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SCORCH: Tying it All Together


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  • 1. SCORCH: Tying It All Together
  • 2. Quick FactsAbout Us• 23rd Year• Grand Rapids &Royal Oak• 30 StaffApproach• VendorIndependent• Non-reseller• ProfessionalServices OnlyPartnerships• Microsoft Gold• VMwareEnterprise• Citrix Silver• Cisco Premier• Novell Gold
  • 3. Microsoft Gold PartnerCompetenciesFour GoldEight SilverSuccessesCustomerExcellence AwardVirtual TechnicalSpecialist (VTSP)Managed PartnerNumerous PartnerAwardsPinpointMicrosoft’s officialpartner directory5-star rating
  • 4. Expertise
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  • 6. Your PresenterJason CooperConsultantMCSE: Private CloudMCITP:EA | VCP |
  • 7. Agenda• What Is Orchestrator• Preparing for Installation• After Installation• System Center Integration
  • 8. System Center Orchestrator• Graphical IT Workflow EngineActivities Managed through Custom Workflows• Automation for System Center SuiteOpsManager, ConfigMgr, ServiceMgr, DPM, VMM, Self-Service• Extends to entire Microsoft stackWindows Server, SQL, Exchange, SharePoint, FTP• Extensive Third Party IntegrationVMware, HP, IBM• New in SP1: Server 2012 and SQL 2012
  • 9. Orchestrator Components• Management ServerWindows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012• Orchestration DatabaseMicrosoft SQL Server 2008 R2, Microsoft SQL Server 2012SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS• Runbook ServerWindows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012• Orchestrator Web ServicesInternet Information Services (IIS) 7.0 and enabled IIS roleWCF HTTP Activation• Runbook DesignerWindows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, .NET 3.5 SP1• Orchestrator Integration Packs
  • 10. Orchestrator Requirements• Windows Server 2008 R2 / 2012Minimum 1 gigabyte (GB) of RAM, 2 GB or more recommended200 megabyte (MB) of available hard disk spaceDual-core Intel microprocessor, 2.1 gigahertz (GHz) or betterAll components are 32-bit• Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)Orchestrator Setup enables IIS if it is not enabled• Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1• Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5• Active Directory• SQL Server 2008 R2 / 2012
  • 11. Management Server• Facilitates communication between Orchestratorcomponents and the SQL Database• Coordinates assignment as scheduling ofRunbooks• Single 32-bit server role• Connection target for Runbook Designer• All critical configuration data and logs are stored inOrchestration database• SQL Server database collation MUST BESQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS
  • 12. Runbook Server• Execution of Runbooks• Communicate directly with the database• Dynamically balanced across multipleinstances• Primary Runbook Server is configurable• Runbooks run by default in the securitycontext of the Runbook Server service acct• Single Runbook Server can execute up to 50runbooks simultaneously…
  • 13. Web Services• The Orchestration Console - Silverlight web-interface:List runbooks and runbook serversStatus and history of runbooksView high-level runbook definitionsStart and stop runbooksView Orchestrator related eventsUses TCP port 82 by defaultLeverages the Orchestrator web service• The Orchestrator web serviceREST-based serviceEnables custom applications to connect to OrchestratorConduit for the Orchestration consoleUsed by other services (SCSM) to interact with OrchestratorUses port 81 by default
  • 14. Runbook Designer• Create, edit, execute Runbooks• GUI “drag-and-drop” workflow editor• Includes Runbook tester• Deployment Manager used for IntegrationPack management
  • 15. What’s a Runbook?
  • 16. 72 Default Activities (SP1)Append LineApply XSLTCheck ScheduleCompare ValuesCompress FileCopy FileCreate FolderDecompress FileDelete FileDelete FolderDelete LineDisconnect Network PathEnd ProcessFind TextFormat Date/TimeGenerate Random TextGet Computer/IP StatusGet Counter ValueGet Disk Space StatusGet File StatusGet Internet Application StatusGet LinesGet Process StatusGet Service StatusGet SNMP VariableInitialize DataInsert LineInvoke RunbookInvoke Web ServicesJunctionMap Network PathMap Published DataModify CounterMonitor Computer/IPMonitor CounterMonitor Date/TimeMonitor Disk SpaceMonitor Event LogMonitor FileMonitor FolderMonitor Internet ApplicationMonitor ProcessMonitor ServiceMonitor SNMP TrapMonitor WMIMove FileMove FolderPGP Decrypt FilePGP Encrypt FilePrint FileQuery DatabaseQuery WMIQuery XMLRead LineRead Text LogRename FileRestart SystemReturn DataRun .Net ScriptRun ProgramRun SSH CommandSave Event LogSearch and Replace TextSend EmailSend Event Log MessageSend Platform EventSend SNMP TrapSend Syslog MessageSet SNMP VariableStart/Stop ServiceWrite to DatabaseWrite Web Page
  • 17. Additional Integration Packs• Active Directory• Exchange Admin / Users• FTP HP iLO and OA• HP Operations Manager• HP Service Manager• IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus• Windows Azure• VMware vSphere• System Center:SCOM, SCCM, SCSM, VMM, DPM
  • 18. Additional Integration Packs
  • 19. DemoAdding / Using the AD IPAdd User RunbookRunbook TesterOrchestration ConsoleService Offering
  • 20. Additional Integration Packs
  • 21. Additional Integration Packs
  • 22. Additional Integration Packs
  • 23. Additional Integration Packs
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  • 26. Runbook Examples• Codeplex examples• Reactivate Incident• Service Monitoring
  • 27. Software Assurance Benefits• Training VoucherUsed for Microsoft trainingConverts to DPS (3 Training = 1 DPS)• Deployment Planning Services VoucherDelivered by participating Microsoft PartnerProof of ConceptDiscovery and designDeployment PlanningMay Convert to Consulting (1 DPS Voucher = $1,000)• C/D/H Consulting ServicesDPS Vouchers can be applied to some projectsPartially fund deployment projectsCompletely fund POC or customization assistanceIn most cases 3 DPS vouchers = 2 days of C/D/H consulting
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