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. […]
Yesterday Dave announced that there is a new Azure VM extension that deploys the Service Map Dependency Agent. The example provided was only for PowerShell so it was natural that we need ARM template as well. Read full post here.
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 […]
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 […]
When upgrading a SCOM environment from 2012R2 (or 2012) to 2016, one of the most time demanding tasks can be replicating the notifications settings. In my case, I had to do a brand new install, and needed some way to migrate the notifications configuration from the old SCOM environment to the new. Luckily there is […]
So you deploy a SCOM 2016 agent to a Windows 2016 Domain Controller, only problem is, after the agent push, discovery doesn’t work. Well, the agent isn’t corrupted… Ports are open… SCOM agent is being deployed using the System Local account… etc. etc. So, now what? Taking a look at the Windows 2016 domain controller […]
Not too much has changed when it comes to SCOM 2012R2 and SCOM 2016. This post is a similar post to SCOM 2012R2, but applicable to SCOM 2016. (See that post here). You could go to the computer that SCOM is complaining about and manually enable the agent proxy via Administration > Managed Computers, and […]
Hello, an odd request here. Trying to put together a 2 state PS monitor where we have an array of computers that will be piped to Test-connection comandlet within a PS script. If server name is not pingable, adds that to a property bag and we can then play with the Alert text to gereate […]
There is a new OMS solution in town but you will not find it in the OMS Gallery. It is located in Azure Marketplace. My tip is to start to deploy OMS solutions via the Azure Marketplace. The new solution in town is called Azure CDN Core Analytics. The full article you can find here.