Part I – OMS and Operations Manager Better Together–Sample Azure IaaS Dashboard

  You have probably heard about  Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) . OMS  is the all-in-one hybrid cloud management solution for any enterprise to manage their workloads and applications on Azure or AWS, Windows Server or Linux, VMware or OpenStack . For details pls check  Microsoft OMS OMS is an all in one solution  which…

Monitoring Lync Active User Count with Operations Manager

  For monitoring Lync we  have  a solid MP with strong capabilities.  We have capability to monitor core components  and by using Lync watcher nodes we can  simulate user  experience.   One key piece of information I found    missing in the MP is  the  number of users connected to front ends server at given  point in…


Exchange 2013 Monitoring Mailbox Databases and Queues

With Exchange 2013 Exchange  Product Group  has chosen a different route and implemented all the monitoring inside Exchange server which is called Exchange Managed Availability. When it comes to monitoring  from Operations Manager  all we have is a  discovery  scripts, some perf collection rules and  one ( yes only one ) event monitor which tracks…


How to fix the Health Rollup Problem in Distributed Applications with Exchange 2013 Health Sets

  While working with a customer  we tried to create a distributed application for their Exchange 2013 environment. Plan was to create distributed apps for Customer Touch Points and for Key dependencies then configure Service Level Tracking. But no matter what we do distributed application did not rollup the health of the exchange health set….