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Exporting Saved Searches from your OMS workspaces

I have been studying OMS for a while now and although there is gradually more and more content about it, here’s another piece of code that can help you with…

Overcast.info

  Recently I have decided to show my blog a little more as a brand than my actual name. I have then created a new domain and a new twitter…

Operations Manager 2016 TP 3–What is new

Recently Microsoft made System Center 2016 TP3 available along with Windows Server 2016 preview as well. This post will evaluate the experience and what changed in TP3. Let’s start by…

Azure Site Recover–Part I : Planning

Azure Site Recovery is the Microsoft Cloud Solution for disaster recovery. It can have multiple flavors, like On-Prem to On-Prem, On-Prem to Azure or VMWare/Physical to Azure. Each one will…

Testing SCOM 2016 Technical Preview 2

The Technical Preview 2 for System Center Operations Manager (2016) is out. Differently from TP1, which had absolutely nothing different from 2012 R2, this one is supposed to have a…

SCOM 2012 R2 Update Rollup 6 and my experience installing it

What is new: The “Remove-DisabledClassInstance” Windows PowerShell command times out without completing Duplicate closed alerts Topology widget objects lose location when they are opened in a console that has a…

SCSM Dashboard

Since Service Manager lacks a native capability to create dashboards, like OpsMgr does, one often uses the Data Warehouse capabilities to provide relatively recent information, mainly to manager and director…

A Simple File Share monitoring MP

Recently had a request to implement a simple solution to monitor a path in the network. There are some MPs around, but we had issues with them, so, we needed…

Setting up an Extended Description field with user input

A while ago, I have blogged on how to leverage the userinput stored (tipycally) in a Service Request from Orchestrator, to avoid too many class customizations. Very often, customers want…

Azure Operational Insights–Quick Starting guide

Or…what happened when I’ve tried. I had an on setup of SC Advisor, which I had attached to OpsInsight automatically. However, that revealed to a be a bit confusing and…