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Microsoft System Center 2016 Service Manager Cookbook - Second Edition by Dieter Casser, Steve Buchanan, Steve Beaumont, Andreas Baumgarten, Anders Asp

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Filling in all related Activity Descriptions with Descriptions from parent Change Requests

It could be very helpful to have the description of the parent Change Request in every related Activity (especially the Review and Manual Activities).

One use where this can be helpful is the notification of Reviewers and Implementers by mail with the details in the Change Record description.

To solve this requirement a PowerShell script can be used to write the content of the Description filed of a parent Change Record in every Description field of a related Activity.

Getting ready

A Change Request must be submitted in SCSM 2016 before we start. The required steps to create a Change Request are described in the recipe Working with Change Requests and Release ...

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