Windows Phone 8 GDR2 update and Lumia Amber update what it means to your phone?

  I’m loving it (finally) on my NOKIA Lumia 920! J   How about you?     Thanks to Rafe Blandford you can see on his post what’s included and he also inclusively talks about the GDR2 updates from Microsoft:   Have fun!


Possible Way Of: Having SCOM 2012 to monitor properly your custom Web Console URL

  Scenario:     After setting up your SCOM 2012 Management Group you later on decide to define a custom and friendly FQDN name for your SCOM Web Console to connect to it instead of to the server name where it is actually running. You think you have done everything right… but… Boom!!! You get…


Windows Azure SQL Database Management Pack – Now available!

For those of you that have been willing to have the first final released version of this MP your time has come last Friday (when it was released and being published two days ago). J You could get the Windows Azure SQL Database Management Pack for System Center 2012 version from here.   It enables…


Do Tasks run on Agents in Maintenance Mode? + …

Just wanted to clarify a question that sometimes customers ask…     How about if my Operations Manager agents are in maintenance mode and I want to run a task against them by using Operations Manager? The answer is: Yes they will run. Either the Agent tasks (below left) or the Console tasks (below right)…


SCOM 2012 SP1 Security Accounts Matrix

Many times I was referring to the below Kevin Holman’s blog post:   As it was so useful just thought of bringing in an updated version of it but aligned with System Center 2012 Operations Manager SP1.     Hope you guys find it useful!     OpsMgr 2012 SP1 Security account Matrix v1.0.xls


Possible Way Of: Helping you to get the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (SCCM2012) Management Pack 5.0.7705.0 to work

If using the Management Pack in subject you may be experiencing issues with the discoveries related to the Central Administration Site (CAS) and Primary Sites.   You may think that those Discoveries don’t work? That’s not in fact true…   Whilst the “typo” on the Management Pack Guide and other resources doesn’t get…


Possible Way Of: Dealing with multiple instances returned by Get User activity and incrementally create user accounts with a System Center Orchestrator 2012 runbook

Let’s say you have to accomplish the following: Create new user accounts in Active Directory In case the user already exists you need to create a new distinct SAM account name The new SAM account name should be incrementally named in case another ones exists   If you use a Get User activity and multiple…