The Runbook Designer is used to author and test Orchestrator runbooks. Learn how to deploy the Runbook Designer and how to manage runbooks.
- [Voiceover] In this video, I'll talk about the…Orchestrator Runbook Designer in System Center 2016.…Specifically, we'll do an overview of the Runbook Designer.…The Runbook Designer is used to manage runbooks…and the activities within them.…So using the tool, we can create runbooks,…modify runbooks, and delete runbooks.…The Runbook Tester is also built into the designer tool.…Every now and then you'll get runbooks…that are much larger and more complex in terms…of the number of activities and the interaction…between them within the runbook.…
And so it can be helpful to test them…as we're building them.…However, when we test a runbook,…we are still actually executing it.…It's not running in a simulation.…So therefore, if our runbook actually,…for instance, deletes data, when we test it,…it is actually deleting that data.…Another good benefit of the designer tester is that…we can step through our runbook by setting breakpoints.…So essentially, it's a debugger…that we would use for more complex runbooks.…Pictured on the screen, we can see that when we use…
This course teaches administrators how to automate the monitoring and deployment of data center resources using Orchestrator 2016. Instructor Daniel Lachance begins with a discussion of Orchestrator components and interactions, and walks through the installation of an Orchestrator environment. Then he explores Runbook Designer, the tool for creating various automation solutions related to file management, user onboarding, and more. Follow along and learn how to create your own runbooks with this integral tool, and optimize and reduce your workload.
- Understanding the Orchestrator architecture: from database to console
- Planning an Orchestrator deployment
- Verifying the installation
- Exploring Runbook Designer
- Creating runbooks
Skill Level Beginner
1. Orchestrator Architecture
2. Orchestrator Installation
3. Orchestrator Runbook Designer
4. Runbook Design
5. Runbook Creation
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