Yet another update to the Extended Agent Info Management Pack

I have recently updated my Extended agent info MP to include information about Operations Management Suite. I have now added a task to configure the agent to use OMS. The…

Azure Automation versus Orchestrator

Fight! A while ago, I have created a solution using System Center Orchestrator for a customer. Although it was OK, most of the solution was created using PowerShell scripts. I…

SCSM–A tale of two customizations

This is a story with a happy ending. Not all Service Manager Data Warehouse customization stories end the same way. Embark with me in this incredible journey! Once upon a…

Using MSOMS Alerts with Remediation Runbooks

  Microsoft recently put Operations Management Suite Alerts feature on public preview. Official announcement is here. One of the greatest features along with alerting itself is the possibility of triggering…

Updated Extended Agent Info Management Pack

A while ago I wrote this article to help with SCOM side by side migrations from SCOM 2007. With the new Operations Management Suite wave and the possibility of agents…

Importing Saved Searches into your OMS workspaces

In my previous article, I have shown how to extract Saved Searches from your Azure OMS workspaces. Having that file in your hands, you can use the script below to…

Exporting Saved Searches from your OMS workspaces

I have been studying OMS for a while now and although there is gradually more and more content about it, here’s another piece of code that can help you with…

Overcast.info

  Recently I have decided to show my blog a little more as a brand than my actual name. I have then created a new domain and a new twitter…

SCSM–Using PowerShell to Create DW Outriggers and Dimensions

Update (Dec,3rd 2015): Found a noob/doingthislateatnight bug in the script. Fixed it. Now the option to create dimension or not works. Nothing like eating your own dog food… Certain technologies…

Configure the SQL Agent Job Monitor in Operations Manager

I had to configure the SQL Agent Job Monitor for a customer and had some very interesting experiences while doing it. The first fact to be aware about is that…