OMS Free Tier Solution Based Billing Tracker – Security & Audit

On June 19, 2017, a new pricing model was introduced to the OMS Security and Compliance management offer and it applies to all OMS pricing tiers including the Free Tier. Solutions like the Security & Audit Solution if added anytime after the above cutoff date (June 19, 2017), will be free for the first 60 days…. Read more

OMS: Analyzing Data Ingestion & Usage with the Free Tier Data Consumption Tracker

The OMS Free Tier Data Consumption Tracker is a dashboard that extends the Log Analytics Usage records and provides a summary view of the data usage relative to the 500 MB daily data upload limit of the OMS Free Tier, calculated in percentage. It provides a clearer picture on whether the daily upload limit of… Read more

OMS Free Tier Data Consumption Tracker Dashboard

In Operations Management Suite (OMS), there is a Free Tier that allows up to 500 MB of data upload per day for Log Analytics, with 7 days of data retention. For more information on the latest OMS tiers and subscription plans available including their pricings, please visit the Operations Management Suite Pricing site. This post… Read more

OMS Dashboard Extension for the Upgrade Helper MP for SCOM 2012 R2 to 2016

The Upgrade Helper For SCOM 2012 R2 to 2016 Dashboard extends the new Upgrade Helper Management Pack to Operations Management Suite (OMS). It provides a summary view of the overall upgrade state of a System Center Operations Manager Management Group moving from 2012 R2 to 2016, and is accessible through the OMS Portal.                The Upgrade… Read more

Injecting Simulated Records for the Change Tracking Solution into an OMS Workspace

In this post, we look at how we can leverage the OMS HTTP Collector API to introduce a Custom Log Type that simulates the record type of the Change Tracking Solution – ConfigurationChange, and injecting sample records for it into an OMS Workspace. With the right set of sample data and the right search queries… Read more

Injecting Simulated Records for the SQL Assessment Solution into an OMS Workspace

In this post, we look at how we can leverage the OMS HTTP Collector API to introduce a Custom Log Type that simulates the record type of the SQL Assessment Solution – SQLAssessmentRecommendation, and injecting sample records for it into an OMS Workspace. With the right set of sample data and the right search queries… Read more

Injecting Simulated Records for the AD Assessment Solution into an OMS Workspace

In this post, we look at how we can leverage the OMS HTTP Collector API to introduce a Custom Log Type that simulates the record type of the AD Assessment Solution – ADAssessmentRecommendation, and injecting sample records for it into an OMS Workspace. With the right set of sample data and the right search queries… Read more

OpsMgr: Overview of All Custom Monitor and Rule Templates Featured To Date

This post features a table that provides an overview of all custom sample monitor and rule templates featured to date (and coming soon) on the Wei Out There with SC & OMS blog: Sample Monitor & Rule Template Name Description Download Further Details 1 PowerShell Script 2 State Monitor (v2) This sample management pack provides… Read more

ACS Dashboard in OMS: Your Audit Report Highlights in a Glance

This post demonstrates how the OMS Log search queries listed in the mapping table for each ACS Audit Report can be used to drive visualizations for an OpsMgr Featured Audit Collection Services (ACS) Dashboard based on the security events collected by the Security and Audit Solutions in OMS Log Analytics. The ACS Summary Tile and Dashboard can… Read more

Leveraging OMS Log Search to Report on Dynamic Access Control Usage

In this post, we look at how we can leverage the Security and Audit solution in OMS and using log searches to retrieve records on Dynamic Access Control (DAC) usage based on the audit events the Audit Collection Services (ACS) in OpsMgr collects and reports on.In ACS, there are 3 new DAC SSRS reports available… Read more