Document your SCOM Distributed Applications with Powershell and Excel

Edit 8/27/2018: added Github link: Github repo here https://github.com/scautomation/Document-SCOM-Distributed-Aps 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 …

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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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Setup an on-prem Run As Account for Azure Automation Hybrid Worker

When using a Hybrid Worker by default Azure Automation will run as the machine context. This is fine until you start trying to do things like make changes in Active Directory or other services that require a login other than the machine. This is fairly easy to setup and assumes that you’ve already setup a …

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Triggering Automation from Event Logs with Orchestrator and OMS AzureAutomation

I recently hooked my home lab into Microsoft Operations Management Suite (MSOMS or OMS) and have been dabbling in Azure Automation. I wanted to put together some quick examples of triggering automation through event logs in Orchestrator and compare it to OMS with Azure Automation.This is not a super technical deep dive of automation, the …

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