Use OMS to create alerts for missing security or other updates

Summary: Learn how to use the Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) alerting feature to generate alerts due to missing security or other updates in this article by Ed Wilson. This post is the third post in a multi-part series of blog posts about OMS alerting. To fully understand this post, you should read the entire…


Learn how to get started using OMS Alert Management

Summary: Learn how to get started using the Microsoft Operations Management Suite Alert Management solution from installing, configuring, and creating your first alert in this post by Ed Wilson. This post is the second post in a multi-part series of blog posts about OMS alerting. To fully understand this post, you should read the entire…


Use OMS near real-time performance counters to check one counter

Summary: Learn how to use Microsoft Operations Management Suite near real-time performance counters to check the status of a single counter across all your systems. Good morning everyone, Ed Wilson here. This morning I looked outside, and there was a cool group of birds. They were sort of hanging out, catching some early morning rays,…


Filter OMS near real-time performance counter data by computer

Summary: Learn how to use Log Search in Microsoft Operations Management Suite to filter near real-time performance counter data by computer name. Good morning everyone, Ed Wilson here. One of the cool things about central Florida is the abundance of natural resources, and the outdoor lifestyle we enjoy. For example, the Scripting Wife and I…


Use OMS Search to visualize collected performance data

Summary: Drill in to a graph that shows metrics about your computer with OMS near real-time performance counters. Good morning everyone, Ed Wilson here. The other day, we went to Blue Spring State Park to see the manatees that winter there. During the off season, evidently, they open the spring for swimming. However, there is a…


Add counters to near real-time data collection in OMS

Summary: Learn how to add various counters to near real-time performance data collection in Microsoft Operations Management Suite. Good morning everyone. Ed Wilson here, and today I want to talk about adding various performance counters to near real-time performance data collection in Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS).   Note  This  is a five-part series that includes…


Near real-time performance data collection in OMS

Summary: Learn about setting up and using near real-time performance data in Microsoft Operations Management Suite. Good morning everyone. Ed Wilson here, and today I want to talk about near real-time performance data collection in OMS. One of things I have always loved about Windows is the way that I can collect performance data. By…


What is my Microsoft Operations Management Suite data usage?

Summary: Learn how to easily find your data usage for the various Microsoft Operations Management Suite solutions. Good morning everyone, Ed Wilson here. Sometimes you are driving along, and you take a wrong turn and end up in the woods. The street signs disappear, and all of a sudden even the GPS doesn’t seem to…


Enable Microsoft Operations Management Suite email alerts

Summary: Learn how to enable Microsoft Operations Management Suite (MS OMS) alerts and how to configure email notification for those alerts. Good morning everyone. Ed Wilson here, and today I want to talk about alerts. Sometimes we think of alerts as sitting around watching a pot of water—waiting for it to boil. Or as a…


Searching for alerts in Microsoft Operations Management Suite

Summary: Learn how to specify the Alert type in Microsoft Operations Management Suite Search and how to filter alerts by using various fields to quickly parse data. Good morning everyone. Ed Wilson here, and today I want to talk about using Microsoft Operations Management Suite Search to look for alerts. I can use the Alert…