MP Blog – Listen and respond….

A wise man once said your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning and he was not wrong. The ability for any company to listen to feedback and more importantly respond appropriately is key to on-going improvement. Back in January Silect released the v1 of MP Author. This *free* tool allows all users… 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 Sessions @ Microsoft Management Summit 2013 (4/8-4/12)

BELOW IS A LIST OF SESSIONS THAT WILL BE PRESENTED BY THE OPSMGR (SCOM) PRODUCT ENGINEERING TEAM AT MMS 2013 (http://www.2013mms.com/) BELOW IS A LIST OF SESSIONS THAT WILL BE PRESENTED BY THE OPSMGR (SCOM) MVPs AND PARTNERS AT MMS 2013 Hope to see everyone at MMS.    … Read more

How to get Knowledge Editing to work in Operations Manager 2012 with Office 2010

If you have tried editing knowledge in OpsMgr 2012 with Office 2010 you are likely to have run into this error “Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word” or as shown in the image below. Working with our support team (Mitch L, Stephen R) we have a temporary work around which works on both x64… Read more

Custom APM Rules for Granular Alerting

Michael wrote a post in August, about working with Alerts.  One of the key takeaways from that post, is that – for each application and for each application component – we have FOUR Alerting rules, that can be turned on or off from the APM Template. Quoting that post: Alerting Rules There is a rule… Read more

Authoring Console looking for Microsoft.SystemCenter.Library MP 6.1.7221.61 or later

From KB 2590414 You are prompted for the latest version of the Microsoft.SystemCenter.Library management pack when you try to edit a new management pack in Operations Manager 2007 R2When you try to edit a new management pack in the Authoring Console in Microsoft… When you try to edit a new management pack in the Authoring… Read more

System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Authoring Resource Kit Released!

I am very pleased to announce that the System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Authoring Resource Kit has RTW’d.   It can be downloaded from : http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=9104af8b-ff87-45a1-81cd-b73e6f6b51f0&displaylang=en     ·         The resource kit ships the following features: o   Authoring Console o   Management Pack Best Practices Analyzer o   Management Pack Spell Checker o   Management Pack Visio… Read more

MP Authoring Resources

I just want to make sure everyone is aware of some recent resources that are available for the deep MP author.  These are really focused on authors who use the authoring console / XML editing to build MPs and want to understand some of our more complex module type library and how to use them. … Read more