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SCOM VSAE Authoring–Part 1: VSAE

Let’s start by taking a look at a few important areas of VS Studio in regards of MP Authoring. Remember that is is not a VS training. There is probably…

SCOM/SCSM Alert Integration Tips–Part I

I have recently worked on a project for a customer where SCOM was supposed to send alerts over to Service Manager only under certain circumstances. Here a similar scenario: There…

Re-Activating Resolved Incidents from the Portal

A common place in helpdesk implementations of System Center Service Manager is the need to Re-Activate a resolved incident. Once closed, you should not re-open it, as by the ITIL…

Windows 2012 Task Scheduler (simple) Management Pack

Fellow System Center compatriots, I have developed a small little pet project and would like to share with all of you. I have recently configured one of the free Windows…

Quick SCSM Tip: Listing unassigned Incidents wait time with PowerShell

If you don’t feel like setting up an SLA with Service Manager and just want to see for how long you incidents are waiting to get somebody assigned to, use…

SCSM 2012 R2 Authoring Tool–First Impressions

Just checked out and there is a new Authoring tool for SCSM 2012 R2. I’m kinda curious about possible improvements. First thing that caught my attention was the size of…

MVP Award!

Hello, I’m happy to announce that I have just received a neat message from the MVP Support team, reporting that I received the MVP award for the year 2014! I…

Orchestrator 2012 R2 Sharepoint Integration Pack Crash

If you only deploy the SharePoint Integration pack for Orchestrator 2012 R2, when you try to configure it, you are going to get an ugly APPCRASH right on your face!…

Reviewing SCOM 2012 Agent Patchlist using PowerShell

Recently needed to do that at a customer site and found this thread: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/systemcenter/en-US/4fc39732-bcf9-4471-a597-aaebb342628d/powershell-cmdlet-to-obtain-patch-list-from-agents However, it doesn’t work properly in SCOM 2012. Challenge accepted! Now, here’s the functional code for…

DPM 2012 Jobs won’t start on a remote SQL instance

System.IO.FileNotFoundExceptionHad the issue today at a customer site. DPM 2012 R2 using a remote (Clustered) SQL instance. Scheduled a lot of replica creations and nothing happened. Then noticed none of…