OpsMgr 2016: Issue with Scheduled Maintenance Mode

I ran into an issue at a customer recently where they were unable to use the scheduled maintenance mode function in the console. When trying to save the schedule, they would receive the following error:The error text contains the following:Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Common.ServerDisconnectedException: The client has been disconnected from the server. Please call ManagementGroup.Reconnect() to reestablish the connection. … Continue reading OpsMgr 2016: Issue with Scheduled Maintenance Mode

Automatically add entries to a SharePoint calendar

I created a pretty cool script today to prebook slots in a SharePoint calendar.This could be handy if you want to use a SharePoint calendar for a booking system, like appointments or room bookings.####################################################################     Sharepoint-AddCalendarBookings.ps1# ##     This script will add a set of calendar entries to a sharepoint calendar#     with a status of Free. The … Continue reading Automatically add entries to a SharePoint calendar

Orchestrator connector doesn’t sync in #SCSM

I ran into an issue today with an Orchestrator connector that just would not sync in Service Manager, and event 26319 being logged in the Operations Manager event log on the SCSM Management Server.This is what the event looks like:All services were started, could open the Orchestrator web service URL from the SCSM server, and … Continue reading Orchestrator connector doesn’t sync in #SCSM

Quickfix: OpsMgr console crash with System.IO.FileNotFoundException error

Ran into an issue at a customer site today and I want to remember how to resolve it next time Installed the OpsMgr 2012 console by running the OMConsole.msi file instead of launching the installation from the splash screen, and then launched the console. The console will attempt to load, and then fail with a … Continue reading Quickfix: OpsMgr console crash with System.IO.FileNotFoundException error

First glance: System Center vNext Operations Manager Technical Preview

Along with the announcement of Windows 10 last week, the Technical Previews of the System Center suite and Windows Server was also announced. I finally got round to installing into my lab. Prerequisites match those of System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager, with the required SQL version being SQL Server 2014. The most obvious new … Continue reading First glance: System Center vNext Operations Manager Technical Preview