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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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Manage Windows Azure using PowerShell: Part 1 – “The Setup”

When companies start using Windows Azure it sooner or later comes to the situation that you want to use the same management tools to manage on premise VMs and apps and azure-based VMs and apps. No big deal: Microsoft delivers … Continue reading

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Service Manager Management Group Documentation

Wow, that was a long time without blogging. The reason why is that I have tons of System Center projects to work on and my time is somehow vanishing. But now be prepared for a series of new posts on … Continue reading

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Download MMS Sessions

My fellow colleague Stefan Roth over at http://blog.scomfaq.ch published a cool PowerShell script that allows you to download all (or selected) wmv files recorded at Microsoft Management Summit 2012 for offline viewing. This is definitely a great time saver if … Continue reading

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Using the Service Manager SDK together with Powershell

When using Service Manager, you can use the out-of-the-box Powershell-SnapIn “smcmdletsnapin” to get access to a bunch of Powershell cmdlets. These can be used to display and change different objects within  the Service Manager Infrastructure. If this is not enough, you … Continue reading

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Accessing attached files of closed Change Requests

Due to a bug in Service Manager, it is no more possible to access attached files once a Change Request has been closed. The only thing you can do to get access to the files is changing the status of … Continue reading

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