The behavior in Orchestrator of multiple Published Data is great in the most times: For each result of an Activity the following Activities are triggered. If you have a list of inputs the next Activity will be triggered for each item in the list: But in some cases you might want more control: You don’t […]

Looking inside – The thing with 2>&1

PowerShell  in the Orchestrator „Run .Net Script“ Activity runs per default 32-bit PowerShell in version 2.0. That Orchestrator „Run .Net Script“ Activity uses the version  of PowerShell which is available in .Net Framework , you can create a registry entry. If you don’t want to or can’t create that registry entry for cmdlets which needs a […]

Fix: No Statistics for Runbooks are displayed in Orchestration Console

If your Orchestration Console displays for Instance Statistics or Job Statistics always 0, check your Orchestrator DB: Are there entries in table [Microsoft.SystemCenter.Orchestrator.Statistics.Internal].[Statistics] ? [crayon-5ce11307e743a788977480/] If not check if you can start stored Procedure MaintenanceWorker with [crayon-5ce11307e7443702630505/] If above shows no errors the statistics should be displayed now. Check and enable SQL Service Broker like […]

Microsoft announced System Center 2019 for Q1 2019 in System Center Roadmap

Microsoft has published a roadmap where System Center 2019 is announced for Q1 2019: . This version will support Windows Server 2019. In Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) Microsoft will released at a lower frequency. The LTSC will continue to provide 5 years of mainstream support followed by 5 more years of extended support. Microsoft has […]

Moving from Orchestrator to Azure Automation

If you plan to move your Orchestrator Runbooks to Azure Automation the good news is: Congratulations! You have defined technically descriptions of you processes to relay on. But perhaps you think using System Center Orchestrator Migration Toolkit is enough to do that transformation. This would be the same as loading all local systems to Azure […]

Set Maintenance Schedule in OpsMgr with PowerShell

Since System Center 2016 you can set a Schedule in Operations Manager for Maintenance Mode. Before you could build a Runbook with Orchestrator and use the „Start Maintenance Mode Activity“ there. But now you can use a PowerShell Script to set the Maintenance Schedule in Operations Manager directly: [crayon-5ce11307e7bb5339113120/]  

Update Rollup 5 for System Center 2016 Orchestrator

Update Rollup 5 for System Center 2016 Orchestrator is available: It fixes some issues: When you view the activity details of a job instance, the Orchestrator Web Console displays the input parameter as a GUID instead of the Display Name of the parameter. Potential denial of service attack vector through sending invalid characters in […]

SC2012R2 UR14: „An error occurred saving the activity to the data store.“

In System Center 2016 RTM Orchestrator there was a bug: Error Re-„Check In“ a Runbook with „Send Email“ Activity including Attachment in SC 2016 Orchestrator RTM. This was fixed in Update Rollup 4 for System Center 2016 Orchestrator. Since Update Rollup 14 for System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator the bug exists in  SC2012R2: When you […]

System Center 1801+ – Microsofts first release of a Semi-Annual System Center version

Microsoft announced to Ignite 2017 Semi-Annual Channel releases for System Center to deliver new capabilities at a faster cadence and they kept their word: System Center 1801 is available. For Orchestrator, Service Management Automation(SMA) and Service Provider Foundation (SPF) this version contains the features and bugfixes until System 2016 UR4, including support for TLS 1.2, […]

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