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SystemCenter

Power BI for SCSM

4 minute read

As part of delivering our managed services at cubesys we are using System Center Service Manager for incident logging and request management. We wanted to en...

7th MVP renewal!

less than 1 minute read

Today, January 1st like every year is a very big day for all January MVP’s as we get to know if we are renewed for another year or not!

OMS Calculator

less than 1 minute read

Microsoft released an OMS calculator to budget OMS licenses and commitment needed to use OMS. It also compares the two purchasing options of add-on to System...

Create VMM Clouds in bulk with PowerShell

1 minute read

As you might remember from my previous blog post I’m working now on a Hyper-V migration project where I couldn’t reuse the old VMM server. So besides re-crea...

System Center Roadmap 2011

less than 1 minute read

I’m so excited about the direction that Microsoft is taking with the new System Center products!

Avicode now in the SMSE and SMDE suite!

less than 1 minute read

It was announced a few weeks ago that Microsoft had acquired AVIcode and now they finaly released a trial version and give an update regarding the new licens...

Belgium System Center Day

less than 1 minute read

Scug.be is very excited to annouce our next event. For this occasion we have some top international speakers like Wally Mead, Travis Wright, Jason Buffington...

Service Manager Management Pack

1 minute read

Microsoft released the Service Manager 2010 Management Pack. The Microsoft System Center Service Manager 2010 Management Pack helps you manage your Service M...

Registration for TechEd Europe is open!

less than 1 minute read

Tech∙Ed Europe returns to Berlin this November 8 – 12, for a full week of deep technical education, hands-on-learning and opportunities to connect with Micro...

Community Day 2010

less than 1 minute read

Community Day is back with the Fourth Edition of this annual community event on Microsoft technologies!

Infront TrendMicro Management Pack

less than 1 minute read

The Infront TrendMicro Management Pack allows customers to proactively monitor their TrendMicro environment. This Management Pack allows for the monitoring o...

MMS 2010

1 minute read

MMS 2010 will be in Las Vegas April 19-23, and registration is now open. The list of planned sessions is available at http://www.mms-2010.com/public/sessions...

OpsMgr 2007 R2 Cumulative Update 1

less than 1 minute read

Our first cumulative update has released for OpsMgr 2007 R2! Cumulative Update 1 contains a number of fixes for the Operations Manager 2007 R2 release. More ...

OpsMgr survey about Management Pack Authoring

less than 1 minute read

Microsoft is conducting a survey about Management Pack Authoring. If you ever wanted to give feedback about the management pack authoring process now is the ...

Export SQL reports in PDF landscape

2 minute read

I had to create some reports for a customer this week and the layout of the report didn’t satisfied my client. The reports are exported in portrait format an...

Technet Events

1 minute read

In the comming weeks Microsoft Belgium is hosting some very interesting Technet events.

TrendMicro Management pack for Opsmgr 2007 R2

less than 1 minute read

I’m develloping a native TrendMicro management pack for Opsmgr 2007 R2 at the moment. I wanted to make this a community MP so any feedback is welcome! Or if ...

Third MVP awarded in the User group

less than 1 minute read

I’m very proud to announce that one of the co-founders of the user-group and friend Kenny Buntinx has been awarded with the prestigious MVP award System Cent...

HP EVA management pack

less than 1 minute read

Alain Côté has written his own HP EVA management pack!  This Management pack will monitor the performance of an HP EVA, the official HP Storage MP only does ...

Opsmgr on Social Forum!

less than 1 minute read

We just moved from the old news servers to the new social forum platform!

IIS 7 management pack hotfix

1 minute read

As mentioned on the MOM team blog there was a problem with the IIS 7 Managemenent pack. After importing the Windows Server 2008 Internet Information Services...

RMS grayed out and server discovery failed

1 minute read

After I installed my RMS and OpsmgrDB on two different servers my root management server went gray and every 10 minutes or so I receive an alert stating the ...

TechDays 2009 Highlights

less than 1 minute read

  Join us for the TechDays 2009 </p> Join us on March 10-12, 09 for the most important ...

