So, you have a bunch of virtual machines in Azure, and want to ensure they are backed-up, you know, just-in-case.. Here is a step by step walk-through on how to go about setting up and configuring ASR (Azure Site Recovery) and backing up your Virtual Machines (VMs) with Azure Resource Manager (ARM). First things, first, […]
I had some free time so, I figured let’s test out the SCOM 2016 Web Console with respect to HTML5… In my test, I tested the following browsers. Please note, metrics/data collected was within the built-in browser development tools. Internet Explorer 11 (Obviously) Chrome (v 54.0.2840.71 m) Firefox (v 49.0.2) I tested out the following views […]
Well, that was fast… System Center/Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) team just released Update Rollup 1 for SCOM 2016, only weeks after the System Center 2016 suite and Windows Server 2016 were released. The MOM team did not indicate what exactly the fixes were in this Update Rollup, so your guess is good as mine. However, I […]
This post I will be installing System Center Operations Manager 2016 (SCOM) RTM, Build Number 7.2.11719.0. Here is some of the background information. As this post will concentrate on the installation of SCOM 2016, I am going to omit the setup and configuration of the Domain Controller, Windows Server 2016 for both SCOM Management Server and SQL […]
Just logged into my MSDN account, and looks like both Windows Server and System Center 2016 have been released to the general public. Sweet! For the complete post, SCOMandOtherGeekyStuff.com.
This November, I will be hosting a SCOM 2016 and OMS meetup. The intended target audience is for SCOM and OMS User groups within the Toronto and Greater Toronto Area, however not limited to. It will be hosted at the University of Toronto, November 16th, 2016. Please see the link below for more details! Seating is […]
Planning to upgrade to SCOM 2016 from 2012 R2? Wei H Lim from Microsoft just developed and released a handy management pack that will help you with that process. Check out the links below for the complete post by Wei, and a download for the MP. For the complete post, please visit SCOMandOtherGeekyStuff.com.
Later this month, System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2016 along with other System Center tools and Windows Server 2016 will be available to the masses. With that said, what’s new in SCOM 2016? Is it work the upgrade? etc. etc. Well, there isn’t exactly a change-log provided by Microsoft/System Center team, but here are a few […]
This setup consists of 2 steps — Step 1, setting up and configuring Azure, and Step 2, setting up and configuring your Windows RRAS server. Let’s begin: Setting up/Configuring Azure: Step 1: Create a Resource Group For the complete blog post, please visit, SCOMandOtherGeekyStuff.com.
I logged into OMS earlier today, and had to do a double-check.. Yes, that is right, OMS will soon be releasing a SCOM Assessment Solution! This is very exciting! As a SCOM/System Center consultant, I can’t even count the number of SCOM Health Checks I have now done… From the solution description, it will assess […]