Category Archives: SMA
How-to handle monitoring activities in SMA

In Orchestrator we often use a monitoring activity in the beginning of a runbook, for example monitor Service Manager for…

Building a SMA activity for Service Manager

Service Manager and Orchestrator are well connected with a connector. It is easy to use Orchestrator runbooks as activities in…

Automate failover in SMA with Operations Manager

In this post I talked about hos failover in SMA works. As you could read in that post there is…

State tracking and failover in SMA

As you might know a runbook restarts at the first activity when it fails over to secondary runbook server in…

Copy or rename a SMA runbook

You may have notice that in the Windows Azure portal there is no way to copy or rename a SMA…

Logging in Service Management Automation (SMA)

In Service Management Automation (SMA) there are a couple of different ways to write to a log. In this blog…

Pass information between Orchestrator runbook and SMA runbook

Difficult to come up with a good blog post title, as Service Management Automation (SMA) is part of Orchestrator 2012…

Export runbooks with SMA

This runbook can be used to export SMA runbooks based on runbook tag. All runbooks with the tag you specify…