- Office 365 5.0.x - 16.6.x is used on your Odin Automation installation.
- Changes which are made by an Office 365 customer in the Microsoft Online Services Portal are not automatically propagated to Odin Automation.
Versions 3.x - 4.x of the Office 365 application support background 2-way synchronization (see Odin Automation Office 365 Integration Provider's Guide >> Finalizing Office 365 Application Deployment > Synchronizing Changes Applied in Microsoft Online Services Portal to PA (http://download.pa.parallels.com/poa/Office365/doc/71781.htm)).
In versions 5.0.x - 16.6.x of the Office 365 application, 2-way synchronization is also supported, but it requires manual intervention (see Odin Automation Office 365 Integration Subscriber's Guide >> Synchronizing Office 365 Organization with Microsoft Online Services Portal (http://download.automation.odin.com/poa/Office365_APS2/doc/index.htm?fileName=89725.htm)).
This article offers a temporary solution to the issue described above. It is a script that starts background synchronization and helps to automate this task.
Log on to the OA Billing Application Server (BALINFE) as root.
Install the following RPM packages:
The RPM packages are attached to the KB article https://kb.odin.com/en/122059.
Example for CentOS 6.5:
- Execute the
yum install perl-Frontier-RPC perl-Frontier-RPC-doc perl-XML-LibXMLcommand.
- Execute the
rpm -i perl-REST-Client-271-1.el6.noarch.rpmcommand.
Put the backsynco365.pl file to the
chmod +x /usr/local/o365/backsynco365.plcommand.
backsynco365.plfile, specify the following parameters:
$officeappid - Application ID of the Office 365 APS application.
Important: Application ID is different from Instance ID.
$appinstance - Instance ID of an instance of the Office 365 APS application (optional). When -1 is specified (the default value), the script takes into account all instances. When an individual instance is specified, the script takes into account only the specified instance.
$poa - The BackNet IP address of the OA Operations Management Node.
- $poaport - The port of the OA Operations Public API. The default value is 8440.
Put the backsynco365_watchdog.sh file to the
chmod +x /usr/local/o365/backsynco365_watchdog.shcommand.
- Add the
* * * * * * /usr/local/o365/backsynco365_watchdog.shline to crontab using the
Note: If you need to view synchronization logs, go to the