System Center Operations Manager

Microsoft Provides WMI Health Monitor Fix for OpsMgr MP

The System Center Operations Manager 2016 Inbox management pack (MP) has an issue where WMI health monitor would not work under a couple different scenarios: WINRM was configured to use https only The Service Principal Name was registered to set http/servername to a user account   Microsoft has now supplied a hotfix that must be imported to solve the bug. KB55792: Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2016 inbox MP hotfix for WMI health monitor issue   Looking for an awesome, no-nonsense technical conference for IT Pros, Developers, and DevOps? IT/Dev Connections kicks off in San Francisco in 2017!

Public Preview for OpsMgr MP for OMS Service Map integration

The public preview for System Center Operations Manager Management Pack for Operations Management Suite (OMS) Service Map integration is now available for download. This integrated management pack allows dynamic system maps from Service Map to be used to automatically build Distributed Application Diagrams in Operations Manager. Download: Public Preview for OpsMgr MP for OMS Service Map integration   Looking for an awesome, no-nonsense technical conference for IT Pros, Developers, and DevOps? IT/Dev Connections kicks off in San Francisco in 2017!

Microsoft’s OpsMgr APM Bug Workaround is to Use an Old Client

An APM bug that has to do with .NET 2.0 shipped with UR3 for System Center Operations Manager 2016. Microsoft continues to work on ultimately solving the issue, but its just not fixed yet. In an update that essentially uses the old Ace Ventura Pet Detective line, “If I’m not back in five minutes, just wait longer,” the company provides some additional symptoms of the problem and gives some workarounds… SCOM 2016 Agent can be replaced with SCOM 2012 R2 Agent, it’s forward-compatible with SCOM 2016 Server and APM feature will continue to work with the older bits SCOM 2016 Agent can be reinstalled with NOAPM=1 switch in msiexec.exe setup command line, APM feature will be excluded from setup   Looking for an awesome, no-nonsense technical conference for IT Pros, De...

Quick Look at System Center 2016 Operations Manager

Learn about the highlights of System Center 2016 Operations Manager including tuning alerts, scheduled maintenance mode, and the new network monitoring management pack. Looking for an awesome, no-nonsense technical conference for IT Pros, Developers, and DevOps? IT/Dev Connections kicks off in San Francisco in 2017!

Update Rollup 2 for System Center 2016 Operations Manager Released

System Center 2016 Operations Manager has been granted its second Update Rollup and is available now in the Update Catalog. An, update rollout contains all the fixes created since the last update, so if an update is missed a customer only needs to install the most current one. Information about the fixes included in UR2 and a link to download the update manually are included in the associated KB article: Update Rollup 2 for System Center 2016 Operations Manager Looking for an awesome, no-nonsense technical conference for IT Pros, Developers, and DevOps? IT/Dev Connections kicks off in San Francisco in 2017!

PSA: Engyro Product Connector for OpsMgr 2005 and 2007 Ends in July 2017

For those customers still utilizing the Engyro Product Connector for OpsMgr 2005 and 2007, support ends on July 11, 2017. The Engyro Product Connector provided enterprises event sharing and event synchronization between OpsMgr and other enterprise management tools. For those customers still using this connector who need to replace it by July 2017, Microsoft recommends upgrading to System Center 2016 Operations Manager and integrate with a third-party connector if needed. Both Orchestrator and Kelverion offer integration packs that may suffice in replacing the functionality of the old connector. Microsoft System Center 2016 Operations Manager Integration packs Kelverion Integration packs Looking for an awesome, no-nonsense technical conference for IT Pros, Devs, and DevOps? IT/Dev Connectio...

Public Preview Available for Microsoft Azure SQL Database Management Pack

Microsoft has released the Azure SQL Database Management Pack (6.7.11.0) into public preview in hopes that customers will install, test, and provide direct feedback. Specific feedback can be emailed to: sqlmpsfeedback@microsoft.com Download: Microsoft System Center Management Pack (Community Technical Preview 1) for Azure SQL Database Features and fixes in this latest update: Azure Resource Manager is now supported: the previous versions of the Management Pack used T-SQL queries to SQL Server system views to get information on the databases health and performance; now, the Management Pack can also get this information from Azure REST API (this is a preferred option) Multiple subscriptions and multiple servers are now supported Added support of Azure AD authentication Added regular expressi...

Public Preview: System Center Operations Manager Assessment on Operations Management Suite

System Center Operations Manager Assessment solution on OMS assesses your Operations Manager environment against best practices that were collected over the years from Microsoft Knowledge Base articles and field engineers across multiple environments, industries and scenarios. This solution provides a health check and risk assessment of the Operations Manager environment and recommendations to fix the issues identified. Full details: System Center Operations Manager Assessment on Operations Management Suite – Public Preview! Want to know more about OMS? Ask questions in our OMS forum! Looking for an awesome, no-nonsense technical conference for IT Pros, Devs, and DevOps? IT/Dev Connections kicks off in San Francisco in 2017!

Automating OpsMgr Part 13: Creating 2-State Performance Monitors

In this post, I will demonstrate how to create a 2-State performance monitor.

UR7 for SCOM 2012 R2 – Step by Step

Since there is no RMS anymore, it doesn’t matter which management server I start with.  There is no need to begin with whomever holds the RMSe role.  I simply make sure I only patch one management server at a time to allow for agent failover without overloading any single management server.

Event 31551 when Operations Manager tries to connect to the Data Warehouse database

This error is often thought to occur because a remote connection is not enabled on the server. However, this error is actually generated when the client cannot receive an SSRP response UDP packet from SQL Browser. This behavior typically occurs because UDP port communication is blocked between the management server and the SQL cluster that hosts the Operations Manager DW.

Update Rollup 10 for System Center 2012 SP1 Operations Manager is now available

Just a quick note to let you know that Update Rollup 10 for System Center 2012 SP1 Operations Manager is now available. The KB article below describes all of the issues that are fixed in OpsMgr 2012 SP1 UR10 and contains complete installation instructions as well.

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