URL Monitoring Part III – The Monitors

This entry is part of the following series: URL Monitoring Part I – The Design URL Monitoring Part II – The Classes and Discoveries URL Monitoring Part III – The Monitors URL Monitoring Part IV – Getting More Advanced URL Monitoring Part V – Monitoring URLs from a Resource Pool Creating the monitors was by…

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URL Monitoring Part II – The Classes and Discoveries

This entry is part of the following series: URL Monitoring Part I – The Design URL Monitoring Part II – The Classes and Discoveries URL Monitoring Part III – The Monitors URL Monitoring Part IV – Getting More Advanced URL Monitoring Part V – Monitoring URLs from a Resource Pool Each of the 3 web…

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Custom URL Monitoring Part I – The Design

The out of the box Web Application template that exists in OpsMgr 2007 SP1 and R2 is useful but there are situations where it just doesn’t fit. Consider the following scenario: The Contoso Corporation’s global IT headquarters is located in Richardson, TX.  They have over 2,000 retail stores spread out across the world and over…

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Monitoring the Monitoring solution

What if OpsMgr is in a state where it is running but not working properly?  Maybe your RMS is gray or the notification and alerting systems are down.  How do you detect this condition so someone can take action to resolve it?  Monitoring the console all day isn’t very efficient.  This is where monitoring the…

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What do you do here?

Here at Microsoft I have had the opportunity to work in different roles on several teams all of which contained very smart people.  I have to say though, I am currently working with some of the most talented engineers of my career.  I work with a team of rock stars and we are part of…

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Using a property bag to populate an alert description part II

Over a year ago I blogged about the proper syntax required to populate an alert description with data returned from a property bag.  The syntax in the blog is correct but the idea of doing this confused some.  I will describe below how to accomplish this with a rule using the following scenario. Lets say…

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