Author: Sam

My Experience with SCOMathon 2020

Recently, I was fortunate enough to co-host the rather historic SCOM conference – SCOMathon 2020! As evident by the name, it was indeed what it claims to be – A SCOM marathon! 16 straight hours of awesome SCOM content. A dream come true for any and all SCOMers. Being a SCOM lover myself, I got

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System Center Operations Manager (SCOM): Monitoring Citrix XenApp XenDesktop 7.18 – By Stoyan Chalakov

If you’ve tried or trying to monitor the new Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.18 product version with the Citrix SCOM Management Pack for XenApp and XenDesktop, you are familiar with it’s challenges. Our good friend Stoyan faced the similar challenge recently, and to give everyone out there a helping hand, he noted his solution down

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Hybrid Monitoring Solutions during your transition to Cloud

Most enterprises now have either moved to cloud, or are moving towards it. And why not? Running your workloads on cloud services such as Azure frees you up from a lot of maintenance and administrative overheads, and you can use this time to do something better. Here are some major benefits to moving to cloud:

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SCOM 2019 vs Azure Monitor: Which one to choose?

Having worked with both SCOM and Azure Monitor, recently I was asked to compare them both and suggest the right choice. First off, I have a disclaimer to make – Azure Monitor is great, but it can not replace SCOM entirely, not just yet. SCOM 2019 was recently released and it came loaded with some

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Enable SCOM subscriptions with Powershell with “Fewer messages”

This is one widely known “inconvenience” with working with Powershell to manage your subscriptions in a big SCOM environment. Consider the following widely common scenario: You have a SCOM environment with a fairly large number of subscriptions. You have a planned maintenance scheduled, and so you plan to disable all your subscriptions so that the

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SCOM 2012 R2 to 1801 Side-by-Side Migration : The Powershell Way! – By Ruben Zimmermann

Ruben is back with another awesome blog post, and I have no doubt this one is going to help a lot of people! We all know the hassles of migrating your SCOM from one version to another, and it involves a lot of manual efforts. And especially so when you choose the side-by-side upgrade path.

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