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

Get Fast + Easy Support with OMS

by Lisa Guthrie – Microsoft Support Engineering If you’ve ever called Microsoft Support to work on an issue on one of your servers, you probably had to send some sort of data to the support professional working your case. Perhaps some event logs, web server logs, a list of patches installed… the list goes on… 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

Attending TechEd Europe 2014? Interested in meeting with the OpsMgr/Advisor Product team?

We would like to invite you to join us for a discussion on the future of System Center Operations Manager and Advisor (aka Operational Insights). This is an opportunity for you to grab a drink, meet the OpsMgr leadership team and influence the direction of the product. This is a free event for TechEd Europe 2014 attendees. Please RSVP by clicking… Read more

IIS Log Format Requirements in Azure Operational Insights

[NOTE -  Operational Insights is now a part of Operations Management Suite. Learn more at microsoft.com/OMS ] With regards to collection of ‘IIS Logs’ in Microsoft Azure Operational Insights, the only IIS Log format supported at the moment is W3C. Don't worry – it's the most common format, and the default one on IIS 7… Read more

Anatomy of an Event Collection Rule for Azure Operational Insights (Advanced targeting when using OpsMgr attach)

[NOTE -  Operational Insights is now a part of Operations Management Suite. Learn more at microsoft.com/OMS ] [Edited February 21st 2015– with support for Security Events]   So we have heard loud and clear that you want more granular targeting options for Log Management – both to control which machines collect which logs, as well… Read more

How to collect Syslog events in Azure Operational Insights thru Operations Manager (SCOM)

[NOTE -  Operational Insights is now a part of Operations Management Suite. Learn more at microsoft.com/OMS ] We provide an example below that uses the Native Syslog Data Source in SCOM and combines it with a Powershell module that allows do parse out additional information out of the syslog event and place them in 'similar'… Read more