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SCOMHelper PowerShell Module – A SCOM Admin’s Best Friend

(installation instructions at bottom)Update: 2020.11.19: v1.31 – Improved Update-SCOMComputerGroupUpdate: 2020.09.22: v1.28 – Added Get-SCOMRunningWorkflowsUpdate: 2020.08.19: Added Update-SCOMComputerGroupUpdate: 2020.08.12: Added New-SCOMComputerGroupUpdate: 2020.05.13: 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 Computers [Microsoft.Windows.Computer] objects and ….  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

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SCOM Export-SCOMKnowledge Report

Export-SCOMKnowledge Available here: SCOMHelper PowerShell Module This function will get all rule and monitor knowledge article content and output the information to separate files (Rules.html and Monitors.html) in the output folder path specified. In the example above the variable will be assigned a collection of all management pack objects with “.AD.” in the name.That subset/collection of ….  Read More

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SCOM Effective Monitoring Configuration Report

Export-SCOMEffectiveMonitoringConfigurationReport Available here: SCOMHelper PowerShell Module Report contains these columns: AlertPriorityAlertSeverityClassIdClassNameDescriptionEnabledEntityIdEntityNameGeneratesAlertIndexOverriddenOverridesParametersPathWorkflowDisplayNameWorkflowIdWorkflowMPNameWorkflowNameWorkflowType*Note: “Overrides” column does not include customizations settings for the standard overrideable parameters: AlertPriority, AlertSeverity, Enabled. However, the values shown in these columns are the actual effective values and are accurate. Example 1: Single Windows Computer – CSV Will create a complete/full report CSV file ….  Read More