Tag Archives: powershell

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.

How to upload Custom Images to Microsoft Azure using PowerShell

In this post, I am going to show how to upload a custom image used in Windows Hyper-V (2016) to Azure cloud. I will be using a combination of the UI in Hyper-V and PowerShell in Azure Resource Manager. I will be working with Azure Resource Manager (ARM) and with Hyper-V 2016 with a custom […]

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 […]

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.

Monitoring Windows Server 2016 Nano Server with SCOM 2016

The following post is intended to demonstrate how to monitor your Windows Server 2016 — Nano Server, via System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2016. Also, a quick note, the SCOM team released the Windows Server 2016 Operating System Management Pack today, see HERE for the download/MP. To begin, I have an out-of-the-box Windows 2016 (No UI) […]

Deploying Azure ARM Template Using Azure PowerShell

In the previous blog you learned How to build your first ARM Template . Now that you have a fully functional ARM template we want to deploy this template to Azure. There are various options to deploy a template to Azure. We already saw in the last blog How to deploy template using Azure Portal. […]