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  • Use Microsoft Operations Management Suite to track PowerShell activity

    Summary : Learn how to add the PowerShell activity log to MSOMS and how to search that collected log. Good morning, everyone, Ed Wilson here, and today I want to talk about how to use Microsoft Operations Management Suite to track Windows PowerShell...
  • Operations Management Suite Custom Log fields

    Since the release of Custom Fields, we’ve had an increased demand to enable Custom Logs to be collected from the environments sending data to OMS. We’re excited to announce Custom Logs as a public preview feature for OMS. Check out the video below to...
  • Introducing Intune MAM capabilities for the RMS sharing app on Android

    Hello everyone! As you know, Azure RMS Premium is part of the Enterprise Mobility Suite. Microsoft Intune and Azure RMS team are coming together to provide more cohesive experiences for your Information workers. Shalini from our team and Max from Intune...
  • What you need to know about KB3148812, Part Two

    Here are the facts: KB3148812 requires some manual steps to complete its installation Failure to perform these steps leads to two issues: loss of WSUS console and client scans against WSUS Performing these steps (as listed today) fully resolves...
  • View the results of OMS Automation jobs

    Summary : Learn how to view the results of scheduled OMS Automation jobs in this step-by-step blog post. Good morning everyone, Ed Wilson here, and today I want to talk about how to view the results of scheduled Microsoft Operations Management Suite...
  • What you need to know about KB3148812

    This update introduces two changes that require additional manual steps in order to complete the installation: those who installed it right away had a bit of a panic because the guidance was not yet published. We try not to require post-update manual...
  • Learn how to schedule an OMS Automation runbook

    Summary : Learn how to schedule Automation runbooks to automate tasks. Good morning everyone, Ed Wilson here, and today I want to talk about how to use the Automation schedule service from Microsoft Operations Management Suite. The advantages of scheduling...
  • Create an OMS Automation runbook that stops all Azure Resource Manager VMs

    Summary : Learn how to create a Windows PowerShell workflow and add it to Microsoft Operations Management Suite automation to stop all Azure Resource Manager virtual machines. Good morning everyone, Ed Wilson here, and today I want to talk about how...
  • Known Issues with KB3148812

    Hi WSUS admins, just a quick post to let you know that we've received word of some issues happening (e.g., WSUS admin console is inaccessible, clients can't contact WSUS) in the wild after installing KB3148812 . It is critical functionality; however...
  • Use OMS Automation to start virtual machines in an Azure resource group

    Summary : Learn how to use OMS Automation to start all virtual machines (VMs) in an Azure resource group. Good morning everyone, Ed Wilson here, and today I want to talk about how to use Microsoft Operations Management suite to turn on all virtual machines...
  • Getting started with OMS Automation — Making the connection

    Summary : Learn the basics about how to make a connection to Automation and return connection information. Good morning everyone, Ed Wilson here, and today I want to talk about how to get started with Automation in Microsoft Azure. Automation (OMS Automation...
  • Extend Operations Management Suite security with your own notable issues

    Summary : Learn how to create your own notable issues to accommodate your specific business needs. Operations Management Suite (OMS) Security and Audit solution highlights notable security issues. Administrators should be aware of and examine these...
  • Use the OMS log search feature to report on custom OMS alerts

    Summary : Learn how to use Microsoft Operations Management Suite log search to report on the results of custom OMS alerting. This post is the fifth post in a multi-part series of blog posts about OMS alerting. To fully understand this post, you should...
  • Set up an Operations Management Suite alert that detects suspicious executables

    Summary : Learn how to set up an MSOMS alert that detects suspicious executables in this step-by-step tutorial by Ed Wilson. Good morning everyone, Ed Wilson here, and today I want to talk about how to configure an alert that detects suspicious executables...
  • Office 365 Client Updates via WSUS

    Many of you have already seen the announcement that Configuration Manager can now be set up to sync Office 365 ProPlus updates directly. This scenario is a direct response to requests for control of distributing these updates, and is an improvement on...
  • Use OMS to create alerts for missing security or other updates

    Summary : Learn how to use the Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) alerting feature to generate alerts due to missing security or other updates in this article by Ed Wilson. Good morning everyone, Ed Wilson here, and today I want to talk about...
  • Learn how to get started using OMS Alert Management

    Summary : Learn how to get started using the Microsoft Operations Management Suite Alert Management solution from installing, configuring, and creating your first alert in this post by Ed Wilson. Good morning everyone, Ed Wilson here. With the release...
  • OMS alerting is now generally available

    Summary : Microsoft Operations Management Suite alerting has moved from preview mode to generally available status. Good morning everyone, Alex Frankel from the OMS team here. In early December, we released alerts as a public preview . We’ve seen lots...
  • The way cool Azure Automation PowerShell ISE add-on

    Summary : Ed Wilson talks about downloading, installing, and using the new Azure Automation PowerShell ISE add-on to create runbooks. Good morning everyone, Ed Wilson here, and today I want to talk about a way cool and powerful new Windows PowerShell...
  • Foxit’s PDF Redaction support with RMS in GA now

    Hi folks, We are very pleased to announce that Foxit Redactor for Office is now generally available for purchase. Their announcement is available here , and you can do a trial or purchase from here . We look forward to our continued collaboration...
  • Azure Automation DSC at PowerShell summit

    SUMMARY: Ed Wilson talks about the Azure Automation DSC session he delivered with Joe Levy at the PowerShell Dev/OPS summit. This week has been incredibly busy. As you have probably noticed, the Operations Management Suite (OMS) team has made several...
  • Introducing Minify!

    Summary : Learn about how Minify summarizes search results to make them easier to understand. I’m happy to announce the latest feature for log search, Minify . Minify groups OMS log search results to reduce event noise and give a summarized view of...
  • Computer groups in OMS

    Summary : Learn how to create computer groups in OMS or import computer groups from Active Directory and WSUS. Hi everyone, Leyla Kazemi here, and today I want to talk about new functionalities in Operations Management Suite (OMS) which help you both...
  • Export OMS data to Power BI — now available in Public Preview

    Summary : Today we have a step-by-step post about how to export Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) data to Power BI. Hello, this Alex Frankel from the Microsoft Operations Management Team. Exporting data to Power BI has been a popular ask...
  • Announcement: Azure RMS Documentation Library Update for March 2016

    Hi everybody As per Carol’s introduction post , she's letting you know what's new and hot in the docs for this month. Reminders: Follow us on twitter ( @TheRMSGuy ) and join in our RMS peer community at www.yammer.com/AskIPTeam . ...