Human Friendly MVC URLs

  Overview    The out-of-the-box MVC URL is not very readable to the end user. It usually looks like http://{domain}/{controller}/{action}/{id}, where the {id} is an integer matching the object in the database. Appending a ‘slug’ to the {id} is a quick, low-impact fix that greatly increases readability. The term slug comes from newspaper editing referring…

June #Office365 Int’l User Group Recap

Unfortunately I was unable to join/facilitate the June Office 365 International User Group Meeting. But it did go on without a problem! Martina Groom and Jethro Seghers handled the meeting and did an outstanding job. Jethro, who now works for BitTitan, gave an overview of the new and improved features of the Migration tool MigrationWiz.…

Upcoming conferences which have System Center related content

Are you interested in learning more about System Center and looking for some good upcoming conferences? There are some great ones coming up, check out the following lineup for events over just the next six months! September 15-19, 2014: IT/Dev Connections (http://www.devconnections.com/) September 17-19, 2014: System Center Universe Europe (http://www.systemcenteruniverse.ch/) October 28-31, 2014: TechEd Europe…

QuickTricks: Using SCSM Entity Explorer on Operations Manager

Are you interested in seeing how entities (objects) are configured in Operations Manager and how the hierarchy works? If so then check this utility out: http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/SCSM-Entity-Explorer-68b86bd2 A description of the utility provided by the author is: "SCSM Entity Explorer is a tool for System Center Service Manager (SCSM) administrators to help them browse and get…