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Configuration versioning using Xoom (technical)

In this tutorial, we describe the steps to set up a scheduled task that at regular intervals acquires a configuration snapshot using Xoom and stores the resulting Xoom file into a Subversion repository. This results in the ability to see what changes, intended or not, were made to the configuration of the system at what time, and allows the user to effectively revert back to the configuration at any point in the past. Continue reading Configuration versioning using Xoom (technical)

Changing ClickSofware username and password used by Xoom (technical)

In order to connect to Service Optimization, Xoom is provided with a username and password during its installation. We recommend that a dedicated user is created for Xoom which doesn’t have any other rights, including the right of remote access to the server on which Xoom is installed, and with a password that doesn’t expire. When that is not possible and there is a policy that all passwords need to expire after a certain amount of time, we provide a way to set this password for Xoom through the command line tool called XoomToolkit. Continue reading Changing ClickSofware username and password used by Xoom (technical)