Links and Books on Opalis 6.3 (and some System Center Orchestrator 2012)

NB! Bookmark this post, it will be updated once in a while, when I find new interesting stuff, during my teaching and consulting of Opalis

Opalis 6.3 TechNET Documentation

Integration Packs:

Quest IP: contains 3 objects which are FTP, Telnet and HTTP.

Opalis Community Releases

PowerShell IP

Kelverion (OpConsole Auto Installer):

Integration Pack for Text Manipulation

Integration Pack for MSSQL Tasks

Integration Pack for Windows Tasks

(Codeplex projects = no microsoft support)

Opalis Scheduled Tasks Integration Pack

(CodePlex = no support)

What’s inside an OIP?


OpConsole Installer Utility:

Policy Examples:

Using Opalis to automate the gathering of Dell Warranty information and update Service Manager with it

Opalis Web Service Example Workflows

Workflow examples:

Building scalable workflows

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


Opalis Help Files & Documentation – All in One Place! – Err, Part 1 – Platform

Opalis Help Files & Documentation – All in One Place! –

Workflow video tutorials:

Deploy OPSMGR agent to untrusted zones with Opalis

Trouble Shooting:

Marcus Oh’s guide to Opalis Troubleshooting


Opalis 6.3 – Unleashed

Orchestrator Info/Blog:

All the links for Orchestrator Beta:

SCOrch: System Center Orchestrator blog

Quest Management Xtensions Blog

By | 2011-06-23T13:40:23+00:00 June 23rd, 2011|Automation|2 Comments

About the Author:

Jakob Gottlieb Svendsen

Twitter: @JakobGSvendsen

Jakob Gottlieb Svendsen is a Microsoft Cloud and Data Center Management MVP (, Working as Global Lead Developer, Senior Consultant and Trainer at CTGlobal, where he is one of the driving forces in keeping CTGlobal a System Center Gold Partner and member of the System Center Alliance.

Since he started at Coretech in 2007, he has focused on Scripting and Development, primarily developing tools, extensions and scripts for the System Center Suite. His main area is Automation (including OMS/Azure Automation, Service Management Automation, PowerShell and Orchestrator). Another area is Windows Azure Pack / Azure Stack, where he does implementation, development, workshops and presentations. He is a world-wide renowned voice in the Automation field.

He is passionately devoted to the community, to which he contributes by being a moderator at TechNet and sharing his knowledge at

  • Co-founder: PowerShell User Group Denmark
  • Speaker at MMS 2016, Minneapolis (
  • SCU Europe 2014, 2015, 2016 (
  • Microsoft TechEd North America 2014, Houston
  • NIC 2012,2013,2014,2015, Oslo (
  • Microsoft CampusDays 2011, 2013, Copenhagen
  • Microsoft TechDays 2015, Sweden (
  • Microsoft Partner Event: New in SC2012 SP1
  • User group meetings (PSUG.DK , SCUG.DK/BE/NO, AZMUG + more)
  • Microsoft Certified Trainer.
  • Microsoft Scripting Guys Forum Moderator

Main working areas:

  • Automation (Azure Automation, SMA, SCO)
  • Windows Azure Pack / Azure Stack
  • System CenterVisual Studio Team Services / Team Foundation Server
  • Development:C#.Net, VB.NET, VBScript, PowerShell, Service Manager, OpsMgr, ConfigMgr
  • Orchestrator
  • Windows Azure Pack / Azure Stack


  • Azure Automation
  • Service Management Automation
  • System Center Orchestrator
  • PowerShell, VBScript, C#.Net, VB.Net
  • Windows Azure Pack / Azure Stack Development Workshops


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