SMA is Microsoft’s on-premise automation engine and the successor of Opalis / Orchestrator. We have utilized this engine quite a lot and have lots of experience developing PowerShell workflows for SMA. But as every system your need to maintain and pamper it, otherwise it will strike back at some point. We recently experienced such an […]
This time I needed to build a two-state script monitor to test several file shares for availability. The script works in multiple steps… Try to access the shared folder Create a file within the share Check if the file exists Delete the file If one of the tests above would fail, we need to get […]
In part 1 and part 2 we installed the emulator and the UCS management pack. At this moment we are able to explore the huge amount of information we get out of UCS.