OpsMgr: Additional Information on Configuring the Contextual Performance Widget Template

The Contextual Performance Widget Template allows the user to create custom contextual performance widgets via a UI to contextually display a line chart for a particular performance counter of selected objects within a dashboard layout in the OpsMgr 2012 Operations Console.  The sample management pack library that contains this template can now be downloaded from… Read more

OpsMgr: Sample Contextual Performance Widget Template

This blog post features a sample management pack that consist of a widget template that allows the user to create custom contextual performance widgets via a UI to contextually display a line chart for a particular performance counter of selected objects within a dashboard layout in the OpsMgr 2012 Operations Console. This sample management pack… Read more

OpsMgr: Sample Alert Widget Template with Logical Expression Filtering Capabilities

This article features a sample management pack that includes a widget template that allows the user to create custom alert widgets via a UI and filter the alerts to be displayed on the widget using very simple logical expressions for a scoped object or group.             This sample management pack library can now be downloaded… Read more

OpsMgr: Updates to Sample Dashboard Management Packs using the Performance Tile Component

The Visualization Component Extensions Library Management Pack (Microsoft.SystemCenter.Visualization.Component.Extensions.Library.mpb) that was included ONLY in Version 6.4.1.0 of the SQL Server Monitoring Pack has been removed in Version 6.5.1.0. More information about this library pack available here. In its place is a new library pack named Microsoft SQL Server Visualization Library (Microsoft.SQLServer.Visualization.Library.mpb) and it is now included… Read more

OpsMgr: Sample Template for a SQL Server 2008 Database Summary Dashboard

This post features a sample management pack that includes a dashboard template that I have put together recently and shared at the TechNet Gallery. The display name of this management pack is Sample SQL Server 2008 Database Summary Dashboard Library, and it includes a dashboard template to allow users to configure and create an instance… Read more