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

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff630946.aspx

Integration Packs:

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

http://blogs.inside.quest.com/management-extensions/opalis/

Opalis Community Releases

http://opalis.codeplex.com/

PowerShell IP

http://blogs.technet.com/b/systemcenter/archive/2011/05/05/opalis-integration-pack-for-powershell.aspx

Kelverion (OpConsole Auto Installer):

http://www.kelverion.com/download-menu/

Integration Pack for Text Manipulation

Integration Pack for MSSQL Tasks

Integration Pack for Windows Tasks

(Codeplex projects = no microsoft support)

http://blogs.technet.com/b/charlesjoy/archive/2011/01/18/codeplextravaganza.aspx

Opalis Scheduled Tasks Integration Pack

(CodePlex = no support)
http://opalisscheduledtasks.codeplex.com/

What's inside an OIP?

http://scug.be/blogs/opalis/archive/2011/01/15/what-s-inside-an-oip.aspx

Installation:

OpConsole Installer Utility:

http://www.kelverion.com/news/2011/1/26/kelverion-configuration-utility-for-opconsole-released.html

Policy Examples:

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

http://systemscentre.blogspot.com/2011/02/using-opalis-to-automate-gathering-of.html

Opalis Web Service Example Workflows

http://blogs.technet.com/b/opalis/archive/2010/05/06/opalis-web-service-example-workflows.aspx

Workflow examples:

http://blogs.technet.com/b/opalis/archive/2010/05/07/workflow-authoring-examples-and-samples.aspx

Building scalable workflows

http://blogs.technet.com/b/jbritt/archive/2011/06/11/building-scalable-workflows-in-opalis.aspx

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

http://blogs.technet.com/b/opalis/archive/2010/11/29/opalis-6-3-running-powershell-scripts-on-64-bit-operating-systems.aspx

Documentation:

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

http://blogs.technet.com/b/charlesjoy/archive/2010/10/06/opalis-help-files-amp-documentation-all-in-one-place-err-part-1-platform.aspx

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

http://blogs.technet.com/b/charlesjoy/archive/2010/10/06/opalis-help-files-amp-documentation-all-in-one-place-part-2-integration-packs.aspx

Workflow video tutorials:

http://blogs.technet.com/b/charlesjoy/archive/2011/06/13/ois-6-3-advanced-workflow-amp-best-practice-video-tutorial.aspx

Deploy OPSMGR agent to untrusted zones with Opalis

http://contoso.se/blog/?p=2054

Trouble Shooting:

Marcus Oh’s guide to Opalis Troubleshooting

http://marcusoh.blogspot.com/2011/01/opalis-guidance-on-troubleshooting.html

Books

Opalis 6.3 – Unleashed

http://www.amazon.com/dp/0672335611

Orchestrator Info/Blog:

All the links for Orchestrator Beta:

http://blogs.technet.com/b/systemcenter/archive/2011/06/17/orchestrator-2012-beta-all-the-useful-links.aspx

SCOrch: System Center Orchestrator blog

http://blogs.technet.com/b/scorch/

Quest Management Xtensions Blog

http://blogs.inside.quest.com/management-extensions/