Lukasz Rutkowski on Operations Manager

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Lukasz Rutkowski on Operations Manager

  • Operations Manager 2007 R2 end of mainstream support in one day!

    I’ve just realized that I’m getting very old right now. It was just few drops of water ago when I first implemented Operations Manager 2007 RTM in one of the biggest banks in my country. Yetthose were the days when SCOM Guys were called “ Green Bar Watchers Club ” due to green bar showing the console “is thinking...
  • How to get nice Logical Disk State View using PowerShell Grid Widget

    Hi there after a long break. This time I’d like to share with you some nice example of using PowerShell Grid Widget. There are already lots of good blog posts, just to mention Stefan Stranger’s walkthrough: http://blogs.technet.com/b/stefan_stranger/archive/2014/04/28/new-powershell-grid-widget-walkthrough.aspx and official blog post of MOM...
  • The Hyper-V 2008 and 2012 Management Pack issues

    It’s been a while since I blogged something about SCOM and some issues found during implementations, testing and playing with my beloved product. Recently I was busy doing lots of trainings, presentations not only on SCOM, but also SCVMM, Service Manager and Orchestrator, although SCOM is still my key goal in Microsoft. Throughout last three...
  • KB2790831 - SCOM Hotfix for Windows Server 2012

    Just a short notice to all people who are using or monitoring Windows Server 2012 with System Center Operations Manager 2012 (both RTM and SP1), or managing those with SCVMM 2012 or SCDPM 2012. There is a very important hotfix which fixes a handle leak in WMI. Extract from KB:   This issue occurs because, when Performance Data Helper...
  • How to Reset the Administrators Group in Operations Manager 2012 – Working

    Scenario – imagine a quick hit on Delete button while standing on BUILTIN\Administrators entry in Operations Manager Administrators user role window. What happens few hours later? If this was a default setting and no-one was later added to OM Admins group – oh well – no-one is an administrator. That happens. There should be a fix. NOTE – You...
  • Where is my SCOM installed?

    This will be a short tip on how to get something really useful, especially if you have many OM environment to work with regardless its version. Recently there was a question internally how to run a script or a command and pass SCOM installation directory within XML tag. This was normal in OM07, but install directory has changed in OM12 from...
  • Discovery never stops… but tried everything!

    So have you ever been in situation where everything you did just didn’t help and every blog post, every forum entry and every link in search engine provided an information which you tried three times or more? Such things happen and then you have to fight on your own (or with little help from Support Escalation Engineers). Whenever...
  • A nice report on Distributed Application component state

    When you need a report and you suddenly see that it’s impossible (or possible, but there are easier ways to accomplish this) via standard reports in Operations Manager, you first starting to fight with a tool that comes in handy on ACS – Report Builder. Well, maybe that’s just me, but playing with RB on standard reporting...