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Retrieving Service Request attachments with Orchestrator

A while ago, Patrik Sundqvist and Anders Bengtsson worked together to publish a PS script to extract files from any workitem in Service Manager. Something you would expect to be…

Microsoft Service Manager–A different realm for technical IT professionals

For many of you, being a very technical focused professional has helped designing and deploying some very complex projects. But if like me, you like to get your hands greasy…

Showing Overrides with PowerShell (3.0)

Have you ever tried to quickly find which overrides are set for a certain Monitor or Rule? This command below will give you a list of monitors, depending on an…

Bulk Updating AD with Orchestrator–Part 2

After I published the first version of this solution, I had to develop it fully in a real-world scenario. A few new challenges were presented and I had to make…

Automating Service Manager CSV Data import using Orchestrator–Addendum

I won’t reinvent the wheel here. Peter Zerger already posted about how to automate the import of data using orchestrator here. I had some issues with authentication between the SCORCH…

ACS Report Issue(s) in SCOM 2012 SP1

I was very happy to notice a change in the query for the Sensitive Security Group Changes in ACS 2012 SP1. I have some customer that (try to) use it…

Showing members of a queue in Service Manager

If you want to see the member of a Service Manager Queue, there is no way to make them visible in the console. With the good charity of a good…

Using SharePoint and InfoPath with Service Manager–Part 2

In Part 1, we learned how to create a form in InfoPath and publish it to a list in SharePoint (enterprise). Now we need to turn that into a Service…

Using SharePoint and InfoPath with Service Manager–Part1

This is supposed to be a long post, so, I will divide it in a few parts. The scenario If you had to automate simple processes, that would require simple…

Bulk Updating AD using Orchestrator

Suppose you have an ERP system, like SAP or JDE, which is your central reference for employee information. You probably would love to have that information in sync with your…