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

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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 2012R2 DFS Replication Managementpack

We have a functional implementation of SCOM 2012R2 running on Windows Server 2012R2. Recently I have begun trying to get the DFS Replication monitoring working; specifically backlog monitoring. ...
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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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Identifying VSS drives in SCOM 2012 R2

I'm trying to configure some overrides in our SCOM 2012 R2 server to disable disk space alerts on our VSS drives. I could just go in and disable it on every VSS drive we have, but it'd be good if I ...
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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 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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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. ...
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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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Avg Total Percent Processor Time in System Center Operation Manager Reports

In system center 2012 operations manager there is a report called windows server operating system reports. When I run the report there are two sections to do with the processor. One section is ...
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SCOM 2012 - service flapping and notifications

I am trying to untangle SCOM 2012 install created by someone else and I noticed that alerts for the same monitor are being sent multiple times per hour littering my mailbox. From my previous ...
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SCOM 2012 - Limit WCF monitoring to only specific entry points

When monitoring IIS hosted WCF web services for performance violations, how can I configure my Monitoring Wizard to only monitor a specific entry point? I can seemingly define additional entry points ...
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Set-SCOMMaintenanceMode EndTime Duration Clarification

Microsoft provides the Set-SCOMMaintenanceMode cmdlet in part to manage the SCOM maintenance system. A required parameter is the declaration of how long the maintenance mode should last (-EndTime). ...
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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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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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Network Vicinity View doesn't show agent managed PCs

Network Vicinity View in my SCOM only shows other network devices+management server, but does not show any agent managed computers, why is that? Or is it supposed to be like that and i'm missing ...
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Load Balancing in SCOM

I have a System Center Operations Manager environment running. ACS is installed as well. I now have more than 3000 agents in my environment and need to add another management server, don't I? I want ...
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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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“RPC Server Unavailable” when pushing a SCOM 2012 R2 agent from the console

I'm attempting to push a SCOM 2012 R2 agent from the console to a Windows 7 desktop. I've: Confirmed the firewall is disabled Confirmed I can ping it Confirmed the DNS name is correct both A/PTR ...
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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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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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What Firewall Rules for Audit Collection Service in SCOM 2012

What Firewall Ports or Rules do I have to Configure, to enable the Forwarders to Connect to the ACS Collector? When the Firewall on Collector is enabled, no Forwarder can connect to the Collector, ...
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open firewall ports on mssql for SCOM

Im trying to figure out, which ports i have to open on my MSSQL-Server to let the SCOM (System center operations manager) connect successfully. Ive tried: disable the domain network firewall -> SCOM ...
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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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ACS - Where to find Audit Logs

I think i got the Audit Collection service working. Where do I see the Audit Logs from my Managed Agents? I looked in my Operations Manger Console: Monitoring - Microsoft Audit Collection Services - ...
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How do I workaround inaccessible DCs in a spoke site, in a hub and spoke configuration?

I have a Hub and Spoke configuration. The spokes can never see another spoke. SCOM is reporting errors that GPO can't access \company.com probably because every Domain Controller has an NS record, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Windows Server 2012 Forest and Domain functional levels compatibility

I'm using a Windows 2003 domain, and a currently planning for a Windows Server 2012 upgrade, so I'm looking at all software which could be hurted by a Domain (and Forest) functional level raise to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, ...