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Setup and configure Log Analytics using SCOM

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/services-hub/health/setup-config-log-analytics-scom Go to the Log Analytics Workspace From the log analytics workspace, to confirm that the Management Group is connected, go to Advanced Settings -> Connected Sources -> System Center: Back in the SCOM Administration Console you need to opt-in the agents for log analytics/OMS: Go to Administration -> Operations
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Getting Started with the SCCM On-Demand Assessment

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/services-hub/health/getting-started-sccm A domain account (User or Managed Service Account) with the following rights: 1) Admin access to every server (Site System) in the Configuration Manager hierarchy.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Microsoft Monitoring Agent Setup

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/services-hub/health/mma-setup If a monitoring client was installed for System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), the setup only offers to Upgrade the agent, preserving existing settings.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Get deeper insights about your IT environment

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/services-hub/health/deeper-insights-it-environment Utilize standard Azure Log Analytics solutions like Change Tracking and System Updates.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Running Assessments with Managed Service Accounts

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/services-hub/health/kb-running-assessments-with-msas used to interactively log into Windows Easily control which computers are authorized authenticate MSAs and run code in their context Supported On-Demand Assessments Managed Service Accounts are supported for running the following On-Demand Assessments Active Directory Active Directory Security System
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Services Hub On-Demand Assessments Prerequisites

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/services-hub/health/assessment-prereq-docs Agent Resource Ports Direction Bypass HTTPS inspection *.ods.opinsights.azure.com Port 443 Outbound Yes *.oms.opinsights.azure.com Port 443 Outbound Yes *.blob.core.windows.net Port 443 Outbound Yes *.azure-automation.net Port 443 Outbound Yes Supported Operating System Windows 10 , Windows 7, Windows
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Getting Started with the System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) On-Demand Assessment

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/services-hub/health/getting-started-scom The System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) Assessment is a proactive service to diagnose potential issues with your on-premises or Azure VM (IaaS) based Operations Manager environment.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Creation of the Assessment Scheduled Task

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/services-hub/health/create-task Active Directory Active Directory Security System Center Configuration Manager Exchange Server SQL Server Windows Server (Server, Server Security, Hyper-V, Failover Cluster, IIS) Windows Client Office 365 Exchange Online Office 365 Skype and Teams Office 365 SharePoint Online System Center Operations
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Use Microsoft Defender ATP in Microsoft Intune - Azure

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/intune/advanced-threat-protection Use Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (Microsoft Defender ATP) with Intune, including set up and configuration, onboarding of your Intune devices with ATP, and then use a devices ATP risk assessment with your Intune device compliance and conditional access polices to protect network resources.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

IT Service Management Connector in Azure Log Analytics

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/itsmc-overview This article provides an overview of IT Service Management Connector (ITSMC) and information about how to use this solution to centrally monitor and manage the ITSM work items in Azure Log Analytics, and resolve any issues quickly.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Log Analytics FAQ

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/log-faq Answers to frequently asked questions about the Azure Log Analytics service.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Collect log data with Azure Log Analytics agent

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/log-analytics-agent This topic helps you understand how to collect data and monitor computers hosted in Azure, on-premises, or other cloud environment with Log Analytics.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Collect custom logs in Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/data-sources-custom-logs Azure Monitor can collect events from text files on both Windows and Linux computers. This article describes how to define a new custom log and details of the records they create in Azure Monitor.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Collect and analyze Windows Event logs in Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/data-sources-windows-events Describes how to configure the collection of Windows Event logs by Azure Monitor and details of the records they create.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Connect computers by using the Log Analytics gateway

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/gateway Connect your devices and Operations Manager-monitored computers by using the Log Analytics gateway to send data to the Azure Automation and Log Analytics service when they do not have internet access.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Supported connections with IT Service Management Connector in Azure Log Analytics

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/itsmc-connections This article provides information about how to connect your ITSM products&#x2Fservices with the IT Service Management Connector (ITSMC) in Azure Monitor to centrally monitor and manage the ITSM work items.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Sources of data in Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/data-sources Describes the data available to monitor the health and performance of your Azure resources and the applications running on them.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Connect Configuration Manager to Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/collect-sccm This article shows the steps to connect Configuration Manager to workspace in Azure Monitor and start analyzing data.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Log Analytics data security

