Otter Documentation

Built-in Operations

  • Last Modified: 2018-10-02

This is generated from the built-in components of Otter 2.0, and may be different than what you have installed(especially if you have extensions); go to [User Icon] > Documentation within your Otter instance to see exactly what operations are available.

.net

  • Ensure AppSetting - Ensures a .NET application configuration file has the specified appSetting key/value pair.

email

files

General

  • Collect Debian Packages - Collects the names and versions of .deb packages installed on a server.
  • Collect RPM Packages - Collects the names and versions of .rpm packages installed on a server.
  • Download File from URL - Downloads a file from a specified URL using an HTTP GET.
  • Ensure-RegistryKey - Ensures that a registry key exists or does not exist.
  • Ensure-RegistryValue - Ensures that a registry value exists or does not exist on a specified key.
  • Execute Process - Executes a process, logs its output, and waits until it exits.
  • Execute Shell Script - Executes a specified shell script.
  • Get-RegistryValue - Reads a value from the Windows registry and stores it in a variable.
  • SHCall - Calls a shell script that is stored as an asset.
  • SHEnsure - Uses two shell scripts to Collect, and then Ensure a configuration about a server.
  • Sleep - Halts the execution of operations for the specified number of seconds.
  • Universal packages - Collect list of installed universal packages
  • Upload File to URL - Uploads a file to a specified URL using an HTTP POST or PUT.

http

  • HTTP GET Request - Executes an HTTP GET, DELETE, or HEAD request against a URL, typically used for RESTful operations.
  • HTTP POST to URL - Executes an HTTP POST/PUT/PATCH request to a URL, typically used for RESTful operations.

iis

network

otter

powershell

  • Collect DSC Modules - Collects the names and versions of DSC modules installed on a server.
  • PSCall - Calls a PowerShell Script that is stored as an asset.
  • PSDsc - Ensures the configuration of a specified DSC Resource.
  • PSEnsure - Uses two PowerShell scripts to Collect, and then Ensure a configuration about a server.
  • PSExec - Executes a specified PowerShell script.

proget

  • Ensure Package - Ensures that the contents of a ProGet package are in the specified directory.
  • Get Package - Downloads the contents of a ProGet package to a specified directory.
  • Push Package - Uploads a zip file containing the contents of a Universal Package to a ProGet feed.

services

variables

  • Apply Template - Applies full template transformation on a literal, a file, or a template asset.

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