Designing Runbook Automation with Microsoft System Center 2012 Orchestrator

3 Day Course
Code QASCORCH12

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Module 1: Architecture and Component Overview (3 topics)

  • After completing this session students will be able to:
  • Describe the components in the Orchestrator architecture
  • Explain the functionality of the components within an Orchestrator infrastructure

Module 2: User Interfaces and Runbook Settings (3 topics)

  • After completing this session students will be able to:
  • Describe the console interfaces available in Orchestrator
  • Explain the Orchestrator settings and features that affect runbooks and runbook creation

Module 3: Runbook Basics (3 topics)

  • After completing this session students will be able to:
  • Describe the concepts and decision processes related to runbook design and creation in Orchestrator
  • Understand how to use standard activities to control runbook execution

Module 4: Advanced Runbook Concepts (3 topics)

  • After completing this session students will be able to:
  • Describe the concepts and decision processes related to runbook design and creation in Orchestrator
  • Understand how to use standard activities to control runbook execution

Module 5: Creating Complex Runbooks (3 topics)

  • After completing this session students will be able to:
  • Describe standard activities commonly used in complex runbooks in Orchestrator
  • Understand how to create more complex runbooks incorporating these standard activities

Module 6: Error Handling, Lifecycle Management and the Orchestrator Web Service (3 topics)

  • After completing this session students will be able to:
  • Discuss how to build error handling into Orchestrator runbooks
  • Understand proper lifecycle management processes for versioning and promotion of Orchestrator runbooks

Module 7: System Center and 3rd Party Integration (3 topics)

  • After completing this session students will be able to:
  • Review the System Center Integration Packs (IPs) for Orchestrator
  • Understand how to use the activities in the System Center IPs to deliver integrated automation solutions for the System Center Suite

Module 8: Troubleshooting and Advanced Administration (3 topics)

  • After completing this session students will be able to:
  • Discuss advanced administrative topics related to Orchestrator
  • Understand how to adjust logging levels in Orchestrator and troubleshoot common scenarios

Module 9: Extensibility Scenarios (3 topics)

  • After completing this session students will be able to:
  • Describe the functionality in the Orchestrator Integration Kit
  • Understand how to create a basic integration pack using the Orchestrator Quick Integration Kit

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students should have: MCITP certification, or equivalent knowledge

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