Comparing OMS/Log Analytics and SCOM

When organizations move to the cloud, they often aren’t sure when to use their typical on-premises infrastructure tools and when to use cloud-based tools. A common misconception in the Microsoft world is that OMS (Operations Management Suite) is a replacement for SCOM (System Center Operations Manager) – it’s not. Also log analytics is the monitoring…


The OMS Agent for Azure Government – A Cheat Sheet

  Below are the quick and dirty details you need to connect your Windows servers to OMS hosted in Microsoft Azure Government (MAG).  Any server with internet access can report to an OMS workspace (including but not limited to servers located on-premises, in the Azure Commercial cloud, hosted by other cloud providers, etc.). Initial Install…


Removing OMS from your SCOM Management Group

Have you inherited an environment where someone had “played” with OMS? OMS is partially configured, but you’re not exactly sure how, and as a result it’s spamming your Operations Manager event log with warnings and errors… You’d like to get OMS working, but just don’t have the time and for now you just need the…


SCOM/OMS – Failed to enable Advisor Connector on the computer.

Problem After rebuilding SCOM and reconfiguring OMS (Operations Manager Suite, formerly System Center Advisor and Operational Insights) I started getting these errors on my client servers: Log Name:      Operations ManagerSource:        AdvisorDate:          10/28/2015 6:20:43 AMEvent ID:      54014Task Category: NoneLevel:         ErrorKeywords:      ClassicUser:          N/AComputer:      xxxxDescription: This computer has already enabled the Advisor Connector in a different Management Group….