Script to backup MPs

This blogpost includes a Powershell script that can be used to backup MPs from SCOM 2007 R2 and 2012.


WS-Management/SMASH in SCOM 2012

There is a monitoring pack available that adds a new template to System Center Operations Manager 2012. This template enables discovery and management of WS-Management/SMASH devices:

Remotely Operated Vehicle

I found this interesting project on the web and decided to investige the alternatives a little bit further. Below is a list of links to some of the information i found, they can serve as a starting point for anyone who plans to build their own ROV:
Remotely operated underwater vehicle –
OpenROV –
Homebuilt Rovs –
Underwater ROVs and Robot Kits –
Rov Manual –
ROV Electronic Kit ML301 Mini Remote Operated Vehicle –
Assembling and testing the ROV –

Operations Manager 2012 Sizing Helper Tool

The Operations Manager-Team has released an interactive Excel-document that can be used for planning and sizing of your System Center Operations Manager 2012 Deployment.

You can download the latest version of the Tool from the Download page for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager Component Add – On,

Or from this direct link: