Orchestration Console Browser Requirements


Updated: May 13, 2016

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

The Orchestration console can be accessed from any browser that supports Microsoft Silverlight 4. To access the system requirements for Silverlight, see Get Microsoft Silverlight.

The Orchestration console requires authentication by using your domain credentials so that it can identify the runbooks and folders that you should have permission to access. If your browser is configured for automatic logon, you are not prompted for a name and password. Your browser supplies this information automatically each time you connect to the Orchestration console. If you are using a browser that does not support automatic logon or if your browser is configured to not perform automatic logon, you are prompted for a name and password each time that you connect to the Orchestration console. You can continue to type your name and password each time, or you can configure your browser to perform automatic logon.

To configure Internet Explorer for automatic logon

  1. In Internet Explorer, click Tools, and then click Internet Options. The Internet Options dialog box opens.

  2. On the Security tab, select Local intranet, and then click Custom Level.

  3. Scroll down to User Authentication, and under Logon, select Automatic logon only in Intranet zone. Click OK.

  4. In the Internet Options dialog box on the Security Settings tab, with Local intranet still selected, click Sites.

  5. Click Advanced.

  6. Type the URL of the Orchestration console server (for example, http://OrchSrv.contoso.com) in the Add this Web site to the zone box, and then click Add.

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    If the Require server verification (https:) for all sites in this zone is selected, you have to specify https for the address, and your web server has to be configured to support Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).

  7. Click OK for this and the remaining dialog boxes.

Overview of Orchestration Console
How to Start the Orchestration Console
How to Work With Runbooks in the Orchestration Console