Need help tracking KPIs? Need a Scorecard to show your Boss?

We are starting development on a Scorecard\KPI tracking service which will enable you to set thresholds, organize, visualize and share KPIs to constantly improve the quality of your service. Are you interested in participating in our Alpha? Join here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AzureScorecard Satya Vel  … Read more

Understanding your Linux Monitoring Challenges

Hi Folks, we want to know more in-depth how your organization monitors Linux servers and challenges you face monitoring these Linux servers. We are NOT trying to sell you anything, we just want you understand your pains in this area. If you are or could introduce us to your Linux monitoring administrators (folks responsible for… Read more

Operations Manager Customer Feedback Survey

The Operations Manager team is interested in your feedback! We are committed to keeping customers like you happy and productive.  Your response to this survey will help us better understand your needs and problems so that we can improve the next version of Operations Manager.   If you have any problems responding to the survey, please… 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

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

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

Join us at MMS 2013 to learn more about Global Service Monitor!

Dear users!       Just last week we announced commercial availability of System Center Global Service Monitor (GSM).          GSM provides capability to monitor externally facing web sites and web services from geo-distributed locations. System Center customers can configure monitoring scenarios, such as multistep web transactions, define precise criteria for success and instruct GSM to run those… Read more

IMPORTANT: HP-UX PA-RISC computers monitored by Operations Manager will experience heartbeat and monitoring failures after an upcoming Windows update

The information below applies to the monitoring of HP-UX PA-RISC computers with: Operations Manager 2007 R2 System Center 2012 – Operations Manager Background Operations Manager uses the WS-Management protocol over SSL/TLS to communicate with UNIX and Linux agents. A certificate used for SSL/TLS is generated on each UNIX and Linux computer during agent installation and… Read more

KB: Operations Manager AD Replication Monitoring generates "Invalid Script Parameter Configuration" error

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where an Operations Manager AD Replication Monitor generates an "Invalid Script Parameter Configuration" error message. ===== Symptoms System Center Operations Manager 2007 generates alerts on Domain Controllers regarding incorrect script parameters with an alert context similar to the following: Script Parameters… 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