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March Masterclass Webinar Recording

This Masterclass webinar focused on alerting, from useful tips like automatically linking alerts to service desk tickets, to setting advanced criteria in alerts.

Topics included;

  • Advanced alert reporting in dashboards 
    • Community dashboards / SQL DW queries 
    • Using advanced criteria 
  • Improving the email alert UX 
    • HTML 
    • Response / tuning 
  • Alert workflows in Squared Up 
    • Service impact 
    • Linking to your service desk tool 
    • Company knowledge 
  • Working with maintenance mode 
    • UI 
    • Scheduling 
    • Link from desktop

February Masterclass Webinar Recording

This Masterclass webinar focused on automating Squared Up, using System Center Orchestrator to deliver key application dashboards in a low-touch way.

January Masterclass Webinar Recording

How to visualise all your SCOM Performance data:

  • Performance plugin: every setting explained, plus hidden gems 
  • Performance tuning the performance plugin 
  • How to collect custom perfmon counters
  • Getting the most out of performance drilldowns

December Masterclass Webinar Recording

Building drilldown dashboards for your application and server teams, specifically:

  • Setting up drilldowns
  • Customising the navigation bar for different user roles
  • Advanced usage of the Visio, Alert, Status and Performance plugins
  • Getting started with the Server KPI plugin
  • Adding external content with the SQL and Web Content plugins

November Masterclass Webinar Recording

Focusing on building your top level dashboards:

  • Service status dashboards to communicate the availability and performance of your IT services to your management and other users in your business
  • Application dashboards that enable your teams to quickly identify availability and performance issues
During this session, we will also be giving a technical deep dive into SCOM and Squared Up to help you build dashboards your users will love:
  • Quick wins or Distributed Application modelling
  • Configuring your Service Level Objectives for SLA dashboards
  • Visualising availability and performance of your applications with Web Application Tests
  • Enriching your dashboards with Visio diagrams
  • Customising the Server KPI plugin for at-a-glance server health views


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See also:

Getting the most of out of Community Dashboards

Squared Up Top 10 Hidden Gems