS Site.
  • Stop Windows Service –Stops an existing Windows service.

1.6.3

9/22/2017

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1.6.2

9/18/2017

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1.6.1

9/18/2017

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1.6.0

6/29/2017

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1.5.1

2/3/2017

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1.5.0

1/13/2017

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1.3.3

10/26/2016

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1.3.2

10/10/2016

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1.3.1

8/15/2016

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1.3.0

7/29/2016

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If your installation of Otter can access inedo.com, simply navigate to Admin > Extensions, and install or update extensions from the gallery.

You can also manually install the extension.

  1. Copy the extension file (Windows.otterx) to the Extension Library path (by default, this is %ProgramData%\Otter\Extensions).
  2. Restart the Otter Service (Admin > Service).
  3. Restart the Otter Web Application (Admin > All Settings > Save).
  4. Verify that the new extension has been loaded (Admin > Extensions)