Category: SCOM Tricks

How to make a SCOM implementation project successful

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I thought I would take a different approach to thinking about how to make a SCOM monitoring project a success. It is not about technical details or designs this time, but about a way to bring business and IT together into monitoring business related ser… more »

SCOM 2016 Features - Scalability for Unix/Linux monitoring

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In SCOM 2012 R2 we were able to monitor up to 500 Unix/Linux agents per management server or about 100 through a gateway. To be honest I think that was already stretching it, unless the amount of workflows was kept to a minimum. In SCOM 2016 work has… more »

SCOM 2016 Features – Management Pack Tuning

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This blog post will introduce the new SCOM 2016 feature of Management Pack Tuning. It is meant to use alert data from SCOM to determine where tuning may be beneficial. The way we often used to tune out alerts and management packs was by a few methods… more »

SCOM 2016 features - Management Pack Updates and Recommendations

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This blog post discussed one of the new features in SCOM 2016 which is the Management Pack Updates and Recommendations. Now this feature addition was introduced I think in SCOM 2016 TP4 preview version already, but I will discuss it now anyway. All S… more »

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 »

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 »

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 »
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