With Azure Monitor Workbooks you can now quickly and easily make intelligent decisions about your infrastructure. One of the things SCOM has never been good at is reporting or dashboards. I recently on-boarded a few VMs in my lab that […]
SCOM Maintenance Mode Scheduler makes enabling and scheduling maintenance mode simple for all users. Your IT staff will no longer have a reason why a server wasn’t put into maintenance mode. The HTML5 web application now works with SCOM 2012 R2, […]
Quick Download: https://gist.github.com/timmcfadden/0e2912b6ba1e524898c81f921aefcb02/archive/022c9351b99eb9c247601c4f537e825297f803be.zip Do you want to stop collecting all the worthless SCOM events in your environment?  By default SCOM collects thousands of events out of the box with a few Management Packs installed. 99.999% of the time no one […]
First I need to create a Azure Virtual Network and Subnet.  I go to All services and find Virtual networks I add a Virtual network called EastAzureVnet with a Subnet called EastServerSubnet and leave the defaults.  (Make sure this address […]
Quick Download: https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Fix-SCOM-from-Exported-e011ab52 Source: https://github.com/timmcfadden/SCOM-Transform-Tool Have you ever exported a MP with a script and tried to run it on the command prompt and it fails yet seems to work fine when SCOM runs it. If I export the MP from […]
Working in the SCOM console, when closing a window the console will occasionally disappear.  You have to go to the task bar to find it and re-select the window. To reproduce this;  First make sure the SCOM Console is full screen.  Then click […]
Have you ever setup a lab machine running Windows Server and realized you are missing a bunch of drivers?  This can greatly affect disk I/O and overall performance of the server.  If you setup that same server running Windows 10 all […]
Imagine a world where server and application admins can install and maintain their SCOM agents themselves.  Imagine if they could quickly and easily create their own groups and then create new monitors and rules against them.  Imagine if they could […]
Wouldn’t it be cool if SCOM 2016 was super fast and required less resources? SCOM 2016 is full of legacy solutions that make it bloated and slow.  You can remove “most” of these solutions if your not going to use […]
Updates: Changed the way One Click MM parameters work to prevent SQL Injection attacks If no computers, Groups, or classes are selected and error will be thrown, instead of scheduling an empty job. Changed configuration tool to work with Default […]