Announcing Linux & Docker Container management with OMS!

What’s the OMS Agent for Linux? The OMS Agent for Linux is the easiest way to collect Syslog events, Performance metrics, Container data, as well as Nagios and Zabbix alerts.  The agent is a light, open and modular agent built on proven open source components.  The core of the agent uses an existing open source… Read more

System Center Customer-Product Team meet up at Ignite 2015

We would like to invite you to join us for a discussion on the future of System Center. This is an opportunity for you to meet the System Center leadership team and influence the direction of the product. We will have dedicated tables to discuss various topics with members of the product team and you… Read more

SCOM & OpInsights Sessions at Ignite Conference in Chicago

We are excited to share that we will have 5 SCOM & OpInsights sessions led by the engineering team at Ignite Chicago. If you are attending the conference please join us at these sessions. We would be happy to answer any questions you have on our products before and after the presentation. If you have any questions… Read more

Collecting text log files to Azure Operational Insights using System Center Operations Manager

[NOTE -  Operational Insights is now a part of Operations Management Suite. Learn more at microsoft.com/OMS ] Disclaimer – the information presented in this post is something you can do today to collect text log files into Operational Insights using System Center Operations Manager. Anyhow, this does not represent ‘full’ nor ‘final’ support for collecting… Read more

New Active Directory Assessment Intelligence Pack in Azure Operational Insights!

[NOTE -  Operational Insights is now a part of Operations Management Suite. Learn more at microsoft.com/OMS ] Thank you for being patient! The Active Directory Assessment Intelligence Pack is now available. Designed to assess the risk and health of AD environments on premises, in the cloud or hybrid, it will scan weekly, and present information… Read more

UPDATE: Upcoming URL change for OpsMgr-attach to Azure Operational Insights

IMPORTANT for Azure Operational Insights users is using Operations Manager attach communicating behind proxies or firewalls that only allow specific destinations! This is a reminder of the upcoming change or URLs already communicated earlier in a previous blog post – please note we plan on deploying this change on February 19th 2015. We’d like to… Read more

Managing JBoss Application Server 7 with System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2: Part 2 – Domain Mode

This blog is a continuation of “Managing JBoss Application Server 7 with System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2: Part 1 – Standalone Mode” found here. As a reminder, JBoss Application Server 7 can be booted in two distinct operating modes: standalone and domain mode. The first blog covered a walkthrough of the standalone mode and… Read more

NOTICE: Upcoming URL change for OpsMgr-attach to Azure Operational Insights

IMPORTANT for OpInsights users! If you are using OpsMgr with Azure Operational Insights behind proxies with specific ACL or rules to only allow traffic to specific destination, please note the following upcoming change that would require an action in your environment. In order to align the way that OpsMgr and direct agent send data to… Read more

Managing JBoss Application Server 7 with System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2: Part 1 – Standalone Mode

Java Application Server management with System Center Operations Manager has been available since 2010, and with the latest Management Pack update http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=44576  JBoss Application Server 7 support is finally available. JBoss Application Server 7 can be booted in two distinct operating modes: standalone and domain mode. Standalone mode is the most familiar to past JBoss… Read more

Now Available: Java EE Management Pack Update

I am proud to announce an update for System Center 2012 R2 Management packs for Java EE http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=44576. Java application monitoring was first released in System Center 2012 and this marks the third iteration for Java EE server management with Operations Manager. Past updates have included support for IBM WebSphere 8 and Oracle WebLogic 12cR1…. Read more