JP1 Version 12 JP1/Automatic Operation Service Template Developer's Guide 


This manual describes how to develop service templates and plug-ins used for JP1/Automatic Operation. In this manual, JP1/Automatic Operation is abbreviated to JP1/AO.

For reference information on JP1/AO manuals and a glossary, see the JP1/Automatic Operation Overview and System Design Guide.

Organization of this preface

■ Intended readers

This manual is intended for:

Readers of this manual must have a basic understanding of JP1/AO.

■ Microsoft product name abbreviations

This manual uses the following abbreviations for Microsoft product names.


Full name or meaning

Internet Explorer

Windows(R) Internet Explorer(R)

Windows Server 2012

Microsoft(R) Windows Server(R) 2012 Datacenter

Microsoft(R) Windows Server(R) 2012 Standard

Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft(R) Windows Server(R) 2012 R2 Datacenter

Microsoft(R) Windows Server(R) 2012 R2 Standard

Windows Server 2016 Microsoft(R) Windows Server(R) 2016 Datacenter
Microsoft(R) Windows Server(R) 2016 Standard

Windows Server 2019

Microsoft(R) Windows Server(R) 2019 Datacenter

Microsoft(R) Windows Server(R) 2019 Standard

Windows Server 2022

Microsoft(R) Windows Server(R) 2022 Datacenter

Microsoft(R) Windows Server(R) 2022 Standard

Windows is often used generically to refer to Windows Server 2022, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, or Windows Server 2012.

■ Formatting conventions used in this manual

The following describes the formatting conventions used in this manual.

Text formatting


Character string

Italic characters indicate a variable.

Example: A date is specified in YYYYMMDD format.

Bold - Bold

Indicates selecting menu items in succession.

Example: Select File - New.

This example means that you select New from the File menu.


Indicates pressing keys on the keyboard at the same time.

Example: Ctrl+Alt+Delete means pressing the Ctrl, Alt, and Delete keys at the same time.

■ Representation of JP1/AO-related installation folders

In this manual, the default installation folders for the Windows version of JP1/AO are represented as follows:

JP1/AO installation folder:

system-drive\Program Files\Hitachi\JP1AO

Common Component installation folder:

system-drive\Program Files\Hitachi\HiCommand\Base64

The installation folders for the Linux version of JP1/AO are as follows:

JP1/AO installation folder:
  • /opt/jp1ao

  • /var/opt/jp1ao

Common Component installation folder:


■ Diagrams of windows in the manual

Some windows in this manual might differ from the windows of your product because of reasons such as product improvements made without prior notice.