Tag Archives: MP Authoring

SCSM Form Customisations Don’t Show in the Console

A few weeks back I hit upon an issue that had me totally at a dead-end. Many suggestions on the Social TechNet forums later a solution was found. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/systemcenter/en-US/46e33e38-2031-44e5-9503-95af8468da23/custom-manual-activity-forms-not-doing-what-they-should?forum=customization In short, there was a custom Preview form that also referenced the class I was trying to edit the form of (Manual Activity in my case) […]

VSAE – Go To Definition

For the past couple of months I have been using the Visual Studio Authoring Extensions quite extensively to build management packs for System Center, so I thought I would share some of what I have learnt, and I am starting with “Go To Definition”.  Now, for experienced users of Visual Studio this will be nothing […]


MPElementsExtract is a command line tool for extracting / embedding elements from / to OpsMgr unsealed management packs. It makes easier for management pack authors to reuse parts of code and use right tools to edit reports, resources, scripts and other MP items. Following MP elements are supported at a moment: scripts reports report resources […]