Less Than Thresholds in OMS View Designer

I saw that a few folks were struggling of expressing less than thresholds in Operations Management Suite View Designer. There’s more than one way to skin a cat. This is just idiom and I do not have anything against cats.

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Demystifying Operations Management Suite (#MSOMS) Webinar on 25th of October

I will be doing a webinar organized by Savision on 25th of October. You can register and find the details here. Hurry and join me.

Double Heartbeat Events in OMS Log Analytics

I was testing the new Agent Health solution in OMS and I’ve noticed that I have two Heartbeat events generated at the same time for the same computer but having different values for SCAgentChannel field. At first I thought it was some kind of bug related that this server is connected to SCOM management group and the MG is connected to OMS but also the server has direct connection to Internet. Continue reading “Double Heartbeat Events in OMS Log Analytics”


I’ve been meaning to write this blog post for a long time. The reason for that is because since the first preview of OMS (Operational Insights back in the day) I’ve received question like “I’ve removed the Microsoft Monitoring Agent from my server but why I still see the server in OMS?” trough various channels. And btw if you wonder how long I’ve been using OMS today is exactly 2 years and 3 months since it was announced at TechEd North America 2014. I probably should be getting some honorable badge for this achievement Smile . Back to the topic. While there are scenarios in which you can think of OMS like it is SCOM in many ways you should not and there is reason for that. I will try with this blog post to explain why and answer the above question. We can summarize the differences between Operations Management Suite and SCOM in the following statements: Continue reading “#MSOMS Is Not #SCOM”

Linear or Logarithmic View for Performance Data in OMS Log Analytics?

As you may have noticed in OMS Log Analytics for performance data you can now choose between linear or logarithmic view.


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Where is My csHost Field for IIS Logs in OMS Log Analytics?

This is one of those quick blog posts. You may end up in situation where csHost field is missing when you ingest IIS logs.

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What is Type Operation in OMS Log Analytics?

You may have noticed that there is a new type named Operation in Operations Management Suite Log Analytics. Continue reading “What is Type Operation in OMS Log Analytics?”