Using OMS and Azure Functions to restart Azure Web App

From time to time I have had problems with this blog and other sites running in Azure. Occasionally they throw HTTP 5XX errors and when it doesnt fix it self I will have to restart the web app. By using Operations Management Suite (OMS)  with the web app analytics solution added, I created an alert calling…

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SCOM 2016 migration – Transfer alert Ticket ID

Quick publish: We are migrating a large SCOM environment to 2016 and the current 2012 environment have an integration with our ticketing system. As we want the migration as smooth as possible, updating the co-existing alerts with the already connected ticket ID seemed like a good idea. All alerts with an assigned ticket that aren’t closed…

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Update: SCOM web API

Big updates: I have made a lot of changes to the SCOM web API. As you can see from the picture above. Maintenance scheduling is added, which means you can create a new maintenance schedule in SCOM 2016. To the computer endpoints I have added the a possibility to get detailed information. This will list…

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Web API for System Center Operations Manager

This is updated, see this post   System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) is a widely used monitoring platform and one of its advatages is the ability to custom author monitoring through management pack development. With a ‘cloud first’ approach most systems is able to do information exchange or integration through a web-based API, often reffered…

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SCOMpercentageCPUTimeCounter cause CPU Spike

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To be honest this have existed for years, and written about back in 2014. Now, in 2017, SCOM 2016 UR2 is released the problem remains. Perhaps with greater consequence due to virtualization. If you’re unfamiliar with the problem SCOMpercentageCPUTimeCounter.vbs (.ps1 in SCOM 2016) is a script included in the “System Center Core Monitoring” management pack,…

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Playing with cognitive services

If you know what your users do or talk about you will likely have advantages over your competitors, or if you have support desk, you want to dispatch the ticket to the correct department as quickly as possible. To gain some insights you can use different AI/Machine learning tools to help you and ‘automatically’ perform…

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SCOM Alerts to Microsoft Teams and Mattermost

…or slack? For a SCOM 2016 implementation I have worked around different methods to consume alerts. Keeping emails to an absolute minimum and add more smartness to alerts and incidents is one of the main goals. On a daily basis we use custom dashboards created with SquaredUp and integrated this with our ticketing and CMDB…

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