Microsoft OMS Posts

Free E-book: Inside #MSOMS v2 now available

It took us some time but we’ve managed to update the one and only free OMS book. We had plans to release it earlier but unforeseen things has happened which prevented us to do it earlier. I hope you will understand but you will still enjoy it. The other authors and me put a lot […]

Reserved Common Fields in Log Analytics

I’ve recently been playing with some solution development and I’ve noticed something interesting. When we are using the OMS Data Collector API we send data by creating json file. That json file is in simple format like this: { “property1”: “value1”, “property2”: “value2” “property3”: “value3”, “property4”: “value4” } In this pseudo code property is the […]

Moving Update Worker Server between OMS Workspaces

Recently I’ve been fairly occupied in writing the second edition of Inside Microsoft Operations Management Suite book but now that I’ve finished my chapters I can go back to writing some blog posts. Update Workers are like Hybrid Workers but they are automatically registered by the Update Management solution. This creates a problem because there […]

Using OMS for Patch Deployment

Not too long ago, the OMS team introduced the Update Management solution. This solution has definitely made the patch management process a lot easier, however at the same time, has raised some questions, such as: What’s the future of SCCM (Configuration Manager) with OMS now deploying patches? Can this be used concurrently/dual-homed with SCCM for on-premises […]

Dual-Homing OMS/Microsoft Monitoring Agent (MMA)

Today I learned that the MMA (Microsoft Monitoring Agent) has the ability to be “dual-homed“. Similar to what we have seen in the past with the System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) agent and dual-homing it to multiple SCOM environments/Management Groups, the same can be said for the Operations Management Suite (OMS)/MMA agent. By going into […]