This has been sitting on my hard drive for a long time. Long story short, the report I posted at Permanent Link to Audit Collection Services Database Partitions Size Report had a couple of bugs: it did not consider the size of the dtString_XXX tables but only the size of dtEvent_XXX tables – this would… Read more
"Corporate" Blog of Daniele Muscetta, Premier Field Engineer.
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
People were already collecting logs with MOM, so why not the security log? Some people were doing that, but it did not scale enough; for this reason, a few years ago Eric Fitzgerald announced that he was working on Microsoft Audit Collection System. Anyhow, the tool as it was had no interface… and the rest… Read more