Updated ReSearch This Management Pack is available for the SystemCenterCentral website

For background, ReSearch This! is a common repository for information on how to resolve alerts for Operations Manager 2007, System Center Essentials and Microsoft Operations Manager 2005. It provides a method to search a community repository for alert resolutions and to submit information to share how you have resolved alerts in your environment. This management…

Interesting use of a Web Part

While working on a project I recently created a web part where I could specify a set of criteria and it would display hyperlinks to all site collections that matched.  The nice thing about this web part is that you get a list of site collections that match a wide variety of criteria.  Some of…

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Operations Manager 2007 R2, Highly Scalable Systems, and High Disk Queue on the C drive

On several of our extremely scalable systems running SQL server (servers with 24 processors and about 200 GB of memory) we were receiving sporadic errors about disk transfer latency issues. Specifically this alert: Alert: Disk transfer (reads and writes) latency is too high Description: The threshold for the Logical Disk\Avg. Disk sec/Transfer performance counter has…

Outlook 2010 Suggested Contacts

I noticed the yesterday that I had a HUGE number of duplicate contacts on my phone. I also noticed that I had all sorts of contacts that just did not belong. I sync my iPhone from our company Exchange Server from Outlook so of course I blamed my updated iPhone.   Then I took a…