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#MSOMS Log Analytics – security auditing and more with confidence

I originally wrote this article for the Italian market, but I quickly realized it could be of general interest. indeed, IT administrative auditing is a practice that crosses different markets, countries, laws and compliance directives. I’m not a lawyer, but at the same time I live in this IT world and I’ve been involved in […]

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Taking control of your #MSOMS data flow

This article has been edit on Nov 2nd 2017 to review the destinations and add more information to configure Squid on Linux. Microsoft Operations Management suite (OMS) is a cloud borne management suite that make it possible to monitor, automate, protect your workloads wherever they are: Azure, AWS, on-premises and more. My good friend and […]


System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Upgrade – Operations manager

The goal of this post is to highlight some caveats I’ve found upgrading System Center 2012 to service pack 1, in this installment the focus will be on Operations Manager. This post is not intended in any way to substitute the upgrade guide and the release notes, rather it tries to integrate and highlight what […]

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System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Update Rollup 1 – Operations Manager

The KB has been corrected on Jan 25th, 2013 – so the MP mess is now properly documented. Quick post for a few caveats I found on SP1 UR1 ( Do not install the update rollup package immediately after you install the System Center 2012 SP1 server. Otherwise, the Health Service state may not be […]

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OpsMgr 2012 – agents across slow WAN links are unable to communicate

OpsMgr 2012 – agents across slow WAN links are unable to communicate WARNING. This critical issue can affect new deployments as well as upgrades from Operations Manager 2007 R2. I can confirm it is present in SysCtr 2012 OpsMgr 2012 UR2, not have a chance to test it with SP1 beta, yet. This is a […]