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

Get Visibility into your Exchange Environment with OMS

By Priscilla 'Nini' Ikhena, Program Manager – Microsoft OMS Log Analytic team Are you interested in easily troubleshooting issues in your Exchange environment? A little while ago, we made available near-real time performance data collection in OMS, and now you are better able to track metrics (which is important for managing Exchange) in your environment in… Read more

Operations Manager news from Ignite 2015

Last week was the Ignite conference in Chicago, and it was a blast! There was also a lot that happened, so to help you catch up with the key Operations Manager related news from Ignite I’ve pulled together the following summary. Platform Vision & Strategy (6 of 7): What’s New in System Center for Management https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Ignite/2015/BRK2459… Read more

Operations Manager Customer Feedback Survey

The Operations Manager team is interested in your feedback! We are committed to keeping customers like you happy and productive.  Your response to this survey will help us better understand your needs and problems so that we can improve the next version of Operations Manager.   If you have any problems responding to the survey, please… 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

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