Recommended steps before adding network devices, options to monitoring network devices without SNMP, PowerShell samples to ping or telnet based on a file (#SCOM, #SYSCTR, #PowerShell)

In a recent environment where we were deploying several network devices for monitoring with Operations Manager, we developed the following pre-deployment steps to maximize our success when monitoring SNMP devices in OpsMgr 2012: 1) Create a network monitoring resource pool using management servers or gateways. 2) Get a list of names and IP addresses for…

Microsoft MVP for Office 365

This morning I received a great honor! I received an email from Microsoft stating I had been awarded as an MVP for Office 365! This is truly a great honor and I greatly appreciate it. If you are not familiar with what the Microsoft MVP program is you can get more information about it here:…