Connecting your Virtual Machine Manager infrastructure to Azure

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 Update Rollup 6 has been recently released and one of the most exciting features is the ability to connect to your Azure workloads….

Testing SCOM 2016 Technical Preview 2

The Technical Preview 2 for System Center Operations Manager (2016) is out. Differently from TP1, which had absolutely nothing different from 2012 R2, this one is supposed to have a…

SCOM 2012 R2 Update Rollup 6 and my experience installing it

What is new: The “Remove-DisabledClassInstance” Windows PowerShell command times out without completing Duplicate closed alerts Topology widget objects lose location when they are opened in a console that has a…

The End is near for Windows 2003

I have written about this before, but it is always important to remember that Windows 2003 is quickly approaching End-Of-Line by July 2015. As I have stated before, it is…

MS Ignite–Journal Posts

I’m sitting right now at the airport waiting for my flight to Chicago. The largest Microsoft Global event is about to begin. It has actually already began, with the pre-sessions…

Creating Hyper-V Host Virtual NICs

In a scenario where you have multiple of your NICs in the hosts teamed, you may not want to dedicate a full gigabit network card only to Heartbeat, CSV or…

Off-Topic–Very important–Ride To Conquer Cancer

As  a personal challenge, I have join a great team of friends and colleagues to help conquering cancer. Please visit my personal page to know more details! Help here!  …

Run a command in a Linux Azure VM

Here’s my scenario: I have a tomcat Ubuntu server that I wanted to log on to. Problem: can’t remember the password. Can’t actually remember the users I have created. There…

Issue with SCOM Run As Account

Recently had an issue with my custom fileshare monitor but I believe it can happen to any Run As Account/Profile. My MP has a run as profile, to run the…

SCOM Distributed Application Object Location

Often enough I find myself asked where can certain types of objects be found in SCOM when creating a Distributed Application. It seems straightforward but the location of some of…