Archive for January, 2015

I was out at a clients site the other day and he asked me how he could view the XML in a sealed Management Pack. Most of you reading this probably would jump straight on the SCOM PowerShell cmdlets and use those and yes that’s what I’d probably do too out of habit. That said, I recall reading about using Visual Studio Authoring Extensions (VSAE) to do the same thing.

So a quick summary, in PowerShell you’d do something like this:

Get-ScomManagementPack | ? {$_.Name -eq “Microsoft.SQLServer.2012.Monitoring”} | Export-ManagementPack -Path C:\Temp


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