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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

OpsMgr Agents and Gateways Failover Queries

The following article by Jimmy Harper explains very well how to set up agents and gateways’ failover paths thru Powershell http://blogs.technet.com/b/jimmyharper/archive/2010/07/23/powershell-commands-to-configure-gateway-server-agent-failover.aspx . This is the approach I also recommend, and that article is great – I encourage you to check it out if you haven’t done it yet! Anyhow, when checking for the actual failover… Read more

How to convert (and fixup) the RedHat RPM to run on Debian/Ubuntu

In an earlier post I had shown how I got the Xplat agent running on Ubuntu. I perfected the technique over time, and what follows is a step-by-step process on how to convert and change the RedHat package to run on Debian/Ubuntu. Of course this is still a hack… but some people asked me to… Read more