Released – Technical Documentation Download for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager

Just a short blogpost to let you know we released the Technical Documentation Download for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager. Go to Microsoft Download Center and download the following documentation. Overview The downloadable files listed on this page contain the product documentation for the Operations Manager component of System Center 2012. The available downloads…

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Microsoft Script Explorer for Windows PowerShell (pre-release)

Today we released the Microsoft Script Explorer for Windows PowerShell (pre-release). Microsoft Script Explorer for Windows PowerShell (pre-release) helps scripters find Windows PowerShell scripts, snippets, modules, and how-to guidance in online repositories such as the TechNet Script Center Repository, PoshCode, local or network file systems and Bing Search Repository. System requirements Supported Operating Systems: Windows…


OM12 – Creating a Dashboard View with Widgets and store in specific Management Pack

Today I was playing around with creating some Dashboard Views with Widgets and wanted to store them in their own Management Pack. All the blogs about creating OM 2012 Dashboards store the Dashboards and Widgets in the Default Management Pack. This is by design because all Views (and the Dashboard View is just another view)…


OM12 – Viewing contents Management Pack Bundle files with MPViewer 1.9

Yesterday I blogged about some small improvements to Daniele Grandini blogpost about a great PowerShell script to dump the contents of Management Pack Bundles (.mpb) files and the old MP contents. But did you knew you can do the same with the new MP Viewer Daniele Muscetta created for OM12?   With MPViewer 1.9 you…

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OpsMgr 2012 – how to dump management pack bundles (small “improvement”)

Last week Daniele Grandini posted a great PowerShell script to dump the contents of Management Pack Bundles (.mpb) files and the old MP contents. The script takes just two parameters an input directory where you have to copy MP and MPB files and an output directory where the dumps will be saved. The OpsMgr 2012…

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