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System Center Integration Pack for System Center 2012 Operations Manager

Updated: November 1, 2013

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

The System Center Integration Pack for System Center 2012 Operations Manager is an add-in for System Center 2012 - Orchestrator. It enables you to connect an Orchestrator Runbook server to an Operations Manager management server to automate various actions.

For more information about the System Center integration pack for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager and for other options for automating System Center 2012 – Operations Manager, see the System Center 2012 Integration Guide.

System Requirements

The Operations Manager Integration Pack requires the following software to be installed and configured before you deploy the integration pack. For more information about installing and configuring the software for Orchestrator and Operations Manager, see the respective product documentation:

  • System Center 2012 integration packs require System Center 2012 - Orchestrator

  • System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1) integration packs require Orchestrator in System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

  • System Center 2012 – Operations Manager

    • Install the Operations Manager console on each computer where an Orchestrator Runbook server or Runbook Designer is installed, if that server needs to interact with Operations Manager.

    • The Orchestrator Integration Library Management Pack is required by the Create Alert object. The Create Alert object installs this management pack automatically in System Center Operations Manager the first time that it is run. To uninstall this integration pack, remove the Orchestrator Integration Library Management Pack from System Center Operations Manager.

Downloading the Integration Pack

For information about how to download this integration pack, see System Center 2012 – Orchestrator 2012 Component Add-ons and Extensions.

Registering and Deploying the Integration Pack

After you download the integration pack file, you must register it with the Orchestrator management server and then deploy it to Runbook servers and Runbook Designers. For the procedures on installing integration packs, see How To Install an Integration Pack.

Configuring the System Center 2012 Operations Manager Connections

A connection establishes a reusable link between Orchestrator and an Operations Manager management server. You can create as many connections as you require to specify links to multiple Operations Manager management servers. You can also create multiple connections to the same server to allow for differences in security permissions for different user accounts.

To create up a System Center 2012 Operations Manager connection

  1. In the Runbook Designer, click the Options menu, and select SC 2012 Operations Manager. The SC 2012 Operations Manager dialog box appears.

  2. On the Connections tab, click Add to begin the connection setup. The Connection Entry dialog box appears.

  3. In the Name box, type the name or IP address of the server running System Center Operations Manager.

  4. In the Domain box, type the domain name of the Operations Manager server, or click the ellipsis button (…) to browse for the domain, select it, and then click Add.

  5. In the User name and Password boxes, type the credentials that the Orchestrator server will use to connect to the Operations Manager server.

  6. Click Test Connection. When the message "Successfully connected" appears, click OK.

  7. Add additional connections if applicable. Click OK to close the configuration dialog box, and then click Finish.

For System Center 2012 SP1 only: Three new Operations Manager Connection properties were added:

  • Monitoring Intervals\Polling (default value: 10 seconds) is a configurable property.

  • Monitoring Intervals\Reconnect (default value: 10 seconds) is a configurable property.

  • Name

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