Tag Archives: connector

SCSM: Using multiple key properties in classes

When configuring new classes in Service Manager, you always need to specify a key property. This property must have a unique value for all instantiated objects of that specific class. Often a key property is created by using an id … Continue reading

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Error using the Exchange Connector 3.0 RTM

The Service Manager Exchange Connector allows Service Manager to communicate with an Exchange Mailbox to create and update work items. It is mostly used to enable a good communication with end users. Installing the Exchange Connector is straightforward, but there’s … Continue reading

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Bringing VMware CIs from SCOM to the SCSM CMDB (using Veeam MP V6)

When using Microsoft System Center to manage VMware infrastructures you will very fast get in contact with the awesome SCOM management pack from Veeam. If you want to know more on how to install and configure this MP, you should … Continue reading

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It’s all about the Service

When talking about monitoring and management IT people tend to focus on infrastructure components like servers, network devices etc. This is indeed important, but even more interesting is to have an eye on your applications and services that are consumed … Continue reading

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Dynamic Service Manager CMDB with System Center Orchestrator

One thing you have to keep in mind with Private Cloud Computing is the fact that requirements for CMDB change dramatically. Not only that your CMDB needs to manage new classes (e.g. Virtualization Hosts, Hypervisors, Guests, Clouds etc.) and Relationships … Continue reading

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News in SCSM12 (Beta) #8 – Permissions for triggering System Center Orchestrator runbooks

This question comes up a lot: “What permissions are needed to trigger runbooks in System Center Orchestrator?” Sure, you can give all service accounts administrative permissions on all components and that would work somehow, but this is not really what … Continue reading

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Bringing discovered SCOM objects to Service Manager – Part 2/2

In the first part of this series I showed how to synchronize objects that live in SCOM to the Service Manager CMDB. This works fine, but in some situations it’s possible that objects will not be visible – because they … Continue reading

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