Welcome to! My name is Anders Bengtsson and this is my blog about Azure infrastructure and system management. I am a senior engineer in the FastTrack for Azure team, part of Azure Engineering, at Microsoft. has two main purposes, first as a platform to share information with the community and the second as a notebook for myself.

Everything you read here is my own personal opinion and any code is provided "AS-IS" with no warranties.

Anders Bengtsson

MVP awarded 2007,2008,2009,2010

My Books
Service Manager Unleashed
Service Manager Unleashed
Orchestrator Unleashed
Orchestrator 2012 Unleashed
Inside the Microsoft Operations Management Suite

Ops Mgr Tools

Here are a some tools that is useful to know about when working with Ops Mgr 2007:

  • Create URL Monitor, script to create url monitors, download
  • Agent MM, a command line tool to place OpsMgr agents into Maintenance mode, download
  • Creating overrides using the SDK, download
  • DumpMpContents, dump the contents of a management pack, download
  • GroupMM, takes a group and puts all the computers in the group, download
  • MP2XMLDUMPER, export MP to XML, download
  • MPTOXML, Converting a sealed management pack to readable XML, download
  • MPViewer, show the contents of a management pack, for example rules, monitors, views, tasks, console tasks and reports, download
  • OpsMgr 2007 Database and Data Warehouse Size Calculator, download
  • Agent Proxy Configuration Tool, download
  • ProxySettings, enabling proxying for agents, download
  • Run As profile configuration helper, configure a RunAs profile for agents in bulk, download
  • Counts and displays the number of security events generated every second, download
  • How to specify which RunAs account to use for a particular RunAs profile on a particular agent, download

Thanks to Stuart B. Renes for the list.


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