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

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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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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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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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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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Send Nagios alerts to SCOM

Does anybody know a good solution to send Nagios alerts to SCOM? We monitor our linux environment with Nagios but would like to forward our critical alerts to SCOM.
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SCOM alert: The threshold for the Logical Disk\Avg. Disk sec/Transfer performance counter has been exceeded

We are monitoring several Windows Server 2012 R2 VMs running on Hyper-V. Now SCOM (2012 R2 UR2) reports: The threshold for the Logical Disk\Avg. Disk sec/Transfer performance counter has been ...
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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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SCOM agent install fails with error 0x80070002

When trying to install Windows agents in SCOM 2012 R2, the task fails with error 0x80070002. Looking in the agent install log at C:\Program Files\Microsoft System Center 2012 R2\Operations ...
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SCOM 2012 Message queue alerts

I have A SCOM 2012 Server that is monitoring 3 2012 servers that are outside of my organization. All 3 sever are not members of our Domain and are connected to the SCOM sever. I can monitor services, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Monitoring Network Devices Across Multiple Subnets with SCOM 2007 R2

SCOM will only discover and monitor network devices on the same subnet as the management server. SCOM is able to discover and monitor servers and clients on different subnets. SNMP and ACLs are ...
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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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Disks not being monitored on DPM server - SCOM

We have two DPM 2010 servers that are being monitored in SCOM. On one of the servers the disks are being monitored and on the other they are not. I don't see a difference between the settings of the ...
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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 ...