OpsMgr: SQL Server Visualization Library with Legacy Components Now Available

Back in November this year, the SQL Server Engineering Team released the latest version (6.6.4.0) of the SQL Server and Replication management packs. In addition to health monitoring capabilities, this management pack includes new and enhanced summary dashboards for SQL Server 2008 and 2012, and a datacenter dashboard template to allow users to create custom… Read more

OpsMgr: Alerting on agents without a failover MS with a Powershell-based Rule

Creating a custom Powershell script based rule to alert on agents without a failover management server in a management group. (Note: This article was written back in 2012 for OpsMgr 2007 R2 and is reposted to this MSDN blog. ) In this post, a Powershell script that returns a list of agents without a failover… Read more

OpsMgr: Creating a Powershell-based data source module for Rules

Creating a data source module that will allow any Powershell script to be included in a custom rule’s workflow. (Note: This article was written back in 2012 for OpsMgr 2007 R2 and is reposted to this MSDN blog. ) I would like to share my experience on creating a custom module in OpsMgr that will… Read more