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Microsoft System Center Orchestrator 2012 R2 Essentials

By : Miguel Oliveira, Jeremy Pavleck
Book Image

Microsoft System Center Orchestrator 2012 R2 Essentials

By: Miguel Oliveira, Jeremy Pavleck

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (14 chapters)

An overview of the Orchestration console

We are going to start by checking what the Orchestration console is, how it is organized, and what operations can be triggered from it.

Let's start by looking at it and analyzing its parts.

If you would like to follow this analysis in your environment with your recently installed Orchestrator architecture, you can do it by opening a browser (remember you'll need Silverlight installed) and typing the address of the server that hosts the Orchestration console and the port you've defined during the setup. In our example of a multiple server deployment set in Chapter 1, Configuring and Deploying Orchestrator 2012 R2, we'll use http://packtscorchw:82, as you can see in the following screenshot:

In Orchestration Console, you can perform the following operations:

  • View a list of Runbooks and Runbook Servers

  • View the current status and history of the Runbook's execution

  • View high-level definition of Runbooks

  • Start and Stop Runbooks

  • View events that Runbook Servers...