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Automate Patching With Service Manager and Orchestrator

Firstly credit where its due:

Thanks to the scripting guy for the poweshell to determine when a server is pending a reboot: http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2013/06/11/determine-pending-reboot-status-powershell-style-part-2.aspx

And MyItForum for the SCCM Powershell command to install available patches: … 1,429 more words


Greenpeace film ends Lego's partnership with Shell (after a viral ad)

A good friend of mine, director Martin Stirling came to me with an idea for a short film he was working on for Greenpeace. Martin makes beautiful films (including  151 more words


How to Create a Runbook Using System Center Orchestrator - For Dummies

Hello  Friends ,  Today we will talk about how  to use System Center Orchestrator to  create Runbooks .

In this post here we will talk about Runbooks and how to create a Sample Runbook. 161 more words


CTSMUG Meeting - October 3rd, 2014 at National Instruments

Register for our meeting this Friday, October 3rd!

Here’s a brief agenda:

10:00 Integrating Systems Center Orchestrator and System Center Service Manager – Gabriel Taylor… 300 more words


SMA - Scheduled RunBook that calls a System Center Orchestrator (SCORCH) RunBook fails

Updated with a workaround

Check out this System Center Orchestrator (SCORCH) runbook.

It’s not very complicated. The Initialize Data item doesn’t do anything unique and the Logging items just pops information into an SQL database. 417 more words


4Creative "Stand Up To Cancer" 2 min commercial

I’ve recently composed the music for this brilliant 2 min commercial for 4Creative’s latest campaign Stand Up For Cancer, a partnership between Channel 4… 74 more words


vCloud Automation Center bullet points

Just a quick couple of points from the past couple of days:

  1. vCloud Automation Center will be renamed vRealize Automation
  2. The minimal vCAC deployment is NOT just for POCs, it is suitable for production up to ~1000 VMs…
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