Gestern ist das “Microsoft System Center 2012 Orchestrator Cookbook” im Packt Publishing Verlag erschienen.
Es hat wieder viel Spaß gemacht, an dem Buch mitzuschreiben. Vielen Dank an Sam und Steve für die tolle Zusammenarbeit!
Yesterday the “Microsoft System Center 2012 Orchestrator Cookbook” (Packt Publishing) was published
It was a great fun to be part of the authors of the book. Thanks a lot to Sam and Steve for the great collaboration!
Das Buch kann bei Amazon.com, Amazon.de und direkt beim Packt Publishing Verlag bestellt werden:
The book is available at Amazon.com, Amazon.de and Pack Publishing:
- “Microsoft System Center 2012 Orchestrator Cookbook” at Amazon.de (Paperback + Kindle )
- “Microsoft System Center 2012 Orchestrator Cookbook” at Amazon.com (Paperback + Kindle)
- “Microsoft System Center 2012 Orchestrator Cookbook” at Packt Publishing (Paperback + eBook versions)
What this book covers:
- Chapter 1, Unpacking System Center 2012 Orchestrator, provides the steps required to install
and confi gure SCORCH. This chapter contains recipes on the two installation scenario types
for SCORCH; single server and multi-server deployments. The objective is to provide the reader
with the steps required for installation of SCORCH in either scenario.
- Chapter 2, Initial Confi guration and Making SCORCH Highly Available, covers the initial
confi guration tasks a SCORCH administrator would need to perform after successfully
installing the product. The chapter also delves into how SCORCH can be made highly available
and the implementation of an example of confi guring a security delegation model for SCORCH.
- Chapter 3, Planning and Creating Runbook Designs, delves into the workfl ows (Runbooks)
planning and designing process for SCORCH. The planning and designing of Runbooks is a
prerequisite for successful value add automation using SCORCH. This chapter also provides a
brief primer to the SCORCH.
- Chapter 4, Creating Runbooks for Active Directory Tasks, helps SCORCH Administrators to
create Runbooks to automate typical manual tasks performed in Active Directory. The recipes
in this chapter are focused on the life cycle of user accounts in typical organizations.
- Chapter 5, Creating Runbooks for System Center 2012 Confi guration Manager Tasks, focuses
on automating the manual parts of scenarios addressed with System Center Confi guration
Manager. The specifi c scenarios include; deploying software updates, deploying applications,
deploying agents to workgroup devices, and gathering client deployment status.
- Chapter 6, Creating Runbooks for System Center 2012 Operations Manager Tasks, focuses
on automating real world scenarios addressed with System Center Operations Manager
- Chapter 7, Creating Runbooks for System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager Tasks,
focuses on automating real world scenarios addressed with System Center Virtual Machine
Manager Integration Pack. The specifi c scenarios include; removing attached ISO images from
virtual machines, automating the remediation of host compliance and working with virtual
- Chapter 8, Creating Runbooks for System Center 2012 Service Manager Tasks, explains the
use of the System Center Service Manager Integration Pack in the automation of example
- Chapter 9, Using Advanced Techniques in Runbooks, provides the recipes on advance
features of Runbooks, which includes creating child Runbooks, error handling, implementing
logging, and creating Looping Runbooks.