I am just fixing the last few “must-fix” bugs before the Alpha can be released, but here is a small teaser for everyone who is waiting.
If you have any requests for this small app, let me know. Along with the release, I will add a future feature list, aswell as a known issues list.
If everything goes well, I still plan to release the app later this week.
As I wrote in my previous post, I am in the process of making a single server maintenance mode tool. We have alot of contractors and other departments that mess around with servers outside of normal hours, and without any access to the OpsMgr console maintenance mode is not for everyone.
So how can this be solved? Create a desktop application that allows an admin (with the correct OpsMgr permissions) to put a server into maintenance mode…..
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I’m currently in the process of making a local desktop app that allows local administrators to put the local server into SCOM Maintenance mode, without access to the SCOM consoles or any powershell knowledge.
During the process I encountered an issue. Every time I imported the OperationsManager module from Powershell, I could not establish a connection to the SCOM Management Group directly from the script – However, manually it went just fine!
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For personal reasons, I resigned my job as System Center Specialist at Athena IT earlier this week. Timing has made it so, that I am able to return to Odense Kommune as early as 1st March. I am returning as Team Coordinator for the “Client & Application team”, working with Microsoft technology including System Center. I would like to thank all my co-workers at Athena for making my time, something that improved me as a professional and as a person. I am looking forward to returning to a workplace where many challenges await, and a place where I’m already an integrated part of the team.
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We’ve all been there.. Explaining to customers/administrators about the consequences of closing a monitor. How often has it happened that a monitor was closed? quite often.
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I attended a webinar regarding new features in SquaredUp 3.1 last night, and what an exciting release! If you have not yet tried SquaredUp out, heard over to their site and request a trial. You’ll be able to try version 3.1 right away!
Read more about the new release here:
Yesterday I was asked if i could display the entrys of the hosts and lmhosts file in the %windir%\System32\drivers\etc folder. A small Agent Task, with a powershell script was required which took around 10-15 minutes to create and test.
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