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Speaking at Microsoft Technical Summit 2016

It’s only a few days until I speak at the largest technical Microsoft conference in Germany. The conference runs from December 6-8 in Darmstadt and I was invited to present my famous “Tesla Management” session.

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Operations Management Suite (OMS) – Alerting Part 1 (preview)

You might have heard of OMS already, Microsoft’s IT Management as a Service approach that delivers different capabilities from the cloud. Some days ago a new feature made it to the public preview status: Alerting! This means that OMS now … Continue reading

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Speaker @ Microsoft TechNet Event, March 11 2015

On March 11 2015, I will present two sessions during a Microsoft TechNet in Wallisellen/Switzerland. Together with my fellow itnetx colleagues Markus Erlacher and Martin Wüthrich we will introduce the audience to (parts of) the Windows Server and System Center … Continue reading

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Microsoft Azure Operational Insights – basics and direct agent communications

OpInsights is a Microsoft cloud-based service that gives you the ability to collect, combine, correlate and visualize data from your infrastructure without having to build anything on your own. You just need to connect your servers to OpInsight – either … Continue reading

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SCOM 2012: Put Cluster Node and Cluster Object in Maintenance Mode

Maintenance Mode is an important concept to suppress alerts for planned maintenance windows. SCOM allows you to put all discovered in maintenance mode. This could be a Windows Computer, a SQL database or a distributed application. Depending on the activation … Continue reading

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Network Device Management in the Service Manager CMDB

If you want to manage network nevices in the CMDB you have two options: Either create your own class and attributes for those devices or use the default classesthat are delivered with System Center. If you choose option 1, you … Continue reading

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Bringing VMware CIs from SCOM to the SCSM CMDB (using Veeam MP V6)

When using Microsoft System Center to manage VMware infrastructures you will very fast get in contact with the awesome SCOM management pack from Veeam. If you want to know more on how to install and configure this MP, you should … Continue reading

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