If you follow my blog, you might have noticed that I recently started to post about SCSM. We just finished to migrate to a new SCSM environment in Azure (Iaas) while using Cireson Portal as a front end.
Of course of lot of the automation part is handled by SCORCH in the background which rely on a lot of PowerShell :-) (We don’t use SMA yet, but I will soon look into it)
Anyway I just wanted to post a quick article on how to configure SMlets on a workstation to be able to query SCSM.
First, if you don't have the SCSM console installed locally, you'll need to install the SDK Download: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/desktop/bg162891.aspx
Make sure to select only the feature: .NET Framework 4.5.1 during the installation
Browse to one of the following locations:
And copy the following files to the C:\Windows\Assembly directory Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Core.dll Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.ServiceManager.dll
You can use the following command (make sure to run powershell as admin)
Get-ChildItem *core*, *service* | Copy-Item -dest C:\Windows\assembly
Download and Install the SMlets module from the following link: https://smlets.codeplex.com/
Once installed, Edit the following file (make sure you do Run As Admin) C:\Program Files\Common Files\SMLets\Smlets.psm1
Comment the line 46 and add the following line
$GLOBAL:smdefaultcomputer = "SCSM_SERVER_FQDN"
Finally we can test to use the SMlets module
# Import the SMlets Module Import-Module -Name SMLets # Query an Incident ticket Get-SCSMObject -Class (Get-SCSMClass -Name System.WorkItem.Incident$) -filter "DisplayName -like 'IR31437*'"