How to analyze a workflow when the OpsMgr Workflow Analyzer doesn’t work

~ Brian McDermott | Escalation Engineer Hi everyone, Brian McDermott here. When we released the System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Authoring Resource Kit, one of the tools included was the Workflow Analyzer. Not only was this tool very useful in debugging your workflows whilst developing them, it was also very useful for us guys… Read more

KB: The Flush Health Service State and Cache task times out in System Center 2012 Operations Manager

When you run the Flush Health Service State and Cache task in Microsoft System Center 2012 Operations Manager, the task may not complete and time out. What happens is that after you run the task, the agent health service is restarted in a clean state in which the record of the task is removed. Therefore,… Read more

New OpsMgr 2012 fixes: Update Rollup 4 for System Center 2012 Service Pack 1

This article describes the issues that are fixed in Update Rollup 4 for Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1). Additionally, this article contains the installation instructions for Update Rollup 4 for System Center 2012 SP1. This update includes fixes for App Controller, Operations Manager, Service Manager and Virtual Machine Manager. For all the… Read more

How to configure OpsMgr 2012 and SCVMM 2012 for IaaS usage and metering

Microsoft’s very own Anders Ravnholt published a great step-by-step on how to configure Operations Manager 2012 and Virtual Machine Manager 2012 for IaaS usage and reporting: In the previous blog post (here) I explained how usage and reporting works in Windows Azure Pack and System Center 2012 R2. As a follow up, I will take… Read more