Ivanti Automation Dispatcher WebAPI schedule job with Python

After writing a blog how to schedule a job through API with PowerShell I also wanted to create this with Python. As a newbie in Python I started reading books to understand Python. From scripting (PowerShell) to an interpreter (Python) programming language was not easy but I’ve to admit Python is an easy to learn language. Please be kind to me when reading and using the 2 programs created to list information from Ivanti Automation and to schedule a job through the Ivanti Automation Dispatcher API.

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Backup daily Unifi DreamMachine (Pro) to local drive or network share

A couple of weeks ago I noticed the internet was down when I woke up. When I checked the Unifi DreamMachine it turns out it was completely crashed. When I tried to restart the DreamMachine it hanged during the boot process.
The only option was completely re-installing the DreamMachine and restore the backup. But after re-installing the firmware all backups stored local were overwritten and not available.
I needed a PowerShell script to copy the latest created backup to a local drive or network share. Check the blog how to enable SSH and AutoBackup on the UDM(-Pro)/DreamMachine and how to copy the latest created backup file to a save location.

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Unifi UDM-PRO Remote User/Access VPN with Duo Security MFA

About a year and a half ago I bought the Unifi UDM-PRO (also known as DreamMachine Pro) and I like the hardware. I’m fully aware the UDM-PRO can have a lot of improvements but with VLANs, Remote User VPN, Site-to-Site VPN, Firewall, DPI and Threat Management the UDM-PRO delivers a lot of functionality out-of-the-box. (more…)

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