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…


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…

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Do Tasks run on Agents in Maintenance Mode? + …

Just wanted to clarify a question that sometimes customers ask…     How about if my Operations Manager agents are in maintenance mode and I want to run a task against them by using Operations Manager? The answer is: Yes they will run. Either the Agent tasks (below left) or the Console tasks (below right)…


SCOM 2012 SP1 Security Accounts Matrix

Many times I was referring to the below Kevin Holman’s blog post: http://blogs.technet.com/b/kevinholman/archive/2008/04/15/opsmgr-security-account-rights-mapping-what-accounts-need-what-privileges.aspx     As it was so useful just thought of bringing in an updated version of it but aligned with System Center 2012 Operations Manager SP1.       Hope you guys find it useful! OpsMgr 2012 SP1 Security account Matrix v1.0.xls

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