Category: SCOM 2012

I am back

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Just wanted to say I am back. Last few months I have been working mostly behind the scenes for a while due to several reasons. Still doing the System Center stuff and working on some things you will be seeing in the near future though. But now I am back… more »

Getting SQL information from SCOM discovered inventory

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I often get questions for getting SQL info together, such as names, instances, versions, editions and so on for all kinds of purposes. Sometimes as inventory, sometimes to find instances no longer supported, rogue instances, needed for licensing info an… more »

SCOM 2012 Linux agent update fails with no tty present and no askpass program specified

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While I was upgrading a bunch of SCOM 2012 Unix/Linux agents to a higher rollup level the other day I noticed an error on one of them. I need to quickly say that upgrading the agents was otherwise a breeze by just selecting a few of them and using the u… more »

Using PowerShell to get agents and devices out of SCOM 2012

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Because a customer needed an export of all network devices currently in monitoring and the list was a bit long I decided to use PowerShell for this purpose. However I regularly see questions about retrieving also agents and Linux agents and network devi… more »

SCOM 2012 agent fails to start with error -2130771964

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I had an issue on a SCOM agent where the System Center Management service (healthservice) failed to start. It gave error -2130771964 as the reason. If something like that happens check the System Eventlog for errors and also check the Operations Mana… more »

WMUG NL live event 12 February

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The user group Windows Management User Group Netherlands will organize another live event on location in the Netherlands with the subject of monitoring in the evening on 12 February 2014!!! The meeting will be in Dutch and is on location at our host for… more »

System Center Universe is tonight

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The absolutely fabulous System Center Universe 2014 is today, 30 January 2014 in Houston during the whole day. In my case in Europe it is the second part of the afternoon until passed midnight. B) Check out this great agenda with top speakers: http:… more »

SCOM 2012 SP1 UR5 is available

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Microsoft released UR5 for System Center 2012 SP1. It contains fixes for DPM, VMM and SCOM. The KB article can be found here. Like I said yesterday, be careful to check which version of System Ceter you are downloading the patches for (2012 or 2012… more »

System Center 2012 R2 UR1 is out

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Microsoft released Update Rollup 1 for System Center 2012 R2 which has fixes for SCOM, DPM and VMM. Let me first say a few things: Be carefull to first check out which version you are downloading. There are UR releases for SCOM 2012, for 2012 SP1… more »

Todo list when adding SCOM management servers to existing management group

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A while back my good friend Marnix Wolf wrote about a list of things you must not forget when adding an additional management server to a SCOM management group. Of course we can all imagine to install SCOM on that server and update it to the same Update… more »
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