OpsMgr 2012: Alert Update Connector Release

​The Alert Update Connector was released at the end of last week. With this connector, you can modify alert fields with additional information. This will help to help control alert flow going to incident management systems. Download the OpsMgr 2012 Alert Update Connector Here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34783 Feature Summary: •Specify custom field values, owner, and ticket id for alerts generated…

In OpsMgr 2012 how can I determine what sealed management pack a view is stored in? (#SCOM, #PowerShell, #SYSCTR)

As part of authoring on the upcoming System Center 2012 Operations Manager Unleashed book, I was recently trying to track down where some dashboard views were stored. They are built into OpsMgr 2012 and appeared to have been part of a sealed management pack. They are in the Application Monitoring folder, “Applications” and in the…

An early look at Exchange 2013

This past week at the Microsoft Exchange Conference 2012 in Orlando, Microsoft Exchange Product Team, MVPs, MCMs, and community members gathered to discuss the impending release of Exchange 2013. I say “discuss” because that’s how the conference was structured. This wasn’t your typical death-by-PowerPoint with a few demos in between. These were fully interactive sessions. …