Arithmetic operations meet aggregate queries in OMS

Summary: Learn how to use arithmetic expressions in aggregate queries in OMS. Hi everyone, Leyla Kazemi here, and today I want to talk about new OMS functionality that enables you to perform aggregation on arithmetic expressions in OMS. Previously, you were able to use arithmetic expressions in OMS by using the Extend command. However, you could not perform any…


Multi-level group by in OMS

Summary: Learn how to group by multiple fields in OMS. Good morning everyone, Leyla Kazemi here, and today I am happy to announce that multi-level group by is now supported in OMS Log Analytics search language. Before, you could only group by one field using OMS Search language. This new capability enables you to group by…


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…


View your Agent Health in OMS

Summary: Learn how to view and monitor the health of your Windows and Linux agents in OMS. Hi everyone, Nini here, and today I’m happy to announce that you are now able to view and monitor the health of your Windows and Linux agents in OMS. With agent heartbeat events, you can gain insights into the…


Customize your metrics chart visualization in OMS

Summary: Learn how to customize your metrics chart visualization in OMS by adding labels, units, and logarithmic scale. Good morning everyone, Leyla Kazemi here, and today I want to talk about new ways to customize your metrics visualization. Add units One of the new capabilities that is available in metrics chart view is the ability to…


OMS Log Analytics search is now available in the Azure Portal

Summary: Learn how to use OMS Log Analytics directly in the Azure Portal Good morning everyone. We are happy to announce that OMS Log Analytics Search is now available in the Azure Portal. With this release, you can search and analyze all of the logs and metrics from your Azure environment as well as your…


Extend PowerShell DSC with Operations Management Suite

Summary: Learn about extending the capabilities of PowerShell Desired State Configuration with Microsoft Operations Management Suite. Good morning everyone, Ed Wilson here. So Monday Teresa (aka ScriptingWife) and I were in Manchester for the PowerShell user group meeting and yesterday we were in London for the WinOps conference. Today, we are still in London doing…

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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…


Use Microsoft Operations Management Suite to track PowerShell activity

Summary: Learn how to add the PowerShell activity log to MSOMS and how to search that collected log. Good morning, everyone, Ed Wilson here, and today I want to talk about how to use Microsoft Operations Management Suite to track Windows PowerShell usage. By default, Windows PowerShell records activity to several different logs. For example,…


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…