Microsoft just released the new Operations Manager 2012 Sizing Helper Tool. There was a similar Tool (basically it is an Excel sheet) for SCOM 2007 R2. But now there is also some guidance on Best Practices Disk Configuration, SQL Temp DB, High Availability and Network Monitoring. This tool can be found here .
Actually I was looking for some other things in SCOM 2012 R2 as I suddenly noticed some interesting naming convention of the SCOM services… Until SCOM 2012 Sp1 the Windows services on the management server were named like this… In SCOM 2012 R2 the Windows services on the management server are named like this…
In one of my automation tasks I had the need to create a credential object with a $null password – an empty / NULL password. One easy way to do is, create just instantiate a new secure string object using the new() constructor from the .Net class like this: or using New-Object cmdlet like this […]