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/data-security Learn about how Log Analytics protects your privacy and secures your data.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Computer groups in Azure Monitor log queries

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/computer-groups Computer groups in Azure Monitor allow you to scope log queries to a particular set of computers. This article describes the different methods you can use to create computer groups and how to use them in a log query.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Create a Log Analytics workspace in the Azure Portal

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/learn/quick-create-workspace Learn how to create a Log Analytics workspace to enable management solutions and data collection from your cloud and on-premises environments in the Azure portal.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Alert Management solution in Azure Log Analytics

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/alert-management-solution The Alert Management solution in Log Analytics helps you analyze all of the alerts in your environment. In addition to consolidating alerts generated within Log Analytics, it imports alerts from connected System Center Operations Manager management groups into Log Analytics.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Create a Log Analytics workspace using Azure PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/learn/quick-create-workspace-posh Learn how to create a Log Analytics workspace to enable management solutions and data collection from your cloud and on-premises environments with Azure PowerShell.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Configure agent data sources in Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/agent-data-sources Data sources define the log data that Azure Monitor collects from agents and other connected sources. This article describes the concept of how Azure Monitor uses data sources, explains the details of how to configure them, and provides a summary of the different data sources available.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Managing the Azure Log Analytics Agent

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/agent-manage This article describes the different management tasks that you will typically perform during the lifecycle of the Log Analytics Windows or Linux agent deployed on a machine.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Connect Windows computers to Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/agent-windows This article describes how to connect Windows computers hosted in other clouds or on-premises to Azure Monitor with the Log Analytics agent for Windows.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Optimize your SQL Server environment with Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/insights/sql-assessment With Azure Monitor, you can use the SQL Health Check solution to assess the risk and health of your environments on a regular interval.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Optimize your Active Directory environment with Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/insights/ad-assessment You can use the Active Directory Health Check solution to assess the risk and health of your environments on a regular interval.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Wire Data solution in Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/insights/wire-data Wire data is consolidated network and performance data from computers with Log Analytics agents. Network data is combined with your log data to help you correlate data.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

DNS Analytics solution in Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/insights/dns-analytics Set up and use the DNS Analytics solution in Azure Monitor to gather insights into DNS infrastructure on security, performance, and operations.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Create a Log Analytics workspace using Azure CLI

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/learn/quick-create-workspace-cli Learn how to create a Log Analytics workspace to enable management solutions and data collection from your cloud and on-premises environments with Azure CLI.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Optimize your System Center Operations Manager environment with Azure Log Analytics

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/insights/scom-assessment You can use the System Center Operations Manager Health Check solution to assess the risk and health of your environments on a regular interval.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Network Performance Monitor solution in Azure

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/insights/network-performance-monitor Network Performance Monitor in Azure helps you monitor the performance of your networks, in near real time, to detect and locate network performance bottlenecks.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Azure Networking Analytics solution in Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/insights/azure-networking-analytics You can use the Azure Networking Analytics solution in Azure Monitor to review Azure network security group logs and Azure Application Gateway logs.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Capacity and Performance solution in Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/insights/capacity-performance Use the Capacity and Performance solution in Monitor to help you understand the capacity of your Hyper-V servers.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Monitor Active Directory replication status with Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/insights/ad-replication-status The Active Directory Replication Status solution pack regularly monitors your Active Directory environment for any replication failures.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Azure SQL Analytics solution in Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/insights/azure-sql Azure SQL Analytics solution helps you manage your Azure SQL databases
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Azure Key Vault solution in Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/insights/azure-key-vault You can use the Azure Key Vault solution in Azure Monitor to review Azure Key Vault logs.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Monitor a live ASP.NET web app with Azure Application Insights

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/app/monitor-performance-live-website-now Monitor a website&#x27s performance without re-deploying it. Works with ASP.NET web apps hosted on-premises or in VMs.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Windows Information Protection (WIP) - Windows UWP applications

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/uwp/enterprise/wip-hub Users enroll their devices into the organization's mobile device management (MDM) system. ... An administrator in the managing organization uses Microsoft Intune or System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) to define and then deploy a policy to the enrolled devices.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Change the MDM authority - Configuration Manager