TechDays 2009 in March

1 minute read

Whether you’re a developer, IT pro or designer: It is your thoughts, knowledge and ideas that shape the digital world. Microsoft supports you with platforms ...

MVP Award: System Center Operations Manager

less than 1 minute read

I’m very proud to announce that Microsoft has awarded me with the MVP title “System Center Operations Manager” !! We now have 2 MVP’s in the user group!

Opsmgr 2007 R2 Beta1 Released!

1 minute read

Just got an email from Microsoft to announce that the Opsmgr 2007 R2 Beta available is on the connect site. Will post testing results soon!

Day 2 of teched 2008 Barcelona

3 minute read

At day 2 one of the sessions I followed covered the future of opsmgr. They announced that at the end of this month the beta of Opsmgr R2 will be available, R...

day 5

less than 1 minute read

reporting 2008 no iis sharepoint integration sql 2005 and 208 side by side</ul>

day 4

less than 1 minute read

cross platform Half 2009 rtm architecture building en later extra’s mp linux not comptaible with ...

Day 3 of teched Barcelona

less than 1 minute read

acs powershell script to enable for groups enableforwarding.ps1 windows 2008 end of the year in v...

First day at teched Barcelona

less than 1 minute read

I’m now at teched Barcelona and my first impressions? WOOOOW! Everything is very well organized, free wifi, everything is taken care off you even get free me...

ACS noise filter

1 minute read

When you install ACS you will get a ton of events! Not all events are relevant for your environment. Securevantage has written a nice noisefilter guide. This...

enable audit collection on opsmgr agents

2 minute read

Depending on your auditing needs, you might have several hundred to thousands of computers from which you want to collect audit events. By default, the servi...

Installing Audit Collection Services ( ACS )

3 minute read

I’m going to make some procedures for ACS. First I’m going to install the audit collection services, after that I’m going to deploy the ACS reporting and las...

TempDB Free Space % Opsmgr Issue

less than 1 minute read

I just installed Opsmgr @ one of my clients. Using a default setup. One opsmgr server and one SQL 2005 server.

Collecting Syslogs with Opsmgr

less than 1 minute read

I’ve written a little manual{.} for configuring your opsmgr or Essentials so you can collect and generate alerts based on syslogs.

Management Pack Authoring Guide for Opmsgr

less than 1 minute read

The authoring guide has just been released. It’s also an excellent way to look at models, relations, entity’s, objects, etc! greetz, Alkin…(read more)

Operations Manager Service pack 1

less than 1 minute read

Yesterday Operations Manager Service Pack 1 was released to manufacturing, and will become generally available on Monday Feb 25, 2008! Hopefully this will re...

SCOM 2007 Management Pack Update Update

less than 1 minute read

SCOM 2007 Management Pack Update Update The Microsoft System Center Operations Manager Management Pack update is an update to the previously released System ...

How tho make an override for the SWAP Disks

less than 1 minute read

How to make an override for the monitor “Logical Disk Free Space” for all the SWAP Disks? Out of the box the swap disks aren’t discovered. Opsmgr knows the a...

System Center Dataprotector Management Pack

less than 1 minute read

Microsoft released this week the DPM management pack for OpsMgr. Feature Bullet Summary: Centrally monitor the health and state of data protection for multip...

Congrats for SCUG.NL

less than 1 minute read

Congratulations for SCUG.NL !! Their first SCUG.NL meeting was great! Well organized, good presentations etc! It was almost a 3 hour drive to zoetermeer from...

Operations Manager 2007 Key Concepts

less than 1 minute read

This guide describes the key concepts required to understand Operations Manager. It describes modeling, how modeling is implemented in Operations Manager, an...

OpsMgr 2007 SP1 Release Candidate Upgrade

less than 1 minute read

The RC for opsmgr 2007sp1 has been released yesterday! You can download it from the connect site . The release notes for the SP1: OpsMgr2007ReleaseNotes.zip ...

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Uncategorized

MVP renewal!

less than 1 minute read

A few days ago I received the confirmation I got renewed for the 7th time! Really proud to be part of this unique group!

