we had quite a funny period while being hit by a bug in System Center Orchestrator 2012 R2. What happened is that basically after installing UR14, we faced several issues with “Query Database” activity like multiple orphaned runbook instances, or that the configuration values of the activity got vanished upon Check-in. Continue reading Orchestrator 2012 R2 bug – SQL activity
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As you may be aware, there has been some malware activities within last few days and your Windows environments could be affected as well. One of the recommendations is to disable SMB v1 protocol and here’s how to do it using Powershell. Continue reading How to disable SMB v1 using Powershell
I knew about this quite some time already, but never had time and apettite to do this change. Finally today I decided to use Powershell v4.0 in my Orchestrator dev environment in order to use all its wonderful features.
Continue reading Using Powershell v4.0 in your Orchestrator environment
So sometimes when developing in Orchestrator you turn on object specific logging in order to debug something. It happend to me many times I forgot to turn it off, and then you forget which runbooks you turned it on for. Here’s a SQL query to execute against Orchestrator’s DB that turns off for all runbooks.
Continue reading SCORCH turn on/off object specific logging
I’ve got another quickie for you. Have you ever wondered how can you find the KMS server within your Active Directory domain? Continue reading Find KMS server within DNS