Orchestrator and Powershell: Get Server Services

I was once asked by a coworker if I had an automation filter in my head that I ran my emails through, after I proposed a solution in Orchestrator to a problem we had. After thinking about it, I’m pretty sure I do!Anyway, we were recently tasked with documenting all our service accounts on all …

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Service Manager Re-assign Ticket Notifications with Orchestrator

I was recently asked to create a notification in Service Manager to notify service desk members when a ticket had been re-assigned to them. No problem? Unfortunately this behavior isn’t native in Service Manager. After poking around on the internet I found a few blogs that showed how you can do it in Orchestrator. Their …

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Orchestrator: How to pass published data between runbooks

This is a quick one and fairly easy for anyone that has been using Orchestrator for any length of time. However, for new users this isn’t very self explanatory as it doesn’t work quite how you think it would especially the Return Data activity.So if we invoke a runbook that has no published data in …

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ConfigMan: Report Server Log File

This is a quick hitter I ran into the other day. My SQL Drive for SCCM kept filling up, after looking into it the SCCM report server log file was growing like crazy, it ate 17gb in two days. It eventually grew to over 200gb.To resolve is easy enough, on your SQL server start SQL …

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Orchestrator: Reboot Server with Service Check

Hello and welcome to my System Center blog. These days it seems everyone has a blog, so why should you read mine? I have been working with System Center for four years and I have learned everything I know exclusively from following other peoples blogs and of course hands on experience with the product. My …

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