Fabrizio Guaitolini

Fabrizio started enjoying computers when he was 8 with a Commodore Vic-20. His colleagues named him "The Troubleshooter" because of His passion for debugging and problem investigation. He started working on systems management back in 2001 in a huge NetIQ AppManager deployment in Italy and he has been involved in SCOM 2007 TAPs.

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Year/Month filter and aggregation in an Excel Pivot Table in SCSM 2012

Update: there’s now an alternative method directly from the product group that creates a new dimension in Service Manager SystemCenterWorkItem cube: http://blogs.technet.com/b/servicemanager/archive/2012/12/07/incidents-or-service-requests-sliced-by-months-quarters.aspx   At the time of this writing, it seems that is not possible to filter or aggregate workitems by date selecting months and years. For example you cannot easily filter incident created in […]


Issues connecting SvcMgr 2012 to OpsMgr 2012 (Part 2)

Following the post Issues connecting SvcMgr 2012 to OpsMgr 2012 (Part 1) in part 2 I will detail debugging steps I have taken and a possible workaround. Since I can repro the issue out of SM I started attaching a WinDbg to my sample application and I loaded psscor2 to enable Managed Code debug. I […]


Issues connecting SvcMgr 2012 to OpsMgr 2012 (Part 1)

This post is about an issue I encountered last week trying to connect Service Manager 2012 to Operations Manager 2012 in my lab Environment. While configuring the connector using the “Operations Manager CI connector wizard” I received the following error : An object of type MonitoringClass with Id 1d870aa6-edb4-7d13-3950-d3c73755d6bf was not found. Daniele that is […]


OSD : Capture Operating System Image Step failed with HRESULT=80070002

Last week I received a call from one of my customers asking me to help him with a strange error he was receiving in the step “Capture Operating System Image” of an OSD Task Sequence. The following is the log created by the step with detailed information on the error (I substituted the real file […]


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SCCM : How to Force SQL Reporting Services Point to select a specific SRS Instance on a machine with multiple instances (an unsupported workaround)

As specified in the following TechNet article : How to Create a Reporting Services Point for SQL Reporting Services it is recommended that you install the SQL Reporting Services Point on a computer running only one instance of SQL Reporting Services. The reason is that the current version of SCCM uses the first instance of […]