Sorting ConfigMgr data by IP Address

If you’ve ever wanted to report on ConfigMgr client IPAddress you know it can be a challenge.  ConfigMgr stores IP Address information in the v_GS_NETWORK_ADAPTER_CONFIGURAITON SQL view (and other places) but it is actually an array of both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses.  Generally, all we care about is the first IPv4 address.  With that in…

Building dynamically updating Business Services and dashboards in Operations Manager

Microsoft’s recent acquisition of BlueStripe is an area of extreme interest for people who live and breathe in the Microsoft monitoring space. This acquisition has been the subject of several articles including: http://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2015/06/10/microsoft-acquires-bluestripe-to-help-customers-improve-application-visibility-and-management-across-the-datacenter-and-cloud/ http://marketrealist.com/2015/06/microsoft-adds-bluestripe-acquisition-portfolio/ http://techcrunch.com/2015/06/10/microsoft-acquires-application-management-service-bluestripe/ http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/microsoft-acquires-bluestripe-software http://blog.coretech.dk/laj/bluestripe-acquired-by-microsoft/ http://www.valuewalk.com/2015/06/microsoft-completes-acquisition-of-bluestripe-software/ I also reference the BlueStripe acquisition in the whitepaper which I recently released which is available at…