System Center 2012 Orchestrator Integration Pack for VMware vSphere and IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus RC

System Center 2012 Orchestrator Integration Pack for VMware vSphere Beta is an add-on for System Center 2012 Orchestrator that enables you to connect System Center Orchestrator to your VMware vSphere server to automate actions in VMware vSphere to enable full management of the virtualized computing infrastructure."The Integration Pack enables you to connect System Center Orchestrator […]

System Center 2012 Orchestrator Integration Pack for VMware vSphere Beta is an add-on for System Center 2012 Orchestrator that enables you to connect System Center Orchestrator to your VMware vSphere server to automate actions in VMware vSphere to enable full management of the virtualized computing infrastructure.

"The Integration Pack enables you to connect System Center Orchestrator to your VMware vSphere server to automate actions in VMware vSphere to enable full management of the virtualized computing infrastructure," Microsoft stated.

Feature Summary

The Integration Pack includes the following activities:

  • Add Network Adapter
  • Add VM Disk
  • Clone Linux VM
  • Clone Windows VM
  • Create VM
  • Customize VM
  • Delete VM
  • Get Cluster Properties
  • Get Datastore Capacity
  • Get Hosts
  • Get Resource Pool Runtime Info
  • Get Resource Pools
  • Get VM List
  • Get VM Properties
  • Get VM Status
  • Migrate VM
  • Move VM
  • Reconfigure VM
  • Reset VM
  • Revert VM Snapshot
  • Set Guest Info Variables
  • Set VM CD/DVD to ISO Image
  • Set VM Networks
  • Start VM
  • Stop VM
  • Suspend VM
  • Take VM Snapshot
  • Maintenance Mode
  • Get Host Properties
  • Get Host Datastores

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This integration pack includes the following features:

  • The Get Hosts activity now returns, in the published data, the state of the Host in the cluster, such as running or maintenance mode.
  • The Clone VM activity now does not show the datastore or hosts in object's subscription list which aren't available. Previously all datastores / hosts were returned, now only the available ones are returned.
  • New timeout field added to the options menu for all VMware vSphere activities. If no value is given, this will default to 100 seconds.
  • Support added for ESX 4.1 and as a result adding support for Windows 7 Guest Operating Systems as well as other operating systems, as below:
    • The 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows 7
    • The 64-bit edition of Windows Server 2008 R2
    • The 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows

System Center 2012 Orchestrator Integration Pack for IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus RC is an add-on for System Center 2012 Orchestrator that enables you to automate actions in response to alerts that are raised within IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus.

"The Integration Pack enables you to automate actions in response to alerts that are raised within IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus," the software company said.

Feature Summary

The Integration Pack includes the following activities:

  • Create Alert
  • Delete Alert
  • Get Alerts
  • Monitor Alert
  • Update Alert
This integration pack includes the following features:
  • Activities now support connection to IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus v7.3
  • All activities now can connect to the Netcool Object Server using SSL Connection.
  • All components now use the same logging framework, so there is no need to for java specific logging information.
  • All activities will now publish UTC fields in 2 formats, namely original long timestamp ('1269986359'), and converted to OIS standard format. (M/d/yyyy h:m:s tt)

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