Orchestrated Tweets!

Hello Readers/Viewers!

I am not sure if you have seen this CodePlex Integration Pack yet… if you haven’t, you are in for a nice trweet… 🙂


Social Media Integration Pack for System Center Orchestrator 2012 by VIAcode


After following the very simple instructions for deployment/install, I decided to give it a go!

The following is my experience with this neat-o IP so far (my first end-to-end test):

Integration Pack Configuration:


Connection Created with the name of the Account used: "OrchestratorGuy"

NOTE: The "Access Token" and "Access Token Secret" are generated after you authenticate to Twitter using the included "SMIP Twitter Authentication Tool".

Runbook Configuration:


  • Activity Level Looping on "Get Tweets" IP Activity
    • This allows me to completely control the Published Data Output and Log Output.
  • "Tweet!" Activity takes data from the "Get Tweets" IP Activity

Activity Configuration:

"Get Tweets" Activity


Filtering Tweets on text "SC2012OrchestratorRocks"

"Tweet!" Activity


Published Data from the "Get Tweets" Activity is used to construct the "reply" Tweet.

Results of Orchestrated Tweeting!



With my head in the clouds, and my tweet on the ground… 🙂

See, Datacenter Automation is Fun!

For more cool stuff, follow me @thanosrules and\or @OrchestratorGuy


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