Damian Flynn

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ConfigMgr 2012: Passing parameters to reports like the good old days

Identify the report you want to pass parameters to on the fly<p>Get a list of parameters used by this report. There are two ways to do this;<p>Using the …

Quick tip when integrating Windows Intune & DirSync with ConfigMgr 2012 SP1

As an Enterprise Client Manager you need to of course use the Windows Intune integration in Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 to be able to manage also …

Dell Client Integration Pack 3.1 for SCCM 2012 SP1

Time to Upgrade DCIP 3.1 for supporting SCCM 2012 SP1! :)<br>If you have 3.0 you can just run the setup and upgrade.<br>Older versions must be removed …

Automatically Populate the PATCH Property for the ConfigMgr Client Installation – Script Update

Last October I posted an update to the script to automatically set the PATCH property used by ccmsetup.exe to install client updates during the …

Remove computer from collection after OSD – Powershell

I wrote a script long ago which actually started in a Technet froum thread that removes the computer from the OSD collection after a successful OS …

Application Virtualisation (App-V) 5.0

Everything you ever wanted to know about App-V 5.0<p>Guest post by Rory Monaghan<p>An Introduction to App-V 5.0<p>This video is a good introduction to App-V …

Testing Windows Phone 8 with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and Windows Intune

On 30/05/2013 Microsoft release a package that allows administrators to test Windows Phone 8 management via System Center 2012 Configuration Manager …

Sharing Data From Excel as OData with FlatMerge

At last, the Excel 2013 app I’ve really been waiting for! Those data visualization apps from last week have generated a lot of interest, but this is …

How to manage Out-of-Box Drivers with the use of Model Specific Driver Groups in Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 Update 1

Hello. My name is Bill Spears and I am a Premier Field Engineer in the Windows/Platforms group at Microsoft. In today’s blog I will discuss the …

PS Script to Convert SNMP Walk Strings in SCOM 2012 to Human-Readable form

I have put together a quick and dirty powershell script that will convert all HEX values from an SNMP Walk in SCOM 2012 . It can be optimized, but as …

How to Automate the Clearing of Orchestrator Logs

Awhile back, our Infrastructure Team Lead Nate blogged on how you can manually clear the Orchestrator logs (post can be found here). Although this is …

Operations Manager Admin Integration Pack (v1)

With the System Center Integration Pack for System Center 2012 Operations Manager we can integrate with Operations Manager and automate maintenance …

Orchestrator and PowerShell Actions returned from a marriage therapy session…

Yes I know I blog a lot on SCOM related posts but this don’t imply that I don’t use the other system center products. As you know or not know that I …

Operations Manager Admin Integration Pack (v1)

There is a new integration pack for Orchestrator on the horizon. It is free and developed by Russ Slaten and Anders Bengtsson. The IP covers …

Updated: Approval Manager v0.8

After I released the first public version of my <b>Approval Manager</b>, last week, I’ve got some nice comments on it. One of these comments was that it …

Configuring the SharePoint 2013 Management Pack

The management pack for SharePoint 2013 (including server and foundation) is available here:<p>As of this writing – the version on the download site is …

Office 2010 and App-V 5 – The knack

Sequencing Office 2010 with App-V 5 is quite simple and actually less of a hassle compared to the instructions for the previous version of App-V …

SQL Databases Properties are not Discovered by SQL Server Management Pack

I had this issue recently in two separate environments where properties for some SQL databases were not discovered by SQL Server Management Pack as …

Automation-Executing a PowerShell v3 (Parallel Execution) Script in System Center Orchestrator 2012

Hello readers! I have a post that I think will be very interesting to those of you who have wanted to execute <b>PowerShell v3 through Orchestrator</b> and …

Local Resolution Time monitor in the OpsMgr DNS Management Pack may show unexpected results

<i>Arun Kumar | Senior Support Engineer</i><p>When viewing the Local Resolution Time monitor in the DNS Management Pack for Operations Manager, you may notice …

Automation–Orchestrator Architecture and Runbook Deployment Process

Hello Readers and Viewers!<p>Today’s post will not have a video, but it will have some very popular and hopefully informative information about some …

Everything you need to konw to become a SCOM Dashboard Jedi Master!

Came across the following link on Tim McFadden’s blog. This is an amazing resourse that can help you master the art of OpsManager 2012 …

SQL Databases Properties are not Discovered by SQL Server Management Pack

I had this issue recently in two separate environments where properties for some SQL databases were not discovered by SQL Server Management Pack as …

Installing and Importing Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Management Pack 15.00.0620.030

After yesterday’s release of Exchange Server 2013 Management Pack I’ve managed to install it in a development environment. Here are the steps I’ve …

Importing and Configuring System Center 2012 Service Manager MP

The System Center 2012 Service Manager MP has some pitfalls during importing and configuration that you may stumble upon. So I will describe the …

Creating SNMP monitoring Management Packs for System Center 2012 Operations Manager [SNMP MP Chap 1] #scom #sysctr

One of the more asked questions regarding Operations Manager network monitoring is: how can I “certify” my own generic devices? As you may know …

OM12 SP1: Additional Resolution States: Some Tips & Tricks

When SP1 for OM12 came out, additional Resolution States were introduced, all aimed at <b>Team Foundation Server</b> <i>(TFS)</i> synchronization:<p>As this TechNet …

New Video: System Center 2012 Operations Manager Dashboards: Visualizing Alert Data

Richard Pesenko, Microsoft Senior Support Escalation Engineer on our Operations Manager support team, has a new video out that walks you all through …

Finding Referenced Management Packs

Today I was helping a customer with some OpsMgr MP authoring and you sometimes need to find a Referenced Management Pack before you can edit a MP in …

How To fix the 500 Error using Favorite Reports in the SCOM web console.

First mention this is a <b>non</b> official solution.<p>The Problem<p>You have installed SCOM 2012 Sp1 UR2 and have implemented the scom webconsole and reporting …