Tag Archives: Management pack

Get-SCOMManagementPacks 4.4

I’ve just released the latest version of this script you can find at GitHub. There is just a small fix provided by Lynne Taggart in this release. Basically Microsoft changed the layout of their download page once again so we needed a slightly different logic to pull the MP version and publish date information.

Management Pack Knowledge Authoring Tool

Management Pack Knowledge Authoring Tool

Management Pack Knowledge Authoring Tool provides online WSIWIG editor for creating Knowledge Articles in the System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) management packs. Knowledge Authoring Tool provides the following functions: Create and edit Knowledge Articles content in the WSIWIG editor. Supports all localizations. Copy-paste the contents of the Knowledge Article from Word in the WSIWIG editor. […]

New Features in SCOM 2016 – Management Packs:Updates & Recommendations

In SCOM 2016 you can now simply go into the Management Packs administration, and see if there are any updates pending for any of the Management Packs within your environment. Simply…. {For the full post, please visit, SCOMandOtherGeekyStuff.com}

A free SCUtils Monitoring for APC UPS for #SCOM 2012 R2 is updated to v1.2

SCUtils team is very pleased to announce the release of SCUtils Monitoring for APC UPS v1.2, a free add-on for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager. APC Smart-UPSTM is a well-known series of uninterruptible power supplies that you can meet in many server rooms worldwide. As a next step of our community involvement, we have […]

OpsMgr Performance Collection Rules for OMS Near Real-Time Performance Data Collection

Introduction Yesterday, the OMS product team has announced the availability of the Near-Real Time (NRT) Performance Data Collection in OMS. My buddy and fellow SCCDM MVP Stanislav Zhelyazkov has already wrote an article on his blog: Operations Management Suite – Performance Monitoring. I won’t repeat what’s already been discussed in these 2 posts, but I’ll […]

Judging Your IT Organization’s Maturity by MVP Kerrie Meyler

If there’s one thing constant about information technology, it’s that it is continuously evolving; and as it evolves, IT departments try to keep up with it by jumping on the latest technology trends. No one wants to be left off the bandwagon, be it BYOD, cloud technology, or the various trends/fads of yesteryear. Continually reinventing […]

Deploying Custom UI for MP Templates in SCOM 2012 R2

Background In a much referenced post by Joel Hendrickson, he introduces the concept of Authoring Custom Templates and Writing Custom UI in OpsMgr.  He follows with an excellent and very detailed Custom Template UIPage Code Walkthrough. Note: As Joel (and the Microsoft documentation) points out, custom templates are currently not supported. Undeterred by the warning and […]

Snap Manager Management Pack V1

Since June I have been building this MP to help my teams track the status of multiple Snap Manager based programs.  This is the initial release of this work.  You will find details on the following three items Snap Manager for Exchange Snap Manager for SQL Snap Manager for SharePoint 8 aka DocAve. There are […]

My Experience of Using Silect MP Studio During Management Pack Update Process

Thanks to Silect’s generosity, I have been given a NFR (Not For Resell) license for the MP Studio to be used in my lab last November. When I received the license, I created a VM and installed it in my lab straightaway.  However, due to my workloads and other commitments, I haven’t been able to […]