Tag Archives: Linux

Configure OMS Linux Agent Heartbeat Interval

As you know both OMS Linux and Windows agent send heartbeat events and they are free of charge. The problem is that the interval of these heartbeat events is different for both operating systems. For Windows it is every 1 minute and for Linux is every 5 minutes. I do not know exactly the reason […]

Mitigate speculative execution side-channel vulnerabilities

Seems the new year bring us some bad surprises in terms of security. There has been some rumors and now turned out to be truth that certain processors are vulnerable to certain attacks. Yes processors. That means that affects a wide variety of Operating Systems. As Microsoft puts it: Microsoft is aware of a new […]

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 […]

How to deploy OMS Agent on Linux

There are multiple ways how to deploy the OMS agent on your Linux server. In my post,  I am going to make use of GitHub and do a quick install on a Linux server. In my environment, I am deploying the OMS Linux (Preview) agent (version 1.1.0-124) on Ubuntu 14.04.4 x64. For the full post, […]

SCOM + SolarWinds + Nagios + Azure = Complete Monitoring

Since the inception of Savision in 2006, we have been a proud Microsoft Gold ISV partner in the System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) space. We have seen SCOM become one of the leading component and application monitoring platforms in the market, plus the range of Management Packs available from Microsoft and other ISV partners, has […]

Born in the Cloud: Monitor Linux workloads with OMS

Monitoring is the strongest line of defense in any datacenter environment. To achieve the best result IT Professionals are using a plethora of tools to build a complete monitoring solution. Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) powered by Microsoft’s Azure Cloud Platform provides more predictive & analytical capabilities to keep your data center healthy. Download Savision’s […]

Pesky UNIX/Linux SCOM Agents (Gray State) – RETURN CODE: 1

This is a post I was meant to post quite some time ago, but forgot. Nevertheless… If you have administrated a SCOM environment with both Wintel and UNIX/Linux machines, I am betting you have experienced some gray agents, specifically for UNIX/Linux machines. The issue was, the server was definitely online, however according the SCOM, the […]

Azure Operational Insights Becomes Microsoft Operations Management Suite and Gains Some Features

Yes I know another change in the name. Let’s hope that this will be the last one. Microsoft Operations Management Suite actually includes 4 services: Operational Insights Backup (Azure Backup) Site Recovery (Azure Site Recovery) Automation (Azure Automation) Note that the portal for this new service is Operational Insights’ portal and also Azure is no […]