CHAPTER 7Calling and executing Orchestrator runbooks

In this chapter we will discuss some of the ways to execute your System Center Orchestrator 2012 runbooks. The options for execution include using the Orchestration console, programmatically using the Orchestrator REST application programming interfaces (APIs), and executing runbooks though the System Center Service Manager service catalog.

Orchestration console

The Orchestration console is a web application installed by Orchestrator that allows you to view the real-time status of your Orchestrator environment as well as start and stop runbook jobs. To launch the Orchestration console from a browser's address bar, type http://<computer name>:<port number> where computer name is the name of ...

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