FAQ: Why Aren’t My Service Manager (SCSM) Objects Showing Up in Orchestrator When I Use the Get Object Activity?

I’ve seen this situation twice now in the last week so it’s probably worth a blog post on it.  Here’s the situation.  You are logged into the System Center – Service Manager (SCSM) console and you can see a bunch of objects like for example 200 computers.  Then you create a runbook in Orchestrator using… Read more

Using Orchestrator and Service Manager to Create a New User in Office 365

Jonathan Ponton has written up an excellent, detailed, step-by-step description of how to use Service Manager and Orchestrator together to automate the process of creating a new user in Office 365.  Read on! http://seethruthecloud.com/using-system-center-2012-orchestrator-to-create-a-new-user-in-office-365-from-a-service-manager-service-request  Very cool Jonathan. Thanks for sharing!… Read more

Cloud Resource Management – Orchestrator and Service Provider Foundation

A new scenario based TechNet wiki article written by our documentation team describes how to use Service Provider Foundation to programmatically integrate cloud resources that Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) manages into existing management portals and orchestration. http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/13310.cloud-resource-management-with-system-center-2012-service-pack-1-sp1-orchestrator-and-service-provider-foundation.aspx… Read more