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Management Pack Knowledge Authoring Tool

Management Pack Knowledge Authoring Tool provides online WSIWIG editor for creating Knowledge Articles in the System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) management packs. Knowledge Authoring Tool provides the following functions: Create and edit Knowledge Articles content in the WSIWIG editor. Supports all localizations. Copy-paste the contents of the Knowledge Article from Word in the WSIWIG editor. […]

What is Azure File Sync (AFS) and how to set it up?

Earlier this month, Microsoft introduced Azure File Sync (AFS). So, what is Azure File Sync (AFS)? Azure File Sync is a cloud based backup solution for backing up and providing disaster recovery options for a single, or multiple file shares within a server, or multiple servers. This eliminates network and storage complexity and capacity planning, as […]

ADFS Monitoring with Azure, OMS, SCOM 2016

ADFS (Active Directory Federation Services) has really taken flight since the inception of Office 365 and Azure Active Directory. Getting your on-premises environment configured with online identity services such as Azure, and having the SSO (Single Sign-On) abilities makes ADFS fundamental. Implementing ADFS is one thing, but what about monitoring your ADFS environment? The following […]

Differences Between Active Directory and Azure Active Directory

Lately, a lot of people keep asking, “What’s the difference between Active Directory, and Azure Active Directory?” Well, in short, a lot! Here is my take on it, and my typical response to customers. One thing to note is, Azure Active Directory (AAD) and traditional/on-premises Active Directory (AD) are similar yet two very different things. […]

Add computer OU column to SCCM reports

There a various reports that I would like to add a column which includes the computer OU.  I don’t know SQL so I was wondering if I could get help to create a query.  A couple of the reports in particular I want to add the computer OU column to are the Inactive clients details […]