vRealize Automation includes custom properties that you can use to provide additional controls for SCCM blueprints.

Certain custom properties are required to use with SCCM blueprints.

Table 1. Required Custom Properties for SCCM Blueprints

Custom Property

Description

Image.ISO.Location

Values for this property are case sensitive. Specifies the location of the ISO image from which to boot, for example http://192.168.2.100/site2/winpe.iso. The format of this value depends on your platform. For details, see documentation provided for your platform. This property is required for WIM-based provisioning, Linux Kickstart and autoYaST provisioning, and SCCM-based provisioning.

Image.ISO.Name

Values for this property are case sensitive. Specifies the name of the ISO image from which to boot, for example /ISO/Microsoft/WinPE.iso. The format of this value depends on your platform. For details, see documentation provided for your platform. This property is required for WIM-based provisioning, Linux Kickstart and autoYaST provisioning, and SCCM-based provisioning.

Image.ISO.UserName

Specifies the user name to access the CIFS share in the format username@domain. For Dell iDRAC integrations where the image is located on a CIFS share that requires authentication to access.

Image.ISO.Password

Specifies the password associated with the Image.ISO.UserName property. For Dell iDRAC integrations where the image is located on a CIFS share that requires authentication to access.

SCCM.Collection.Name

Specifies the name of the SCCM collection that contains the operating system deployment task sequence.

SCCM.Server.Name

Specifies the fully qualified domain name of the SCCM server on which the collection resides, for example lab-sccm.lab.local.

SCCM.Server.SiteCode

Specifies the site code of the SCCM server.

SCCM.Server.UserName

Specifies a user name with administrator-level access to the SCCM server.

SCCM.Server.Password

Specifies the password associated with the SCCM.Server.UserName property.

Certain custom properties are used most often with SCCM blueprints.

Table 2. Common Custom Properties for SCCM Blueprints

Custom Property

Description

SCCM.CustomVariable.Name

Specifies the value of a custom variable, where Name is the name of any custom variable to be made available to the SCCM task sequence after the provisioned machine is registered with the SCCM collection. The value is determined by your choice of custom variable. If your integration requires it, you can use SCCM.RemoveCustomVariablePrefix to remove the SCCM.CustomVariable. prefix from your custom variable.

SCCM.RemoveCustomVariablePrefix

Set to true to remove the prefix SCCM.CustomVariable. from SCCM custom variables you created by using the custom property SCCM.CustomVariable.Name.