VMware Monitoring Solution updates

Hi, this is Keiko. We now support VMware VSphere 6.5 on OMS VMware Monitoring Solution. Just for a recap, here’s the VMware monitoring with OMS blog. We were at the HPE Discover Conference 2016 at ExCel London last week where more than 13,000 customers attended. In the keynote session, OMS Container and VMware Solution were…


OMS Gateway with SCOM support now GA

Summary: The OMS Gateway with SCOM support is now generally available. Hi Everyone,  Nini here – A few months ago we announced the OMS Gateway with SCOM support in public preview, and today I am pleased to announce that the Gateway is now generally available (GA)! You can download the GA version of the Gateway….


Investigating Suspicious Activity in a Hybrid Cloud with OMS Security

Monitoring devices in a hybrid environment is imperative to your secure posture. The intent of having a tight secure posture is to close the gap between discovering a threat and taking an action to properly have countermeasures in place. Monitoring will play a big role in the detection phase of your secure posture as shown in…


New metric measurement alert rule type in Public Preview!

Hi folks, Anurag here. Today I want to talk about a new powerful alerting capability for Operations Management Suite (OMS): metric measurement alerts. Traditionally, OMS alerts have only used the number of results returned from Log Search to provide alerting capabilities. With metric measurement alerts, we now allow broad alert rule definitions across a group…


Automatic dependency discovery and mapping with Service Map – Public Preview

Summary: Use Service Map to discover TCP-connected processes and build topology views. Hi everyone, Nick Burling here, and today I’m excited to announce that Service Map (formerly known as Application Dependency Monitor) is available in Public Preview. In this post, I’ll take you through some of the cool capabilities that Service Map provides like automatic discovery…


Get notified if OMS Log Analytics usage is higher than expected

Summary: Good morning everyone, Richard Rundle here, and today I want to talk about how you can get notified if your usage of Log Analytics goes above a predefined limit. New Usage view In mid-September, we updated the Usage view in Log Analytics so that you can get more insight into how much data is being…


Use Operations Management Suite to monitor containers on Azure Container Service with Mesosphere DC/OS

Hello everyone. This is Keiko again. We’ve got such a great response on the Container solution that we’ve extended this effort into Azure Container Service. As you are aware, Azure Container Service provides a pre-built container deployment infrastructure platform with the choice of an orchestrator that includes DC/OS and Docker Swarm. For our initial effort…


Keep on improving OMS Security advanced detections – now available for European customers

Summary: OMS Security advanced detections will automatically be enabled for all OMS Security customers who have workspaces in Europe. Since we introduced the advanced detection capability in OMS Security last August, we have seen it in action for thousands of customers. It scans more than seven billion events per day and analyzes them to generate…


Search for up to two years of data with OMS Log Analytics

Summary: Modify the retention value to save data for up to two years in Log Analytics. Update: You can now change the retention period by using the Azure portal. Instructions and more information are available at Change how long Log Analytics stores data. Good morning everyone, Richard Rundle here, and today I want to talk about…


Visualizing weather information in Power BI with data from Microsoft OMS

Summary: Use Power BI to visualize weather information. The previous part of this blog post showcased how weather information could be visualized in Microsoft OMS using queries, My Dashboard, and a custom solution. In this blog post, we will look at how we can route this data to Power BI and utilize Power BI to visualize…