Standard Activities


Updated: May 13, 2016

Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Orchestrator, System Center 2012 - Orchestrator, System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator

An installation of System Center 2012 - Orchestrator includes a set of standard activities. Using these activities, you can create powerful workflows to automate tasks and processes.

For detailed reference information about each standard activity, see Standard Activities in theRunbook Activity Reference for System Center 2012 - Orchestrator.

Standard activities are organized into categories to help you locate the appropriate activity for the task that you want to perform. The following table shows the categories for standard activities.

Activity collection Description
Email Supports sending email notifications.
File Management Manages file interaction such as copying and moving files.
Monitoring Reacts to system-level events.
Notification Supports other notification types such as Syslog files and pop-up notifications.
Runbook Control Manages how runbook logic behaves.
Scheduling Performs schedule-based activities.
System Runs system commands such as running a program.
Text File Management Manipulates text files.
Utilities Supports working and manipulating data within a workflow.

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