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  • Blog Post: WMUG Presents SquaredUp Event Recording

    Back in November, I hosted a virtual event for SquaredUp to present their product. This event was recorded, and you can view it here (Please visit the site to view this file) I recommend taking a look at this as SquaredUp does make consuming OpsMgr data far easier and also helps with certain admin...
  • Blog Post: ACS Noise Filter Guide

    Recently on the TechNet forums, someone asked a question about a guide on ACS noise filtering. I remembered instantly that there used to be a nice guide available from SecureVantage, but on checking it seems like it is no longer available (well, I couldn’t find it). So, I checked my PC and managed...
  • Blog Post: SC12 Operations Manager–Change Primary MS for Gateway Server

    In System Center 2012 – Operations Manager the PowerShell cmdlets have changed since 2007 R2, therefore so have the commands to change the primary management server for a gateway server. As I had to change the primary MS for a gateway a couple of days ago, I thought I would share the new command, and...
  • Blog Post: WMUG Presents SquaredUp

    Hi All, This Thursday (1st November) WMUG is proud to be hosting a virtual event with SquaredUp. Squared Up is all about simplifying IT monitoring using SCOM, with a flexible new web interface that gives you fast access to SCOM, making it easy to deliver intuitive dashboards, visualise data and...
  • Blog Post: System Center Operations Manager Support for Windows Server 2012

    Yesterday, Microsoft put out a blog post to clarify the supportability for Windows Server 2012 in System Center Operations Manager. As you will see below, the statement covers both the support for monitoring WS2012 as well as running Operations Manager components on WS2012. The biggest thing for me in...
  • Blog Post: Passing Data Items to Recovery Actions

    I was tasked the other day with creating a recovery action on a monitor, which in itself is not complicated, however I needed to use a data item from the monitor workflow in the recovery. On searching, I found very little documentation about how to achieve this, but I did find a helpful example Diagnostic...
  • Blog Post: Windows Service Monitoring During Specific Hours

    If you ever wanted to monitor Windows services, but only during business hours, then this is the post for you. I have put together an example MP that contains a new monitor type that includes a Schedule Filter so you can specify when the monitor should or shouldn’t run. The new monitor type is fundamentally...
  • Blog Post: Making OpsMgr Dashboards More Dynamic…

    Yesterday, Brian Wren at Microsoft released a sample widget for OpsMgr 2012 dashboards, which shows how you can make dashboards much more dynamic and displays some of the dashboard functionality I would have liked to have seen out of the box. The screenshot below displays the sample dashboard, and...
  • Blog Post: OpsMgr 2012 Authoring - The Wait Is Over...

    The wait for the new System Center 2012 - Operations Manager authoring tools is over!!! Brian Wren has announced on his blog that both the Visio Management Pack Designer and Visual Studio Authoring Extensions are available now from the Microsoft Download Center. Visio Management Pack Designer download...
  • Blog Post: SC 2012 Operations Manager – X-Plat Permissions & sudo

    Within SC2012 Operations Manager it is now possible to use sudo elevation for agent push, upgrades etc, and for RunAs accounts.  With this addition though, you will probably get more questions for the your UNIX/Linux admins about configuring the accounts to perform monitoring and agent tasks with...