SCO 2012 R2: System Management Automation Part 2 – The PowerShell Module

  The new preview of System Center Orchestrator 2012 R2, comes with a new part called "System Management Automation" Not much info has been released about what it is, or what it can be used for. update: more information have been released by microsoft. Start here It seems to me to be a new runbook […]

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SCO 2012 R2: System Management Automation Part 1 – Overview and Setup

  The new preview of System Center Orchestrator 2012 R2, comes with a new part called "System Management Automation" Not much info has been released about what it is, or what it can be used for. update: more information have been released by microsoft. Start here It seems to me to be a new runbook […]

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SCO 2012 R2: System Management Automation – Using the Web Service in Visual Studio 2012

  update: more information have been released by microsoft. Start here The new preview of System Center Orchestrator 2012 R2, comes with a new part called "System Management Automation" In this article series i can been focusing on the 3 parts: Web Service Runbook Worker PowerShell Module In this article i’ll show how to use […]

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SCSM & SCO – Management Pack Transfer Tool Beta 2 – Freeware!

New version out! a few bug have been fixed, and error messages now appear properly

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SCO2012: Getting detailed PowerShell Error information in Run .Net Activity

When using PowerShell in Run.net script activity, the error message can be very hard to read, since it only outputs the error message and not the additional information about the error.
This article describes an easy way to get more information!

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SCO 2012 / SCSM 2012: Using Create Incident With Template

  The Service Manager 2012 Integrations Pack includes an activity to create Incidents using a template. Unfortunately, by default it does not create the incident correctly. Luckily the Solution is really very easy!   All you need to do is 1. Add the optional field ID 2. Change the value from {0} to IR{0} This […]

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SCO 2012: Updating the stored procedures in the database to remove deleted objects from the Authorization Cache

  As you might know, Orchestrator never deleted anything from the database, instead it marks the object as deleted. Ryan talks about it in this blog post about undeleting objects. Read more here In my Lab environment I import and delete a lot of runbooks. A couple of weeks ago i hit a point where […]

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SCO 2012: Running PowerShell Scripts via “Run Program Activity”

use this workaround to run powershell from the Run Program Acitivity

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SCSM 2012 / SCO 2012: Replacement Runbook Activity that enables easy transfer between environments.

Ryan and his team has done it again! They have released a replacement for the built-in “Runbook Automation Activity”

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