Antoine_Sauteron_1266

How to add or remove Action Packs

Discussion created by Antoine_Sauteron_1266 on Jan 8, 2018
Hi,

The information mentioned in this post can easily be found in the documentation, but I thought maybe it'd help people to get onboarded with ARA if this information could be found in a single location.

Here is a (beginner) guide on how to add / update / remove Action Packs in ARA.

Method 1 : using the Package Manager (apm)


Can be found in the ARA image > Tools > Package.Manager.


1 -List of already installed packages


Just type in:
apm list

Example:
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2 - Adding an Action Pack


a. From the Automic repository

* You need to update the list of available Action Packs
apm update
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This will connect to the repository and provide you with an updated list of available action packs that you can install in your system.

Display the list of available packages :
apm search
Then press 'y' to get the complete list:
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The list can also be seen in <Package.Manager_directory>\index
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* Install an action pack
apm install <package_name>
example :
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b.  From a file

You can download the Action Pack locally, then run the apm with "install --from-file <path to the action pack>" parameter to install it.

Example taken from the documentation:
apm install --from-file C:\Package.Bond_PCK.AUTOMIC_BOND_1_0_0+build.164.zip

The complete list of available Action Packs can be found here:
https://marketplace.automic.com/browse#/Solutions/Release%20Automation/category/ONE%20Automation/type/Action




Method 2  (v12 and up) : using the Plugin Manager


1 - Adding a action pack


a. Download the desired Action Pack from the Marketplace.
b. In the AWI scroll to the administration panel > Packs and click on "+ Install Pack"

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In the pop-up window scroll to the Action Pack's location and open it:

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Note : the zip file should be loaded as is - no need to unpack files:smile:


2 - Delete an Action Pack


Highlight the pack you want to delete and click on "X Remove"

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Then confirm :
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You will get a confirmation after the Action Pack has been removed:

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Best regards,
Antoine

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