Category: SCOM 2012

Activating a de-activated Evaluation SCOM 2012 instance

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Came along a SCOM 2012 R2 instance which was expired. The license key was not entered on time, so SCOM did not work anymore and the SDK refused connection. Look in the event log and you will see that your evaluation version has expired and you need to e… more »

How to monitor e-mail data sources with SCOM and Orchestrator

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While chatting with some MVP friends of mine about a specific scenario where data from e-mails needed to be read and monitored, there are multiple possibilities to do it. I proposed one possibility which I implemented at a customer a while ago and got a… more »

Hold off on the SCOM Base OS pack version 6.0.7303.0

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About a bit ago the Base OS pack has been updated again to a version 6.0.7303.0 It is not advised to upgrade your SCOM packs to this version yet, because it has some bugs in it. Kevin Holman writes about it here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/kevinhol… more »

Bridgeways releases newer version of VMWare MP for SCOM

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Bridgeways has been working very hard this last year in coming back into their speed for creating management packs, updating existing ones, making them more intuitive and useful to work with, adding support staff and also hiring a very competent CTO (a… more »

UR9 for System Center 2012 R2 available

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We noticed the release of UR9 for Service Manager a day before and WSUS also already had the SCOM agent updates, but today the KB article is released giving the overview of the UR9 for System Center 2012 R2 products. The KB article for System Center… more »

Citrix aquiring Comtrade management packs for Citrix products

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LJUBLJANA, January 11, 2016 – Comtrade System Software & Tools (Comtrade), a leading provider of IT infrastructure and application management and monitoring solutions, today announced that its Citrix management packs were acquired by Citrix, a strat… more »

Jalasoft Device Simulator upgraded to version 5.5

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I have written and talked about Jalasofts great tool called Device Simulator. Many people in the monitoring space have been using this tool in previous versions. Today they released a fresh version of this tool to the 5.5 version. The main additions… more »

SCOM 2012 R2 Web Console Configuration Required updated

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This is an update to the page describing a solution to the "Web Console Configuration Required" message for SCOM 2012 and SCOM 2012 R2. If you get this message on your workstations and you do not have the rights to simply run the configuration wi… more »

On the subject of spending money wisely

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I wish to direct your attention to a blog post made by my friend and fellow System Center MVP Tao Yang. He is talking about community efforts and contributions and on how some of them get turned into commercial products. If you are working with SCOM for… more »

SCOM monitoring multiple services running under one account or similar names

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Recently I received a request to be able to monitor all Windows Services running under a specific user account (service account) one certain machines, and to bring them together in a overview. I will show you how I did this. First of all we have of… more »
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