Let’s talk about #opsmgr Sizing, baby

The OpsMgr 2012 Sizing Helper is an interactive document designed to assist you with planning & sizing deployments of System Center 2012 Operations Manager. It helps you plan the correct amount of infrastructure needed for a new OpsMgr 2012 deployment, removing the uncertainties in making IT hardware purchases and optimizes cost. A typical recommendation will … Continue reading Let’s talk about #opsmgr Sizing, baby

#OpsMgr: Extract notification information

One of the areas of OpsMgr that often have the biggest impact on others is the notifications and many customers create a large number of notification subscriptions, which sometimes makes it hard to manage.I created this PowerShell script to help a customer to extract notification information, covering channels, subscribers and subscriptions. The output of the … Continue reading #OpsMgr: Extract notification information

#OpsMgr: script to assist with moving the OperationsManager and OperationsManagerDW databases

It happens from time to time that we need to move the databases used in our System Center Operations Manager environments from one server to another. While this is a very well documented process for both the OperationsManager database and the Data Warehouse database, it often happens that we miss a step somewhere along the … Continue reading #OpsMgr: script to assist with moving the OperationsManager and OperationsManagerDW databases

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