SCSM Change Request Stage from Activity In Progress

February 9, 2015

This solution allows you to create Change Request views indicating the Stage of the current Activity which is In Progress. It includes an extension for the Change Request class and a workflow which updates the Change Request whenever an Activity changes to In Progress.

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Low Disk Space Incident Workflow

August 29, 2012

The local C: partition running out of free space is a very common incident that Service Desk teams have to deal with. In this article, I am going to show you how you can use SCSM together with the SCCM connector to build a workflow which will automatically raise new incidents when the free space on the C: drive on any client computer in your CMDB goes below a certain capacity.

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Authoring Management Packs using the System Center 2012 Visual Studio Authoring Extensions

July 16, 2012

For those of you who often work with management pack XML code, the Visual Studio Authoring Extensions (VSAE) might be a useful solution. The following features are a selection of what VSAE adds to Visual Studio:

  • Management Pack project templates for SCSM and SCOM
  • Support for XML fragments containing different management pack elements
  • True XSD validation with IntelliSense
  • Automatic sealing and MP bundling as part of the build process
  • Automatic deployment of MPs to your management group

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