Walkthrough to Configure System Center Management Pack for Windows Azure Fabric Preview for SCOM 2012 SP1 (with a MetricsHub Bonus)

The wait is finally over. This is a huge update to the Azure Management Pack over the one that was released a couple of years ago, which not only monitors Azure applications but storage and virtual machines as well.  You can download the new management pack from http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=38414. Remember that the management pack is currently…

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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…