System Center Management Pack for Dynamics CRM 2016 is now available

Just a quick note to let you know that the System Center Management Pack for Dynamics CRM 2016 is now released.  The Operations Manager management pack for CRM enables you to monitor Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server 2016 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server 2015 in Microsoft System Center Operations Manager. If you already have the Operations… Read more

Azure Automation jobs fail with “The quota for the monthly total job run time have been reached”

I know many of you have integrated Operations Manager and OMS and leverage Azure Automation workflows so I thought this might be of interest to you. When using Azure Automation, you may see jobs begin to fail with the following error message: The job has failed. The quota for the monthly total job run time… Read more

VSAE Supporting Visual Studio 2015 Available Now

Hello Just wanted to let you know that an updated version of System Center Visual Studio Authoring Extensions tool with support for Visual Studio 2015 is now available. Both Community and Enterprise editions are supported. Older versions of Visual Studio (2012/2013) continue to be supported. There are no other new features.   You can download… Read more

Announcing the OMS Alerting Public Preview!

What are OMS Alerts? You asked for it (a lot!), so here it is – OMS Alerts!  Operations Management Suite (OMS) can trigger an alert if a search finds a specific set of results.  If this occurs, OMS can send an email with the results to a list of user-defined recipients or execute an Automation… Read more

System Center Management Pack for Microsoft Azure (Technical Preview) is now available

Hello The technical preview version of Microsoft Azure management pack (version 1.3.10.0) is now available for download at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=50013. This version of Azure MP is able to monitor any of the Azure ARM based services (since they follow a standardized way of exposing performance metrics). As new ARM services become available the MP is able… Read more

System Center Management Pack for Windows Server 2012 DHCP V 6.0.7299.0 is now available

Just a quick note to let you know that the System Center Management Pack for Windows Server 2012 DHCP has been updated.  In a DHCP server with multiple scopes, if the first scope exceeds the threshold for minimum available addresses, alerts are sent for all scopes on the DHCP server even for the ones that… Read more

SCOM 2012 SP1 now offers additional support for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3

We are pleased to announce that System Center 2012 SP1 Operations Manager (SCOM 2012 SP1) now supports SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3 as its database. The use of SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 3 is supported for Operations Manager 2012 SP1 with Cumulative Update 9 applied. If you are upgrading, please remember to restart the health service… Read more

"Management Pack Recommendations and Updates" in SCOM Technical Preview 4

We added a new capability to Operations Manager in the Technical Preview 4 release of System Center 2016. The new Updates and Recommendations screen in the Operations Manager console recommends Management Packs for downloading based on a scan of servers in your SCOM environment. This will help a SCOM administrator know when someone installs a… Read more

System Center Management Packs for SQL Server and Replication have been updated

Just a quick note to let you know that the "System Center Management Packs for SQL Server and Replication" have been updated. You can find more details about the update at the blog post here. Suraj Suresh Guptha | Program Manager | Microsoft Get the latest System Center news on Facebook and Twitter:   System Center All Up: http://blogs.technet.com/b/systemcenter/… Read more

Multi-homing agents to OMS

A question we’ve heard often from OMS customers is “How can I connect an agent to multiple OMS workspaces?”  We call this capability “Multi-homing” and today this is possible by connecting different SCOM Management Groups to different OMS workspaces. To understand the value of multi-homing agents, think about the different teams that use computers you… Read more