Architecture of Service Management Automation
Updated: November 1, 2013
Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator, Windows Azure Pack for Windows Server
The following diagram illustrates each of the Service Management Automation features and the communication between them.
The Automation web service communicates with Windows Azure Pack and authenticates users.
The SQL Server databases store and retrieve runbooks, runbook assets, activities, integration modules, and runbook job information.
Runbook workers run the runbooks, and they can be used for load balancing.
The management portal in Windows Azure Pack is where you author, debug, and start and stop runbooks.
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