Automation–System Center Automation Team Blogs–September 2014 Cross-Post Update!

Hello Readers!

Over the last couple months there have been quite a few posts being published by the “System Center Automation Team”! In fact, they are now publishing posts to both their existing System Center Orchestrator Engineering Blog, as well as the Azure Blog. Pretty exciting stuff!

So, what did the System Center Automation Team publish since our last Cross-Post…?

1 Orchestrator, 1 Service Management Automation, and 7 Azure Automation Posts!


Using the SharePoint Integration Pack with System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator

Published by Eamon O Reilly on July 24th, 2014


Automating WAP Service Management with Service Management Automation

Published by Beth Cooper on August 28th, 2014

Azure Automation

Azure Automation: Integrating Runbook Source Control using Visual Studio Online

Published by Gary Keong on July 24th, 2014

Getting Started with Azure Automation: Automation Assets

Published by Ravi Kiran on July 29th, 2014

Azure Automation: Runbook Input, Output, and Nested Runbooks

Published by Chris Sanders on August 12th, 2014

Azure Automation Capabilities in Depth: The Azure Automation PowerShell Cmdlets

Published by Joe Levy on August 20th, 2014

Azure Automation: Authenticating to Azure using Azure Active Directory

Published by Joe Levy on August 27th, 2014

Azure Automation: Reliable, Fault-Tolerant Runbook Execution Using Checkpoints

Published by Chris Sanders on September 3rd, 2014

Azure Automation: Controlling Runbook Streams for Testing and Troubleshooting

Published by Chris Sanders on September 17th, 2014

Note     To keep up with all these Azure Automation posts on the Azure Blog, be sure to bookmark the following URL:

and let’s not forget…

Script Center Azure Automation Example Runbooks

(An ongoing list of SC Automation, Building Clouds and Community Contributed Azure Automation Example Runbooks)

As always, for more information, tips/tricks, and example solutions for Automation within System Center, Windows Azure Pack, Windows Azure, etc., be sure to check out the other blog posts from Building Clouds in the Automation Track (and, as well as the great work over at the System Center Orchestrator Engineering Blog and Azure Automation Section of the Azure Blog!