Where is my custom log data?

The ability of OMS to ingest custom log files enables almost limitless possibilities for you to collect and analyse data from your systems. In fact, a common usage is for customers to use their own PowerShell scripts to collect, collate and create custom logs for uploading and analysis. If this sounds appealing, you can read…


OMS Agent setup communication error ID 4004

We have recently seen a customer attempt to add a server to an OMS Log Analytics workspace, but the attempt failed and produced the following error in the Operations Manager event log on that server. In the TracingGUIDSNative.log ETW log files, we saw these entries: [ServiceConnector] [] [Information] :CBackgroundRequester::OnTimerCallback{backgroundrequester_cpp657}Beginning background request for URL “https:// a12b3c4d-5e6f-7a8b-9c0d-1e2f3a4b5c6d.oms.opinsights.azure.com/AgentService.svc/AgentTopologyRequest”….


When 2 + 2 makes 5

Summary: Learn about connected servers in the OMS dashboard. If you have recently looked at our Operations Management Suite of cloud-based datacenter management tools, you may have seen something that surprised you. If you look at the Settings dashboard in the OMS portal, you can select to view the connected sources, and you’ll see a…