Kåre Rude Andersen
Jakob Gottlieb Svendsen
Kåre Rude Andersen
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Jakob Gottlieb Svendsen
Enhanced Sync-VSTSGit runbook that support Pull Requests
My colleague Andreas and me was preparing demos for our Azure Automation – Advanced runbook design session at Experts Live EU More info on the session hereUse thís runbook to support automatic synchronization from visual studio git repositories! (See the session recording for WHY!)It is based on the script provided by MSFT at https://github.com/azureautomation/runbooks/blob/master/Utility/ARM/Sync-VSTS.ps1We will [...]
Azure Automation Runbook Template 1.0
This is a base runbook template developed by CT Global. This version was first presented at Experts Live EU 2017. [crayon-599ece1272254711554900/]
Watch out when using $PSModuleAutoLoadingPreference = “none” in a PS Remote Session in Windows Server 2016
Recently I discovered a change in the default behavior of PSRemoting Sessions in Windows Server 2012 R2 vs. Server 2016. I was migrating a script from 2012R2 to 2016 and surprisingly, I got this error: The term ‘Get-Date’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check […]
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Azure Function to enable Microsoft Graph API webhook subscriptions to Azure Automation webhooks
Azure Functions is a great new, cheap and easy way to publish simple web services. Functions can be written in multiple languages such as C#, PowerShell or even Batch! You can read more about them here: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/functions/ This Azure Function is based on PowerShell and I have used it in multiple session on conferences such […]
OMS Automation: How to handle OMS Alert result data in a runbook
Currently we are doing Demos upon demos, POC upon POC of OMS. Everybody seems keen to get into to it! One of the function of OMS Log Search is Alerts. These alerts can be setup to trigger a runbook in Automation when the alerts trigger. Here is a simple template to use for getting the […]
Azure Stack: Azure Stack TP1 POC download is available!
The Azure Stack POC is up and running again. With a new updates to make installation easier If you haven’t tried it yet! Get started! https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/overview/azure-stack/try/ Read much more in the documentation (you can even help contribute since the docs are open source!) https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/azure-stack-overview/
Azure Stack – PowerShell: VM Admin GUI Tool – Beta 1
Welcome to my first Azure Stack blog. Recently I have been exploring the Azure Stack POC TP1 which is available for everyone at https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/overview/azure-stack/ So far I am very impressed, of cause always bear in mind that this is the first technical preview POC. Today I made a small tool for helping me to have […]
Azure PowerShell: How to assign access to a subscription using PowerShell (RBAC)
I had this question from a customer recently, and when I searched the net I wouldn’t find any specific examples. This example assigns a user as a Contributor to the subscription. When you assign roles to resources, all you need is the URL for the resource and provide it to this cmdlet. Here you go: […]
Azure Automation / SCOM: Triggering a runbook as a Recovery task using Webhooks
If you havent heard about it, the future of automation is here! In the form of “Azure Automation”. also known as “OMS Automation” when it is part of the Operational Management Suite (OMS). This cloud service can control our automation, just as System center Orchestrator has done for years. It works in a very […]
Azure Automation: Setting “Run As” Account on Hybrid Worker Groups!
I just want to post a little new feature I found a couple of days ago as a small NYE treat! It is now possible to set a “global” Run As account on a hybrid worker group! This feature removes any difference between SMA and AA Hybrid Workers, meaning that you can transfer any runbooks […]
December 1st: Azure Automation: Triggering a webhook from a SharePoint workflow using Out-of-the-box Activities
Welcome to this year Coretech December Calendar! Today is the 1st of december and we have a great little christmas treat for you! This is the first post in a series of posts, published every day in December. Today’s subject is Triggering Webhooks from SharePoint! One of the great new features in Azure Automation is […]
Azure automation: Start-AutomationRunbook – New simple way to start runbook jobs from within a runbook!
Microsoft has just released a new cmdlet in the realm of Azure automation. Start-AutomationRunbook The cmdlet is designed to start runbook jobs in the same account as the current running runbook, without having to define any endpoints/credentials/etc. Syntax is: Start-AutomationRunbook [-Name] <string> [-Parameters <IDictionary>] [-RunOn <string>] [<CommonParameters>] How to start a runbook: Start-AutomationRunbook – Name […]
Videos from System Center Universe Europe 2015 Online! Watch my 3 session here!
Azure Automation Introduction SCUE15 – Azure Automation Introduction from itnetX AG on Vimeo. Azure Automation Deep Dive SCUE15 – Azure Automation Deep Dive from itnetX AG on Vimeo. Get runbooks from the AA sessions here: http://blog.coretech.dk/jgs/azure-automation-samples-from-sessions/ Service Management Automation – Automating System Center SCUE15 – Automating System Center from itnetX AG on Vimeo. Here […]
Tech Days.se 2015 – SCO & SCSM–Lessons learned from the real world–Slides, Examples, Tools, Template / How to use runbook template
Thanks for being a great audience! and for so many showing up! As promised I have uploaded the runbooks and management packs I demonstrated in the session including my SCO Template for runbooks Content Examples Tools Runbook Template Slides Download here: Links: Best practices book: https://t.co/pOHfdmSJra Coretech MP Transfer tool http://blog.coretech.dk/jgs/scsm-sco-management-pack-transfer-tool-beta-3-freeware/ SCSM Extension Integraiton Pack […]
Azure Automation: Script for downloading and preparing AzureRM modules for Azure Automation!
a few days ago the new AzureRM PowerShell modules was released! This time, instead of releasing one module, they have decided to split the different parts of the modules into separate modules! This is not a problem for Azure Automation, but it seems that the new structure inside the modules are not supported (Yet at […]
Azure Automation: Using Webhooks Part 1 – Input data
One of the recently added features, Webhooks, enables you to trigger/execute a runbook from other cloud services / scripts / etc. The great advantages of webhooks is: Easy to trigger runbooks Does not require authentication uses a standard HTTP Post You can submit a header and body when posting to the webhook, containing input […]
Azure Automation: New Features announced!
