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Microsoft System Center Orchestrator 2012 R2 Essentials

By : Miguel Oliveira, Jeremy Pavleck
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Microsoft System Center Orchestrator 2012 R2 Essentials

By: Miguel Oliveira, Jeremy Pavleck

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (14 chapters)

Chapter 4. Extending Orchestrator

In this chapter, we'll address all the connection points that allow us to extend Orchestrator and its usability. Orchestrator is a very flexible tool that we've deployed and explored until now in a very limited scope; now we're going to expand that scope with the aid of components that allow us to extend its connectivity towards access to it by users or other IT administrators that need to execute Runbooks, verify the good execution of their Runbooks, or even check the jobs executed.

Over and above this, we will see how we can offer internal developers the possibility to integrate with Orchestrator, allowing a much richer, more extended, and more open Orchestrator to help in our environment.

We will cover the following topics in this chapter:

  • Overview of the Orchestration console and how the rights and delegations work

  • Review of the Deployment Manager

  • Installation of the Orchestrator Integration Toolkit and how to use it

  • Why and how to use the web service and...