Monthly Archives: November 2014

Azure Subscription Billing Alerts Preview

In preview now, the Azure subscription Alerts feature will let you configure alerts regarding your usage Simple steps to get there. If you don’t have a subscription yet, request a…

SCSM–Determining a user’s e-mail using powershell

Continuing the series on how to survive deploying Service Manager 2012, here’s another script that helped me get through the day without going mad. This one will look for the…

SCSM–Determining a user’s manager using PowerShell

I have been working with SCSM again recently and had to get creative using Orchestrator, since some of the native features of SCSM won’t allow for certain things. One thing…

Safely closing any type of alert in the SCOM Console

More than often, you would like to be able to just close an alert in the SCOM console. Easy, right? And it actually is. But simply closing an alert in…

Stopping specific VMs every night with Azure Automation

As many companies start to use Windows Azure as a development and test environment, the need for cost saving in the subscriptions start to become a real issue. I run…