Category Archives: Orchestrator
Schedule runbooks

From time to time there are questions around using Orchestrator as a batch robot, for example run a set of…

Copy Notes between Manual Activities

Let’s say you have multiple manual activities in a service request. Each of these manual activities need the output of…

Update Service Manager SLA thresholds with Orchestrator

From time to time I get the question if it is possible to pause a SLA in Service Manager. You…

Show Status of the last Review Activity (with a pinch of Orchestrator magic)

A friend asked me if it is possible to show the status of a related review activity in the “All Open Service Requests” view? After…

Orchestrator Data Manipulation Functions

Orchestrator support a number of data manipulation functions. These functions can be used to manipulate string and  convert it into…

Operations Manager Admin Integration Pack (v1)

With the System Center Integration Pack for System Center 2012 Operations Manager we can integrate with Operations Manager and automate…

System Center Orchestrator 2012 Community Check – part VI

I have updated the “runbook validator” again. Added a couple of new checks and also added a table of contents…

Check In History

Runbooks should be administered using version control. For each version deployed into production, create a package including the runbook and…

Orchestrator Scorecard

I in this blog post I would like to share an idea around measure how much time you are saving…

Apply runbook best practices (quick and dirty)

Last week I was working on private cloud solution that included around 50 runbooks. In the end of the development…

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