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VEEAM Hyper-V MP – Virtualization Extension Unattended Installation

Veeam is well known for their high quality management packs for VMWare and Hyper-V monitoring. There is also very detailed documentation around how to install and configure the management packs. One thing I am missing is the unattended installation of the Veeam Virtualization Extensions Service and Veeam Virtualization Extensions Web UI for Hyper-V management pack […]

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PowerShell – Comparing Management Pack Version

I bumped into an interesting problem while writing a custom PowerShell module. The module should compare the management packs from a SCOM management group and some local repository. If the local repository has a higher version number than the currently installed management pack, the script should import the management pack into SCOM. This post should […]

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Azure Log Analytics – Cross Workspace Query Resolve Workspace ID

At Ignite 2017 Microsoft introduced a new functionality in Azure Log Analytics (ALA) to write queries across workspaces. This has been a long awaited feature for many customers. Why? Let’s imagine you want to provide IT services for customers and you would like to keep data separated for each customer in its own workspace.  At […]

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SCOM 2016 – Start-SCOMAgentMaintenanceMode PowerShell Way

In SCOM 2016 there is a new way to set maintenance mode on your agent machine itself. Microsoft released a module to set the maintenance mode on the agent server itself. It uses a library (MaintenanceMode.dll) to set maintenance mode parameters on your monitored server. This DLL can be found in the C:\Program Files\Microsoft Monitoring […]