SCOM Maintenance Mode and Orchestrator

I have had a few customers looking for a solution to SCOM maintenance mode using Orchestrator. Well, ‘Matty T’ has taken the time to put together a clear and thorough set of instructions to do so. Bookmark this one. Schedule SCOM Maintenance Mode with Orchestratorhttp://blogs.technet.com/b/scom_atlas/archive/2014/04/22/scom-scheduled-maintenance-with-scorch.aspx     jonjor

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Update Rollup 2 for System Center 2012 R2 is now available

The latest Update Rollup has been released for System Center. It contains fixes for many System Center components, including Orchestrator and VMM, and should be treated as a mandatory install. It is pushed out by Windows Update, but the VMM installation requires a SQL script to be run. If you don’t run the script, you…

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Script Browser! Script Analyzer!

Script Browser“A world of scripts at your fingertips.” That’s the apt heading for a new add-in for the PowerShell ISE. It’s called Script Browser, and it gives you instant access to thousands of scripts in the familiar ISE environment. “Script Browser for Windows PowerShell ISE is an app developed by Microsoft Customer Services & Support…

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Orchestrator 2012 R2 Integration Pack for VMware vSphere

A whole new set of tools for vSphere has been released for Orchestrator 2012 R2. Over 30 Activities to build out incredible automation Runbooks. Enjoy. System Center 2012 R2 Integration Pack for VMware vSphere http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40874 Feature SummaryThe Integration Pack includes the following activities: Add Network Adapter Add VM Disk Clone Linux VM Clone Windows VM…

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