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System Center 2012 SP1 – Orchestrator New Features

System Center Orchestrator does not actually have any new features, but here are details of the new and updated integration packs.


Paul Gregory | 30 January 2013

System Center Orchestrator does not actually have any new features, but here are details of the new and updated integration packs.

New Integration Packs

  • Exchange Administrator - Allows automation of on-premise Exchange 2010 SP2 & Exchange 2012 as well as Exchange with Office 365
  • Exchange User - Allows Orchestrator to create and send emails, monitor a mailbox, reply to emails and manage appointments
  • Representational State Transfer (REST) - Enables communication with REST based web services to retrieve data and perform allowed operations

Updated Integration Packs

  • Active Directory - New and updated activities
  • HP Service Manager - New and updated activities
  • System Center Operations Manager - Updated to support changes introduced with SC SP1
  • System Center Virtual Machine Manager - Updated to support changes introduced with SC SP1
  • VMware vSphere - New and updated activities

Upgrading to SP1

Orchestrator does not have any interdependencies with the other systems center products, however if upgrading SCOM or SCVMM to SP1 then the updated integrations packs will be required.
Full upgrade documentation is available
here .

Also remember QA has a full portfolio of Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 training courses

Paul
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QA Training | Paul Gregory

Paul Gregory

Head of Microsoft Infrastructure

A Microsoft Certified Trainer since 1995, Paul has worked both for and with some of the world's leading IT Services organisations – including Unisys, Dell and Microsoft during the Microsoft Windows (TAP) Technology Adoption Programme. Paul specializes in delivering training around the Windows Operating system as well infrastructure and management solutions around System Center going right back to SMS 1.0. Paul is a frequent visitor to Microsoft's Global Headquarters in Seattle to attend early product workshops and for many years has delivered training courses around the world on behalf of Microsoft. In addition to being actively involved in Microsoft's Windows TAP programme, Paul has recently delivered both Microsoft's Private Cloud 2012 readiness training to partners in the UK and was a member of the Microsoft global training team delivering Windows Server 2012 early adopter training. During recent years Microsoft has requested Paul to deliver System Center training at both Redmond and The South American head office to Microsoft Partners.
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