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Running Runbooks

Updated: November 1, 2013

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

This topic describes the process for starting runbooks, viewing the results, and stopping a job in the Runbook Designer.

To start a runbook

  1. In the Runbook Designer, in the Connections pane, click the Runbooks folder to see the available runbooks.

  2. In the Design workspace, click a runbook tab.

  3. If the runbook is Checked Out, select the Check In button.

  4. In the Design workspace, right-click the runbook tab and select Run.

  5. In the Start Runbook dialog box, go to Available Runbook Server(s) box and select the applicable server.

  6. Click the Arrow button so that the server name is now in the Selected Runbook Servers(s) box.

  7. Click Start.

To find events

  1. Click Start, point to All Programs, click Administrative Tools, and then click Event Viewer to open a session.

  2. On the Event Viewer menu, double-click Windows Logs, and then on the menu, click Application.

To stop a job from the Runbook Designer

  1. In Runbook Designer, click the Monitor Runbook tab.

  2. On the toolbar, click Stop.

See Also

Other Resources

Deploy and Start Runbooks

For additional resources, see Information and Support for System Center 2012.

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