Archive for category SCOM

#Azure and #MSOMS notable updates w7-17

Azure This wee we have a bunch a great new additions to our beloved public cloud solution. Cross-subscription vnet peering is finally in public preview, this greatly helps in migration projects, especially EA or pay-as-you-go to CSP. Note of warning: the subscriptions must belong to the same tenant, but this is typically not an issue. […]

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#MSOMS management pack update 1612

This new release of the management pack for OMS adds intial support for metric based alerts. Now when a metric based alert fires in the alert details in OpsMgr the affected systems are correctly reported. This is just an initial support, I’m planning to add a more comprehensive support with computer targeting monitors that shadow […]

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#Azure and #MSOMS notable updates w51

Azure GA for larger blob The introduction of larger block blobs increases the maximum file size from 195 GB to 4.77 TB. (https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/general-availability-larger-block-blobs-in-azure-storage/) Import/Export for blob storage now available in the Azure portal (hhttps://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/microsoft-azure-storage-import-export-announcements/) OMS Update rollup 8.0.11030.0 for Microsoft Monitoring Agent(https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3206063) fixes an high cpu case with corrupted event log messages. ASR now supports […]

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@Squared_up brings new life to #SCOM

I know, I’m getting old. I first started implementing Operations Manager back in year 2001 when it was called Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM), and before that I used NetIQ AppManager and what was NetIQ/MissionCritical OM. I still strongly believe Operations Manager is a great monitoring platform that gets where other platforms don’t. Every new customer […]

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#SysCtr 2012 R2 is still kicking -VMWare support and more

Waiting for the 2016 wave and stunned by OMS auto-fire in terms of new features and solution pack, we cannot forget our good old System Center 2012 R2. This is the tool that helps today protecting and monitoring our hybrid cloud. The end of August brought UR11, and UR11 brought the long overdue VMWare support […]

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