PSWB – Script to run a search for required updates data in System Center Advisor

I’ve just released a PowerShell script similar to the ones released by Advisor team. The search in Advisor is focused on Required Updates for servers. You will need System Update Assessment Intelligence Pack enabled in Advisor. You can find the script here.

Orchestrator dashboard in Operations Manager 2012

If you want some useful dashboards for Orcehstrator in SCOM Anders Bengtsson shares with the community such management pack. Read more about what you can the with the MP and download it from here.

Tweaking widgets in SCOM 2012

Here is a nice article by Marnix Wolf about how to make workarounds for some bugs in the widget feature in SCOM 2012. Find the article here.

Web View Widget Management Pack for System Center 2012 Operations Manager available for free from code4ward

Code4ward provides for free a management pack for SCOM 2012 which allows you to configure a URL to a web page, which will be loaded and displayed in the dashboard widget. Works in Operations Console and Web Console (with limited functionality). You can find more about this management pack and download it from this link.

Virtual Machine Manager Dashboards from the OpsMgr Unleashed team

The authors of System Center Operations Manager 2012 Unleashed book are offering free for download a dashboard for Virtual Machine Manager. The management pack offers dashboards as:

  • VMM Guest Health
  • VMM Guest Resources
  • VMM Host Performance
  • VMM Hosts and Guests
  • VMM Performance
  • VMM Server Service Level Objective
  • VMM Summary Dashboard

Screenshots from the MP can bee found here and the MP itself can be downloaded from here.