Best of MMS 2013

less than 1 minute read

Don’t miss the best System Center event in Belgium of the year! http://scug.be/events/

SPF examples

less than 1 minute read

Microsoft just released  samples to extend the service managemetn portal and service management API; http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=...

System Center Roadmap 2011

less than 1 minute read

I’m so excited about the direction that Microsoft is taking with the new System Center products!

Avicode now in the SMSE and SMDE suite!

less than 1 minute read

It was announced a few weeks ago that Microsoft had acquired AVIcode and now they finaly released a trial version and give an update regarding the new licens...

Belgium System Center Day

less than 1 minute read

Scug.be is very excited to annouce our next event. For this occasion we have some top international speakers like Wally Mead, Travis Wright, Jason Buffington...

Service Manager Management Pack

1 minute read

Microsoft released the Service Manager 2010 Management Pack. The Microsoft System Center Service Manager 2010 Management Pack helps you manage your Service M...

Registration for TechEd Europe is open!

less than 1 minute read

Tech∙Ed Europe returns to Berlin this November 8 – 12, for a full week of deep technical education, hands-on-learning and opportunities to connect with Micro...

Community Day 2010

less than 1 minute read

Community Day is back with the Fourth Edition of this annual community event on Microsoft technologies!

Infront TrendMicro Management Pack

less than 1 minute read

The Infront TrendMicro Management Pack allows customers to proactively monitor their TrendMicro environment. This Management Pack allows for the monitoring o...

MMS 2010

1 minute read

MMS 2010 will be in Las Vegas April 19-23, and registration is now open. The list of planned sessions is available at http://www.mms-2010.com/public/sessions...

OpsMgr 2007 R2 Cumulative Update 1

less than 1 minute read

Our first cumulative update has released for OpsMgr 2007 R2! Cumulative Update 1 contains a number of fixes for the Operations Manager 2007 R2 release. More ...

OpsMgr survey about Management Pack Authoring

less than 1 minute read

Microsoft is conducting a survey about Management Pack Authoring. If you ever wanted to give feedback about the management pack authoring process now is the ...

Export SQL reports in PDF landscape

2 minute read

I had to create some reports for a customer this week and the layout of the report didn’t satisfied my client. The reports are exported in portrait format an...

Technet Events

1 minute read

In the comming weeks Microsoft Belgium is hosting some very interesting Technet events.

TrendMicro Management pack for Opsmgr 2007 R2

less than 1 minute read

I’m develloping a native TrendMicro management pack for Opsmgr 2007 R2 at the moment. I wanted to make this a community MP so any feedback is welcome! Or if ...

Third MVP awarded in the User group

less than 1 minute read

I’m very proud to announce that one of the co-founders of the user-group and friend Kenny Buntinx has been awarded with the prestigious MVP award System Cent...

HP EVA management pack

less than 1 minute read

Alain Côté has written his own HP EVA management pack!  This Management pack will monitor the performance of an HP EVA, the official HP Storage MP only does ...

Opsmgr on Social Forum!

less than 1 minute read

We just moved from the old news servers to the new social forum platform!

IIS 7 management pack hotfix

1 minute read

As mentioned on the MOM team blog there was a problem with the IIS 7 Managemenent pack. After importing the Windows Server 2008 Internet Information Services...

RMS grayed out and server discovery failed

1 minute read

After I installed my RMS and OpsmgrDB on two different servers my root management server went gray and every 10 minutes or so I receive an alert stating the ...

TechDays 2009 Highlights

less than 1 minute read

  Join us for the TechDays 2009 </p> Join us on March 10-12, 09 for the most important ...

TechDays 2009 in March

1 minute read

Whether you’re a developer, IT pro or designer: It is your thoughts, knowledge and ideas that shape the digital world. Microsoft supports you with platforms ...

MVP Award: System Center Operations Manager

less than 1 minute read

I’m very proud to announce that Microsoft has awarded me with the MVP title “System Center Operations Manager” !! We now have 2 MVP’s in the user group!

