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

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

Windows Server Print Server Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 has been updated

Just a quick note to let you know that the "Windows Server Print Server Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2"  has been updated. The newest version has the two below changes. – Support for Print Clusters – Removed the Windows 2003 print server management pack You can find all the details as… Read more

Collecting text log files to Azure Operational Insights using System Center Operations Manager

[NOTE -  Operational Insights is now a part of Operations Management Suite. Learn more at microsoft.com/OMS ] Disclaimer – the information presented in this post is something you can do today to collect text log files into Operational Insights using System Center Operations Manager. Anyhow, this does not represent ‘full’ nor ‘final’ support for collecting… 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

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

Exchange Server 2013 Management Pack Update

Today Microsoft released an update to the Exchange Server 2013 Management Pack to address key customer feedback about getting additional information into System Center Operations Manager to allow users to better understand the health and performance of the Exchange environment. This update includes rich dashboard visualizations as shown below: And a set of reports to… Read more

MP Blog – MP Author SP2

Continuing in its promise to provide a core set of Management Pack authoring tools to Operations Manager customers Silect have recently released MPAuthor SP2. Below you can see what has been fixed in this recent update and details on where you can download the tool. MPAuthor SP2 Changes in the SP2 release of MP Author… Read more

Updated Management Packs

 Over the past few days we have made some updates to the Management Packs listed below.  The list of what was changed is shown below:  Windows Server DNS version: 7.1.10259.0 Fixed DNSMetrics2012R2Probe script can cause high CPU in MonitoringHost.exe Changed display string for DNS server groups to be consistent with DHCP server group name Added… Read more

Edge Show – Log Management and Other Intelligence Packs in Azure Operational Insights

[NOTE –  Operational Insights is now a part of Operations Management Suite. Learn more at microsoft.com/OMS ] Check out this video to see how System Center Advisor helps Enterprise Operation teams transform machine data and unstructured logs into Real Time Operations Intelligence: https://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/Edge/Edge-Show-114-Log-Management-and-Other-Intelligence-Packs-in-System-Center-Advisor… Read more