Monthly Archives: April 2012

MMS 2012 Download Sessions – Offline Viewing

Here I just created a script to download the MMS 2012 sessions for offline viewing . There are few things you will need: Create a login account here  http://www.mms-2012.com/digitalmms Get the script and the session file from here UPDATE (26.04.2012): … Continue reading

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SCOM 2012 – Using Alert Custom Fields

In today’s world of monitoring it is not always easy for people from the service desk or even for administrators to identify from which system is this alert being sent, who is responsible for the system and maybe in a multitenant … Continue reading

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SCOM 2012 – Installing Pre-requisites for Web Console

Sometimes it takes time to install pre-requisites especially for the SCOM web console. There you need IIS, .NET Framework 3.5.1 and tons of IIS modules. There is a way to simplify. Use Powershell . To get an overview what has … Continue reading

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SCOM 2012 – Add a product key to an eval version

Microsoft published KB2699998 which guides you through setting a valid license key for a SCOM 2012 evaluation version. KB can be found here.

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SCOM 2012 – JEE Application Availability Monitor Template

In SCOM 2012 you get also new possibilities to monitor your JEE application servers. If you are already monitoring an application server e.g. Tomcat then you will find under the authoring pane new Management Pack Templates. If you deployed BeanSpy … Continue reading

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SCOM 2012 Linux Monitoring (Lab) – Part 4 Monitoring Application Server

In Part 3 we deployed the agent to  LINUX and started to monitor SUSE LINUX. But just want to give you some impression how and what it is going to look like. The diagram shows you disk, network card and … Continue reading

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SCOM 2012 – Visio and SharePoint extensions

The Operations Manager team released the Visio and SharePoint extensions for System Center Operations Manager 2012 which can be used to visualize the state of system in a dynamic diagram. These diagrams can be displayed either in Visio or SharePoint. … Continue reading

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SCOM 2012 – Technical Documentation Download Version 1.0

Microsoft released the System Center Operations Manager 2012 Documentation Version 1.0. Authoring Guide for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager Deployment Guide for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager Operations Guide for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager System Center … Continue reading

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SCOM 2012 – Operations Manager 2012 Sizing Helper Tool

Microsoft just released the new Operations Manager 2012 Sizing Helper Tool. There was a similar Tool (basically it is an Excel sheet) for SCOM 2007 R2. But now there is also some guidance on Best Practices Disk Configuration, SQL Temp … Continue reading

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