Author: Tyson Paul

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Request CA Certificate and Client Certificate from Web Enrollment CA for SCOM

Note: This post is similar in nature from my previous post here, however this post is somewhat more streamlined and hopefully should be easier to follow. It it assumed that you have the following in place: Standalone Root CA server (Win Server 2012 R2 or Win Server 2016) An appropriate template for SCOM exists on ….  Read More

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Install Root Certificate Authority (Standalone) Windows Server 2016, Create SCOM Certificate Template

On the server where you want to install the Certificate Authority role: PowerShell (as Administrator): Get-WindowsFeature | Out-GridView -PassThru | Add-WindowsFeature -Verbose *Did you know:You can highlight specific text to execute, then press F8. This will execute only the highlighted text.You can place the curser anywhere on any line, press F8, and the entire line ….  Read More

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Office 365 Supplemental Management Pack

The Office 365 Supplemental Management Pack v2 includes synthetic transactions that provide an increased level of visibility into the health of the Office 365 environment. For customers that don’t have an on-premises monitoring solution, they are limited to using the Admin Portal. We are providing this supplemental Management Pack for our customers leveraging System Center ….  Read More

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SCOMHelper PowerShell Module – A SCOM Admin’s Best Friend

(installation instructions at bottom) Update: 2020.05.13: Added Export-SCOMOverrides, Deploy-SCOMAgent Export-SCOMOverrides – Will export override data to html, csv, xml, json file formats. Includes a generous amount of workflow and parameter information. Deploy-SCOMAgent – This is an alternative to the OperationsManager Install-SCOMAgent. This version will allow you to specify the installation directory, whereas the original will ….  Read More

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How to Analyze a SCOM Property Bag

From time to time I find myself writing PowerShell scripts for custom workflows: rules, monitors, tasks, etc. Often times the project at hand requires a property bag full of juicy data to be used in the workflow. There are a handful of other blogs that describe what a property bag is but here I’ll show ….  Read More

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SCOM Sudoers Reference

  NOTE: These example sudoers configurations are compatible with SCOM 2012 R2. There have been some minor changes to the nix deployment kit names in SCOM 2016 and these changes have not been added below… YET. If you would like to submit your additions for SCOM 2016, please do so in the comments and the ….  Read More

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Visual Studio ‘Failed to verify module reference’ Authoring SCOM Management Pack, VSAE

Today I’m writing about an elusive problem with a management pack that I was authoring recently. I was writing a generic datasource for a registry discovery; that is a discovery that will instantiate a class based on the existence of a registry key on the Target machine, and generic because I will use a single ….  Read More