System Center 2012 SP1 Update Rollup 1 Breaks Service Provider Foundation

Hi Everybody, This has been covered in the blogosphere pretty heavily now, but maybe a little bit more will help prevent the next accidental “discovery” of the issue. The following was sent to me from Paul Chen, and he asked me to post it for him (he’s too busy fielding e-mails on this topic    ;… Read more

Orchestrator and Service Manager–Better Together (but not required together)

While at MMS last week, it was apparent that many people were still finding out about Orchestrator. One of the most common comments I heard was something like “I really think Orchestrator is cool, but I already have a Service Manager-like tool in place. Do I have to install Service Manager to use Orchestrator?” I… Read more

Error "Setup has detected Opalis 6.3 installed on this computer" when installing System Center 2012 Orchestrator

Just a quick heads up on a new KB article we just published this morning on an error you may receive when attempting to install System Center 2012 Orchestrator on a system that had been running Opalis 6.3: ===== Symptoms When installing all components of System Center 2012 Orchestrator or one of the individual components… Read more