Replace Backslash in variable with Powershell

Sometimes when we automate things, some technologies don’t play nice with characters we’ve gotten from a different technology. Case in point, my recent post about documenting your SCOM Distributed Applications, I found a test case where a user entered a backslash in the name of a Distributed Application. When Powershell was trying to enter this …

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Document your SCOM Distributed Applications with Powershell and Excel

For every consulting project I do one of the requirements is documentation. I like to provide more documentation than required, which is why I give my SCOM clients a general How To document if they are new to SCOM. I also provide documentation on the SCOM Distributed Applications we have created in the environment. This …

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Working with the SCOM Powershell Module

Working with SCOM in the console and working with the SCOM Powershell module are two vastly different things. Powershell is much quicker, especially for getting lots of data and related objects at once. However, if you haven’t worked very much with the Operations Manager Powershell Module very much, these might be a few quirks or …

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Send OMS Search Results to Azure Automation: The Easy Way

A few weeks ago the Operations Management Suite (OMS) product team announced that you could include search results in webhook payloads. Article here. This is really useful if you are into automation and specifically Azure Automation. It is now much easier in my opinion to get pertinent data to Azure Automation from OMS when you …

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