Author Archives: Marcel Zehner

Marcel@TechEd North America 2014 #MSTechEd #SysCtr

After not attending for many years, I will be back at TechEd 2014 North America this year. The reason why is because this will be the first year after the death of MMS. Microsoft merged MMS into TechEd so there … Continue reading

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Service Manager: Count the number of incident support group changes

A customer of mine recently asked me if it’s possible to easily see (and later also use reports for), how many times an incident was moved between support groups. There are different approaches for this and in this post I … Continue reading

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System Center Cloud & Datacenter Management MVP for another year! #SysCtr #SCCDM

Today I was re-awarded with the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award for System Center Cloud & Datacenter Management. Looking forward to another year of interesting talks, meetings, conferences, contributions and more. Within this group you have the option to learn … Continue reading

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SCSM QuickVids for “SCSM 2012/2012R2 Authoring” – Video 3: Create a relationship and a type projection #SCSM

In this video we will extend the VSAE MP project with a relationship and a type projection. The “car” class will be extended with a relationship that will allow to assign a “driver” to car CIs. The type projection will … Continue reading

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SCSM QuickVids for “SCSM 2012/2012R2 Authoring” – Video 2: Create a class #SCSM

In this video we will create a first class in our VSAE project. The class will later be used to manage car CIs. Some basic properties with different data types and an enum list will be added to the class. … Continue reading

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Speaker@E2E Virtualization Conference in Brussels

This year I will attend the E2EVC in Brussels between May 30 – June 1, 2014. E2EVC is a non-commercial, virtualization community Event. The main goal is to bring the best virtualization experts together to exchange knowledge and to establish … Continue reading

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SCSM QuickVids for “SCSM 2012/2012R2 Authoring” – Video 1: Preparing the dev environment #SCSM

Howdy! I just started with a new Concept called “QuickVids”. There are lots of good posts out there how to deal with Service Manager, how to do and configure things. I thought that having videos that explain things might be … Continue reading

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SCU 2014 Europe: Registration Opens February 12th, 12:12PM (GMT+1) http://www.systemcenteruniverse.ch #SCU_Europe #SysCtr

We still have 7 months to go, but we are already opening the registration for System Center Universe 2014 Europe (SCU) soon! You don’t know what SCU is? Then its about time. Check out the web site to get more … Continue reading

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SCU 2014 Europe: Save the date and book your trip now! http://www.systemcenteruniverse.ch #SCU_Europe #SysCtr

You don’t’ know what System Center Universe is? Then it’s about time! System Center Universe is an community conference that is focused on systems management and virtualization topics such as Microsoft System Center, Microsoft Hyper-V, Microsoft Windows Server and Client … Continue reading

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FREE Advanced Send Mail for #SCSM – from itnetx & Cireson

It’s finally here – the long awaited FREE “Advanced Send Mail” MP for SCSM 2012+! What it is? It is a Management Pack that adds a new task to your Service Manager console. With this task you are able to … Continue reading

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