Integrating OMS and Power BI

Summary: Learn how to integrate Power BI with Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) by activating the integration and creating a dataset to work with the data. Hi all, Daniel Örneling here. Usually I spend my days working as a specialist consultant involved in several projects around Systems Center Operations Manager and Operations Management Suite, both…


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,…


The many faces of the Microsoft Monitoring Agent

Summary: Learn how the Microsoft Monitoring Agent is the one agent on your servers for all your hybrid cloud monitoring and management needs. Hello, this is Graham Davies, a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer, and today I want to talk about a challenge we all face with multiple management and monitoring solutions. That is the number of agents that…


Monitor VMware using OMS Log Analytics

Summary: Use OMS Log Analytics to monitor VMware NOTE: This blog post refers to a custom built (do it yourself) method to bring in VMWare monitoring information into Log Analytics. This was an interim method to help customers to gain insights into their VMWare environment until we released our dedicated VMWare monitoring solution. This VMWare solution…


OMS Log Analytics Agent multi-homing support

Summary: Learn how to get the latest OMS Log Analytics Agent. Hello, this is Satya Vel, from the OMS team, and today I want to talk about OMS Log Analytics Agent. The OMS Log Analytics Agent, which is also known as Microsoft Monitoring Agent for Windows, now enables you to send data from one server…


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…


Agent Health solution in OMS

Summary: The Agent Health solution is now in public preview. Hi everyone, Nini here, and I’m following up from my last blog post. I am happy to announce that today you are now able to use the Agent Health solution (in public preview) and more easily view visualization of your agent heartbeat events and agent distribution…


Announcing the general availability of Service Map solution

Modern applications are complex, multi-tier, business-service systems that might span multiple datacenters and cloud hosting environments. To manage these applications and ensure they meet their SLA, you need an end-to-end view that ties together the different application components and infrastructure services. I am excited to announce the general availability of Service Map, which enables you…


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…


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…