Installing Action Pack in Release Automation

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Article ID: 209358

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Products

CA Release Automation - Release Operations Center (Nolio)

Issue/Introduction

How can we install optional action pack in our Release Automation instance

Environment

Release : 6.6, 6.7 or higher

Component : CA RELEASE AUTOMATION CORE

Resolution

There are multiple way to install action packs to your RA instances. Please choose from listed below alternatives which suits your need.

  • Release Automation (RA) ROC is having access to internet, installing GA action packs
    • Login to ROC and navigate to Administration -> Action Management -> Available Packs
    • Select the respective action pack/s you want to install and click on download

 

  • Release Automation (RA) ROC is having access to internet, installing custom/DEV build action packs
    • Login to ROC and navigate to Administration -> Action Management -> Installed Packs
    • Click on import and select the respective action pack/s jar to upload. In case if you have dependncy.zip with respective action-pack jar, first upload the dependency.zip and than action-pack jar.

 

  • Manual Installation of action packs
    • Create a back of existing <NACInstallDir>\actionslib
    • Login to server running Nolio Automation Center(NAC) a.k.a. Data Management Server (DMS)
    • Stop the NAC/DMS service
    • Navigate to install directory and go to path <NACInstallDir>\uploadActions
    • Copy and paste all action packs jars and respective dependency.zip files in uploadActions directory
    • Start the NAC/DMS service
    • The actions packs will be uploaded from uploadActions to actionslib directory. For successful upload, the uploadActions directory will be empty.