Use OMS Automation to start virtual machines in an Azure resource group

Summary: Learn how to use OMS Automation to start all virtual machines (VMs) in an Azure resource group. Good morning everyone, Ed Wilson here, and today I want to talk about how to use Microsoft Operations Management suite to turn on all virtual machines in a particular Azure resource group. To do this, I will…


Create an OMS Automation runbook that stops all Azure Resource Manager VMs

Summary: Learn how to create a Windows PowerShell workflow and add it to Microsoft Operations Management Suite automation to stop all Azure Resource Manager virtual machines. Good morning everyone, Ed Wilson here, and today I want to talk about how to use a Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) automation runbook to stop all Azure Resource…


Learn how to schedule an OMS Automation runbook

Summary: Learn how to schedule Automation runbooks to automate tasks. Good morning everyone, Ed Wilson here, and today I want to talk about how to use the Automation schedule service from Microsoft Operations Management Suite. The advantages of scheduling the execution of a runbook is obvious — I can have it execute whenever I want…


View the results of OMS Automation jobs

Summary: Learn how to view the results of scheduled OMS Automation jobs in this step-by-step blog post. Good morning everyone, Ed Wilson here, and today I want to talk about how to view the results of scheduled Microsoft Operations Management Suite Automation jobs. First, I need to get to the Automation portal. I can do…


MS OMS Security and Audit Solution Articles

SUMMARY: Find new articles about the Microsoft Operations Management Suite Security and Audit solution. Microsoft security experts Yuri Diogenes and Meir Mendelovich  have just released a series of in-depth articles centering around the OMS Security and Audit solution. These articles begin with an overview, move on to monitoring of resources and finally conclude with responding to alerts. They…


Microsoft Operations Management Suite, DSC, and PowerShell

Summary: Learn how Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS), Desired State Configuration (DSC) and PowerShell work together to simplify management of hybrid systems. Good morning everyone, Ed Wilson here. Well today, Teresa (aka the Scripting Wife) and I are on our way to Manchester where I am speaking at the Manchester PowerShell User Group.  and today…


OMS Alerts, responding fast with rich capabilities

Summary: Learn about improvements to Microsoft Operations Management Suite alerting that include improved response time and additional capabilities. Good morning, everyone, Alex Frankel here, and today I want to talk about Microsoft Operations Management Suite alerting. OMS alerts are now 66% faster OMS alerts are now 66% faster It’s been almost two months since OMS Alerts…


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…