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Installing SCOM agent on Orchestrator Server

When you are installing SCOM agent to System Center components, you may need to be careful because not always you can discover the server in SCOM and push the agent. In your Orchestrator environment, if you have Service Manager console installed on the Orchestrator management server, the SCOM agent installation will fail and you will see the below event log. Product: Microsoft Monitoring Agent...

Moving Orchestrator Database

In this post, I will demonstrate the steps for moving the remote Orchestrator database to the local management server. Since SQL 2016 is out there, we can also use as our new SQL server. My Orchestrator version is 1807 and SQL is on remote server with version 2012 SP1. It is recommended to upgrade the Orchestrator server OS to the latest before your upgrade the SQL. Install SQL Server 2016 on the...

In-place OS Upgrade of Orchestrator

Since the EOL of Windows Server 2012 R2 has been announced, it is time to upgrade the OS of the System Center products to Server 2016. In this post, I will show the steps for in-place upgrade of SCO management server (1807) which has all the Orchestrator services. The OS upgrade is straight forward and may take up to 90 minutes depending on your environment. Stop all Orchestrator services...

Get AC Unit Temperature with Orchestrator

The other day I was requested to develop an interface that displays the temperature of the Air Condition (AC) units. You may ask that how is this possible and what is the relationship with IT? Well, I asked the same questions but after digging a bit more, I found out that our AC unit has web interface based on XML. Here is how the XML looks like. In order to build an interface, I need the...

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