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28
May

SCOM: New SQL Database Discovery Failure

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In my current Operations Manager engagement, we came across an issue with Operations Manager failing to discover new SQL databases on a previously-monitored instance. The root cause was unexpected (and in fact, unrelated to Operations Manager) and ripe for sharing, in case anyone else comes across this issue in the future. So here goes!   […]

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20
May

Which Automation Engine is Right for Your Organization?

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I’ve recently been working with a  few different organizations on server automation projects.  If you have been following the Microsoft automation space for the past couple of years you have noticed that there are two different overlapping automation engines that are included as part of System Center Orchestrator.  The two engines are System Center Orchestrator […]

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14
May

Office 365 Powershell: Anywhere and Easy

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Plenty of organizations are moving to O365 these days. Extending your directory services outside of your on-premise environment can put Admins on edge. I wanted to take some time to share some Powershell that helps make administering Cloud Identities a lot less intimidating.   Who wants to RDP to a Dirsync server to manage O365? […]

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