Jakub@Work

Programming with System Center Service Manager and Operations Manager

New Blog

We've started up a new blog dedicated to the Service Manager Platform...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 06/02/2010

Getting Closer

We’re pushing hard as a team to finish up Service Manager and we’re getting closer :-). I apologize...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 02/04/2010

Service Manager 2010 Beta 2 Released

We released our public Beta 2 on Friday and are busy making progress toward our RTM early next year....

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 10/05/2009

Object Templates

In Service Manager, we have a variety of scenarios where we needed to capture partial object state...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 06/26/2009

Categorizing Management Pack Elements

If you are familiar with Management Packs and their elements in Operations Manager, you'll know that...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 06/03/2009

New Criteria

Well, we're back from MMS which was pretty successful for Service Manager in general. In a lot of...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 05/06/2009

MMS 2009

I apologize for not posting lately, we've been really heads down on Beta 2 and working on our...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 04/14/2009

Getting and Working With Type Projections - Basic

In my last post in gave you a more in-depth look at creating type projections in Service Manager. In...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 03/03/2009

More with Type Projections

In my last post I introduced you to a new concept in the Service Manager infrastructure called Type...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 02/04/2009

Getting Started with Type Projections

A very powerful new concept in the SDK is the notion of Type Projections. I always describe type...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 01/20/2009

Improvements in SDK from Operations Manager 2007

I wanted to provide a high level overview of feature additions to the SDK since Operations Manager...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 12/22/2008

Getting Started with the Service Manager SDK

The Service Manager public API is partitioned into several assemblies all of which can by found...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 12/03/2008

Service Manager Beta Released

You can find more details here. Also, community forums are setup for discussion and can be found...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 11/24/2008

New Look, Evolving Content

Well, it has been a while since I had any posts with new content (and it will actually be just a bit...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 10/31/2008

Good Article on Management Pack Authoring

A co-worker of mine recently pointed this out to me, so I thought I would share here....

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 07/01/2008

System Center Virtual User Group

The System Center Virtual User Group recently had their first meeting where they presented on...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 06/30/2008

System Center Service Manager

Well, I have been pretty quiet lately with posts and I can finally share why. Over the past few...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 02/12/2008

SCOM Connector QuickStart Guide

Ambrose Wong put together a great quick start guide to connectors in SCOM. I've attached the Word...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 01/09/2008

V4 Planning

I am in the middle of working on changes for V4 to the SDK and am looking for feedback on the...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 11/28/2007

Two New(er) Blog Resources

It's great how more and more people from the development team are blogging now, hopefully helping...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 11/28/2007

SP1 RC Released Today

The RC of SP1 is being released today and can be downloaded from here. Upgrade from RC to RTM is...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 11/05/2007

OpsMgr++

I added a link to Boris's blog, OpsMgr++, on my blog list on the right. Boris has been putting up...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 10/29/2007

SCOM Certifications

Not sure if anyone is interested, but here's some information about SCOM certification I was given:...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 10/03/2007

ObjectNotFoundException in Run As Profiles/Run As Accounts

Exception: Application: System Center Operations Manager 2007Application Version:...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 09/28/2007

Setting the State of an Instance Programmatically

There has been a lot of interest in a simple way to set the state of an instance. Since we don't...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 08/22/2007

Group Targeting Does Not Work

It seems like this question gets asked a lot on the newsgroups and oftentimes results in an...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 07/30/2007

Monitoring Microsoft

A blog about using SCOM in Microsoft IT. Thought I would share it here as a great resource on large...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 06/28/2007

Tiering Management Groups in SCOM 2007

In MOM 2005 tiering was achieved using the Mom to Mom Connector which physically copied data from...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 06/28/2007

Submitting Tasks with Additional Configuration

I had a post earlier about submitting tasks, but I did not discuss how to specify additional...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 06/12/2007

More on Group Membership and Calculations

A coworker of mine, Joel Pothering, put together a great article on groups in SCOM. I am posting it...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 05/22/2007

Paternity Leave

I am starting my 1 month paternity leave today and as such won't be posting much here, although I...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 05/14/2007

SDK Documentation Posted to MSDN

There are still some issues that need to be addressed, but the docs are up:...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 05/03/2007

Working with Management Pack Templates

Management pack templates provide a powerful way to create single or a collection of management pack...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 04/24/2007

Security Auditing

The SDK service supports success and failure auditing for every method invoked on the service. For...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 04/18/2007

Exporting Management Packs

Customers have asked if you can see what is inside sealed management packs. The UI actually prevents...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 04/05/2007

MCF from non-Windows Clients

Note: This will only work in RTM In order to make our MCF web-service work from non-windows clients,...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 04/02/2007

SCOM 2007 Labs from MMS

MomResources.org, a great site run by one of our MVPs, has posted all the lab documents from MMS....

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 03/29/2007

MMS Demo - Discovery and operational data insertion via SDK

I put together and presented a short demostration on the SDK at MMS on Monday. I think it went over...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 03/28/2007

Almost Done and MMS

We are almost done here, and a lot of folks are heading to MMS next week for the official launch of...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 03/22/2007

Monitoring Objects

Monitoring objects are the instances that are discovered in SCOM. They are identified by unique...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 03/15/2007

Authoring Management Packs Resource

I added a link to http://www.authormps.com. This is a site maintained by a co-worker geared towards...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 03/14/2007

WCF and SDK and Threads, Oh My!

Since the SDK uses WCF under the covers for communicating with the SDK service, users of the SDK...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 03/06/2007

Tasks not working?

If you are experiencing any issue where notifications aren't working, which can manifest itself as...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 02/22/2007

Running Tasks

I've had some questions regarding how to run tasks via the SDK so I thought I would post an example...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 02/19/2007

Is My Rule/Monitor Running?

Well, I haven't had a lot of inspiration lately in terms of questions to blog about. If nothing...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 02/05/2007

Notification Subscriptions

There have been a few requests recently for more granular notification subscriptions. While this is...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 01/18/2007

Management Pack Authoring in SCOM SDK - Quick Start Guide

Well, it has been quite a holiday! My wife delivered our son, Jamison Jakub, on December 26th at...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 01/05/2007

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

I'm off for the next few weeks spending time with family and enjoying the holiday. I will still be...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 12/18/2006

Overrides in SCOM 2007

In SCOM 2007 we have implemented a powerful, but somewhat complicated override architecture. Basic...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 12/05/2006

Differences between MCF in MOM 2005 and SCOM 2007

I wanted to go through and outline some of the changes we made for MCF since our last release. The...

Author: Jakub Oleksy [MSFT] Date: 11/21/2006

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