Following the release of System Center 2012 Release Candidate, Microsoft is pleased to announce the availability of the Release Candidate of the Orchestrator Integration Packs for the following System Center 2012 components:

  • System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager
  • System Center 2012 Operations Manager
  • System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager
  • System Center 2012 Service Manager

In addition, Release Candidate Orchestrator Integration Packs are also available for the following legacy System Center products:

  • System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2
  • System Center Service Manager 2010
  • System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2
  • System Center Data Protection Manager 2010
  • System Center Configuration Manager 2007

All of the above listed Integration Packs allow customers and partners to gain better automation and integration across their datacenter and private cloud environments by standardizing IT process and systems activities to drive greater consistency and improve operational ROI.

To obtain the Release Candidate Integration Pack download, visit http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=28725

System Requirements:

System Center 2012 Component Support: System Center 2012 RC Orchestrator must be installed prior to installing the System Center 2012 RC Integration Packs.

Installation Instructions:

System Center 2012 RC Orchestrator Integration Packs

  • Download the System_Center_2012_Orchestrator_Integration_Packs.EXE file from the link above
  • Double click on System_Center_2012_Orchestrator_Integration_Packs.EXE
  • Follow the on screen prompts to extract the Integration Packs
  • After you extract the Integration Pack files, you must register them with the System Center 2012 RC Orchestrator management server and then deploy it to Runbook Servers and Runbook Designers. For instructions on how to install Integration Packs, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=239936.

Related Resources:

Integration Pack Installation Instructions http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=239936

System Center 2012 http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=216991

Integration Pack Guide http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=220929

 

This Release Candidate contains the following:

  • Orchestrator Integration Pack for System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager
    • 30 Runbook Activities including: Create Checkpoint, Create New Disk, Create New
      Disk from VHD, Create Network Adapter, Create User Role, Create VM From
      Template, Create VM from VHD, Create VM from VM, Get Checkpoint, Get Disk, Get
      Network Adapter, Get User Role, Get User Role Quota, Get VM, Manage Checkpoint,
      Move VM, Remove User Role, Remove VM, Repair VM, Resume VM, Run VMM PowerShell
      Script, Shut Down VM, Start VM, Stop VM, Suspend VM, Update Disk, Update
      Network Adapter, Update User Role Property, Update User Role Quota and Update
      VM.
    • RunVMM PowerShell Script allows runbooks to easily interact with the SC2012
      VMM PowerShell surface.
  • Orchestrator Integration Pack for System Center 2012 Service Manager
    • 13 Runbook Activities including: Create Change with Template, Create
      Object, Create Incident with Template, Create Related Object, Create
      Relationship, Delete Relationship, Get Activity, Get Object, Get Relationship,
      Monitor Object, Update Activity, Upload Attachment and Update Object.

  • Orchestrator Integration Pack for System Center 2012 Operations Manager
    • 8 Runbook Activities including: Create Alert, Get Alert, Get Monitor,
      Monitor Alert, Monitor State, Start Maintenance Mode, Stop Maintenance Mode and
      Update Alert.
  • Orchestrator Integration Pack for System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager
    • 9 Runbook Activities including: Create Recovery Point, Get Data Source,
      Get Recovery Point, Get DPM Server Capacity, Protect Data Source, Recover
      SharePoint, Recover SQL, Recover VM and Run DPM PowerShell Script
    • Run DPM PowerShell Script allows runbooks to easily interact with the SC2012
      DPM PowerShell surface.
  • Integration Packs for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2, Operations Manager 2007 R2, Configuration Manager
    2007, Service Manager 2010, Data Protection Manager 2010 (unchanged from previous RC).
    • (YES!) Start/Stop Maintenance Mode for a Windows or Unix computer now recurses
      through all child monitors on that computer!
    • New published data from Get Alert and Monitor Alert:CompanyKnowledge, ManagementPackMonitorName,
      MonitoringRuleName, ManagementPackName, ManagementPackFriendlyName,
      ManagementPackDisplayName, ManagementPackId, ManagementPackVersion,
      ManagementPackIsSealed

Post RC:

  • Integration Pack for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager