SCOM is an acronym for Microsoft's System Center Operation Manager.

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Changing how tempdb log space is monitored in SCOM

We are monitoring our SQL installation with SCOM. We get an alert about once a day saying that the log file in tempdb is filling up. However, because checkpointing works differently in tempdb than it ...
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Operations Manager (SCOM) 2012 Agentless monitoring in DMZ

I've run into a new scenario recently. We have a couple terminal servers in our DMZ that have SCCM or SCSM consoles installed, so we can't install SCOM agents on them. Instead, I have to monitor ...
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SCOM setup, Groups, Management Packs

I am trying to understand SCOM(OpsMgr) and I am little confused as to when the data is collected and the order of operations in the initial setup. At this point I have completed SCOM installation and ...
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How do fix a bug in script from a SCOM 2012 management pack

I am trying to monitor MSMQ on a windows server 2012 . The monitored server is not part of the domain of the SCOM server. The agent is installed and is in connection with the SCOM server. When the ...
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scom 2012 unable to discover some items on a server

I have a local scom server 2012 R2 in my local newtowk. I have a virtual server 2012 in AWS . This server is not part of the local domain. I have installed the agents an managed to connect them to ...
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How to get standalone class to DW

I am trying to get a class to data warehouse that is not related to any discovery or monitoring. The sole purpose of this class is to have some data that will be entered using powershell and use it in ...
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Is it's possible to have SCOM interrogate Nagios to get the status information of hosts?

When I said 'like' in the subject, that was just because the English language requires that syntax! I do not like SCOM! But business requirements are almost forcing me to use this as my main pane of ...
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SCOM 2012 delineating overrides between classes and objects

I'm working on a SCOM 2012 deployment, I've picked up what I can from the public sphere but, I still haven't been able to fully grasp what I need to do, and my Company can't send me for training until ...
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Biztalk SCOM 2007 R2, how to start Receive Locations automatically that are shut down

If we have a receive loc that is down or disabled, can we setup in scom to automatically start these receive locations?
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Automating installation of the SCOM agent on a linux system

I've been tasked to find out if there is a way to install the scom agent automatically, on freshly spawned amazon instances. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh212686.aspx I'm worried that ...
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How to set an alert to only fire during certain hours

We reboot our Windows print servers automatically twice a week. Each time we do, we receive an alert per printer in SCOM 2012. I've searched all over for a way to tell SCOM that I don't need an ...
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How to configure a view in SCOM not to show alerts in maintenance mode?

We currently use SCOM 2007 for monitoring our Unix servers. Sometimes we have a large number of alerts that we are working on, so we put these alerts in maintenance mode. We would like to have them ...
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What is the difference between “Close alert” and “Set Resolution State -> Closed” in SCOM?

What is the difference between "Close alert" and "Set Resolution State -> Closed" in SCOM?
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Can you granularly control what comes over the SCOM CI connector in SCSM 2012?

In System Center Service Manager 2012 SP1, is it possible to granularly control what comes over the SCOM CI connector into the CMDB? For example, to get an AIX computer across the connector, you have ...
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Can SCOM be used to monitor physical servers as well as virtual? [closed]

Doing some research for a proposal and need to know if the Microsoft SCOM product is capable of monitoring physical servers. I have already seen it used in a VM environment with AWS, but need to know ...
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SCOM: List all the nodes using a particular MP

I'm looking for a way to list down the nodes that using a particular Management Packs applied (via any monitor/rule). The closest method I can find is an Agent Workflow script from ...
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Can you Monitor Events in SCOM 2012?

Is there a way to create a Monitor for Events in SCOM 2012? Note that I don't mean Windows Events or other external events or log files. I'm talking about the Events you can actually see in SCOM ...
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Can MS SCOM delegate monitoring and dashboards to a product team?

With Microsoft System Center Operation Manager 2012, can you create a group of resources/servers and delegate management to a team of programmers? And can they setup their own dashboards to sit on a ...
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How to lower SCOM discovery time

I am developing a SCOM pack, and every time I do a change to the discovery rules I re-deploy my pack to SCOM and it takes it a lot of time to update the discovered objects. This makes my development ...
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How do I find the HKLM Registry Key of a Server Role for use in SCOM

I am learning to use SCOM in order to develop a SCOM pack. The only usable tool I have found (yet) to develop a pack is Visio (with the management pack designer). I managed to create a pack that ...
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Notification throttling and alert content on SCOM

Our SCOM 2007 server is managed by a monitoring team so I don't have much control over it.I am trying to go through the SCOM alerts in my mailbox to see if I can minimize the amount of alerts we ...
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Tool to monitor for success or failure within a given amount of time

My team is trying to solve a monitor challenge when it comes to backups. The backup is running fine. Our current challenge is to monitor these backups so that they actualy do happen. We can send a ...
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SCOM 2012 - JBoss / MBeans

Recently i have started getting familiar with SCOM 2012 because my company is thinking to change to SCOM from RHQ. So, for testing purposes i have installed SCOM Server on a machine. I want to ...
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Create a SCOM Monitor/Alert with a threshold relative to a performance counter?

