Windows & Linux Patching Survey

The Operations Management Suite product team wants to hear about your requirements and frustrations with managing Patching/Compliance for Windows & Linux servers. To provide feedback, please follow this link to the survey – https://microsoft.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8dHPQipAM9hmdgh Thank you…. Read more

Walkthrough: Managing RHEL on Azure with OMS

Recently we announced the public availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) server images in a majority of Microsoft Azure regions. With the capability to deploy a Red Hat supported Virtual Machine in Azure, you may have the question “What else can I do with my Azure Red Hat VM?”. Luckily Azure has a rich marketplace… Read more

Azure Operational Insights generally available & becomes a part of Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS)

We are excited to announce the general availability of Azure Operational Insights. At the same time, Operational Insights is now a part of the new Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) – which provides unified IT management for any enterprise while taking the hassle out of managing and maintaining infrastructure. It brings together a collection of… 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

New Search Autocomplete & Intelligent Filter in Operational Insights!

[NOTE -  Operational Insights is now a part of Operations Management Suite. Learn more at microsoft.com/OMS ]   Wish we have more help to leverage Operational Insights' powerful log search capabilities? Well, help is here and it's called Search Autocomplete! Operational Insights can now give us search suggestions and automatically complete our search terms as… Read more

New SQL Server Assessment Intelligence Pack in Operational Insights!

[Edited October 28th 2014 – System Center Advisor is now a part of the new Microsoft Azure Operational Insights – Click to learn more] With all the buzz about our new OpInsights Preview features, many people have been asking questions on the feedback forum with regards to the original Advisor ‘Configuration Assessment’ scenario and what… Read more

Your Own Dashboard in Azure Operational Insights!

[NOTE -  Operational Insights is now a part of Operations Management Suite. Learn more at microsoft.com/OMS ] The ability to visualize search results is another top ask in the OpInsights Feedback forum – and we have just delivered it to you! This is what your dashboard can look like: And here's how you can get… Read more

Wish you knew what configuration change caused an issue? Or what changed on a server? (Now available in OpInsights)

[NOTE -  Operational Insights is now a part of Operations Management Suite. Learn more at microsoft.com/OMS ] Have you ever spent hours troubleshooting an operational issue only to realize that someone on your team changed a setting or a software update was made that caused the issue? Backed by popular demand we are proud to… Read more

You asked & we delivered: Collect & Search IIS Logs in Operational Insights!

[NOTE -  Operational Insights is now a part of Operations Management Suite. Learn more at microsoft.com/OMS ] You can now collect & search IIS logs (W3C format) using OpInsights! This is one of the highest voted feature requests in the OpInsights feedback/community forum, so we listened and delivered. To enable IIS log collection: Make sure… Read more

You can now export Operational Insights' search results to Excel!

[NOTE -  Operational Insights is now a part of Operations Management Suite. Learn more at microsoft.com/OMS ] OpInsighs can now let you export your Search results to Excel (into a .csv file), so you can discover more insights & visualize the data anyway you want using Excel. In the OpInsights portal, simply perform your search… Read more