Last post Jun 03, 2008 11:07 PM by newBieHere
May 28, 2008 09:55 PM|newBieHere|LINK
Im new regarding MPS. I have fews questions.
1. How can I know/find the MPS Server that the Web Application/Service is using?
2. Can I build MPS web application without using web service?
Thats all for now. And Thank you in advance.
May 29, 2008 03:00 AM|Jorus|LINK
The Web services are used to keep the MPS database, AD and Exchange in sync. If you start changing things out side of the MPS web service, yo may find sync issues with your setup.
What is it you wish to do outside of the MPS web services?
May 29, 2008 03:43 AM|newBieHere|LINK
I just want to know if its feasible to do MPS Web application without using the web service or by simply creating a class file that will use mpfclientwrapper dll. Base on your answer it is feasible right? the only problem that I will encounter is whenever
microsoft has an update my code might not be in sync with it?
May 31, 2008 06:40 PM|Jorus|LINK
The MPF .NET Client Wrapper is part of the MPS SDK. So microsoft will provide updates for it. Over time some of your calls may need to changed, but this should be documented in the SDK under a normal software life cycle. It would be safe to use the wrapper.
Just remember as the MPS SDK, you will need to check your code against the SDK. Once you application is complete and you are happy with it. take note of the version of the DLL. This would onle be updated via a published hotfix or update from MS. It will be
up to you if the update gets applied.
Jun 01, 2008 12:13 AM|newBieHere|LINK
Thanks for the answer. Regarding my question number 1.
For Example (if ever) I have two MPS Server MPS01 and MPS02. And one MPS Web application, how can I tell the application to point only to MPS Server MPS01?
Thanks again for your answer on my number 2 questions.
Jun 01, 2008 09:06 PM|Jorus|LINK
Open the Microsoft Provisioning Manager, then look under Provisioning Servers->Clients.
Remeber that the wrapper is wrapping a COM+ objects which must installed and pointed to the MPS system.
"MPS .NET Client Wrapper API
Overview: To ease the task of developing .NET-based applications that interact with MPS, Microsoft has built a base assembly dynamic-link library (DLL). This DLL provides the logic for generating the XML for a base MPF request and submitting
that request to the MPF provisioning engine. This assembly consumes the MPF Client COM+ interface, which is an installation prerequisite." (MPS SDK)
Jun 03, 2008 11:07 PM|newBieHere|LINK