Microsoft Private Cloud Reference Links

I have been scouring TechNet this week for everything Private Cloud. I have found a few great TechNet links that discuss Private Cloud Principals and Planning Operations for your cloud infrastructure. These are great reads. Enjoy ! Private Cloud Planning Guide for Operations http://bit.ly/nvEldg Private Cloud Principles, Patterns, and Concepts http://bit.ly/qWimig

Workflow Alerts based on Days

Define: Automatically start when a new item is createdWorkflow Steps:Step 1: Set datesConditions: noneRun all actions in parallelActions: Add -60 days to Current Item:ExpDate (Output to Variable:60-day)and Add -30 days to Current Item:ExpDate (Output to Variable:30-day)and Add -10 days to Current Item:ExpDate (Output to Variable:10-day)Step 2: ExpDate > Today + 60Conditions: If Variable:60-day is greater…

Sharepoint Tools

SharePoint Tools   App Pool Manager (http://www.harbar.net/apm/apm2.zip) U2U CAML Query Builder (http://www.u2u.info/SharePoint/U2U%20Community%20Tools/U2U%20Caml%20Query%20Builder%202007%20v3.1.0.0%20(windows%20version).zip) .NET Reflector (http://reflector.red-gate.com/download.aspx) SharePoint Explorer for WSS 3.0 ( ) SharePoint Log Reader (http://www.blogaboutsharepoint.com/wp-content/plugins/download-monitor/download.php?id=1) BDC Meta Man Tool (http://www.lightningtools.com/pages/service/customerdownloads.aspx) SharePoint Inspector 1.0.0.0 (http://spi.codeplex.com/Release/ProjectReleases.aspx?ReleaseId=1652#DownloadId=5854) SharePoint Explorer for WSS 3.0 (http://download.mondosoft.com/Ontolica/SharePointExplorer_V1_5_1_For_WSS3.zip) SharePoint Dispose Checker Tool (http://download.microsoft.com/download/B/4/D/B4D279A0-E159-40BF-A5E8-F49ABDBE95C7/SPDisposeCheck.msi) Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 SDK (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=05E0DD12-8394-402B-8936-A07FE8AFAFFD&displaylang=en) Microsoft Office SharePoint Server…

OpsMgr Dashboard Integration: Developing SLT’s which show availability with and without maintenance windows (#SCOM)

For a long time I got stuck in the mindset that a Service Level Tracking item (SLT) contained a single Service Level Objective (SLO). A single SLT can be created which contains multiple Service Level Objectives (SLO’s). As an example, service levels may include or not include planned maintenance windows. The example discussed in the…