Tag Archives: script

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.

Open Sourcing Download All Microsoft SCOM MPs Script

I am open sourcing download the script that I’ve created for downloading all Microsoft SCOM MPs. Open sourcing is meant to be a joke of course. It is a script with code that is available for viewing and changing as whatever serves your purpose since its creation. The difference is that I am moving to […]

Azure Site Recovery: Automatic VMM User Roles Assignment to VMs upon Failover

While I was playing with Azure Site Recovery I had scenario where I needed to assign VMM User Role to the VMs that were being replicated to the replica site. To be more specific you have VMM server on Primary Site and another VMM server on Replica Site and you are using ASR to take […]

Creating Azure-like Windows Server Images with System Center

Update —————————————————————————— A small update on this topic. If you do not want your customers to face error 0x800F0906 when they try to install .NET Fraemwork 3.5 on Windows Server 2012 or 2012 R2 I would suggest you to install and disable .net FRamework 3.5 feature with DISM prior syspreping your images. The following commands […]

Version 3.0.1 of THE MVP Script to Download All SCOM Management Packs with PowerShell

So after the release of 3.0 at the beginning of week there were some comments of desired features and bugs reported. I’ve sent those to Damian and as he is working on fast release cadence a new version is now ready to address those comment. Additionally we are including another friend and fellow MVP Cameron […]

Version 3.0 of Damian’s and My Script to Download All SCOM Management Packs with PowerShell

So my good friend Damian Flynn and fellow MVP has decided to bring this script to another level by making more like PowerShell module than only script. The result is cleaner code and some parts can be reused. You can find the new version here. Some of the changes include: Refactored the script to a […]

Version 2.5 of My Script to Download All SCOM Management Packs with PowerShell

A lot of time has passed since I haven’t updated my script and Microsoft once again forced me to update it. Again they’ve decided to change something on their download pages. Thank you Microsoft for changing your websites so I can advance my PowerShell skills. The script is now version 2.5 and here are the […]

Version 2.3 of My Script to Download All SCOM Management Packs with PowerShell

Script is update with some small changes all contributed by Anthony Bailey: Improvements on getting the confirmation link for each MP. The script now also grabs the date the MP was added to Microsoft’s catalog and adds this to the logs/screen output  Any duplicate download links are removed before downloading as some download pages have […]

Version 2.2 of My Script to Download All SCOM Management Packs with PowerShell

Microsoft has made some changes to the code of the download pages on the MPs so the script was not able to get MP version. Here is full change log: Microsoft has made some changes to the code of the download pages again so the script was not able to get the version of the […]

Version 2.0 of My Script to Download All SCOM Management Packs with PowerShell

Not so long ago I’ve wrote a script that can download all SCOM Management Packs released by Microsoft. Unfortunately Microsoft has decided to change the interface of their download pages and didn’t asked me for approval . Because of that the script stopped to work as it was dependent on the layout of the download […]