Category Archives: Script

Free PowerShell Book

If you wanted to know more about PowerShell then there is a free PDF you can download from http://powershell.com/cs/blogs/ebook/. It is called “Mastering PowerShell” and it is 567 pages long. It is written by Dr. Tobias Weltner. It is useful to know PowerShell for OpsMgr as there are areas where it is very easy to …

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Disk Extravaganza

Having posted about the hard disk free space report a few days ago there are a large number of posts recently concerning hard disk monitoring. Hard disk monitoring is one of those givens that all organisations expect from a monitoring solution. Setting The Thresholds One area that causes confusion is the double threshold that the …

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Create Events

Something that is handy for demos and testing systems is to create events in order to check that rules and monitors work and create alerts to order. Usually if you want an event to happen in the event log it never will. As soon as you turn your back thousands happen. I was confronted with …

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SCOM Webcasts and Podcasts

If you can not get to MMS perhaps these webcasts will help. List also at http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/technetmms.aspx?tab=webcasts&id=42365 which is slightly different to the search that I did. Also when searching I came across these podcasts which do not require registration. You can get them in WMA or MP3 and listen to them on the way to …

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Yet Another MOM 2005 Disk Space Script

A client wanted to check on disk space based on whether it was a local disk, in which case 15%, or a SAN attached disk, in which case they wanted warnings at 10GB. This made sense as the large disks attached to the SAN could have 100s of GBs free and still alert based on …

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