QuickTricks: Migrating subscriptions between Operations Manager environments (#SCOM, #PowerShell, #SYSCTR)

Recently during an OpsMgr 2007 R2 to OpsMgr 2012 engagement we needed to migrate all subscriptions, subscribers and channels  from the existing OpsMgr 2007 R2 production environment to the newly built OpsMgr 2012 QA and Production environments. The following is the process that we used which worked extremely well (though I’m not sure if it’s…

Troubleshooting Office 365 issues

Today Microsoft and the http://community.office365.com site hosted an Office 365 Expert Discussion Series: Troubleshooting Issues with Sending and Receiving Email in Office 365. This was a great session that discussed the Do It Yourself (DIY) troubleshooting tool for Office 365, and other resources available to assist Office 365/Exchange Online administrators with identifying and correcting any…

The Top-5 benefits of combining Operations Manager and SharePoint? [#SCOM, #SYSCTR, #SharePoint]

Environments which have SharePoint available gain several benefits from using SharePoint together with Operations Manager. The following is my Top-5 list of these benefits. Benefit #5: Using SharePoint as a process repository SharePoint document libraries provide an excellent way to store documents within document libraries which can easily be searched using the built-in SharePoint functionality.…

Office 365 International User Group August Meeting

On August 28th at 8:00pm GMT/UTC we will be holding the Office 365 International User Group Meeting. Below is a link to download the calendar invite for the meeting with the Lync Meeting information for joining. The Agenda for the August meeting is: 8:00pm Welcome, open discussion 8:15pm To the Cloud with SharePoint Overview 9:00pm Filtering for…