Anatomy of an Event Collection Rule for Azure Operational Insights (Advanced targeting when using OpsMgr attach)

[NOTE -  Operational Insights is now a part of Operations Management Suite. Learn more at microsoft.com/OMS ] [Edited February 21st 2015– with support for Security Events]   So we have heard loud and clear that you want more granular targeting options for Log Management – both to control which machines collect which logs, as well… Read more

Edge Show – Log Management and Other Intelligence Packs in Azure Operational Insights

[NOTE –  Operational Insights is now a part of Operations Management Suite. Learn more at microsoft.com/OMS ] Check out this video to see how System Center Advisor helps Enterprise Operation teams transform machine data and unstructured logs into Real Time Operations Intelligence: https://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/Edge/Edge-Show-114-Log-Management-and-Other-Intelligence-Packs-in-System-Center-Advisor… Read more

Alerting on ASP.NET Exceptions thru the Windows Azure Management Pack

One of the most useful health-related services offered by ASP.NET is the Web Events feature. By modifying the Web.config file, you can use the health monitoring system to log unhandled exceptions, expired forms, authentication tickets, and any other data you want logged in your application. If you want to get more information about this, you… Read more

System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Admin ResKit Released!

I am pleased to announce the release of the System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Administration Resource Kit. The System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Administration Resource Kit includes three tools designed to help improve the Operations Manager Administrator experience. Included: Schedule Maintenance Mode, Clean mom and MP Event Analyzer .   Feature Summary The… Read more

Solution Summary: ACS Support for Unix and Linux Systems

Available by 2nd half of 2009 (late fall) – brought to you by the System Center Cross Platform team. Provide Audit Collection Services (ACS) for Unix and Linux systems Leverage OpsMgr 2007 R2 Cross Platform infrastructure to enable Unix/Linux auditing Collect and aggregate audit events across enterprise systems for a singular view Out of the box… Read more

EventLog Explorer

  The Event Explorer tool can be useful for functional and exploratory testing and debugging. The main purpose of this tool is to reduce burden of manual retrieving and creating EventLog related information since all necessary data regarding installed event sources is already on the machine. The tool is designed to help a user in… Read more