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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Self Service: Remove frozen or hung Citrix Sessions with Orchestrator

There is quite possibly nothing more annoying than having your Citrix session freeze. You’re working doing well, and then out of nowhere you can’t do anything or you leave for a break and come back and cant do anything. You then have to put in a helpdesk request which could take who knows how long …

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Self Service Tasks: Remove all disconnected Citrix Sessions with Orchestrator

If you are running Citrix or Microsoft RDS you know that occasionally, or sometimes frequently, user sessions get stuck and need an admin to kick them off. Or you have a ton of “disconnected” users taking up licenses preventing new sessions from starting, this generally requires an admin to login to the Citrix console, whether …

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Automate Any Lync Task with Orchesetrator and PowerShell

If you use both Orchestrator and Microsoft Lync, you have probably wished there was some sort of integration pack for Lync. This would be fantastic, however, since it does not exist currently, I have a great solution. Orchestrator Run .Net Activity and PowerShell remoting. I’m sure I’m not the first to figure this out, as …

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