The (Solar) WInds of Change…

I used to love System Center.  Simply put, if you were a systems administrator / engineer / architect it did… everything.  It monitors, automates, protects, virtualizes, scripts, patches, deploys, integrates… everything in your environment.  It is, in a word, comprehensive. It is also big.  There was a time (prior to System Center 2012) when you … Continue reading The (Solar) WInds of Change…

Rules: Why are they Client-Side only?

For several of my clients I use a great monitoring tool called SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM).  It does a spectacular job of monitoring my environments and letting me know when there are issues.  What I like to do is set up the mail alerts to let me know everything that is going on … Continue reading Rules: Why are they Client-Side only?