Orchestrator and Opalis resources

One of the coolest technologies Microsoft acquired is Opalis (Now known as Orchestrator 2012).  I thought I would pass this along, many of these resources are Opalis, but should be applicable to Orchestrator.   I’ll be pass along more resources I’ve found or was provided. 

Blog D’Joy Video Collection

General Videos

· 8-Minute-Demo – Why Opalis

· 8-Minute-Demo – Automated Hyper-V IS Upgrade with OIS and VMM

Opalis Integration Server Installation Video Tutorials

· Opalis Integration Server 6.2.2 – Installation Video Tutorial

· Opalis Integration Server 6.3 – Installation Video Tutorial

· Opalis Integration Server – Operator Console – Installation Video Tutorial

· Opalis Operator Console as a Service

Opalis Integration Server Best Practices

· 8-Minute-Demo – OIS 6.3 – Best Practice Video Shorts – Auditing

· 8-Minute-Demo – OIS 6.3 – Best Practice Video Shorts – Complex Link Logic

· 8-Minute-Demo – OIS 6.3 – Best Practice Video Shorts – Data Mapping

· 8-Minute-Demo – OIS 6.3 – Best Practice Video Shorts – Error Handling

· 8-Minute-Demo – OIS 6.3 – Best Practice Video Shorts – External Interfaces

· 8-Minute-Demo – OIS 6.3 – Best Practice Video Shorts – Global Settings

· 8-Minute-Demo – OIS 6.3 – Best Practice Video Shorts – Junction Object

· 8-Minute-Demo – OIS 6.3 – Best Practice Video Shorts – Looping

· 8-Minute-Demo – OIS 6.3 – Best Practice Video Shorts – Making Everything Dynamic

· 8-Minute-Demo – OIS 6.3 – Best Practice Video Shorts – Multi-Value Data Handling

· 8-Minute-Demo – OIS 6.3 – Best Practice Video Shorts – Naming Conventions and Versioning Policies

· 8-Minute-Demo – OIS 6.3 – Best Practice Video Shorts – Pipeline vs Legacy Mode

· 8-Minute-Demo – OIS 6.3 – Best Practice Video Shorts – Policy Engine Rules

· 8-Minute-Demo – OIS 6.3 – Best Practice Video Shorts – Policy Logging

· 8-Minute-Demo – OIS 6.3 – Best Practice Video Shorts – Policy Promotion

· 8-Minute-Demo – OIS 6.3 – Best Practice Video Shorts – Restartable / Haltable Policies

· 8-Minute-Demo – OIS 6.3 – Best Practice Video Shorts – Securing Policies

Quick Integration Kit Video Tutorials

· QIK Video Tutorial 1 of 3 – QIK CLI

· QIK Video Tutorial 2 of 3 – QIK SDK

· QIK Video Tutorial 3 of 3 – QIK Icons

Other Videos

· Webcast–Using Opalis to perform DR based on an Application State

· Customizing Service Manager and Opalis

Blogs

· Triggering Opalis Workflows Using Complex Schedules

· MS SQL Server Dump / Copy / Load

· Data Manipulation Functions

· Field Mapping

· Global Settings

· Working with XML

· Integrating Scripts into Workflows

· Workflow Control

· Working with SNMP

· Working with Multi-Value Data

· Working with SSH

· Working with Text Files

· Working with Web Services

· Opalis Web Service Example Workflows

· Workflow Design – Branching

· Working with Databases

· Working with Remedy

· Workflows running on Testing Console but not on Action Server?

· Using Opalis to automate Standard Operating Procedures

· Does Opalis have an Integration Pack for ________________?

· Using Opalis to get info from the SCX Cross Platform Agent

· Making Custom Objects & Integration Packs Using PowerShell Scripts

· Opalis 6.3: System Center Service Manager Driven Hyper-V VM Provisioning

· Opalis 6.3: Getting Started with the Service Manager Integration Pack

· Opalis 6.3: Automating Hyper-V Cluster Patching using the Configuration Manager IP (Part 1)

· Opalis 6.3: Automating Hyper-V Cluster Patching using the Configuration Manager IP (Part 2)

· Opalis 6.3: Automating Hyper-V Cluster Patching using the Configuration Manager IP (Part 3)

· Opalis 6.3: CMDB Automation with System Center Service Manager and Opalis

· Opalis 6.3: VM Provisioning with Deep Customization with Opalis and System Center Virtual Machine Manager

· Opalis 6.3: VM Checkpoint Orchestration with Opalis and System Center Virtual Machine Manager

· Opalis 6.3: Checkpoint Cleanup with Opalis and System Center Virtual Machine Manager

· Opalis 6.3 to orchestrate SharePoint 2010

· Opalis 6.3: Running PowerShell scripts on 64-Bit Operating Systems

· Opalis 6.3: What version do I have installed?

· How to monitor for Opalis Integration Server Platform Events

· Opalis 6.3: Incident Escalation using the System Center Service Manager IP

· Opalis 6.3: Opalis System Center Service Manager Integration Pack: Attachments

· Exploring VMM Live Migration as part of a patching workflow

· Test your ability to run remote PowerShell on a computer before you actually do it

· Opalis – Add a User to a Service Manager Review Activity

· MMS BB51 session demo – User Initiated Server Restart

· MMS BB53 session demo – Automated Protection of Resources

· MSIT internal Opalis adoption – Using Opalis to Move Files Across Untrusted Domains

· Handling PowerShell Switch Parameters in QIK CLI Activities

· Evaluating the “Reach” of Our Opalis Infrastructure at Microsoft

· Building Scalable Workflows in Opalis

· Sending Email with PowerShell and the Run.Net Object

· Opalis and the Internal Microsoft Adoption Story (On Demand Webcast)

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