SCOM 2016 UR7 released

A few hours ago SCOM 2016 UR7 was released at https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4492182/update-rollup-7-for-system-center-2016-operations-manager The main list of fixes is: Fixed: Cannot use SQLOleDB.dll to probe databases like Oracle/MySQL. Improved the performance of SCOM console in listing the groups. Operations Manager grooms out the alert history only on an alert closure. Agents by Health State report shows duplicate … Read more

The case of undiscovered SQL server roles in SCOM

Another case of a SCOM investigation we got involved in was about the SQL team trying to monitor SQL Analysis Services (SSAS) using SCOM. Management pack was installed, agent deployed, proxy enabled, runas accounts arranged, rights arranged for the runas account. And nothing found on those SQL servers. In the meantime this case was already … Read more