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

Wizard to Create PowerShell Workflows in OpsMgr to Collect “Type=Event” Data for OMS

This post features a new sample management pack that provides a wizard to allow the user to create PowerShell-based script rules to collect custom data to be stored as event-typed data (Type=Event) in OMS, using a template in the Operations Console in System Center Operations Manager 2012. The custom event data collected can then be… Read more

Collecting Microsoft Band Data in OMS Using PowerShell in OpsMgr

This post demonstrates how we can collect and display our Microsoft Band 2 health stats as monitoring data in Operations Management Suite (OMS), by querying the Microsoft Health Cloud APIs with PowerShell to retrieve the information, using a PowerShell-based collection rule in OpsMgr 2012 R2.                   Firstly, a HUGE shout out and kudos to… Read more

OpsMgr: Collecting Performance Data Using a PowerShell Script Collection Rule (Created From a Wizard)

This post provides a detailed guide on how to create and configure custom performance collection rules based on standard (non-OMS bound)  PowerShell Script (Performance) Rule Types, using the specific wizards. These wizards are available in a sample management pack bundle that can be downloaded from the TechNet Gallery. For further information, refer to my earlier… Read more

OMS: Collecting NRT Performance Data with an OpsMgr PowerShell Script Collection Rule (Created from a Wizard)

This post provides a detailed guide on how to create and configure a custom performance collection rule based on the PowerShell Script (Performance – OMS Bound) Rule Type, using a specific wizard, and enabling it to send it’s Near Real Time (NRT) collected data to a Microsoft Operations Management Suite workspace. (Refer to: New Sample… Read more

OpsMgr: New Sample PowerShell Collection Rule Wizards in the Ops Console

This post features a new sample management pack bundle that provides a set of wizards to allow the user to create different types of PowerShell based script collection rules with specific templates in the Operations Console in System Center Operations Manager 2012.  The sample management pack bundle can now be downloaded from the TechNet Gallery…. Read more