Wow, what a month for the SCOM community! June brought us SCOMathon, the world’s first virtual SCOM community conference with over 1,600 people joining 16 hours of content from speakers all over the globe. Don’t worry if you missed the live action, the day’s most in-demand sessions are now available on the SCOMathon site with more to follow soon!
In Azure Monitor news, our June highlights include an overview of the latest Azure Monitor features and insights, plus a link to the new ‘Inside Azure Management’ book published by community heroes Kevin Greene, Stanislav Zhelyazkov, Tao Yang and Pete Zerger!
Take your Kusto skills to the next level – learn how to use aggregation functions, visualize query results and put your data into context.
Senior Microsoft Product Manager Rahul Bagaria runs through the new capabilities in Azure Monitor that improve native integration with Azure, enable easier onboarding at scale and support enterprise security + compliance needs.
Brian Wren, Senior Content Developer at Microsoft and Mick Alberts, Technical Editor at Aquent join forces to bring you this article describing methods for using Azure Policy to implement Azure Monitor at scale.
Microsoft MVP & Azure expert John Joyner shows how to use existing Azure features to distinguish between built-in and custom exceptions to the standard settings.
Azure pros Kevin Greene, Stanislav Zhelyazkov, Tao Yang and Pete Zerger teamed up to release this book for the Azure Management community. Grab a copy here.
In this post, Microsoft Senior Customer Engineer Vanessa Bruwer showcases a workbook to visually report on computers missing updates using Kusto queries in Log Analytics.
To help you get even more out of Azure Monitor, join the Azure Monitor team on June 30th, 2020 from 9-10AM PST for the latest product updates and a real-time Q&A session.
This article provides sample templates for different Azure Monitor features, showing how to deploy and configure Azure Monitor at scale using Azure Resource Manager template.
Microsoft Senior Premier Field Engineer Warren Kahn shows how to take data in an Azure Monitor Logs workspace and create a report that can then be scheduled.
Check out these example queries designed to provide instant value to your Log Analytics experience.
See this list of new IntelliSence features to make query and insight creation quicker and easier in Azure Monitor Logs.
Cooldown’s Director of Products Bruce Cullen shares his top tips on Migrating MPs when upgrading SCOM.
Kevin Holman provides this helpful script designed to help you keep up with agents that are not communicating with SCOM, fix them, or categorize them into groups for troubleshooting.
Infrastructure specialist Ruben Zimmermann shows how you can integrate any kind of system, application, or critical device into SCOM using this new MP.
Kevin Holman shares this helpful script to help you get all Cluster Virtual Servers and their possible Nodes from SCOM.
Solutions Architect David Acevedo shares his step-by-step guide to auditing and alerting server restarts with SCOM.
Hear what SCOM pro Leon Laude has to say about this exciting new community conference.
Kevin Holman presents this helpful in-place upgrade checklist for upgrading from SCOM 2012R2 to SCOM 2016.
As co-hosts of SCOMathon 2020 that took place last week, we are happy to have provided a platform for the SCOM community to get together, learn and connect.
Made up of three sub-teams – Solutions, Support and Renewals, our Customer Success Team are a passionate bunch who are dedicated to helping our customers get the most out of SquaredUp.
In this write-up of our special webinar, we'll give you an insider’s look into how we took control of our Azure costs, and how you can do the same.
Sameer Mhaisekar, Technical Evangelist at SquaredUp compare the two portals in terms of application-level dashboards.
Sameer compares the native Azure Cost Management tool and SquaredUp’s cost tile in terms of usability and visualization capabilities.
You may have heard that Citrix has announced EOL for its SCOM MPs as of June 2020. Why have they decided to do this? What does it mean for customers? And what are the alternatives?
Can anyone help Saiyad with a PowerShell script that alerts you when a server is put in Maintenance Mode?
PowerShell scripts that power the discovery of certificates are failing – can you help?
Rick Bywalski is looking for a way to export machines in enterprise groups and be able to use them to create collections in SCCM, with a view to planning patching and software upgrades.
Is it possible to make the script update the alert even though the alert state has not changed?
Achieve this by using the monitor tile on a server-by-server basis, creating a new perspective on a Server and choosing the Windows Server class or the All Windows Computer group.
Does anyone know of a way to monitor the Java KeyStore for certificate validity? Rick has the Windows Store covered but is having issues finding a way to do JAVA!
Ever clicked on an alert that took you to the rule/monitor definition and not the details of the alert itself? Read how to fix that here.