Opsmgr 2007 R2 Beta1 Released!

1 minute read

Just got an email from Microsoft to announce that the Opsmgr 2007 R2 Beta available is on the connect site. Will post testing results soon!

Day 2 of teched 2008 Barcelona

3 minute read

At day 2 one of the sessions I followed covered the future of opsmgr. They announced that at the end of this month the beta of Opsmgr R2 will be available, R...

day 5

less than 1 minute read

reporting 2008 no iis sharepoint integration sql 2005 and 208 side by side</ul>

day 4

less than 1 minute read

cross platform Half 2009 rtm architecture building en later extra’s mp linux not comptaible with ...

Day 3 of teched Barcelona

less than 1 minute read

acs powershell script to enable for groups enableforwarding.ps1 windows 2008 end of the year in v...

First day at teched Barcelona

less than 1 minute read

I’m now at teched Barcelona and my first impressions? WOOOOW! Everything is very well organized, free wifi, everything is taken care off you even get free me...

ACS noise filter

1 minute read

When you install ACS you will get a ton of events! Not all events are relevant for your environment. Securevantage has written a nice noisefilter guide. This...

enable audit collection on opsmgr agents

2 minute read

Depending on your auditing needs, you might have several hundred to thousands of computers from which you want to collect audit events. By default, the servi...

Installing Audit Collection Services ( ACS )

3 minute read

I’m going to make some procedures for ACS. First I’m going to install the audit collection services, after that I’m going to deploy the ACS reporting and las...

TempDB Free Space % Opsmgr Issue

less than 1 minute read

I just installed Opsmgr @ one of my clients. Using a default setup. One opsmgr server and one SQL 2005 server.

Collecting Syslogs with Opsmgr

less than 1 minute read

I’ve written a little manual{.} for configuring your opsmgr or Essentials so you can collect and generate alerts based on syslogs.

Management Pack Authoring Guide for Opmsgr

less than 1 minute read

The authoring guide has just been released. It’s also an excellent way to look at models, relations, entity’s, objects, etc! greetz, Alkin…(read more)

Operations Manager Service pack 1

less than 1 minute read

Yesterday Operations Manager Service Pack 1 was released to manufacturing, and will become generally available on Monday Feb 25, 2008! Hopefully this will re...

SCOM 2007 Management Pack Update Update

less than 1 minute read

SCOM 2007 Management Pack Update Update The Microsoft System Center Operations Manager Management Pack update is an update to the previously released System ...

How tho make an override for the SWAP Disks

less than 1 minute read

How to make an override for the monitor “Logical Disk Free Space” for all the SWAP Disks? Out of the box the swap disks aren’t discovered. Opsmgr knows the a...

System Center Dataprotector Management Pack

less than 1 minute read

Microsoft released this week the DPM management pack for OpsMgr. Feature Bullet Summary: Centrally monitor the health and state of data protection for multip...

Congrats for SCUG.NL

less than 1 minute read

Congratulations for SCUG.NL !! Their first SCUG.NL meeting was great! Well organized, good presentations etc! It was almost a 3 hour drive to zoetermeer from...

Operations Manager 2007 Key Concepts

less than 1 minute read

This guide describes the key concepts required to understand Operations Manager. It describes modeling, how modeling is implemented in Operations Manager, an...

OpsMgr 2007 SP1 Release Candidate Upgrade

less than 1 minute read

The RC for opsmgr 2007sp1 has been released yesterday! You can download it from the connect site . The release notes for the SP1: OpsMgr2007ReleaseNotes.zip ...

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Azure

Installing Windows Virtual Desktop

4 minute read

Windows Virtual Desktop (or WVD) was finally released a few weeks back. This blog post will be part of a series of Windows Virtual Desktop related posts.

Configure Azure Storage Archive Tier

3 minute read

Lately I had to setup Azure Archive storage for one of my customers. Azure Archive Storage was launched in 2017 and recently Microsoft announced a 50% price ...

Azure API Management Consumption Tier

1 minute read

Microsoft has announced a new Azure API Management Consumption tier. This new tier aligns with serverless architecture principles that includes automated sca...

