Enable ACS forwarding for a group

Published 03 February 09 04:42 PM | rodtrent

 

 

Feed: www.contoso.se
Posted on: Tuesday, February 03, 2009 8:54 AM
Author: Anders Bengtsson
Subject: Enable ACS forwarding for a group

I have seen a number of scripts on the Internet to enable ACS forwarding for multiple machines. Unfortunately they are not always working or they have to many variables to adjust. But, there are two scripts on the Operations Manager CD that you can use, one for enable and one for disable ACS forwarders.

  • DisableForwarding.ps1
  • EnableForwarding.ps1

If you have a custom group, including a number of machines, for which you want to enable ACS forwarding, you can follow the steps below

  1. In the Operations Console, navigate to the Monitoring  workspace, then click the Discovered Inventory view
  2. Click Change Target Type, in the action pane
  3. In the Select a Target Type window, select View all target, then select Computer Group and click OK
  4. Right-click a group and select Open and Command Shell from the context menu
  5. Input C:\EnableForwarding.ps1 <FQDN ACS Collector> and press Enter to run the script (ex C:\EnableForwarding.ps1 ms01.contoso.local)
  6. In the popup window, input Operations Manager administrator credentials
  7. Input cd ..
  8. Input get-monitoringclass –name “Microsoft.SystemCenter.ACS.Forwarder” | get-monitoringobject | ft pathname
  9. Verify that all machines in your group is in the list of ACS forwarders
  10. Input exit to close command shell

If you have your groups in a unsealed management pack you might need to seal that management pack first. There are guides about that here and here.


View article...

Published with BlogMailr

Comments

No Comments

This Blog

News

    Ni Hao! Wo shi Rod.



    The Bruce Campbell Fan Store



    Proud member of the myITforum Network



Community

Things I've done

myITforum.com

Things I do

Blog Roll

Syndication