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SCOM On Demand Discovery Example

This is something that I’ve struggled with in the past because it can be a bit tricky so here’s a quick explanation of how you can trigger On Demand discovery. The Trigger On Demand Discovery task includes the Target ID of the target class ( Microsoft.SystemCenter.HealthService ) but don’t let this fool you. The task ….  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

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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: 2020.09.22: v1.28 – Added Get-SCOMRunningWorkflowsUpdate: 2020.08.19: Added Update-SCOMComputerGroupUpdate: 2020.08.12: Added New-SCOMComputerGroupUpdate: 2020.05.13: Added Export-SCOMOverrides, Deploy-SCOMAgent Get-SCOMRunningWorkflows – Will return an object that represents detailed task results for agent task: ‘Microsoft.SystemCenter.GetAllRunningWorkflows’Update-SCOMComputerGroup – Will overwrite an existing instance group or computer group containing Windows Computers [Microsoft.Windows.Computer] objects and optionally include related Health Service ….  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