extend the Active Directory Users class for SCSM

Today I needed some additional fields for the Active Directory User class for an SCSM Service Offering. For example, I need the PrimarySmtpAddress, which exists in the AD as mail, but not in the SCSM class. in this post, I will describe, how I did it:

We will need:

  • System Center Service Manager 2012 SP1
  • System Center Orchestrator 2012 SP 1
  • Service Manager Authoring Tool
  • Strong name key file

Open the Service Manager Authoring Tool and click to the menu File New, to create a new Management Pack. Define a unique name for your management packs file name, in this Example: Josh.Test.Library.xml (Library mean’s that we will extend a library class) read more