Common runbook tasks
Updated: October 17, 2013
Applies To: Windows Azure Pack for Windows Server
Runbooks in Windows Azure Pack for Windows Server are Windows PowerShell workflows that provide the ability to automate administrative processes for managing and deploying cloud servers or any other function that a Windows PowerShell script can perform.
The following are some of the most common runbook tasks to perform using Automation in Windows Azure Pack. For more detailed guidance to understand, create, test, and publish runbooks, see Authoring Runbooks in Service Management Automation.
Set or change the Service Management Automation endpoint
Enables Windows Azure Pack to access the Service Management Automation web service.
How to change log settings for a runbook
The amount and type of data that is logged.
How to use the runbook dashboard
Resources and operations that are available on the runbook dashboard.
View the status of a runbook job
Completion status, errors, and details for runbook jobs.
How to start a runbook
Start a runbook from Windows Azure Pack.
How to schedule a runbook
Attach one or more schedules to a runbook.