Today at the PowerShell summit in Stockholm, Joe Levy and Anatoli Beliaev of Microsoft announced a bunch of new features that is publicly available in Azure Automation! Unfortunately I was not able to be there in person, but luckily multiple people tweeted about this stuff! (Thanks @vNiklas + @skillriver + more!! ) Some of the […]
Azure Automation – Samples from Sessions
Hey everyone! Last week at I speaking at System center Universe europe 2015, this week a Danish PowerShell user group event! I have collected all my runbooks and scripts in a zip and uploaded it here:
Service Manager & Orchestrator – Management Pack Transfer Tool by Coretech Beta 4 is OUT!
Beta 4 has been uploaded. a bug was fixed: In some cases not all runbooks in the MP was found. Fixed the issue. Unfortunately there was a problem with the source code, which meant having to re-do the fixes from beta 2 and 3. Please report back if there is any problems! thanks! see changelog […]
SCSM 2012: New version of SMLets released (BETA 5)
today a new version of SMLets was released. Here is the info from codeplex: RELEASE NOTES Some small improvements for SMLets New cmdlets: Get-SCSMClassProperty Improved cmdlets: The -ThreeLetterWindowsLanguageName parameter. You can run each command with different language decimal property type supported for any update operations InternalId property for all EnterpriseManagementObject objects (return the Guid-like Id […]
Azure Automation DSC: How to register and use Azure Automation DSC
One of the new features of Azure Automation is still somewhat hidden. It needs to be enabled before you see it in the GUI This blog post gives a quick overview of what is needed to use it. Step 1: Enable the extension in your Azure Account #Add & Select Account Add-AzureAccount Switch-AzureMode -Name […]
PowerShell: LEAP Motion PowerShell Lottery Script @ Danish PowerShell User Group
In our geek club aka The Danish PowerShell user group, we always do a lottery in the end, for books or similar. To draw the correct winner we have been using a script that I have developed. I have for a long time, promised to release the script so that other user groups or other […]
Windows Azure Pack / SMA: How to fix when some VM Clouds Automation Triggers does not work
In WAP VM Clouds provider, we are able to set trigger on different actions. Yesterday, in a new test environment, I had a problem that some of them would not trigger. When I tested Subscription trigger, it worked fine, but none of the others worked. Luckily I asked my MVP network for help, […]
Azure Automation: Using Azure Scheduler to trigger a runbook via Runbook Webhooks
One of the great new features of Azure Automation is the Web hooks, which can be added to runbooks. A web hook is a way for an external system to trigger the runbook with specific input values. Yuo can read more about how to trigger web hooks here: http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/automation-webhooks/ This article describes how easy […]
Azure Automation: New features including graphical designer and Hybrid Workers goes live!
Today at Ignite, Microsoft announced the next version of the portal for Azure Automation. This portal is part of the new Azure Portal, and you can try it out right away!! It has some great features in the interface and It enables proper Hybrid Cloud Automation! Execute Azure Automation runbook on-premise and trigger them from on-prem […]
Help shape the future of Microsoft Automation/Orchestrator!
The Microsoft engineering team that creates Azure Automation, Service Management Automation, and System Center Orchestrator is asking for us customers to help them shape the future of Automation. Today we run most automation on premise, but in the future this might be a cloud service like Office 365. It all depends on the inputs from […]
Microsoft MVP Roadshow 2015 Copenhagen – Slides & Runbooks
As promised here is my slides from yesterdays MVP Roadshow in copenhagen! Will update this next week after the event in Århus! if you are not signed up, You can still make it! http://blogs.technet.com/b/rasmush/archive/2015/03/02/mvp-roadshow-2015.aspx Slides: Download from here: http://www.slideshare.net/JakobGottliebSvendse/automating-system-center-2012-r2-mvp-roadshow-cph-2015 (first time i use slideshare, please comment if it is not a good […]
NIC 2015 Recording Online: Service Management Automation – Introduction
The recordings from NIC 2015 is online on youtube!. Thanks NIC! System Center – Service Management Automation – Introduction There is a new form of Automation in the Microsoft world! Service Management Automation is part of System Center Orchestrator 2012 R2 and is built on PowerShell! Get introduced, get an overview and learn how […]
NIC 2015 Recording Online: Service Management Automation – Automating System Center 2012 R2
The recordings from NIC 2015 is online on youtube!. Thanks NIC! System Center – Service Management Automation – Automating System Center 2012 R2 Already PowerShell Scripter? Already worked with SMA? Or are you just interested in some more advanced examples of runbooks? These examples include monitors, connectors and more in demos focused on System […]