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/mdm/deploy-use/migrate-mixed-authority Learn how to change the MDM authority from hybrid MDM to Intune standalone for for specific users (mixed MDM authority).
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Monitor database replication - Configuration Manager

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/servers/manage/monitor-replication Learn how to monitor SQL Server replication in your Configuration Manager hierarchy.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Checklist for 1810 - Configuration Manager

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/servers/manage/checklist-for-installing-update-1810 Learn about actions to take before updating to Configuration Manager version 1810.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Checklist for 1902 - Configuration Manager

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/servers/manage/checklist-for-installing-update-1902 Learn about actions to take before updating to Configuration Manager version 1902.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Get installation media - Configuration Manager

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/servers/deploy/install/get-install-media Where to find installation media for new System Center Configuration Manager installations.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

File-based replication - Configuration Manager

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/plan-design/hierarchy/file-based-replication Learn how Configuration Manager uses file-based replication to transfer data between sites in your hierarchy
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Checklist for 1806 - Configuration Manager

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/servers/manage/checklist-for-installing-update-1806 Learn about actions to take before updating to Configuration Manager version 1806.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Checklist for 1906 - Configuration Manager

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/servers/manage/checklist-for-installing-update-1906 Learn about actions to take before updating to Configuration Manager version 1906.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Site recovery - Configuration Manager

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/servers/manage/recover-sites Learn to recover your sites in Configuration Manager.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Monitor the hierarchy - Configuration Manager

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/servers/manage/monitor-hierarchy Learn how to monitor your infrastructure in Configuration Manager by using the Monitoring workspace in the console.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Checklist for 1802 - Configuration Manager

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/servers/manage/checklist-for-installing-update-1802 Learn about actions to take before updating to System Center Configuration Manager version 1802.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Data transfers between sites - Configuration Manager

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/plan-design/hierarchy/data-transfers-between-sites Learn how Configuration Manager moves data between sites, and how you can manage the transfer of the data across your network.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Database replication - Configuration Manager

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/plan-design/hierarchy/database-replication Learn how Configuration Manager database replication uses SQL Server to transfer data in the hierarchy.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Exclude client upgrades for Windows - Configuration Manager

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/clients/manage/upgrade/exclude-clients-windows Learn how to exclude Windows clients from getting upgraded in System Center Configuration Manager.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Accurate Time for Windows Server 2016

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/networking/windows-time-service/accurate-time Time synchronization accuracy in Windows Server 2016 has been improved substantially, while maintaining full backwards NTP compatibility with older Windows versions.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Monitoring application health for reliability in Azure

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/architecture/reliability/monitoring How to use monitoring to improve application reliability in Azure
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Azure Backup: Monitor Azure Backup with Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/backup/backup-azure-monitoring-use-azuremonitor Monitor Azure Backup workloads and create custom alerts by using Azure Monitor.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Deploy Windows 10 Enterprise for existing devices as an in-place upgrade

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/enterprise/windows10-deploy-inplaceupgrade Provides guidance on configuring and deploying a Windows 10 Enterprise image using System Center Configuration Manager as an in-place upgrade.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Update Management solution in Azure

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/automation/automation-update-management This article is intended to help you understand how to use the Azure Update Management solution to manage updates for your Windows and Linux computers.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Onboarding Phases

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/fasttrack/win-10-onboarding-phases Windows 10 onboarding has four primary phases—Initiate, Assess, Remediate, and Enable.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Source Environment Expectations

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/fasttrack/win-10-source-environment-expectations The FastTrack Center Benefit provides guidance for you to set up levels of integration with your source environment for Windows 10 deployment.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Onboarding and Migration Phases

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/fasttrack/o365-onboarding-and-migration Office 365 onboarding has four primary phases—Initiate, Assess, Remediate, and Enable. You can follow these phases with an optional data migration phase.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Onboarding and Migration Phases for Office 365 US Government

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/fasttrack/us-gov-appendix-onboarding-and-migration Office 365 onboarding for Office 365 US Government has four primary phases—Initiate, Assess, Remediate, and Enable. You can follow these phases with an optional data migration phase as shown in the following figure.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Windows 10

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/fasttrack/win-10-windows-10 FastTrack provides Windows 10 deployment guidance to help you for upgrade from Windows 7 Professional and Windows 8.1 Professional to Windows 10 Enterprise.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Azure Migrate support matrix for Hyper-V assessment and migration

