MVA: Windows Server 2012: Identity and Access Course

Another course about Windows Server 2012 is available at Microsoft Virtual Academy. This course is titled Windows Server 2012: Identity and Access and consists of technologies as Active Directory, Remote Desktop Services, DirectAccess and Dynamic Access Control:

Remote Desktop Services Module

DirectAccess for Remote Access Module

Dynamic Access Control Module

Full course materials can be found on MVA.

Automate adding AD users to AD groups with SCSM and Orcehsrator

Anders Bengtsson provide us with another guide how to automate the task of adding user to a group with Service Manager and Orchestrator. This is achieved again trough Request Offering with approval in SCSM and a couple of activities in Orchestrator. Read the full article here.

Several Sessions for Windows Server 2012

Below are some interesting sessions about Windows Server 2012. Keep in mind they are mostly overview of the capabilities of the new server version:

Add User to Group Automated Request Offering Walkthrough

Another great blog post from SCSM Team blog. Read the complete guide here.

Several Integrations Packs for System Center Orchestrator released to RTM

Here are the final versions of the the following IPs:

System Center Integration Pack for HP iLO and OA

System Center Integration Pack for VMware vSphere

System Center Integration Pack for HP Service Manager

System Center Integration Pack for Active Directory

System Center Integration Pack for HP Operations Manager

System Center Integration Pack for IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus