About Leon Laude

Leon Laude is datacenter system consultant in Sweden. He is a Microsoft enthusiast and works a lot with System Center, Azure Monitoring, Hyper-V, and Windows Server in general.

He writes technical blog posts for his blog "The System Center Blog", Wiki TechNet articles and also helps out on the TechNet Community forums.



  • MCSE: Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert - Cloud Platform and Infrastructure
  • MCSA: Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate - Windows Server 2012
  • MCP: Microsoft Certified Professional
  • MTA: Microsoft Technology Associate


I share my knowledge, guides and news on my blog.


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TechNet Wiki Articles


  1. Microsoft Azure Recovery Services: List of agent versions

System Center

  1. System Center Orchestrator 2016: Connecting to Microsoft Azure
  2. Orchestrator 1801: Installing SQL Server 2016 remotely
  3. SCOM 2016: Integration with Operations Management Suite (OMS)
  4. System Center 1801: Orchestrator Integration with Operations manager
  5. SCOM: Monitor a specific Windows Event
  6. Orchestrator SQL Database Queries
  7. SCOM: Enabling maintenance mode from agent computer
  8. System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM): Updating from 1801 to 1807
  9. DPM 2016: Step-by-step How to install an Update Rollup and how to update the DPM consoles
  10. Orchestrator: How to use the Windows native powershell version
  11. DPM: Step-by-Step Guide: Performing a Bare Metal Recovery from Microsoft Azure
  12. SCOM 2016: Integrating with HPE OneView 4.0
  13. Setting up an Azure Backup Vault registration with DPM 2016
  14. System Center Orchestrator Step-by-Step Guide: Upgrade 2012 R2 to 1807
  15. DPM: Step-by-Step How to protect a folder with PowerShell
  16. SCOM: 10 useful PowerShell scripts
  17. Upgrading to SCOM 2019 Step-By-Step
  18. Upgrading to DPM 2019 Step-By-Step
  19. Upgrading to Orchestrator 2019 Step-by-Step

Windows Server

  1. Windows Admin Center: Adding a server connection
  2. Windows Server: Installing roles and features in different ways

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Gallery Contributions

System Center

  1. Orchestrator SQL Instance Configuration
  2. SCOM Agent Clear Cache
  3. DPM replica and recovery point disk usage
  4. Orchestrator Health Checker
  5. Use a higher version of PowerShell in Orchestrator
  6. System Center 2012 R2 - Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) PNG Icons
  7. System Center 2012 R2 - Data Protection Manager (DPM) PNG Icons
  8. System Center 2012 R2 - Configuration Manager (SCCM) PNG Icons

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TechNet Guru Contributions

TechNet Guru Medals

Total Medals - 13  |   9- Gold 2Silver 2- Bronze 


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