OMS Automation Part 2 – Create a Custom Azure Automation Runbook to Execute Against OpsMgr On-Premises

In part 1 of the OMS Automation series I reviewed how to configure the Hybrid Runbook Worker to run Azure Automation against on-premises servers, specifically OpsMgr (here).  Additionally, we covered how to import and configure an existing Azure Automation integration module on the Hybrid Worker agent and in Azure Automation, and then demonstrated how to execute a workflow using the module.  In part 2 of the series, I will dig a little deeper and demonstrate how to create a custom Azure Automation Runbook and execute the workflow against OpsMgr on-premises using the native OpsMgr PowerShell cmdlets.  Let’s get started!

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OMS Automation Part 1 – Execute Azure Automation Runbooks Against OpsMgr On-Premises

I was recently tasked with integrating OpsMgr and OMS, in addition to configuring the Automation solution and POC a OpsMgr automation task for a customer. During my adventures locating documentation on the various configuration steps to get everything integrated and working properly, I found that there really is not much “how to” documentation available out there in regards to utilizing the Hybrid Runbook Worker to execute automation against OpsMgr on-premises. SO…sounds like a good opportunity for a blog!

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