Is it possible to have a SCOM monitor that is related to a performance counter. For instance, we monitor a WCF Service Operation that gives us an indicator of our system's workload ("Calls Per ...
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SCOM Custom Data against a managed entity

Is it possible to extend SCOM to store custom fields against a monitored/managed entity? For instance, we would like to add some additional data about each managed entity, mostly text and internal ...
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Use SCOM 2012, WMI, or Powershell to identify all servers that have hyper threading turned off

We recently setup SCOM 2012 and deployed agents to all of our servers. We also have noticed that a number of these servers do not have hyper threading enabled, which they should. Is there any way we ...
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SCOM 2012 with MS SQL Server 2008 Standard SP1

I've been trying to install SCOM 2012 on one machine with SQL 2008 Standard SP1... And I can't. During the installation of SCOM in the Operational Database phase, It WILL NOT connect to my SQL server. ...
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SCOM 2012 DNS Forwarder Availability Monitor

Background: I have an environment with two different AD domains, each in its own forest, each with two Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controllers acting as DNS servers. There is no trust between the ...
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SCOM Maintenance Mode

SCOM supports putting discreet objects/classes/targets into maintenance mode. This gives a very fine control over what objects/classes/targets have alerts forwarded or not. Unfortunately, ...
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Monitoring JBOSS 6.1 with SCOM 2012 using JMX

I have really no knowledge about SCOM and a very little knowledge about JMX protocol. What I am trying to achieve is I have a HelloWorld application which has an HelloWorldMBean works perfectly fine ...
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SCOM vs. Windows System Center vs. HP Operations Manager

(I asked this question over on Stack Overflow and they sent me here. Sorry for the very basic question, but I have purely coding experience - no server management stuff at all - and this is ...
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MS Operations Manager 2012 Web Console access Active Directory Users And Computers

Does anyone know if it is possible to add/manage "Active Directory Users And Computers" to/from the System Center 2012 Operations Manager Web Console?
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Can SCOM 2007 and SCCM 2012 co-exist?

One of our client's has an existing SCOM 2007 installation, with monitoring agents pushed out to all the Windows servers in their environment. They're now looking at installing SCCM 2012. What I ...
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SCOM: Override all monitors for host

I'm running SCOM 2007 R2 to monitor both production and dev environments. I want all of the monitors to be enabled, but I want a way to disable all of the alerts on the dev servers. I know I can go in ...
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Can SCOM 2007R2 monitor Exchange in a separate Forest?

We have multiple forests, each with an independent install of Exchange 2010 SP2. Can one SCOM installation monitor both forests? Is a one way or a two way trust needed?
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How to update license key in SCOM 2012 after eval period expires?

Does anyone know how to update the license key for SCOM 2012 after the evaluation period expires. My scom server will not allow me to connect and will not allow me to update the key using the power ...
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SCOM 2012 - SQL Server Monitoring

I have been tasked to see whether SCOM 2012 is the right tool to do the following, which have been asked of me: Find out what are the longest running queries Find out the number of locks Does ...
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Change source address on discovery of network devices in System Center Operations Manager 2012

My SCOM server has two network cards. One is normal network while the other is connected to the "switch" VLAN. If I try discovering network devices in SCOM I get "No Response Ping", no matter which ...
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How do I realert Scom Monitors?

There's a "rule of monitors" that a user of scom might be aware of. If you have an alert that was generated by a monitor (as opposed to a rule that generates alerts) do not close it and let it close ...
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case-insensitive SCOM Rule expression

I have a Rule watching the Application Log for Event 17137 (database starting up). A minor annoyance is that, whenever an instance is failed over, we see alerts fire from both the node and the ...
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Monitor message queues

I'm looking for a simple way to monitor RabbitMQ queues from SCOM. In particular, I want to be notified when a particular queue (one we use for "dead letters") is not empty. RabbitMQ has a RESTful ...
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In SCOM, can I allow overriding of the recurring schedule for missing event detection?

I'm creating a rule to look for a missing event in a windows log using SCOM and I need to override the rule for different groups of servers to set different timings. For example server A needs to ...
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How do I create a Dynamic SCOM group that includes HP servers with a certain name

I'd like to select servers that are HP servers and start with NYCEX*. I looked at the following HP group and the query appears like this: <Expression> <Contains> ...
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PSEXEC from powershell

I have been struggling getting powershell to run Psexec. It works fine for single line commands. but i need to call SCOM to put the server in maintenance mode through Psexec... $output = ...
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Lync Pool discovery issue in SCOM 2007 R2

Trying to get my Lync topology to show up in the SCOM 2007 R2 console. So far, I've done the following: Deployed the SCOM agent to the Lync servers Enabled Agent Proxy on all Front End servers in ...
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Whats the overhead on Systems Center Operations Manager(from Microsoft)?

Whats the overhead on the client that runs and publishes data for the Systems Center Operations Manager? Most of the data that I want are the perfmon counters. In general, I don't worry to much about ...
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How to get admins to actually use SCOM? [closed]

We implemented SCOM in our internal infrastructure. However, I have the impression that is isn't used as it could be. For example: we have had regular incidents in our production (and other) ...
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What are practical uses for the Custom fields within an alert in Microsoft SCOM?

How are people in the real world using custom fields in Microsoft System Operations Manager 2007? Are they useful? How do you interact with them? So far, I've only found this link but I'm looking for ...
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Monitor one server with two separate SCOM (opsmgr) consoles

We have a situation where we have two independently deployed and managed SCOM consoles in our organization; both consoles are interested in collecting data from the same servers. To the best of my ...
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Monitoring OpenMQ in SCOM via JMX

Is there a way to connect SCOM to OpenMQ via JMX to monitor it? I've found an app named BridgeWays Java Attributes that can apparently do this but it is right now in beta. I was wondering if SCOM has ...