Representational State Transfer (REST) Integration Pack Guide for Orchestrator in System Center 2012 SP1

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

The integration pack for Representational State Transfer (REST) is an add-on for Orchestrator in System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1) that enables you to create activities within runbooks that make requests to REST web services to get data or perform functions.

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System Requirements

The integration pack for REST requires that the following software is installed and configured before implementing the integration. For more information about installing and configuring Orchestrator, refer to the respective product documentation.

  • Orchestrator in System Center 2012 SP1


Depending on the communication protocol used, data that is passed to 3rd party systems could be intercepted from the wire and tampered with; for example, when the protocol between the Policy Module and the 3rd party product is HTTP. The user is responsible for choosing a secure protocol, such as HTTPS, for all data transmissions between Orchestrator and any other product.

Downloading the Integration Pack

To download this integration pack, see System Center Integration Packs.

Registering and Deploying the Integration Pack

After you download the integration pack file, you must register it with the Orchestrator management server and then deploy it to runbook servers and installed Runbook Designers. For the procedures on installing integration packs, see How To Install an Integration Pack.