Operations Manager Posts

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:

In this pseudo code property is the name of our fields. So when the data is […]

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 […]

SQL Query for getting SCOM Recovery Tasks Results

Hi All, Recently in my organisation, i had to provide results that adding SCOM Recovery is efficient as well as working properly. My first thought was to check Kevin Holman’s SQL query list and couldn’t find anything on it https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/kevinholman/2016/11/11/scom-sql-queries/ So next was to find anything for this on the internet, however I end up with nothing. […]

SCOMpercentageCPUTimeCounter cause CPU Spike

*Originally posted at adatum.no To be honest this have existed for years, and written about back in 2014. Now, in 2017, SCOM 2016 UR2 is released the problem remains. Perhaps with greater consequence due to virtualization. If you’re unfamiliar with the problem SCOMpercentageCPUTimeCounter.vbs (.ps1 in SCOM 2016) is a script included in the “System Center […]

Getting your colleagues engaged with SCOM

Q: How do I get my teammates engaged in SCOM? A: Disable Email alerting Q: What? A: Let me explain what we did. I had an interesting conversation the other day on how to get people more involved with SCOM. After going through what we have done over the years I figured it’s a topic […]