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Get notified with OMS on Azure service incidents

One of my colleagues has posted already a blog article about using OMS for Azure service incidents notification. -> https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/nicole_welch/2017/03/using-oms-to-alert-on-azure-service-outages/ So read this blog post first, before you continuing with mine. Because I am describing how to fine-tune the notifications. In the blog post of my colleague, she only creates Read more [...]

Azure storage performance health check script

When you are working with Azure IaaS services especially with Azure VMs, it comes down to one critical component you have to look very accurately during the design phase and that is Azure storage. It does not matter whether you going to use standard storage accounts or premium storage accounts. Why I am telling you this? Because it is easy to overload a storage account and you will epxerience a Read more [...]

Moving your OMS / Azure Log Analytics workspace to a different resource group

It has taken some time, but since several weeks OMS / Azure Log Analytics is integrated into Azure Resource Manager and with this comes the capability to move your workspace between different resource groups. Open the Azure portal (https://portal.azure.com) and go to your OMS workspace. Just click on the pen behind the resource group name and a new blade opens. Choose the new resource group and enter Read more [...]

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 on Microsoft Azure Stack Technical Preview

Inspired by the blog post of my MVP buddy Ben Gelens on how to CentOS to Azure Stack and the partnership of Microsoft with Red Hat, I decided to write this blog post about RHEL 7.2 on Azure Stack. -> https://azurestack.eu/2016/02/adding-centos-7-to-azure-stack-tp1/ -> https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/campaigns/redhat/ -> https://www.redhat.com/en/about/press-releases/microsoft-and-red-hat-deliver-new-standard-enterprise-cloud-experiences First Read more [...]

Microsoft Azure Stack Technical Preview – Integrate the Microsoft Monitoring Agent Extension

A lot of familiar extension are included in the Azure Stack TP like BGInfo, PowerShell DSC, Docker and so on. Looking for the Microsoft Monitoring Agent extension you will find out that this extension is missing. So how do you integrate the extension into Azure Stack? The process is very easy, but first we need to provision a VM in Azure with the MMA extension to get the installation package. Have Read more [...]

Using Operations Management Suite to detect RDP access attempts

The malicious IP detection functionality of OMS can not only detect the outgoing communication from your Azure VM to a malicious target. -> http://blogs.technet.com/b/momteam/archive/2015/09/10/find-out-if-your-servers-are-talking-to-a-malicious-ip-address-with-operations-management-suite.aspx It can also detect incoming connection attempts to your Azure VMs. For example you would like to know Read more [...]

Neue Version von inMon sFlow für Windows Server 2012 R2 & SC2012 R2 VMM verfügbar

Seit heute ist die Version 1.23.3 von inMon sFlow beziehungsweise von host sFlow erschienen. Damit wird dann nun auch Windows Server 2012 R2 und System Center 2012 R2 VMM unterstützt. Die erste Version des VMM Providers von sFlow mit dem Dateinamen sFlowAgentVMM-win-1.23.3-x64.msi hat noch einen Fehler in der Datei SFlowAgentProvider.psd1 im Pfad C:Program FilesInMonsFlowAgentProvider. Dort ist noch Read more [...]

inMon sFlow für Hyper-V

Das Monitoring Tool sFlow für den Hyper-V Extensible Switch lässt sich auf zwei Varianten betreiben. Einmal das manuelle Deployment mittels der Setup MSI oder das automatische Deployment mittels SC2012 SP1 VMM. Bei beiden Varianten erfolgt das Monitoring über einen separaten Computer mittels des sFlowTrend Monitoring Tools, einer auf Java basierenden Applikation. Dabei schicken die sFlow Agents Read more [...]

SC2012 Operations Manager – Management Packs für Windows Server 2012 & IIS 8

Seit dieser Woche sind die Management Packs für Windows Server 2012 und den IIS 8 für den SC2012 Operations Manager verfügbar. Damit ist es nun möglich auch den Windows Server 2012 und den IIS 8 zu überwachen. -> http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=9296 -> http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34767 Des Weiteren gibt es mit der kürzlich Read more [...]

Notification Problems – System Center Operations Manager 2012 RC

Zurzeit teste ich ausgiebig den Release Candidate des System Center Operations Manager 2012. Dabei ist mir beim Erstellen meiner Notification ein gravierendes Problem aufgefallen und zwar werden keine Notifications, bei mir per SMTP, versendet! Stattdessen taucht im Ereignisprotokoll folgende Fehlermeldung auf: Log Name:      Application Source:        .NET Runtime Date:          Read more [...]