Management Pack: Azure Powershell Monitoring leveraging Azure AD Authentication

Just wanted to let you know about a sample System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager Management Pack enabling for monitoring Microsoft Azure leveraging Azure Powershell and Azure AD Authentication which I published on TechNet Gallery (   It assists with smoothing the management experience by removing the dependency on Azure Management Certificates to authenticate to Azure….


System Center 2012 – Operations Manager Daily Report Management Pack

Attached to this blog is an example Management Pack based on my “How to create daily reports with System Center Operations Manager 2012 and PowerShell” series, this shows another way to consume data from Operations Manager and display it in a meaningful way to reduce overheads required for daily health review. This blog will be the first of many…


Visual Studio Authoring Extensions for Visual Studio 2012/2013 available now!

  For those following our Blog and working with System Center Operations Manager 2012 Operations Manager: Visual Studio Authoring Extensions supporting latest versions of Visual Studio are now finally available!     You can get them here:     The System Center 2012 Visual Studio Authoring Extensions—VSAE—is an add-in for Visual Studio which provides…


Operations Manager 2012 – Can’t select performance counters using objects by performance widget in my workspace?

  I have seen the following issue recently in OM 2012 SP1 Update Rollup 2 in several different installs, Please details of the issue below and a temporary suggested workaround Issue When trying to add the Performance by Object widget to a dashboard in My Workspace when using selected views your users receive the below error  …