Some time ago I had been doing some interesting deployments using SMA and DSC in a push scenario. What does that mean? SMA is an engine that executes PowerShell (Workflows) at a scalable level and it is THE automation engine for on-premise scenarios, its counterpart in Azure is Azure Automation. DSC is Microsoft’s future way […]
I experienced in a relatively small environment that the Discovery Wizard in SCOM 2012 is running forever. I rejected some pending agents which were discovered properly but stayed in a “Installation in progress” state. After I rejected these agents and wanted to re-discover these servers the Discovery Wizard kept runnig forever.
Building good, meaningful dashboards for monitored components is one of the hardest disciplines in a monitoring guys life – at least in my opinion. One little known hero in the Azure dashboard world is the “Markdown” tile… It has the power of running HTML fragments inside as you can see in the sample text provided… […]