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Orchestrator 2012 R2 – Scheduling with Check Schedule

When working with scheduling runbooks you will see that you will need to work with both the Monitor Date/Time and the Check Schedule activity to get the most control out of when you can put a schedule in place. 136 more words

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Orchestrator 2012 R2 - Runbook - Scheduled Reboot of servers

This runbook will run on a schedule and incorporate an already created manual reboot runbook, so that you can then have the option of rebooting servers manually or via a schedule. 219 more words

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Orchestrator 2012 R2 - Runbook - Manual(Non-scheduled) Reboot of servers

This runbook will check a computer to see if it is reachable, put it into maintenance mode, restart it, and update a sharepoint list on success. 472 more words

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Orchestrator 2012 R2 - Send Email Activity

I often like to notify myself or another team of the success or failure of a runbook via e-mail and it has become very important in a number of my runbooks. 93 more words

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Orchestrator 2012 R2 - Creating a static Computer Group

In my case, I wanted to perform scheduled reboots on the same group of servers on a recurring basis. One of the ways of storing the names of these servers was through the in-built Computer Groups area, so I will go through creating using that method. 163 more words

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Orchestrator 2012 R2 - Store Credentials in Orchestrator Variables

When you get into creating runbooks you realize pretty quickly that you can’t keep putting your own credentials into each runbook activity as a password change or account removal will ruin the runbooks. 155 more words

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Orchestrator 2012 R2 – Set up SharePoint Integration Pack

Having the SharePoint integration pack available in Orchestrator is fun as you can start doing things like updating sharepoint lists as a way of logging or using it as a front end in the way of having orchestrator poll lists to activate runbooks from new/updated list entries. 94 more words

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