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System Center Operations Manager and the syptoms of the disabled SQL Server Service Broker

Working with SCOM on an everyday basis means you face some of the so called “known” issues and as such it is very helpful if you are able to identify and resolve them in a quick manner. Today’s post will be all about some of the faulty behaviour that could arise, because of one particular […]

System Center Operations Manager, “Out of memory” and the failing MSSQL workflows

Today’s post will be pretty short, however hopefully very informative and helpful. Actually, the content of it is not mine, but I am sharing it, because I would like this information to reach as many people as possible. If you have been working with the SQL management pack for System Center Operations Manager, then you […]

Error deleting a SCOM Management Pack

A couples of days ago I had to remove a Management Pack. I went to the SCOM Console, removed all the dependencies and then tried to delete the Management Pack. A “Please wait” message popped up on my screen and remained there for about 30 minutes. Then I got the following error message: Error Message: […]

Forcing a SCOM discovery with PowerShell (the easy way)

While working on customer’s site I noticed on couple of occasions that triggering a specific discovery in SCOM costs too much time to the guys from the Operations Team. What they were basically doing is following a procedure, found in a blog post, describing how to manually trigger a SCOM discovery: SCOM 2012 – Manually […]

Update Rollup 7 (UR7) for SCOM 2012R2 – Now it is possible to see the version number directly in the console

Original Version in German: Update Rollup 7 (UR7) für SCOM 2012 R2 – Die Produktversion in der Konsole ist da! https://blog.pohn.ch/update-rollup-7-ur7-fuer-scom-2012-r2-die-produktversion-in-der-konsole-ist-da/   How to check whether a SCOM Update Rollup (UR) has been installed properly? How to obtain the current product version of SCOM 2012 R2? Until UR6, you had to check various library files […]

Automating the SCOM 2012 R2 agent deletion using PowerShell

In my last project I was given the task to automate the deletion of SCOM agents (both UNIX/Linux and Windows SCOM agents) using a PowerShell script, which then would be executed as part of the deprovisioning process of a specific virtual machine. This was necessary, because after decommissioning virtual machines their associated monitored objects remained […]

Most common System Center 2012 Operations Manager issues and their respective solutions

During my work on different projects in the System Center Operations Manager area I have encountered different issues and also pretty strange behavior on a couple of occasions. In my experience every problem has its cause and therefore in almost all cases – a respective solution. Finding it is sometimes easy and effortless, but on […]

“Distributed Application” in SCOM 2012 R2 – ein hilfreicher Tipp!

Mit Hilfe von „Distributed Applications“ (DA) können verschiedene Klassen und / oder Objekte aus unterschiedlichen Management Packs zusammengefügt und grafisch als eine zusammenhängende Struktur mit Abhängigkeiten dargestellt werden. Die DA ist hierarchisch aufgebaut. Zuoberst steht das System selbst, welches man abbilden möchte. Das kann z.B. eine Webfarm, ein Datencenter oder eine Applikation bestehend aus mehreren […]

Monitoring HP Storage environments with System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2

Monitoring HP Storage environments with System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2 and the HP Storage Management Pack for System Center v 4.2.1 – Experience from the field In this blog post, I want to share my personal experience with the HP Storage Management Pack for System Center and give you some hints, which could save […]

Update Rollup 7 (UR7) für SCOM 2012 R2 – Die Produktversion in der Konsole ist da!

Wie kontrolliert man, ob das Update Rollup für SCOM ordnungsgemäss installiert wurde? Woran erkennt man die aktuelle Produktversion von SCOM 2012 R2? Um diese Fragen zu beantworten, musste man bis UR6 (inkl.), je nachdem für welche Komponenten das Updaterollup bestimmt war, die Versionen diverser Bibliothekdateien in unterschiedlichen Ordnern kontrollieren. Im Fall eines Management Server Updates musste […]