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

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

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… Read more

Azure Operational Insights generally available & becomes a part of Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS)

We are excited to announce the general availability of Azure Operational Insights. At the same time, Operational Insights is now a part of the new Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) – which provides unified IT management for any enterprise while taking the hassle out of managing and maintaining infrastructure. It brings together a collection of… Read more

System Center Customer-Product Team meet up at Ignite 2015

We would like to invite you to join us for a discussion on the future of System Center. This is an opportunity for you to meet the System Center leadership team and influence the direction of the product. We will have dedicated tables to discuss various topics with members of the product team and you… Read more

SCOM & OpInsights Sessions at Ignite Conference in Chicago

We are excited to share that we will have 5 SCOM & OpInsights sessions led by the engineering team at Ignite Chicago. If you are attending the conference please join us at these sessions. We would be happy to answer any questions you have on our products before and after the presentation. If you have any questions… 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 ] 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 ] 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 ]   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

UPDATE: Upcoming URL change for OpsMgr-attach to Azure Operational Insights

IMPORTANT for Azure Operational Insights users is using Operations Manager attach communicating behind proxies or firewalls that only allow specific destinations! This is a reminder of the upcoming change or URLs already communicated earlier in a previous blog post – please note we plan on deploying this change on February 19th 2015. We’d like to… Read more