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

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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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MS Ops Manager 2012 able to manage remote computer?

Is it possible to use MS Ops Manager 2012 RC or 2007 to manage remote servers that are not joined via VPN or domain? I want to use it to manage some AppServers that are off-site. These app servers ...
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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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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 ...
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What resources are helpful to a SCOM Administrator [closed]

What websites and resources are helpful for a SCOM administrator? Based on my own research I found the following links helpful: Software: Quest Extensions Manager Community site/Blob: Everything ...
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Create group in SCOM 2007 R2 that targets windows computer but is populated based on an installed service

I am trying to create a group in SCOM 2007 R2 that targets the Windows Computer class but is populated based on a certain service being installed. I want the group to be populated dynamically based on ...
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Two-state script monitor not auto-resolving in SCOM

This script runs, and if it returns 'erro' an alert is generated in SCOM. The alert is set to resolve when the monitor returns to healthy state. I have tested the script with cscript and it returns ...
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SCOM, Powershell and SMTP

I have created a Powershell script that emulates a telnet connection to an SMTP Server, the purpose of this is to check our SMTP gateway server to see if there is issue with sending mail. The script ...
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Simulate DOS/High Workload on IIS

I want to simulate a DOS attack, or a very high workload on a simple IIS web site. The purpose is testing SCOM responses with IIS. Any suggestions for a tool and/or script? Thanks!
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Migrate SCOM 2007 R2 Databases to SQL 2008 R2 (change server)

UPDATE I have a SCOM 2007 R2 server that uses a sql 2005 server. Machine 1: SCOM (SCOM 2007 R2 - W2K3) Machine 2: SQL2005 (SQL 2005 SP2 - W2K3) SQL Cluster: SQLCLUSTER (SQL 2008 R2 on Cluster - ...
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Problems with Sharepoint 2010, Visio Data Provider and Operations Manager 2007 R2

I'm in the process of setting up rack diagrams using Visio 2010 Premium pulling in data from System Centre Operations Manager 2007 R2 using the add in. I'm trying to publish the diagram to a ...
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SCOM Timed Monitor Two State Script Not Working

I have a two state script I've added to Monitoring that checks the state of a service on two servers and reports if it's running on both or none (should only run on one). It runs fine interactively ...
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Can Windows Server intercept SNMP and write to the event log?

We have a software package that can speak SNMP when things go awry. Currently, we're using Tivoli to monitor SNMP and send out alerts as needed. We've been informed that our Tivoli installation is ...
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How to use SCOM 2007 R2 to see AD Computer last logon?

Can I use SCOM 2007 R2 to see Computers last logon from Active Directory? I have 4 domain controllers that need to be replicated. I know that I can use other programs like ...
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SCOM 2007 - SQL Server Monitoring

I've been tasked with comparing the monitoring capabilities in SCOM 2007 with the established SQL products such as Spotlight, SQLSentry, etc. I'm pretty sure that SCOM can't do some of the more ...
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How to migrate SCCM and SCOM's databases from SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2008?

I need to migrate databases (including reporting services) applications System Center Operations Manager and System Center Configuration Manager to a single SQL Server 2008. Currently each of the ...
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Dell Management Packs in System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2?

I recently set up SCOM in a small business network environment. The root management server is a Dell Poweredge 2950, and I'd like to use SCOM to monitor it using Dell's management packs. I've imported ...
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System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2007 R2: Send notification emails to a non-anonymous account

I would like to send emails to an already established service account, but it's an account that requires a login name and password. I don't understand why SCOM only has two options: Anonymous and ...
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system center operations manager (SCOM) role combinations

We are evaluating system center operations manager 2007 R2 product, and would like to know what all roles can be combined onto single server. Like root management server and reporting servers can be ...
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Is Sql Server 2008 R2 unsupported by Operations Manager (SCOM) 2007 R2?

I'm performing a test configuration of System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2, on a system prepared with Sql Server 2008 R2. Unfortunately, the Scom 2007 R2 prerequisites verification program seems ...
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System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 install problem

While installing SCOM 07 R2 Database component on our DB server I get this error... I've gotten the same error on the following configurations. Windows Server 2003 & SQL Server 2008 SP1 ...
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Why don't SCOM R2 web console performance views load?

When I select any performance view via my SCOM R2 web console, I get the following error: Unexpected error There was an error displaying the page you requested. ... and some suggestions about ...
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The OpsMgr Health Service service terminated with service-specific error 2148073487 (0x8009000F)

I'm using Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 SP1 and I'm having some problems getting the client installed on a couple of servers. They are Windows 2008 (not R2) SP1. (I'm going to try ...
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Systems Center Operations Manager on Dual-Homed Server

I am attempting to start playing with SCOM 2007 but I've run into a brick wall. The box SCOM 2007 is installed on is a dual NIC machine, one network connected to the public Internet and the other ...
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Custom rules in SCOM 2007

Our networking department uses Microsoft's System Center Operations Manager 2007 (formerly MOM) to monitor servers. We want to check if a particular SQL Server database is being updated (basically if ...
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How to target SCOM 2007 R2 monitor to monitor only one server

This might be basic, but hopefully someone can help me: We have a well-working SCOM 2007 R2 implementation monitoring our Microsoft infrastructure. Now, on one of these servers there's an event ...
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SCOM 2007, Sql Audit event

I'm new to SCOM 2007. Im trying to setup alerts and views for failed SQL login attempts. I've been on the internet for hours without any luck. My test case is trying to connect to SQL server on the ...
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SCOM, Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008

I'm trying to setup SCOM(System Center Operations Manager 2007 (SCOM) – Platform Monitoring) on my Server 2008 machine using SQL Server 2008 running on the same machine. When I check my prerequisites ...
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How is Win32_DefragAnalysis FilePercentFragmentation Calculated

SCOM 2007 R2 added a fragmentation analsysis health check that is producing warnings on many of my servers. To try to understand how SCOM is determines the fragmentation level, I created the following ...
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Correct settings for tempdb to avoid significant changes in free space

Every two to three days we are getting the following SCOM error: The database tempdb in SQL instance MSSQLSERVER on computer sqlserver has experienced a significant change in free space ...
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SCOM 2007 versus Zenoss (or other open source)

I've taken the liberty to test both SCOM 2007 and Zenoss and found the following: SCOM 2007 Pros: Great MS Windows server monitoring and reporting In-depth configuration and easily integrates into ...
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Where to download SCOM 2007 R2?

I'm browsing the MSDN subscriber downloads and they only have up to SCOM 2007 SP1. Searching Microsoft downloads has the R2 evaluation edition, but that's not what I need. The R2 release has been ...