Category: SCOM 2016

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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

Download: This function is included in the SCOMHelper PowerShell Module. Export-SCOMEffectiveMonitoringConfigurationReport 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 ….  Read More

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Protected Users Security Group – SCOM Installation

This will be a short post. Hopefully this will save others some headache. Summary: The user account performing the SCOM 2019 installation was a member of the Protected Users Security Group. This caused installation failure/blockage during the SCOM 2019 Reporting component at the mgmt server screen. Scenario:User account is local Administrator on: mgmt server(s), SQL ….  Read More

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SCOM On Demand Discovery Example

A little known feature within SCOM is the ability to trigger a discovery manually, sometimes referred to as “on demand”. “This is not to be confused with OnDemandDetection which is an optional component of most monitor types and is also what makes the “Recalculate” feature work in the Health Explorer window.” – Some SCOM Nerd ….  Read More

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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 the ….  Read More