Category: SCOM Tricks

SCOM 31552 Data Warehouse configuration synchronization process failed to write data

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Today I investigated a case where SCOM had an alert with the following name and contents: Data Warehouse configuration synchronization process failed to write data Data Warehouse configuration synchronization process failed to write data to the Da… more »

Case of the fast growing SCOM datawarehouse db and logs

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This is a post in continuation of my previous post on the topic of upgrading a SCOM 2012 SP1 to a SCOM 2012 R2, which went wrong and how I was fixing it. After fixing the SCOM instance everything seemed alright for half a day. The very next morning we h… more »

SCOM 2012 SP1 to R2 failed and how to fix failed management servers

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A few weeks ago I did an upgrade of SCOM 2012 SP1 UR6 to SCOM 2012 R2 (and later to UR3) for a customer. Of course they have a test environment with SCOM in it and I went through the whole process and everything looked fine there. Next I was allowed to… more »

SCOM 2012 Web Console Configuration Required

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Often after updates of SCOM 2012 / 2012 R2 or after a clean install people go to the SCOM Web Console and they get the following notification: Web Console Configuration Required. A user can click the configure button and run the executable and… 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 »

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 »

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 »

SCOM agent fails to start with 2164195395 or -2130771901

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Had an issue the other day with an already installed and configured agent refusing to start. When trying to start the service through command prompt I got this error: C:\>net start healthservice The System Center Management service is starting.… more »

Operations Manager 2007 R2 Data Warehouse Update Script

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Microsoft released a KB article containing a fix for one of the following cases: In System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 environments you may see the following: The Data warehouse size grows, and upon investigation you discover that partitions a… more »

SCOM 2012 SP1 command line install lessons learned update 1

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A few weeks ago I posted an article about some of my lessons learned for SCOM 2012 SP1 command line installations. It contained a very long Lesson 4 talking about creation and placement and naming of mostly the Datawarehouse database. I discussed the di… more »
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