Smartphone xch ops workflows

Remote incident management from your own Smartphone with Orchestrator and SCOM

The below solution is served to you as an overall idea. In the real-life solution I added more conditions and logic to the Runbooks, I hope you will find this idea useful for you. Let’s imagine a scenario; It’s Friday night, you dining in a nice restaurant… taking your first bite and then – you […]... Read More

Microsoft IL – Infrastructure & Management User Group

As the group’s Manager, I’ll upload under the Tag “User Group” content related to the User Group, my readers are from all over the world so I’ll make a note that the content I’m uploading under this tag is in Hebrew. As for now, I’m including the links to the presentations from February and March: […]... Read More

SC 2012 SP1 Integartion Packs on SC 2012 Servers (not SP1)

I’ve upgraded customer’s Orchestrator to SP1… with the SP1 I also reinstalled the Integration Pack of Operations Manager to SP1 version. note: the customer’s Operations Manager is 2012 (without SP1). I’ve checked the integration pack (2012 SP1) on my Operations Manager (2012) and everything worked fine… not ! The Start\Stop Maintenance mode for example didn’t […]... Read More
IP Activity

Orchestrator RoboCopy Integration Pack – My OIP

The RoboCopy Integration Pack brings the robocopy’s functionality into orchestrator’s UI. Yes, you could just run the robocopy with the run command activity and deal with all the switches – it can be done, but hey ! the costumers always want to see more orcherstrator functionality and less straight uses of existed windows tools. I’m […]... Read More

CreateMOMRegKey Error when reinstalling Service Manager Portal\Management Server

When trying to reinstall the Service Manager Portal\Management server you may get the following error: So.. First, let’s remove these registry keys: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\System Center HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Microsoft Operations Manager Next, After searching the net for hours, seeking for solution… I understood what was missing ! – Importing the Encryption key I’ve generated on the first time I […]... Read More
Integration Pack Set Variable Published Data Get Variable Published Data

Dynamic Variables in Orchestrator – My OIP

Any user which uses Orchestrator had this bad feeling when tried to implement workflow that had to use variables… Yes, we have Counters and Variables within Orchestrator but you can’t modify variables… so.. if we think about it.. its a Constant ! but wait, I need a variable which I could edit whenever I want […]... Read More

My recently Hebrew posts…

It’s been a while since my last post here… I recently found myself writing some posts to Technet’s IL blog… So…for my Hebrew readers it will be helpful: IT Awards 2013 winning Orchestration Interview Operations Manager 2012 SP1 new APM features Orchestrator & Connectors within Operations Manager 2012 Operations Manager Dashboards Microsoft’s Private Cloud Vision […]... Read More