Update: Installing Windows Live Writer on Windows 10

UPDATE: I just found out that with the correct version of WLW you can install it without all the steps I described below. Download WLW from: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-live/essentials and just install on Windows 10. HTH Stefan Hi people, Sorry for being quiet for some time on this blog. One of the reasons was that I was not…

35

Monitoring non-domain members with OM 2012

While the rest of the System Center community is in Vegas for MMS2012 I’m helping customers with their questions about System Center Operations Manager 2012. To be honest I’m little jealous on all the people who are in Vegas right now.   So I created some more detailed documentation on how to start monitoring your…

34

Update: Put OM2012 Computer Group Members in Maintenance Mode with PowerShell

I finally found out the issue why this script was not working for everybody. It was because of the different versions of PowerShell. Now it should also work on PowerShell v2. Another possible fix to the empty ComputerGroupsMembernames issue. Last week I saw a request for a PowerShell script which would put all the members…

31

What Monitors, Rules and Discoveries are running on an OpsMgr Agent?

How often do you get the question: “What Monitors, Rules and Discoveries are running on an OpsMgr Agent?” from your co-workers? Especially when they don’t have a clue what is being monitored for their servers. Most of the time you just use the EffectiveConfigurationViewer from the OpsMgr Resource Kit. It let’s you pick different objects,…

22

Use Microsoft Flow to send a message to Microsoft Teams

Yesterday I wrote short blog post on how you could use a Webhook Connector to send data from PowerShell to Microsoft Teams. For more info on Microsoft Teams check this video or the step-by-step introduction video to learn more. Today I wanted to try to use Microsoft Flow to send a message to Microsoft Teams…

14

Use Webhook Connector to send data from PowerShell to Microsoft Teams

Yesterday we announced Microsoft Teams, a new chat-based workspace in Office 365. Microsoft Teams is an entirely new experience that brings together people, conversations and content—along with the tools that teams need—so they can easily collaborate to achieve more. Check this video or the step-by-step introduction video to learn more. One of the cool features…

11

System Center Operations Manager 2012 Toolbox

After posting some years ago a blog post with all the OpsMgr 2007 tools I thought it would be time for a new OM2012 Toolbox blog post.   Tool Purpose Description Author Webpage MPViewer 2.2 MP Viewing The previous version 1.7 (that works with OpsMgr 2007 and 2007 R2) was released here. Version 2.1.2 has…

10

Updated version: Download MMS 2013 Videos from Channel 9

Sitting at the McCarran International Airport waiting for my flight to Amsterdam (the Netherlands) I had some time to kill so I wrote a simpel PowerShell script which helps to easily download the MMS 2013 sessions from the Channel 9 RSS feed. Using the Out-GridView Cmdlet you can easily select the sessions you are interested…

10

Checking Server Roles with PowerShell

Today I’m rebuilding some of my demo servers in my demo environment and before I can install the software, some pre-requisites need to be checked. You need to check if some Windows Server Roles are installed before starting the installation. Off course you can just use the Server Manager to check the Roles and if…

10

OpsMgr 2007 toolbox

There are so many tools currently developed that it is hard to know where to find them. Here is a list that I know of maybe it’s helpful to you. Please let me know if I’m missing one. Tool Purpose Description Author Website Mpviewer 1.7 MP viewing Browse for both MP and XML files.Export to…

10