Tag: Powershell

AzS HCI HandsOn – Part 5 – VM Provisioning in Azure Stack HCI from Azure Portal using MSLabs

Being able to provision VMs through the public Azure portal has been an eagerly awaited feature amongst the AzS HCI community and finally it is here! And of course, I could not pass off the opportunity to try it myself ASAP! The official Msft documentation is here, and feel free to follow that, but honestly

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Automate SQL Express Instance removal from SCOM with PowerShell – Ruben Zimmermann

Ruben is back again with another Powershell banger! This time he presents you a Powershell script that will automatically detect and remove the SQL Express Instances from SCOM monitoring and save you from unnecessary overhead of removing them manually! Introduction SQL Express Databases are a widely used storage for settings in applications or as data

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SCOM 2012 R2 to 1801 Side-by-Side Migration : The Powershell Way! – By Ruben Zimmermann

Ruben is back with another awesome blog post, and I have no doubt this one is going to help a lot of people! We all know the hassles of migrating your SCOM from one version to another, and it involves a lot of manual efforts. And especially so when you choose the side-by-side upgrade path.

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Authoring PowerShell SCOM Console Tasks in XML – Ruben Zimmermann

Summary: This post describes how to create PowerShell SCOM Console Tasks in XML along three examples. Introduction: Console Tasks are executed on the SCOM Management Server. Three examples show how to create them using Visual Studio. Task 1: Displaying a Management Server’s Last-Boot-Time [DisplayLastBootTime] Executes a PowerShell script which displays the result in a MessageBox

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SCOM User Session Duration – Powershell

A few days ago, I needed to find out how many users are connecting to SCOM daily/weekly and how long was each user connected. Out-of-the-box SCOM does not provide you a way of doing this. So I started looking around for some hints. I came across this article, which looked pretty convincing. https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/dirkbri/2014/10/15/an-approach-of-collecting-and-analyzing-scom-2012-sdk-connections/ This looked

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Guest Blog – Authoring a PowerShell Agent Task in XML – By Ruben Zimmermann

It is my absolute pleasure to announce this guest blog today. My good friend Ruben has come up with a fantastic community MP that is going to make all of our lives a lot easier 🙂 I will let him talk about it himself. All yours, Ruben! – Authoring a PowerShell Agent Task in XML

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SCOM Event Based Monitoring – Part 2 – Rules

In the last post we discussed about event based monitoring options SCOM  provides with Monitors. You can find it here: SCOM Event Based Monitoring – Part 1 – Monitors In this post we are going to discuss the event based monitoring options using SCOM Rules. Basically the highlighted options in the image below: As we

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