Auto restarting the VMMS and SCVMMAgent services using OpsMgr service monitoring and recoveries (#SCVMM, #SCOM, #SYSCTR)

In my lab environment I am running Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V systems and managing them with System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 SP1 Beta. I had been having issues with loss of connectivity to the Hyper-V hosts and my VMM service. I found that the SCVMMAgent and vmms services were failing occasionally and then communication…

Catapult Systems to the Rescue!

A data loss prevention company recently engaged a Microsoft partner for an Office 365 implementation. Unfortunately for the client, the partner sent in a SharePoint consultant who was not at all fluent in Office 365, and took six months to complete a project that should have been done in two weeks. After a long trial…

Building an All-In-One OpsMgr 2012 environment on Windows Server 2012 (#OpsMgr, #WindowsServer, #SYSCTR)

The following are the steps and links associated with building an all-in-one OpsMgr 2012 environment. This blog post specifically was written using Hyper-V on a Windows Server 2012 environment. Please note that running Operations Manager 2012 (RTM) running on Windows Server 2012 is NOT a supported configuration. Why am I trying this when I know…