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New Azure Preview Portal

Hey Guys, This is really exciting, the new preview portal was just launched by Microsoft for Azure. This portal contains much needed performance improvements while browsing through the blades. You can test this portal with your existing subscription. The link is below. https://preview.portal.azure.com/ Enjoy!!

Azure SQL Best Practices

To followup the last post about SQL server migration to Azure SQL, this post is about the best practices used for the SQL databases on Azure SQL. More on this can be found here.

How to enable Azure Backup to Canada

Earlier in 2016, Microsoft increased the number of  Canadian Data Centers to two: Canada East and Canada Central. With most of my customers being within Canada, naturally they want their Azure Backup data stored within the Canada Data Centers/Regions — makes sense for many (legal) reasons. Only problem is, Azure backup is still very limited to specific […]

How to fix “Failed to Access Event log”

I have a few servers in scom reporting that the windows event log can not access a particular Event log but the event log is not for this particular Server. Its for something else or for some other server. How do i stop this alert from popping up? I know this needs an override so […]

System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2016 – Web Console IIS Requirements for Windows Server 2016

The following PowerShell code is to install all the necessary IIS components for System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2016 Web Console on Windows Server 2016.

You can also find this in Microsoft’s TechNet Gallery, HERE.   For more on SCOM and other System Center Technologies, in addition to OMS, please visit, SCOMandOtherGeekyStuff.com.