Generate Unique VM Name

This small runbook is a demonstration on how to use counters and variables and some basic smart link conditions. It also emphasizes one important difference between Opalis and SC Orchestrator (spoiler: cycles are not allowed! More about this on this cool post: http://www.sc-orchestrator.eu/index.php/scoblog/49-cycles-in-pipleline-mode)

The scenario for this runbook: You want to create a VM but you want the name to be auto-generated following some basic naming convention and you want to make sure that is unique. You also might have users manually creating VMs using the same naming conventions so you need to check this carefully. The runbook will look like this:

Unique VM Name

 

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Install SCCM agent with Orchestrator

This might not be a very common scenario, but let’s say you don’t / can’t use Client Push or GPO Deployment. Here is an Orchestrator runbook that automates the “Manual install” option of the SCCM Agent.

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