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SCOM Unit Monitor Health Recalculate and OnDemand Detection

If you’ve ever used Health Explorer it’s likely that you’ve seen the Recalculate button. If you’ve ever clicked it, you’d know that it isn’t very exciting. Often times it doesn’t really respond or provide feedback. If you’re lucky you will see the confirmation window shown above but that doesn’t mean it will actually do anything. ….  Read More

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M365 Services Supplemental Monitoring Management Pack v2

Hey Everyone! We are excited to announce that v2 of the M365 Services Supplemental MP is now available for download! We have continued to improve the flexibility and deliver a streamlined easy to implement monitoring solution for your organization. We have added additional real-time service test Console tasks to ease the pain of troubleshooting and ….  Read More

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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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SCOM Alert Management Pack: Alert Workflows

This is the fourth of four related articles discussing the features and capabilities of the SCOM Alert Management Pack. In previous articles about the SCOM Alert Management Pack, we talked about assigning Alert Ownership and mitigating Alert Storms. In this final topic, we’ll introduce basic Alert Workflows. Introduction The SCOM Alert Management Pack contains some ….  Read More

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SCOM Alert Management Pack: Alert Storm Mitigation

This is the third of four related articles discussing the features and capabilities of the SCOM Alert Management Pack. A common pain point for Operations Manager administrators is the dreaded alert storm. It may be caused by a network outage, unplanned maintenance, a poorly tuned environment or other factors. A single incident will cause OpsMgr ….  Read More