Larry Rayl
Larry is a Senior Consultant at Catapult Systems and blogs on System Center products, Server Core, Clustering and Application Packaging. Larry currently holds certifications in Virtualization, Hosting, Enterprise Server and Desktop Administration.
Jul 082013
At this point, we have used Orchestrator to create a new computer account in a specific OU in Active Directory. We then used Orchestrator to create the computer based on a template in VMM. We are now going to generate alerts in System Center 2012 SP ...[Read more]

Jul 032013
Orchestrator System Center Integrations Part 3 - Creating a VM based on a Template in VMM In Part 1 of my Orchestrator System Center Integrations blog, we setup the configuration for the Orchestrator Integration Packs for AD, Configuration Manage ...[Read more]

Jun 212013
Orchestrator System Center Integrations Part 2 - Creating a computer account in an OU   In part 1 of this Orchestrator System Center Integrations blog, we setup the configuration for the Orchestrator Integration Packs for AD, Configuration Manager ...[Read more]

Jun 212013
Orchestrator System Center Integrations Part 1 - Setting up the Integration Packs One of the common things we see as consultants is that organizations implement one System Center product because that is what they know use daily. However, if your co ...[Read more]

May 202013
I was in the process of configuring the OpsMgr / VMM integration and needed to turn on the SQL Analysis Services component for the integration. The Setup for the Operations Manager Integration is pretty simple, the challenge is getting SQL Analysis ...[Read more]

May 202013
I was recently working with Cameron Fuller (http://blogs.catapultsystems.com/cfuller/default.aspx) and we decided to give Windows Update a try to get new a new OpsMgr Installation updated to the currently release before we started pushing OpsMgr Age ...[Read more]

May 162013
After the installation of Operations Manager 2012 SP1 on a SQL 2012 SP1 Database Server, with both the Database Server and the Operations Manager Server running on Windows 2012; the Operations Manager Data Warehouse DB files are now getting named DA ...[Read more]

May 142013
Hello again to all my fans around the world! Here is a quick and easy fix for your VMM 2012 installs that show upper and lower case hosts. I get this question all the time and though I would dig into it a little bit. At first I though it was a DNS ...[Read more]

Feb 252013
The System Center (SC) 2012 SP1 Configuration Analyzer was recently released on February 22, 2012. The new Configuration Analyzer is a diagnostics tool to evaluate configuration settings for computers running any of the System Center 2012 SP1 compon ...[Read more]

Feb 042013
Over the past week, I got some time to work with Maarten Goet, President of OpsLogix (www.opslogix.com). Maarten is a SCOM MVP out of the Netherlands and we took a look at the issue with the VMM SCOM 2012 diagram view. We came up with a workaround s ...[Read more]

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