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SCOMHelper PowerShell Module – A SCOM Admin’s Best Friend

(installation instructions at bottom)2020.12.30: v1.33 – Improved GraphViz package detection for New-SCOMClassGraph function.2020.11.19: v1.31 – Improved Update-SCOMComputerGroup2020.09.22: v1.28 – Added Get-SCOMRunningWorkflows2020.08.19: Added Update-SCOMComputerGroup2020.08.12: Added New-SCOMComputerGroup2020.05.13: Added Export-SCOMOverrides, Deploy-SCOMAgent Get-SCOMRunningWorkflows – Will return an object that represents detailed task results for agent task: ‘Microsoft.SystemCenter.GetAllRunningWorkflows’Update-SCOMComputerGroup – Will overwrite an existing instance group or computer group containing Windows ….  Read More

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Configuring SQL Logins for SCOM Accounts Made Easy

Credit where it’s due: tidbytez and K. Brian Kelley on mssqltips.com There are two scenarios that I’ll cover here: Clone an existing SQL login with comprehensive stored procedures. This is useful when changing/replacing existing SCOM accounts.Create new logins with appropriate permissions based on login type/role. This is useful for:- Moving/restoring a SCOM database to a new ….  Read More

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Implementing gMSA in SCOM 2019 UR1

gMSA Configuration, Operations Manager 2019 UR1 12/14/2020, Version 1.3 Final Prepared by:CJ RawsonSenior Customer Engineer Contributors:Scott MathemeierSenior Customer Engineer Editing and other minor contributions:Tyson PaulSenior Customer Engineer Revision and Signoff SheetChange Record DateAuthorVersionChange Reference06/06/2020CJ Rawson1Initial final for review/discussion06/10/2020CJ Rawson1.1Added Security Matrix to Appendix06/16/2020Scott Mathemeier1.2Updated verbiage, nomenclature, formatting12/14/2020Scott Mathemeier1.3Update service account verbiage and SQL Ops Mgr ….  Read More

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Easily Configure SCOM Cross-Platform Management Server Certificates

One of the more annoying tasks when configuring monitoring for nix/xplat agents is exporting management server certificates, then importing those certificates on all other members of the designated cross-platform resource pool. When you deploy a nix agent, the agent will automatically trust only the management server which performed the certificate signing procedure during the agent ….  Read More