Viewing the Operations Manager Event Log on Your SCOM 2007 R2 or SCOM 2012 Management Server from the Operations Console

In corporate environments, sometimes a SCOM administrator is given access to the Operations Console only through installation on a client machine or through a Citrix session. So they can’t just launch the Event Viewer in order to take a look at the Operations Manager event log. The great news is this doesn’t mean you won’t…

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Notes on Monitoring Windows Event Logs and Trace Logs in SCOM 2007 R2

In my previous post, I showed you how to visualize Windows Azure Event logs in SCOM 2007 R2. I would like to extend this post to add on some of my additional learning of dealing with Event logs, and Trace logs as well. First, I want to show how to split out event log errors…

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SCOM 2007 R2 Event Log Alerting and Monitoring for Azure Applications

Through rules, SCOM provides a powerful system for capturing specific events from the event log of Windows Azure applications and notifying various groups of critical events through SCOM alerts. Events are stored in the SCOM database, which can be analyzed in views and reports. This walkthrough will demonstrate how to create a rule that captures…

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XML Namespace Issue in Azure Diagnostics Event Log Entries

I recently had a customer migrating an application to Azure whose policy is to send well-formed XML with detailed error information to the event log whenever errors are detected in their applications. The customer was getting errors when including XML namespaces in their detailed event log entries.  For example, their event log entries were constructed…

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