SCSM – Apply SMA Runbook Template Using SMA / PowerShell
In my previous post I have written about adding activities to a service request using PowerShell SMLets. Well this just added the “empty” activities / “framework” but the activities were not configured yet. As an example I want to add a SMA runbook activity (using this method) and then apply a pre-configured SMA runbook template […]
SCOM 2016 – System.Data.SqlClient. SqlException, Exception Error Code: 0x80131904 Login failed for user
Sometimes there are things you won’t understand. I tried to install a new SCOM 2016 management server in a virgin Azure VM (Windows Server 2016). The necessary SQL Server 2016 was placed on another Azure VM (Windows Server 2016). Well this is nothing special and I have installed SCOM a gazillion times, BUT now I […]
Microsoft Azure Operational Insights – Past, Current, Future
This week Microsoft announced the Microsoft Azure Operational Insights. But what is Azure Operational Insights? Well, it is a cloud based tool which has grown over the past 3 years and it is a good example where you can see how technology evolved.