Prioritizing OpsMgr alerts using Distributed Applications

Michel Audet, a Premier Field Engineer from Microsoft Canada, tackles the very important issue of ‘alert storms’ by prioritizing certain workloads over others. He shows how this is done by using the ‘Distributed Applications’ feature in Microsoft Operations Manager.

Distributed Applications, DA, (not to be confused with Direct Access–-an awesome piece of technology in its own right) is a feature in OpsMgr that allows us to combine and group any discovered objects into a logical arrangement and roll up the health of the group into one availability monitor thus generating a single alert.

Read more at Prioritizing OpsMgr Alerts with a Distributed Applications Availability Monitor.

Posted by Arvind Shyamsundar, MSPFE Editor.

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