SCOM Performance Dashboard Widget Woes

SCOM is a great product, but sometimes I would have liked that they spent a bit more time on implementing the silverlight dashboards, especially the performance one. The reason? The usage of the hardcoded GUIDs to populate the performance counters. Let’s back up a bit, before going on, and talk a bit about the usage…

By Morten Lerudjordet February 19, 2017 0

ADFS3.0 MEX Monitor Fix

I recently did some work on publishing internal legacy applications using WAP and ADFS for pre-authentication. Wrapping of the production part of these components I wanted to get full visibility into how they performed over time. To do this I added in SCOM management packs for both products. As monitoring kicked in I started seeing…

By Morten Lerudjordet November 6, 2016 0

WAP & ADFS the persistent cookie conundrum

I recently did some work with WAP 2012R2 (Web Application Proxy) and ADFS 3.0 (Active Directory Federation Services) looking into how the different timeout values work in conjunction with publishing internal legacy applications to the intrawebz. This using IWA (Integrated Windows Authentication) for the backend, and that meant setting up KCD (Kerberos Constrained Delegation) between…

By Morten Lerudjordet October 8, 2016 0

DPM 2016 silent install

With the new DPM 2016 soon to be released there are some changes to the unattended file. The old one for DPM 2012 R2 is below:

The changes for DPM 2016 is that all the Yukon prefixed variables now have SQL before it. This makes much more logical sense. Also there still are some…

By Morten Lerudjordet August 27, 2016 0