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

Linux Server Usage in your Organizations

We are looking to help better manage your Linux servers and would like to understand your Linux server usage in your organizations. This survey is anonymous. We know most viewers of this blog are not usually the primary Linux users but please fill this survey to the best of your knowledge. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LinuxMS Thanks in advance for… Read more

System Center Open Source Software Management Packs Walkthrough Part 2: MySQL Server

Two weeks ago we released a walkthrough of managing Apache HTTP Server with System Center 2016 Technical Preview 2 Operations Manager. This week we continue with a walkthrough for managing MySQL Server with System Center 2016 TP2 Operations Manager. This walkthrough details a step by step guide for setting up and managing MySQL Server. Here’s… Read more

System Center Open Source Software Management Packs Walkthrough Part 1: Apache HTTP Server

At Microsoft Ignite we announced the public availability of preview OSS Management Packs for System Center 2016 Technical Preview 2 – Operations Manager. The OSS Management Packs brings performance and health monitoring to open source favorites, Apache HTTP Server and MySQL Server. This blog post is the first of two OSS management walkthroughs that brings you… Read more

Now Available: Open Source Software Management Packs for System Center 2016 Technical Preview 2

We are proud to announce the preview release of the Open Source Software (OSS) Management Packs for System Center 2016 Technical Preview 2. These management packs bring rich performance and health monitoring to favorite open source applications running on Linux – Apache HTTP Server and MySQL Server. The OSS management packs join Microsoft’s current management… 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

Now Available: Java EE Management Pack Update

I am proud to announce an update for System Center 2012 R2 Management packs for Java EE http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=44576. Java application monitoring was first released in System Center 2012 and this marks the third iteration for Java EE server management with Operations Manager. Past updates have included support for IBM WebSphere 8 and Oracle WebLogic 12cR1…. Read more

Now available: System Center 2012 Operations Manager Monitoring Pack for UNIX and Linux Operating Systems

​The UNIX and Linux Operating Systems Monitoring Packs enable discovering, monitoring, and managing UNIX and Linux computers with System Center 2012 – Operations Manager. They provide both proactive and reactive monitoring of the UNIX and Linux operating systems. The management packs monitor components such as processes, resources, and server agents. The monitoring provided by the… Read more

Unix/Linux Monitoring and Java Authoring Posts links

In case you have missed those, Kristopher Bash, who works in the cross-platform team, has published a set of blog posts about the new cross-platforms templates and functionality in System Center 2012 – Operations Manager: http://operatingquadrant.com/2012/01/27/opsmgr-2012-unixlinux-authoring-templates-process-monitoring/ http://operatingquadrant.com/2012/01/30/opsmgr-2012-unixlinux-authoring-templates-shell-command/ http://operatingquadrant.com/2012/02/01/opsmgr-2012-unixlinux-authoring-templates-more-information-on-the-shell-command-templates/ Also, a second “heads up” about another blog: Christopher Crammond, developer who works on OpsMgr support of… Read more