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"Corporate" Blog of Daniele Muscetta, Premier Field Engineer.

W3C IIS Logs Search in Microsoft Azure Operational Insights

[Edited October 27th 2014 – System Center Advisor is now a part of the new Microsoft Azure Operational Insights – Click to learn more] Last week we enabled the collection of IIS Logs from your Operations Manager agents into System Center Advisor. if you are already using Advisor, you’ll notice we don’t just talk about… Read more

Boris’s OpsMgr Tools – Updated

Over the years, Boris has released a set of phenomenal tools, that saved lives of OpsMgr administrators quite some time in performing common OpsMgr tasks in OpsMgr 2007 and 2007 R2.. The sad news is that Boris has moved to another team within Microsoft. He has made a tremendous contribution over the years to the… Read more

CentOS 5 Management Pack for OpsMgr SCX

As I mentioned here, I have been testing the SCX beta. Not having one of the “supported” platforms pushed me into playing with the provided Management Packs, and in turn I managed to use the MP for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 as a base, and replaced a couple of strings in the discoveries in… Read more

Looking at OpsMgr2007 Alert trend with Command Shell

It’s friday night, I am quite tired and I can’t be asked of writing a long post. But I have not written much all week, not even updated my Twitter, and now I want to finish the week with at least some goodies. So this is the turn of a couple of Powershell commands/snippets/scripts that… Read more

Create a Script-Based Unit Monitor in OpsMgr2007 via the GUI

Warning for people who landed here: this post is VERY OLD. It was written in the early days of struggling with OpsMgr 2007, and when nobody really knew how to do things. I found that this way was working – and it surely does – but what is described here is NOT the recommended way… Read more


[Edited again 25th November – Jachym gave me some suggestions and insights on the use of parameters, and I slightly changed/fixed the original code I had posted yesterday. There are still some more things that could be improved, of course, but I’ll leave them to the future, next time I’ll have time fot it (who… Read more