Upgrade SCOM 2016 to 1801

Updated May 3rd. Microsoft has released a fix for the report server upgrade issue. My post about it here. Updated Feb 15th for one of the but fixes mentioned below Updated March 15th for the High DPI Scaling issue Microsoft has released System Center 1801. Wait, that looks like a Configuration Manager build number. You …

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Working with the SCOM Powershell Module

Working with SCOM in the console and working with the SCOM Powershell module are two vastly different things. Powershell is much quicker, especially for getting lots of data and related objects at once. However, if you haven’t worked very much with the Operations Manager Powershell Module very much, these might be a few quirks or …

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Send OMS Search Results to Azure Automation: The Easy Way

A few weeks ago the Operations Management Suite (OMS) product team announced that you could include search results in webhook payloads. Article here. This is really useful if you are into automation and specifically Azure Automation. It is now much easier in my opinion to get pertinent data to Azure Automation from OMS when you …

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Setup an on-prem Run As Account for Azure Automation Hybrid Worker

When using a Hybrid Worker by default Azure Automation will run as the machine context. This is fine until you start trying to do things like make changes in Active Directory or other services that require a login other than the machine. This is fairly easy to setup and assumes that you’ve already setup a …

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Operations Management Suite (OMS) Log Search is Case Sensitive

This is more of a note to self blog post, but Operations Management Suite (OMS) log search is case sensitive. If you are new to OMS, like I am, this may help save you some time.Examples:If you type in the log search “Type=perf” you get the following result: Unknown type ‘perf’    You actually get …

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