April #Office365 International User Group Recap

On Wednesday we had another great meeting of the Office 365 International User Group. Jethro Seghers (@Jseghers) kicked things off with a recap of the Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC). He talked about the new announcements related to Office 365 that were made during the conference including Cloud first mantra that Microsoft has been specifying over…

Check out the upcoming #DFWSMUG!

The upcoming DFWSMUG this Friday, April 25, 2014 in Irving Texas looks like it’s going to be a packed event. A subset of the schedule and the event registration link are below: 9:00-9:30 Breakfast & News Updates 9:30-10:30 Cameron Fuller – What’s Coming Soon in the Operations Manager 3rd Party Extensions Space In this session…

QuickTricks: Fixing dashboards which do not display performance metrics after upgrade

During a recent upgrade to SCOM 2012 R2 and UR1 and we started seeing issues with dashboard displaying performance metrics as shown below. The details of the error are below: Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Presentation.DataAccess.DataProviderException: An error occurred executing the command: [Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Presentation.DataProviders.Library!PerformanceDataProvider/ResolvePerformanceCounterSeries] in provider: [Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Presentation.DataProviders.PerformanceDataProvider, Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Presentation.DataProviders.Library, Version=7.0.5000.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35].Unable to execute stored procedure needed for dashboard.  If you just…

#Office365 Lync Online Warning

To ensure you and your users do not lose access to Lync Online, Microsoft has published a blog post to ensure your network is allow a new Certificate Revocation List (CRL). This is required because of the acquisition of VeriSign by Symantec. Failure allow this CRL can result in the inability for your clients to…