Tech 2015 – SCO & SCSM–Lessons learned from the real world–Slides, Examples, Tools, Template / How to use runbook template

Thanks for being a great audience! and for so many showing up!

As promised I have uploaded the runbooks and management packs I demonstrated in the session including my SCO Template for runbooks


  • Examples
  • Tools
  • Runbook Template
  • Slides

Download here:

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Best practices book:

Coretech MP Transfer tool

SCSM Extension Integraiton Pack

Parse Export

Sanitize Export + Custom Runbook Activity Type + Lots of other stuff


How to use the runbook template:

  • Import runbooks. this includes folders and shared runbooks.


  • But, to be able to create another stage that points to the same shraed runbooks:
  • Export Stage 1 folder



  • Sanitize Export using Parse Export or Sanitize Export
  • Rename Stage 1 folder (to be able to import it to same location)
  • Import the export stage everytime you want to add another stage to this


  • Rename stage to whatever you need.


The reason is that we want to keep the relationship to the shared runbooks:


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