Adding SCOM Management Groups to Agents Using Powershell

I’ve been buried in automation recently, which has thrown up more than the odd technical challenge along the way. One which I found surprising was the lack of a PowerShell script for adding management groups to SCOM agents… There was a VB Script available but I decided it was time to get with the program, the …

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PowerShell v3 – The Script Editors Choice or is it?

Musing over a well-earned break today with friend, college and, all round Exchange guru Will Rawlings the topic of Windows 8 was brought to the forefront. Will was telling me about how after acclimatising to the shock of the tiled interface he dug a little deeper and got his hands dirty with PowerShell v3. There …

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4 Steps to Find and Remove Orphaned Disks in VMware Vcenter

Disk space can seem like an ongoing battle in many virtual environments. In this post I’m going to be showing you one way of dealing with orphaned disks within VMWare’s Vcenter in order to free up any “lost” storage. First off, what is an orphaned disk? Well it’s fairly simple, ever deleted a disk from …

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