Monthly Archives: November 2011

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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Access the SM12 Web Portal using an Alias

SM12 brings a new Web Portal that is based on SharePoint. This is pretty cool because you can now combine the Service Manager functionality together with the rich function set of SharePoint. One thing I normally do is creating an alias … Continue reading

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News in SCSM12 (Beta) #7 – Connectors

To use Service Manager you first have to generate objects in the CMDB. To quickly fill the Configuration Database with lots of objects from good quality, SM12 offers different connectors. This concept is not new to SM12, but there are new … Continue reading

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