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…


Announcing general availability of Upgrade Readiness

We are pleased to announce the general availability of Upgrade Readiness, one of the solutions in the suite of solutions called Windows Analytics. Upgrade Readiness helps you plan and manage the Windows upgrade process from beginning to end and enables you adopt new Windows releases more quickly. With new Windows versions being released multiple times…


OMS Network Performance Monitor is now generally available

Summary: Microsoft Operations Management Suite Network Performance Monitor (NPM) has moved from preview mode to generally available status. Hi folks, Abhave Sharma from the OMS team here. A few months ago we announced NPM in public preview. Since then, we’ve seen lots of users monitor their networks over the past few months and, working with customers,…


Monitoring Windows Server OS with Lumagate and OMS – Public Preview

Today we’re announcing the public preview of Lumagate’s Windows Server OS monitoring solution for Operations Management Suite (OMS). With OMS Insight & Analytics, you can monitor workloads across any Windows Server and Linux source by using out-of-the-box solutions and visualizations. Now with the Windows Server OS solution, you can see the health and performance of…


OMS Container Solution – Windows Server and Hyper-V Container Support

Hello everyone. This is Keiko. We have heard many requests about supporting Windows Server Container monitoring. Here you go. Today, we are excited to extend the OMS Container solution support to Windows Server and Hyper-V containers. Last summer, Microsoft expanded OMS to help developers build, run, test, and deploy distributed applications inside Docker containers on…


Monitoring Nutanix with OMS – Public Preview

Summary: The Nutanix Monitoring Solution from Comtrade Software now integrates with Operations Management Suite. Today we’re announcing the public preview of the Nutanix Monitoring Solution from Comtrade Software for Operations Management Suite (OMS). It enables monitoring, event analytics, and log analytics for on-premises Nutanix Enterprise Clouds. It extends OMS by: Providing historic Nutanix performance metrics…


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”….


OMS Security malware assessment adds support for more antimalware vendors

FAST FACT: OMS Security is adding support for Symantec Endpoint Protection and Trend Micro Deep Security to its Antimalware assessment solution. This service update adds support for assessing whether servers are protected by anti-malware solutions from these vendors and whether these solutions are operational. The OMS Antimalware dashboard now reflects this new feature. ======================================== Microsoft Operations Management…


Enable Azure resource metrics logging using PowerShell

Summary: Use a script to enable metrics logging for PaaS resources. Azure Platform as a Service (PaaS) resources, like Azure SQL and Web Sites (Web Apps), can emit performance metrics data natively to OMS. This script allows users to enable metrics logging for PaaS resources at a the level of a subscription or resource group. Today,…