Category: Management Packs

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How do I change the passwords for accounts used in the M365 SMP?

As with most IT Organizations the requirement to change service account passwords has turned out to be a fairly common task. We recently received some questions about changing the passwords in the M365 SMP so I figured that we would cover this in a post and provide instructions on how to change the passwords for ….  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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SCOM On Demand Discovery Example

A little known feature within SCOM is the ability to trigger a discovery on demand. This can be a bit tricky so here’s a quick explanation of how you can trigger On Demand discovery.The agent task is located in the “Agents By Version” state view as shown below. The Trigger On Demand Discovery task includes ….  Read More

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SCOMHelper PowerShell Module – A SCOM Admin’s Best Friend

(installation instructions at bottom)2021.09.15: v1.37 – Fixed ‘Move Override’ feature in Start-SCOMOverrideTool.2021.07.08: v1.36 – Fixed small issue in Start-SCOMOverrideTool.2021.05.13: v1.35 – Improved New-SCOMClassGraphIndex. Better handling of foreign graphs.2021.01.06: v1.34 – Improved error handling in RemoveObsoleteMPRefTask.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 ….  Read More