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Update Activity

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Orchestrator, System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator, System Center 2012 SP1 - Orchestrator

The Update Activity activity is used to make changes to activity records for the selected activity class.

The following published data elements are specific to Update Activity. Additional published data is generated based on the class that you selected when you defined the object. For a list of the data elements published by each class, see Service Manager Published Data.

Update Activity Published Data

Element Description

Object GUID

The unique identifier (GUID) of the single activity to be updated

Number of Objects

The number of objects returned by the Update Activity

Configuring the Update Activity Activity

To configure the Update Activity activity

  1. From the Activities pane, drag an Update Activity activity to the active runbook. Double-click the Update Activity icon.

  2. On the Details tab, in the Properties section, click the ellipsis button (...), and then select the Connection to the Service Manager computer that you want to use for this activity.

  3. Click the ellipsis button (...), and then select the Activity Class that you want to use to define this object.

  4. To limit the retrieval activity to a single item in the activity class, enter the Object GUID of the item. If applicable, to automatically populate the value for the Object GUID from the data published by a previous activity in the workflow, right-click the property box, point to Subscribe, and then click Published data. Click the published data element you want to use, and then click OK.

    The published data for each activity depends on the class that was selected when the activity was created. For a list of the data elements published by each class, see Service Manager Published Data. For information about the Common Published Data items, see Published Data in the System Center Orchestrator 2012 Runbook Guide.

  5. To update the properties for this object, click Select Optional Fields. In the Add/Remove Property dialog box, select the properties you want to update from the Available list, and then click the right arrow button (>>). The properties appear in the Selected list. To remove a property from the Selected list, click the property, and then click the left arrow button (<<). Click OK.

  6. Assign a value to each of the selected properties. To automatically populate the value for the properties from the data published by a previous activity in the workflow, right-click the property box, point to Subscribe, and then click Published data. Click the published data element you want to use, and then click OK.

  7. For information about the settings on the General and Run Behavior tabs, see Common Configuration Instructions for all Activities.

  8. Click Finish.

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