Operations Management Suite goes mobile with iOS and Android apps

We are excited to announce the launch of Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) mobile apps for iOS, Android and Windows Phone. With the new OMS mobile apps, you can gain full visibility of your IT infrastructure at any time, from any location. You can access your personalized dashboards, solutions and saved search queries through fully… Read more

Integrate Azure Operational Insights into System Center Operations Manager Dashboards

[NOTE -  Operational Insights is now a part of Operations Management Suite. Learn more at microsoft.com/OMS ] At TechED North America 2014 in our session on System Center Advisor we briefly showed a proof of concept on how to contextually drive System Center Advisor search using Operations Manager dashboards. We now have this integration ready… Read more

New Widgets and Dashboard.

Yesterday UR2 for System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager was released – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2929891 Included in this update are updated widgets that allow you to create richer dashboard visualizations within Operations Manager. The list of widgets now available are described here: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/24133.operations-manager-dashboard-widgets.aspx To install these make sure you follow the KB update instructions to import the… Read more

Join us at MMS2013 to see how you can leverage and extend the OpsMgr 2012 Dashboarding capabilities? #IM-B401

Most of you have seen the out-of-the-box dashboards we provided in OpsMgr 2012. We now want to share with you our extensibility story for dashboards and show you how you can build custom dashboards within minutes. Eugene our UI Dev Lead and I (UI Program Manager) will present this brand new session(IM-B401 Utilizing and Developing… Read more

Using multistep web tests for monitoring with Global Service Monitor Beta release

Dear Users, With the Beta release of Global Service Monitor (GSM) we added one of the most requested features: ability to execute multistep web tests with authentication. This is a big step forward compared with single URL tests we had in CTP, because it allows monitoring health of end-to-end user scenarios. Imagine your application sells… Read more

Free Windows Server 2008 Dashboards for OpsMgr 2012 and TOOL to help create your own Customized Dashboards

In OpsMgr 2012, we provided users the ability to create customized dashboards using the OpsMgr 2012 console. The GTM.exe tool provided in this blog allows you to build off these dashboard investments, in particular we allow you to accomplish three specific tasks that you cannot do via the console. 1.       Turn IT Pro Console created dashboards into… Read more

Using the Web Application Availability Monitoring to monitor Web Applications health

Dear Users, This blog explains how to get the most of Web Application Availability Monitoring in SCOM 2012. This Monitoring allows you to observe the health of web application end points using your watcher nodes. End points which you can monitor could be URLs of a website, or methods of a web service. The web… Read more

How are OpsMgr 2012 Dashboards different from Reports?

While reports are a good way to get data specific for a certain time period, customers like you wanted a way a rich way to visualize data which you could then project and share with your organization. In OpsMgr 2012, we introduced the concept of Dashboards. Dashboards are familiar concept to our enterprise customers as… Read more

Operations Manager 2012 Dashboards – The Alert Widget

In a previous post, my co-worker Chris showed off our new Performance Widget and detailed how to configure it. Continuing with our series of post on Dashboards and Widgets in System Center Operations Manager 2012, today I plan on focusing on configuring the new Alert Widget. (Like the last performance widget post, this post assumes that you… Read more