Operations Manager 2012 - Create Override Packs via PowerShell

  An example PowerShell script to automate the creation of override packs within Operations Manager can be downloaded from Script Center. This shows how you can easily setup and follow the Management Pack life cycle for change control via PowerShell This script facilitates the creation of unsealed override packs to match the name of the sealed management pack with the…

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Disabling User Program Notification for Virtual Applications

I’ve been sitting on this for a little while, partly due to getting confirmation I wasn’t doing anything unsupported, partly because I haven’t had time and partly a couple of other reasons I won’t go in to!   The good news is I have finally found the time to write it up and I really…

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Modelling Conceptual Entities in a SCOM 2007 Management Pack

Drum roll please…. Below is the first Operations Manager blog to be submitted to the Manageability Guys! Meaning we can now live up to our name as it isn’t just Configuration Manager articles. My OpsMgr knowledge is limited at best but I do know how to be persistent; it’s taken a year of nagging and…

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Software Deployment to Barely Connected Users

In a world where high-speed Internet connections are ubiquitous, even laptop computers can be expected to have some form of regular connection to the Internet or corporate network. However in the past few months the same scenario has cropped up in conversations with customers: How to include computers that barely connect to corporate network, in…

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Using SCCM Local Policy to Selectively Restrict App-V Integration

I am sure my customer are not alone in their desire to control the way in which Configuration Manager takes ownership of Virtual Application delivery to clients on a network. I hope this entry is able to help a few more of you: Because the change to enable virtual application delivery in ConfigMgr is a…

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Enumerate Open Ports Script for DCM

This comes up quite often, so I thought I share a method I came up with to enumerate open ports in VBScript using netstat.  Basically the script, which is available here on TechNet Script Center, runs “netstat –a –n” and parses the output into the following format: TCPv4\0.0.0.0:135 TCPv4\0.0.0.0:445 TCPv4\0.0.0.0:990 TCPv4\192.168.1.11:139 TCPv6\[::]:135 TCPv6\[::]:445 TCPv6\[::1]:5679 UDPv4\0.0.0.0:123…

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