I recently learned the importance of encrypted passwords in batch files. Without a password file, the scripts will still run, but the user is prompted to input a password in the command prompt after initialization. Encrypted passwords allow for the automation of these scripts. Shout out to Sumit Deo for his patience in guiding me through the initial process and helping me with my batch scripting skills along the way.
Patch Set Update: 22.214.171.124.600 offers a welcome utility
If you have ever tried to automate the state of a Hyperion Planning applications’ Application Maintenance Mode, you found it difficult. The only way to accomplish this was to run a SQL Update on the repository table, and for this to take effect, the Planning service had to be restarted.
If you are unfamiliar with the Application Maintenance Mode setting,
In2Hyperion is happy to release another free utility making the starting and stopping of Windows services quicker and easier.