Authors

Christopher Mank

Christopher Mank

Christopher is a Systems Architect with Concurrency and a Cloud and Datacenter MVP. He has worked on many different IT projects ranging in size and across multiple industries. He has a strong background in both Infrastructure and .NET development and specializes in System Center, SQL, PowerShell, Azure, Visual Studio Team Services, and DevOps.

Contributions by Christopher Mank

Microsoft Service Manager and CMDB [Podcast]

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Best Practice for the Service Manager DisplayName Property

One of the many features that puts Service Manager (SCSM) leaps and bounds above its competitors is its extensibility.  In conjunction with the Service Manager Authoring Tool, you can create your own...

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How to Clear Orphaned Orchestrator Runbook Instances

When working with Orchestrator Runbooks, you have the ability to configure Monitor Runbooks.  As opposed to Runbooks that are run on demand or called from a parent Runbook, Monitor Runbooks are const...

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Using Here-Strings in an Orchestrator PowerShell Script

On top of all of the out-of-box integration with all of the other products in the System Center suite, Orchestrator allows another level of integration by allowing you to write custom PowerShell (PS)...

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