GrayAndYellowGearsThe legendary Steve Rachui has done it again with another great System Center Operations Manager 2007 post, this time describing how you can add your own custom information to the custom alert fields of an alert:

Alerts in OpsMgr have lots of good information on them already – but wouldn’t it be cool if you could add your own custom information to the custom alert fields of the alert?  There are lots of reasons why this might be useful – you might just want to add extra information to an alert – or extra context, you might want to use the custom field data as criteria for forwarding alerts to another ticketing system or you might want to use the custom alert data to decide notification routing.

I set this up recently and modifying the custom alert fields of an alert isn’t difficult.  The solution makes use of subscriptions and a simple powershell script.  Let’s walk through how to set it up.

To continue reading see Updating custom alert fields using subscriptions and powershell.

J.C. Hornbeck | System Center Knowledge Engineer

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