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

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Check management server on SCOM 2012

I have to check about 400 machines for the management server as we have moved from SCOM 2007 to 2012 and we need to check if the old SCOM 2007 server is still being pointed at. On an individual ...
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Does having an extremely high number replication partners in Active Directory pose an issue in 2014?

I'm consulting a network where they have 5 domain controllers in central location and a lot of Read Only controllers in additional locations. SCOM is shouting that there are extremely high number ...
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suspicious connection on server

OS: Windows Server 2003 Monitoring tool: CurrPorts When monitoring traffic on the server for traffic going out on port 80, example of results: 5/1/2014 2:36:23 PM Added cscript.exe TCP ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I determine if SCOM has been installed on a particular Windows 7 enterprise server

How do I determine if SCOM has been installed on a particular Windows 7 enterprise computer that is being used as an IIS server and may need SCOM installed?
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How do you monitor web services using SCOM? [closed]

How do you monitor web services using SCOM, specifically 2012 R2? Both that it's responding, and even better, that the response is actually correct? The web services are pretty varied, so we have ...
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Alert on SCOM Monitoring failover

A synopsis of the problem: Sometimes due to problems in the database server SCOM cannot access its DB and hence the monitoring stops. Which results in no alert messages being sent. Is there a way ...
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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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Win10 unable to send Corporate (Windows) Error Report on internal network

How can I configure Windows 10 to send an error report to an internal Corporate Error Reporting (CER) server while connected only to an internal network that has no internet access? Windows pops up a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 default groups showing wrong data

i installed SCOM 2012 and also installed the agents on windows 7 from Management server . now the issue is that when i am checking the group windows server computer group in Authoring Tab it shows me ...
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How to get CI's in System Center Service Manager

I'm new on system center and I want to populate my system center CMDB stored in SCSM I have read and as I understood the way to get it is using SCOM and installing the SCOM Agents in every client and ...
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Establishing performance baseline with SCOM 2012 APM

We're lookign at establishing a performance baseline for our production environment. This could be as simple as establishing highest measured TPS for MS SQL environment and highest measured RPS for ...
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Discovery trough SCOM Gateway server not working

I have a management pack that discovers and monitors certain objects. Everything is working as expected in the configuration where the direct communication between the agent and the management server ...
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SQL witness not monitored in SCOM

SCOM 2012 SQL Server 2008 R2 principal and mirror with SQL Express witness I've imported the SQL Server MP into SCOM and it is detecting and displaying my principal and witness in the mirroring ...
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SCOM manual dashboard creation displaying blank for network devices

I have successfully installed SCOM 2012 r2 (roll up installed) and able to display all the intended network devices in default dashboard. Now i am going to create manual dashboard for network ...
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SCOM: SQL Server cannot authenticate using Kerberos

For past few months, we are getting these kind of alert in SCOM stating SQL Server cannot authenticate using Kerberos. One thing to note here is that this alert is coming from only one server not ...
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Performance Dashboards empty in SCOM 2012 R2

Every dashboard was running fine, but after server restarted it's empty https://i.imgur.com/Ya54l1G.png I tried to delete and make it again and tried other options not only this "processor ...
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How to translate the SCOM Notification Subscription ID to the Subscription Name

In SCOM notifications, the last line reads Notification subscription ID generating this message: {DFF2B469-4D4D-3F82-C51B-FCAC7A863DE6} I want to convert the GUID to the Subscription Name. ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 : Drive C: gets fragmented very quickly

We are running Windows Server 2012 R2 with the Hyper-V role installed. I have discovered that the host's volume C: get's fragmented very quickly (about 4% in only 1h). Our SCOM configuration ...
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Can i use SCOM 2007 R2 to re-enable Biztalk Receive Locations that are disabled?

If we have a BizTalk Receive locaction that has been disabled, can we use SCOM to automatically re-enable the receive locations?
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SCOM 2012R2 Installation Error

I'm installing OPSMGR I have 2 x servers running WS2012R2 with Windows updates applied SQL 2012 SP1 I've made sure the SQL collation is correct I'm installing all roles apart from Reporting on the ...
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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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How do I determine the version of the SCOM agent installed on a server?

Context first: We have two version of SCOM installed. An SCOM 2007 installation and a recently installed 2012 R2. After much swearing and dirty looks from a colleague one cubicle over I'm starting to ...
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Can't submit an advanced certificate request to CA

I'm trying to submit an advanced certificat request to the CA trought Certificate Enrolment URL (http://my-ca-srv/certsrv) but I can't get the form in wich I'll fill information about target server. ...