Installing and Basic Configuration of Microsoft’s HTML 5 Portal for Service Manager 2012

Microsoft today released their own HTML 5 self-service portal for Service Manager 2012. This is big news as the old portal was to be honest, just awful. It was awful to install, and awful to use and it required its own server. This lead to companies like Cireson and Sylliance creating their own HTML 5 …

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Monitoring – Add Untrusted Servers to SCOM 2012 R2 Part 2 – Adding Untrusted Servers

This post will cover the process of adding untrusted servers into your SCOM 2012 R2 environment. This guide is not for adding servers via a Gateway Server, this guide will show you how to add servers on the same network as the SCOM Management Servers but not necessarily trusted by the domain. First, you need …

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Monitoring – Add Untrusted Servers to SCOM 2012 R2 Part 1 – Setup of Management Servers

I was recently at a client who wanted to monitor a bunch of untrusted servers. These servers were not in their new Active Directory domain, many of them, were in fact not in any domain. And they were not in any DMZ, so the Management Servers could see them just fine. Thus no gateway(s) were …

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VEEAM Hyper-V Managment Pack for SCOM 2012

Are you using Hyper-V 2012? If yes then you you’ll likely want VEEAM Hyper-V Management Pack, to monitor your Hyper-V environment. Otherwise, you’re missing out.Disclaimer: I am just a user of the management pack, I am not affiliated with VEEAM in anyway and received nothing for writing about them, I just really like the management …

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