OpsMgr: Displaying an ASCII Bar Chart on a Text Display Widget

This post features another example of how the PowerShell Text Display Widget Template (Download Here) can used to create a custom widget in the OpsMgr 2012 Operations Console, to display the list of the top 5 alerts with the longest downtime (outage) and closed within the last X hours, in a management group. Apart from… Read more

OpsMgr: Displaying Knowledge Information of Alerts Contextually with a Text Display Widget

This post demonstrates how the PowerShell Text Display Widget Template (Download Here), can be used to create a custom widget in the OpsMgr 2012 Operations Console, to contextually display the knowledge information of an alert (generated from a rule or monitor) selected from an alert widget. Here is an example of a PowerShell Text Display… Read more

OpsMgr: Sample PowerShell Text Display Widget Template

This blog post features a sample management pack that consist of a widget template that allows the user to create custom text widgets from the output of a PowerShell script via a UI within a dashboard layout in the OpsMgr 2012 Operations Console.  This sample management pack library can now be downloaded from the TechNet… Read more

OpsMgr: Sample Static Performance Tile Widget Template

This blog post features a sample management pack that consist of a widget template. This template allows the user to create custom static performance tile widgets via a UI within a dashboard layout in the OpsMgr 2012 Operations Console.  A performance tile widget displays a line chart on a tile, for a particular performance counter… Read more

OpsMgr: Sample Static Monitor State Tile Widget Template

This blog post features a sample management pack that consist of a widget template that allows the user to create custom labelled static monitor state tile widgets that displays the health state of a monitor of a specific managed object on a tile via a UI within a dashboard layout in the OpsMgr 2012 Operations Console. … Read more

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