Updated: May 13, 2016
Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Orchestrator, System Center 2012 - Orchestrator, System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator
The Connect/Disconnect Dial-up activity connects or disconnects a dial-up connection or VPN. The connection must be configured on the Runbook server before the activity can use it. For more information on creating a network connection in Windows Server 2008, see Establish Network Connections
Use the following information to configure the Connect/Disconnect Dial-up activity.
Dial-up or VPN entry
Type the name of the entry as entered in the address book, or click the ellipsis (…) button and select the entry from the Remote Access Phone Book.
Select whether to connect to or disconnect from the dial-up connection or VPN
Enter the number of times the activity should attempt to connect to the remote network before quitting.
Enter the amount of time, in seconds, that the activity should wait between retry attempts.
Enter the name of the domain for the username.
Enter the username to logon to the remote network.
Enter the password for the username.
The following table lists the published data items.
Dial-up or VPN name
The name assigned of the network connection
Number of retries attempted
Indicates how many times the activity attempted to establish the connection before succeeding or failing.
Domain name credential
The domain name used by the activity when establishing a connection
User name credential
The user name used by the activity when establishing a connection