Orchestrator Posts

Tips From the Field: Applying Update Rollup 4 to System Center 2012 R2 and Windows Azure Pack

So we have another Update Rollup available for System Center 2012 R2 and Azure Pack. This is the last one for the year. The main KB is here. The following components are updated: SCDPM SCOM SCSM SCSPF SCSR SCVMM WAP WAP Web Sites v2 Along with some new features on some components there are also […]

System Center Universe (aka Community MMS) Europe 2014 Now Available on Channel9

Just want to tip you that SCU Europe 2014 (aka Community MMS) sessions are now available on Channel9. All 60 sessions are available: Advanced Orchestrator Runbook Authoring and Management Author your own custom gallery item and deploy VM roles in Windows Azure Pack Building a Real self-service platform with SCSM, SMA PowerShell Workflows Building solid […]

Announcing the “100 Days of DevOps with PowerShell” Series

DevOps is a word being thrown around a lot these days. Many job descriptions are now include it, tools are being written around it and perhaps most importantly, IT Pros are being told they need to prepare for it, or risk being left behind. To take a step back in case you are not familiar, […]

End User Portal for System Center Orchestrator (EUPSCO)

Hello All, I wanted to share this article/post services that I have started writing about ITQ’s End User Portal for Orchestrator. It seems useful for organizations that may not have/want to use Service Manager and it’s portal. Please note that, as of this mention, the series is not yet complete (but will be within a […]

Beyond VM Provisioning: The Wide World of Enterprise Self-Service with SC 2012 (live session)

Catch my live session at TechEd 2014 live at the Cireson booth on the Expo floor! When: May 14th, 11:30am Beyond VM Provisioning: The Wide World of Enterprise Self-Service with SC 2012 Sure you can self-service provision virtual machines with System Center 2012, but what is your next challenge? In this session, we’ll explore three […]

Tips for Applying Update Rollup 2 on System Center 2012 R2 and Windows Azure Pack

I’ve been applying UR2 across almost all System Center 2012 R2 components so I’ve decided to share some tips with you: You can apply UR2 directly on RTM version. It is not needed to apply UR1 first. SCSM I’ve stumbled on error applying the update. More here. SCSPF Applying the SPF Update will require stopping […]