Move Managed Disks to another subscription

less than 1 minute read

It is strongly recommended to use managed disks when deploying virtual machines in Azure. But one of the downsides of managed disks is that you are unable to...

Azure Files Updates from Ignite

1 minute read

Microsoft announced significant improvements to Azure Files at Ignite 2018 – higher scale, more IOPS, more throughput, lower latency, better security, and...

Azure Disks Ignite Updates

1 minute read

Microsoft announced a series of exciting new offerings on Azure Disks at Ignite Conference today. Here is a quick summary of the Ignite releases:

How to use Azure CDN for WordPress

1 minute read

In this blogpost I will show you how you can use Azure CDN to improve the performance of your WordPress site. I’m running WordPress for my blog and have a lo...

Getting started with the Azure Iot DevKit

3 minute read

I finally got my hands on some Azure IoT Developer kits! In this blogpost I will cover how to get started with the Devkit, make sure it’s connected to the in...

New OMS Calculator

less than 1 minute read

Last year I wrote about the OMS calculator that was just released. Now that the OMS licenses has changed, Microsoft updated the calculator and released a new...

Power BI for SCSM

4 minute read

As part of delivering our managed services at cubesys we are using System Center Service Manager for incident logging and request management. We wanted to en...

Azure Subscriptions best practices

5 minute read

To be able to use all the stuff that Azure offers you will need a Subscription. If you are on your own or are just testing the different Azure capabilities i...

7th MVP renewal!

less than 1 minute read

Today, January 1st like every year is a very big day for all January MVP’s as we get to know if we are renewed for another year or not!

What is Microsoft Azure Stack?

3 minute read

A lot is happening those days on the Microsoft public and private cloud front. Microsoft announced Azure stack at Ignite in Chigaco but I still see a lot of ...

Optimize Azure website performance

4 minute read

A couple of weeks ago I moved my blog to a new wordpress site hosted in Azure. The deployment of the WordPress website was very smooth but I was not happy ab...

MVP renewal!

less than 1 minute read

A few days ago I received the confirmation I got renewed for the 7th time! Really proud to be part of this unique group!

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Powershell

Create VMM Clouds in bulk with PowerShell

1 minute read

As you might remember from my previous blog post I’m working now on a Hyper-V migration project where I couldn’t reuse the old VMM server. So besides re-crea...

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WAP

What is Microsoft Azure Stack?

3 minute read

A lot is happening those days on the Microsoft public and private cloud front. Microsoft announced Azure stack at Ignite in Chigaco but I still see a lot of ...

Create VMM Clouds in bulk with PowerShell

1 minute read

As you might remember from my previous blog post I’m working now on a Hyper-V migration project where I couldn’t reuse the old VMM server. So besides re-crea...

Windows Azure Pack UR6

2 minute read

Microsoft just send out their Windows Azure pack Newsletter to announce that UR6 will be available as of April 28! If you didn’t received the latest newslett...

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OMS

New OMS Calculator

less than 1 minute read

Last year I wrote about the OMS calculator that was just released. Now that the OMS licenses has changed, Microsoft updated the calculator and released a new...

OMS Calculator

less than 1 minute read

Microsoft released an OMS calculator to budget OMS licenses and commitment needed to use OMS. It also compares the two purchasing options of add-on to System...

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MAS

What is Microsoft Azure Stack?

3 minute read

A lot is happening those days on the Microsoft public and private cloud front. Microsoft announced Azure stack at Ignite in Chigaco but I still see a lot of ...

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Sharepoint

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it camps

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Technet

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Windows 8

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IOT

Getting started with the Azure Iot DevKit

3 minute read

I finally got my hands on some Azure IoT Developer kits! In this blogpost I will cover how to get started with the Devkit, make sure it’s connected to the in...

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Windows Virtual Desktop

Installing Windows Virtual Desktop

4 minute read

Windows Virtual Desktop (or WVD) was finally released a few weeks back. This blog post will be part of a series of Windows Virtual Desktop related posts.

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