Category Archives: SCSM

Enum Builder – Version

Last month I published a new version of Enum Builder to the TechNet Gallery. The latest version only addressed a few bugs, the main bug was the accessibility property was being set to Private, this has been corrected and now … Continue reading

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(CROSS POST) Service Manager – Create List Items using Enum Builder

I have created a new tool for Service Manager called Enum Builder. This tool will allow you to create an unsealed MP just like Enum Creator that was posted by Travis a few years ago. Head over to the Concurrency … Continue reading

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System Center 2012 R2 Available for downlaod

  Microsoft has added System Center 2012 R2 to the volume licensing site.

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Application Approval Workflow RunAs Accounts

During the setup of Application Approval Workflow that can be downloaded here, you are asked to provided a user to connect to ConfigMgr and Service Manager. These accounts are stored in Orchestrator to run different runbooks. There is a few … Continue reading

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How to Update the Category Field for a Custom Change Request Template

In my change request solution we have created a few new templates for Change Request. Unless I miss something it doesn’t seem that this a GUI interface that allows you to update the Category filed in the template or once … Continue reading

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Cloud Services Process Pack Requirements

When installing the Cloud Services Process Pack SP1 version, I ran into a few issues that are worth noting. On the Orchestrator Server If you don’t have an OrchestratorUsersGroup on the local machine because you selected a domain account during … Continue reading

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SCOM Monitoring SharePoint Server that host SCSM Self Service Portal

If you try to install the SCOM agent on a SharePoint server that already has the SCSM self-service portal installed, the install of the SCOM agent will fail. To resolve this the only option is to uninstall the SCSM self-service … Continue reading

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SCSM 2012 SP1 – Installing Chargeback MPs

In this blog post I am going to cover the steps required to install the Chargeback Management Packs. Log on to your Operations Manager Server Copy the files from you SCSM server or open a powershell prompt to them and … Continue reading

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SCSM Management Group fails to start after SP1 when System Center Advisor is installed

After upgrading my SCSM management server to SP1, I found that my management server would not start. The only error I could find in the logs that was related was this error that wasn’t very helpful. The Management Group <MGNAME> … Continue reading

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Stopping/Starting SCSM Data warehouse Jobs with Orchestrator

I’m preparing to upgrade my SCSM environment to SP1 one of the Prerequisites is to stop the SCSM DW jobs. I decided that since this is a requirement to do every six months or so and I don’t want to … Continue reading

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