Join #pzerger #CFullerMVP #MikeResseler for how to Automate Management of your Hyper-V Environment live on this Wednesday! #SYSCTR #SCORC #SCOM #Veeam

This Wednesday (1/14/2015) Pete, Mike and I will be teaming up for the first time ever for a presentation on how to automate management of your Hyper-V environment. It’s not often that you get three MVP’s with this much System Center background and diversity working together on one session. If you are interested in how…

Going beyond the 20 object display limit on widgets and using the Veeam Traffic Light Widget to provide a NOC view #SCOM #SYSCTR #Veeam

I have spent some time working with the Veeam management pack and recently started development of a NOC (Network Operations Center) dashboard which uses one of the Veeam widgets. The Veeam Traffic Light Widget allows you to show the top 20 or bottom 20 metrics and to color code them based upon the values which…

PowerShell synchronization for management packs between management groups #SCOM #Sysctr #PowerShell

One of the biggest challenges I see when working in an environment which has multiple management groups is how to keep management groups in sync with each other. Without an effective change management process for overrides it quickly becomes impossible to keep the various management groups tuned in the same way. The challenge synchronizing management…

System Center Universe 2014 America videos are now available on Channel 9! #SCU2015 #CH9 #SysCtr

I am happy to announce that as part of the continued relationship between SCU and Channel 9 the System Center Universe 2014 America videos have now been made available on Channel 9 at http://channel9.msdn.com/Blogs/System-Center-Universe-America-2014. Earlier we announced the availability of the SCU 2014 Europe sessions (information on that announcement is available at http://blogs.technet.com/b/matthewms/archive/2014/10/23/annoucement-scu-is-now-available-on-channel-9.aspx). We are…

What is in the System Center Operations Manager Technical Preview? #SCOM #SYSCTR

If you are like me you were excited to see that Technical Previews are now available for Windows 10, Windows Server and System Center (details and download links are available at http://blogs.technet.com/b/systemcenter/archive/2014/10/02/announcing-availability-of-the-system-center-technical-preview.aspx). From what I’m seeing this will be an exciting update and I expect lots of good stuff will be shown at TechEd in…