SCSM – Deleting Individual Items

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When using System Center Service Manager (SCSM) you can sometimes end up with Incidents, Change Management items or Service Requests that need to be deleted individually. You an carry this out by using a combination of SMLets and PowerShell. INSTRUCTIONS The first thing you will need to do is to download and install SMLets on your … Read more

SCORCH runbooks not showing in SCCM or SCSM

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When you create a new System Center Orchestrator Runbook and you have checked it in ready to use, you may not see it in systems that will want to use it, like Configuration Manager, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit or Service Manager. This is due to authorisation cache not updating and as so, not showing the newly … Read more

System Center Service Manager Data Warehouse Analysis Services installation error


If you are trying to install System Center Service Manager Data Warehouse then you may run into an issue on the Configure Analysis Services for OLAP cubes wizard page where it states that The server is not available: We ran into this issue a while ago and we checked everything that we could find on … Read more

System Center Orchestrator – SQL Query to show log file data

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If you are using System Center Orchestrator (SCORCH)  Runbooks then you may have run into issues where the database is increasing in size due to the large amount of log files being created. This typically occurs when monitoring event logs on servers amongst some other runbook options in SCORCH. If you want to check how … Read more

SCSM – How to generate a strong name signature key file to seal a Management Pack

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If you are using System Center Service Manager and creating custom management packs then you will want to seal them with a strong name signature. To do this, you will need to first of all generate the key file to allow you to use it when sealing your management pack. You need to use the … Read more