Provides cmdlets to make authoring of Service Management Automation runbooks in local PowerShell easier.

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Install-Module -Name SMAAuthoringToolkit -RequiredVersion 1.1

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ServiceManagementAutomation SMA


Get-AutomationVariable Get-AutomationPSCredential Set-AutomationVariable Get-SMAAuthoringToolkitLocalAsset Get-SMAAuthoringToolkitConfiguration Install-SMAIseAddOn Uninstall-SMAIseAddOn


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Release Notes

Note: Currently SMAAuthoringToolkit works with System Center 2016 SMA or higher

- You can now designate runbook worker for runbooks from ISE
- New columns added for designated runbook and runbook type

The following bugs have been fixed since V1.0
- Error messages thrown by Start/Stop buttons in Test Job window are inappropriate
- The past draft job shown in Test Job window is not the latest job
- Unicode characters in a runbook get replaced on downloading the runbook

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
1.2 3,081 6/21/2017
1.1 (current version) 1,069 8/25/2016
1.0 516 4/25/2016