Category Archives: VSAE

Service Discovery and Monitoring with Operations Manager

One of the most frequent requests we get from customers is to create monitor for application services. Often enough you will find management packs for well know applications, but if…

SCOM, Management Pack bundles and VSAE

I have learned this neat trick at a customer site this week. With SCOM 2012 came the possibility of creating management pack bundles, which are capable of carrying the typical…

SCOM Authoring–Simple Monitoring for IT Admins

If you are trying to transition from SCOM Authoring Console to Visual Studio Authoring Extensions, you may have found that the environment can be tough to start. However, when it…

SCOM VSAE Authoring–Part 3: Interlude: Snippet Templates

Previously in SCOM VSAE Authoring: our heroes continued their quest in search for a new way to author SCOM management packs. They went past through the first two challenges: VSAE…

SCOM VSAE Authoring–Part 2: Classes and Discoveries

An object class defines what the object is, its properties and how it relates to other objects in terms of hierarchy and inheritance. For my example class, I will try…

Quickstart guide to SCOM and VSAE–Introduction

There are a few different ways to author content in MS’ Operations Manager. You can simply create new management packs from Templates in the console or even creating some low…