Tag Archives: system center 2012

Creating a sealed management pack with #SCSM outriggers using PowerShell

One of our popular free tool is SCUtils DWMPcreator that lets you generate sealed management packs for the Service Manager 2012 Data Warehouse within seconds. It can be used for classes and relationships and supports adding custom outriggers. However, you cannot create a management pack just for outriggers using DWMPcreator. Usually, an outrigger management pack […]

Direct download file attachments from the SCSM self-service portal!

Please welcome a free SCSM extension that lets you download the file attachments directly from the self-service portal. Everyone who uses the Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Manager is well informed that it’s impossible to create a direct link to the file attached to the incident, business service, and any other type of the Service Manager […]

GRE Tunneling with NVGRE Gateways and SCVMM 2012 R2 UR5

GRE tunneling option was enabled with Update Rollup 5 in SCVMM 2012 R2. But to fully enable it you had to install some update on NVGRE Gateways. I’ve predicted that such hotfix will be available soon and now it is out. You can find it here and enable the full scenario with VMM and NVGRE […]

How NOT to email end users about converted work items or how to email in SCSM 2012 using C#

I spent most of my last weekend to help our customer to solve the situation with notifications for affected users. Originally, the customer had set up following the notification workflows: If a new incident is created, send an email to an affected user with details; If a new service request is created, send an email […]

End User Portal for System Center Orchestrator (EUPSCO)

Hello All, I wanted to share this article/post services that I have started writing about ITQ’s End User Portal for Orchestrator. It seems useful for organizations that may not have/want to use Service Manager and it’s portal. Please note that, as of this mention, the series is not yet complete (but will be within a […]

SCOM 2012 R2 Agent On Service Manager Error: “The management group configuration could not be saved”

Hello All, I wanted to share this article/post that I wrote recently about an error I encountered while attempting to monitor a Service Manager server with Operations Manager. URL: http://adinermie.wordpress.com/2014/05/03/scom-2012-r2-agent-on-service-manager-error-the-management-group-configuration-could-not-be-saved/

SCOM 2012 R2 Data Access Service (DAS) High Availability – Mini Post Series

Hello All, I wanted to share this mini article/post series that I wrote recently about making the System Center Operations Manager Data Access Service highly available. Although this is technically “not supported” it is an option to implement if high availability for the Console connection is required. These steps will also work/apply to making the […]

How to acknowledge First Response Time for Service Requests in Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Manager

Most of the companies that use Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Manager are Microsoft-oriented. So no wonder that System Center Service Manager Connector 3.0 for Exchange is commonly there. One of the most required features is an ability to parse keywords for Incident first response. It works perfect and a first response’s field is often used to create the […]

SCVMM 2012 SP1 Lab Guides

Hello Everyone, First of all, I don’t know if this is the right place to post something like this, of even if it is appropriate to do so on this site (if not, please let me know). That being said, I wanted to share with everyone the Lab Guides that I created for SCVMM, in […]

VLOG Series PT1 – System Center 2012 SP1 with Server 2012 and SQL 2012 SP1 CU2

Here is a brief demo of SCCM from roles, ports, to install. The original video was 45 minutes so I had to trim a bit. Hopefully it sounds OK / makes sense. Many thanks to System Center Central, Google, and Microsoft Virtual Academy!! Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ey-5pOb9tz4&list=UUV4FENt6GpOcXWK8TMgVEzA&index=1 Support Files http://www.systemcentercentral.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/VLOGSystemCenterOUandUsers1.txt http://www.systemcentercentral.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/FirewallExportIN2.txt