Visualizing weather information in Microsoft OMS

Summary: Gather data from a URI and send it to OMS through the HTTP API. In case you missed it, Martin Ehrnst put together a great example of how you can gather data from a URI and send it to OMS through the HTTP API. His example shows this for two different sources of weather and…


Filter the security events the OMS Security collects

OMS Security collects all events from Windows Security, App Locker, and Firewall event logs. As OMS is a big data service, it can handle a large amount of data, and customers don’t need to carefully sift through their events to decide which ones to save. But, we have heard from customers that in some cases,…


Join the PowerShell tenth birthday celebration

SUMMARY: Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson announces November 14, 2016 as date for PowerShell 10th anniversary celebration Can you believe that PowerShell is nearly 10 years old (that is a long time in ‘internet time’)? On November 14, 2016 we will celebrate the occasion with a day-long event that will run from 8 in the…


More about VMWare Monitoring Solution

Summary: Learn how to optimize your VMWare log data that is ingested into OMS. Hi, this is Keiko again. I thought I’d share some tips about the OMS VMware Monitoring Solution. As you know, we collect the ESXi host logs to provide log analytics and visualization. You may want to collect more detailed logs, or…


How to enable data and log collection in Microsoft OMS

Summary: Learn how to enable logging in Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS). Hello, everyone. It’s Rupanter, and we’ve had some customers ask how to enable logging in Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS). So, today I thought I’d take a minute to go over the available options and provide a detailed guide for enabling OMS to collect…


Microsoft-Windows-COMRuntime error on your OMS agents

If you are using OMS to gather data from your Windows Servers, you may have noticed the following events being logged in the Application Event log. Log Name: Application Source: Microsoft-Windows-COMRuntime Date: 7/7/2016 1:37:02 AM Event ID: 10031 Task Category: None Level: Error Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: computer.domain.com Description: An unmarshaling policy check was…


Microsoft OMS workspaces now require an Azure subscription

This week we made some great announcements at Microsoft Ignite regarding Operations Management Suite (OMS) and new services that it is offering. We have also made some changes to the way we license OMS and the pricing bundles. A further change is that we now also require the OMS workspaces to be linked to an…


OMS Gateway with SCOM support now in public preview

Summary: Learn about the public preview of the OMS Gateway with SCOM support. Hi Everyone, Nini here, and today I’m pleased to announce the release of the public preview version of the OMS Gateway with SCOM support. Since the release of the first version of the Gateway (formerly known as the Log Analytics Forwarder), we…

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VMware monitoring with OMS – Public Preview

Summary: Hello everyone. This is Keiko from the  OMS Program Management Team. After my previous blog, Monitor VMware using OMS Log Analytics, in June, we had an overwhelming response from customers. Thanks to your feedback, I was able to create a VMware Monitoring Solution, which I am happy to announce is in Public Preview. This…


Application Insights Connector in OMS

Summary: Monitor performance of your apps with the Public Preview of the Application Insights Connector in OMS Log Analytics. Hey everyone, this is Cigdem Kontaci. I am glad to announce the Public Preview of the Application Insights Connector in OMS Log Analytics. Application Insights, which is an analytics service that’s designed for developers, monitors live…