Monitoring Office 365 health

Are you using Office 365 and want to know how it is functioning? There are now a variety of options available to provide this information, some of which use Operations Manager as the framework and others which do not. This blog post will review the following options which are available to keep up to date…

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How to Migrate an Orchestrator Database

  Some time ago Anders wrote a great blog post (http://contoso.se/blog/?p=2423) on how to move your Orchestrator database. However, with the release of System Center 2012 Orchestrator, some of this information has changed. This post is an updated version for the Orchestrator 2012 installations. Stop all running runbooks. You can find a quick list of…

Using the Health Service Watcher Computer Not Reachable monitor for alerting and availability reporting

  In Operations Manager, it is common to send alerts which a computer’s heartbeat has failed (Health Service Heartbeat Failure) to the server owner. It’s important to alert on heartbeat failures as they indicate an issue with agent’s ability to communicate with Operations Manager. This condition can occur due to a shutdown of the server…