How to verify that all Management Packs in a SCOM Management Group are up-to-date?

Have you checked your Management Groups lately if they contain the most current sealed Management Packs? How do you that? Easy task, isn’t it? Simply use the SCOM console to verify your MPs against the Microsoft online MP Web catalog and you are done! The problem Hmm, is it really that simple? Unfortunately I don’t…

2

Creating your own MP store – Part 3: Automating most of that stuff

This is part three of my little “MP store” series. Please read Part 1 and Part 2 to understand my thoughts behind the following scripts. Now it is time to automate at least most of this MP store stuff. Creating a MP store folder structure Ok, this is lame, but as I am lazy I…

1

Creating your own MP store – Part 1: Fundamental thoughts

Foreword: Recently there have been several blog posts on the topic of creating a personal Management catalog (or store) by Tao Yang, Cameron Fuller and others. I really like their ideas and their creativity. So why do I write about a similar topic? Because I think that these posts do not cover the whole picture and…

1