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

Surface Hub solution available now in OMS

We’re happy to announce the public availability of the Surface Hub solution for OMS.  Yes, Surface Hubs!     Through this solution, you can gain insights into Surface Hub availability, wired & wireless projections, and the Surface Hub’s own calendar. This is one of multiple OMS solutions that enable enterprises to simplify IT management. With… Read more

Announcing Linux & Docker Container management with OMS!

What’s the OMS Agent for Linux? The OMS Agent for Linux is the easiest way to collect Syslog events, Performance metrics, Container data, as well as Nagios and Zabbix alerts.  The agent is a light, open and modular agent built on proven open source components.  The core of the agent uses an existing open source… Read more

Get Visibility into your Exchange Environment with OMS

By Priscilla 'Nini' Ikhena, Program Manager – Microsoft OMS Log Analytic team Are you interested in easily troubleshooting issues in your Exchange environment? A little while ago, we made available near-real time performance data collection in OMS, and now you are better able to track metrics (which is important for managing Exchange) in your environment in… Read more

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

Find out if your servers are talking to a Malicious IP address with Operations Management Suite

One good way to safeguard your servers is to ensure that they aren’t communicating with any Malicious IP addresses. In OMS we now provide you a centralized view showing all the known malicious IP’s your managed server\client may be communicating with. Working with the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) we are now able to get hourly… 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

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