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SCOM Agent Proxy Management Pack

This is an easy solution to configure your scom agents to use an HTTP proxy. The SCOM agent uses a special configuration file for Powershell probe HTTP traffic. The agent takes its orders from a local config file located at: <agent install path>\MonitoringHost.exe.config( In the case of my test agent-managed computer: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Monitoring Agent\Agent\MonitoringHost.exe.config ….  Read More

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Workflow Analyzer for SCOM is back!

Good news! The workflow troubleshooting tool that you might remember from over a decade ago is back and better than ever. Some good folks with the System Center product group have recently listened to this engineer’s crying and pleading. It has finally been rebooted with a few improvements. If my memory serves me correctly (I’m ….  Read More

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SCOM – Trace Workflow Agent Task

Launch a task, see what the agent is doing. It’s that easy. This post is going to be short and sweet, right to the point with brief instructions on how to get agent trace data in front of your eyeballs as fast as possible. There are basically two types of SCOM traces:1) General – Capture ….  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