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/migrate/migrate-support-matrix-hyper-v Summarizes settings and limitations for Hyper-V assessment and migration using the Azure Migrate service.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Azure Backup support matrix for Azure VM backup

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/backup/backup-support-matrix-iaas Provides a summary of support settings and limitations when backing up Azure VMs with the Azure Backup service.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Support matrix for the Microsoft Azure Recovery Services (MARS) agent - Azure Backup

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/backup/backup-support-matrix-mars-agent This article summarizes Azure Backup support when you back up machines that are running the Microsoft Azure Recovery Services (MARS) agent.
Published Date : Monday, August 12, 2019

Support matrix for Microsoft Azure Backup server and System Center DPM

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/backup/backup-support-matrix-mabs-dpm This article summarizes Azure Backup support when you use Microsoft Azure Backup Server or System Center DPM to back up on-premises and Azure VM resources.
Published Date : Sunday, August 11, 2019

What is Azure Backup?

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/backup/backup-overview Provides an overview of the Azure Backup service, and how it contributes to your business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) strategy.
Published Date : Sunday, August 11, 2019

Hide notifications from the Windows Security app

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/threat-protection/windows-defender-security-center/wdsc-hide-notifications Prevent Windows Security app notifications from appearing on user endpoints
Published Date : Saturday, August 10, 2019

Windows Defender Application Guard (Windows 10)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/threat-protection/windows-defender-application-guard/wd-app-guard-overview Learn about Windows Defender Application Guard and how it helps to combat malicious content and malware out on the Internet.
Published Date : Saturday, August 10, 2019

Troubleshoot Microsoft Defender ATP onboarding issues

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/threat-protection/microsoft-defender-atp/troubleshoot-onboarding Troubleshoot issues that might arise during the onboarding of machines or to the Microsoft Defender ATP service.
Published Date : Saturday, August 10, 2019

Testing scenarios for Windows Information Protection (WIP) (Windows 10)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/information-protection/windows-information-protection/testing-scenarios-for-wip A list of suggested testing scenarios that you can use to test Windows Information Protection (WIP) in your company.
Published Date : Saturday, August 10, 2019

BitLocker recovery guide (Windows 10)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/information-protection/bitlocker/bitlocker-recovery-guide-plan This topic for IT professionals describes how to recover BitLocker keys from AD DS.
Published Date : Saturday, August 10, 2019

Configure Windows diagnostic data in your organization (Windows 10)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/privacy/configure-windows-diagnostic-data-in-your-organization Use this article to make informed decisions about how you can configure diagnostic data in your organization.
Published Date : Saturday, August 10, 2019

Windows 10 deployment tools (Windows 10)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/deployment/windows-deployment-scenarios-and-tools To successfully deploy the Windows 10 operating system and applications for your organization, it is essential that you know about the available tools to help with the process.
Published Date : Saturday, August 10, 2019

Enrolling devices in Windows Analytics (Windows 10)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/deployment/update/windows-analytics-get-started Enroll devices to enable use of Update Compliance, Upgrade Readiness, and Device Health in Windows Analytics.
Published Date : Saturday, August 10, 2019

Deploy Windows To Go in your organization (Windows 10)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/deployment/deploy-windows-to-go This topic helps you to deploy Windows To Go in your organization.
Published Date : Saturday, August 10, 2019

Deploy and configure App-V apps using MDM

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/client-management/mdm/appv-deploy-and-config Deploy and configure App-V apps using MDM
Published Date : Saturday, August 10, 2019

Use System Center Configuration Manager to manage devices with SEMM (Surface)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/surface/use-system-center-configuration-manager-to-manage-devices-with-semm Find out how to use Microsoft Surface UEFI Manager to perform SEMM management with System Center Configuration Manager.
Published Date : Saturday, August 10, 2019

Windows 10, version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 - Windows Release Information

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/release-information/status-windows-10-1607-and-windows-server-2016 View announcements and review known issues and fixes for Windows 10 version 1607 and Windows Server 2016
Published Date : Saturday, August 10, 2019

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 - Windows Release Information

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/release-information/status-windows-7-and-windows-server-2008-r2-sp1 View announcements and review known issues and fixes for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
Published Date : Saturday, August 10, 2019