Update Rollups for SC 2012 SP1 and 2012 R2

Another quarterly Update Rollup (UR) has been released for System Center 2012 SP1 and SC 2012 R2. In this post we focus on SC VMM and SC Orchestrator updates. A note about Update Rollups: do not consider these optional. Do not consider them hotfixes. Install them always when they are released. Each UR contains up…

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SC VMM: Moving or Creating a VM fails with errors (2912) 0x80041001

Recently I have seen a rush of VMM cases that involve moving a VM through migration, or otherwise moving data (VHD, VHDX, ISO, etc.) around. I have found that in many of these cases there are suspended Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) jobs. As long as there is a suspended job in the BITS queue…

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Orchestrator Functions and Regular Expressions (Regex)

There are a number of ways to manipulate data using the Orchestrator built-in Activities. Text manipulation is a common need with Runbooks. An Activity pulls a string of data that you need only a part of, or need it in a different format. Fortunately, Orchestrator has many built-in Functions that can be used to further…

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