Microsoft Monitoring Agent Performance Data Issue, SCOM, Azure Log Analytics

I recently had a Microsoft Monitoring Agent Issue, where some of my servers stopped sending any data to Azure Log Analytics and Performance data was not getting input into SCOM. My time was 4 hours off on my Hyper-v server which meant all my guests times were off too. However, I still had data going …

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SCOM HTML5 Dashboards: SquaredUp vs SCOM 1801 Dashboard

With the release of SCOM 1801, Microsoft has released a full HTML5 dashboard for SCOM. There are no more dependencies on silver-light. So how does the new dashboard compare to third party SCOM HTML5 dashboards? full disclosure: I have used SquaredUp for years in lab and production environments. I have recommended it to several clients …

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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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