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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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System Center 2012 R2 DPM loading tapes from library out of order

I have a System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager (DPM) configured and working properly. The server has a SAS Tape Library with 24 tapes, and the DPM shows all tapes. But when a backup to tape ...
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System center - Monitoring REST web services

As the title suggests, is anyone aware of a way to monitor RESTful web services using System Center? With System Center being a Microsoft product, it is more geared toward WCF, particularly XML-based, ...
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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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VM Viewer cannot open console: “A connection will not be made because credentials may not be sent to the remote computer”

since some time - after we installed the latest Windows Updates on the Hyper-V hosts - we are having serious issues opening the remote console of a VM running on the Hyper-V hosts. Scenario: ...
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Certain SC Orchestrator Send E-Mail activities are sending 2 emails

Also posted this on TechNet but barking up this tree too just in case. Not really sure what's going on here, but I have certain System Center Orchestrator (2012 R2) Runbooks that are sending multiple ...
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Batch file copy to %public%/desktop with SCCM

I'm attempting to use SCCM to run a batch file to copy a file from an app deployment to machine's %public%/desktop folder but am getting an 'Access is denied' error while running. The script itself ...
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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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Use System Center Configuration Manager 2012 to remove existing InstallShield App

I'm trying to use System Center Configuration Manager 2012 to upgrade an existing program installed on most of our computers. The program uses an InstallShield installer. We're new to SCCM here, and ...
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Want to get checkpoint details for particular VM through “VMM PowerShell Script” activity

i have orchestrator with service manager installed . now i want to give facility to my developers to get checkpoint information about respective VMs (particular) from SMportal so that they can revert ...
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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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Installing SQL Server 2014 with System Center

I've been trying to auto deploy SQL Server 2014 to a new VM using System Center via SCVMM. The SQL Server Profile options don't seem to support 2014 yet (using 2014 media fails saying only 2008 and ...
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System Center Endpoint Protection remote scan

Could I use psexec to start a remote scan of a clients System Center Endpoint Protection ? I can't find any switches. Or Could I use System Center?
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Invoke-RestMethod cmdlet not found in Orchestrator 2012 R2 Run .Net Script Activity

I'm trying to use Invoke-RestMethod in a PowerShell script within an Orchestrator 2012 R2 runbook. When I run the runbook, it tells me: The term 'Invoke-RestMethod' is not recognized as the name ...
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Can WSUS, which is integrated with SCCM, be used as an upstream server for the other replica WSUS server?

I have following situation: Production environment with SCCM and WSUS integrated so all software installs and patching is done via SCCM. Wsus server is windows 2012 and system center is 2012R2. Test ...
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Possible to determine who launches a Runbook in SC Orchestrator 2012 R2?

is it possible to determine what Windows account executes a Runbook? I'm using SC Orchestrator 2012 R2. ideally, I want to determine what account (for auditing, and sending emails) launches a run ...
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Executing a Runbook via SC Orchestrator web service

Is it possible to launch a Orchestrator Runbook via the web service only? I know you can access the web service via, http://server01.contoso.com:81/Orchestrator2012/Orchestrator.svc, but is it ...
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SCCM Report: Update Compliance per Device in a collection

I'm trying my hand at building a custom SCCM report and could use some help from those who have more experience with the database structure than I do. What I would like is to list: Device ...
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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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SCOM 2012 - Record number of active asp.net users at time of alert

I'm currently monitoring the WCF endpoints belonging to an ASP.NET Web Application in SCOM 2012. I want to be able to determine the number of active users (standard ASP.NET membership provider) at the ...
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Removing an update from a Software Update Group deletes the Package

I've run into this several times now. I had hoped that it would be fixed in CU4 but it does not appear to be. Here is my scenario: I have a Software Update Group named Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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Accessing client's custom performance counters

I would like to access client's custom performance counters in SCCM, is there any built-in functionality that would let me do that, if not, are there other some ways?
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SCCM 2012 R2 not registering clients. ApprovalStatus of -1

We are experiencing an issue with SCCM 2012 R2 when a client attempts to register within the DB. The MP_RegistrationManager log is reporting an ApprovalStatus of -1 <![LOG[Mp Reg: Reply message ...
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Storage Migration Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager

I have 2 sites with 2 Hyper-V clusters. I'm running System Center VMM in Dublin which monitors my servers in the USA. If I want to do a storage migration from one LUN to another on my USA cluster, ...
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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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How do you change host management credentials for a cluster in System Center Virtual Machine Manager?

How do you change the Host Management Credentials in System Center Virtual Machine Manager for servers in a cluster? If I right click on the server and go to properties I can see the Run As account ...
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powershell cmdlet for system center 2012 end point protection?

Anyone knows if there are cmdlets for endpoint protection in system center 2012? I am trying to force to update definitions for endpoint protection from system center 2012, looks there is no such ...
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Acrobat Reader XI addon gets disabled periodically in Internet Explorer within Windows domain

We have a followig problem that happens on new workstations with Windows 7 x64 and Acrobat Reader XI only. Every few days the following key is automatically added to registry: ...
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Show all Windows Services on agent with Operations Manager 2012 R2

I am pretty new to Operations Manager. I've installed the remote agent on a server and the Windows Firewall on that server is configured to accept all requests from the Managemen Server. After adding ...
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Reporting SCEP update and scan

I am using Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection on all of the workstations I manage. For all three major platforms, it is a pain to get it to report on when it was last updated and last ...
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Secondary DPM server and access to protection agents at primary server

Disclaimer: This is not an ideal setup. In a perfect world we would have a direct two-way VPN between our site and the remote site. My task is to enlighten the consequences of running a System Center ...
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system center configuration manager SUP and DP in the same box

I 've got system center configuration manage installed and Software update point and distrbution point are in the same server . after getting Updates from Microsoft and deploying them I understood ...
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Microsoft AV - Do Exclusions Apply to Full Scans or Realtime Protection Only?

The vendor for a new system we're setting up sent us specs for their recommended A/V exclusions. They recommend that we exclude .PDF, .JAR, .BIN, and .DAT files (among others) from real-time ...
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How can I use SCCM to audit installed displays

I want to see a list of the model numbers of all the monitors attached to the computers in my firm. Is there an SCCM Query that will do this?
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Why can't I assign hardware and guest os profiles to servers in the new SCVMM 2012 Service Templates?

Trying to learn SCVMM 2012, but I'm confused about how Guest OS and Hardware Profiles work with the new 2012 Service Templates. I create a Hardware Profile and a Guest OS Profile. Then I open the ...
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System Center Orchestrator 2012 R2 - accessing property of returned item

I've got an Orchestrator runbook that is using the Query Configuration Manager activity from the Configuration Manager Integration Pack to query SCCM for all pending application requests. It appears ...
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Can Microsoft DPM 2010 Backup Windows Server 2012 R2?

I have Microsoft DPM 2010 running on Server 2008 R2. I wish to backup Server 2012 R2. There is loose reference that this won’t work. Can anyone confirm if this is possible? If so, are there any ...
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Managing Azure Backups

I'm using the Azure Backup Agent on a couple of Azure VMs to backup files to an Azure Backup Vault. I don't see a way to monitor or receive notifications on the status of the backups through the ...
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Installing SCVMM on a VM and use it to manage the hypervisor hosting that VM (for a lab)

I know this would be unacceptable for a production deployment, but I have only one beefy server I can use for lab test\learning. Here is what I am planning: Install Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 on the ...
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How to start a runbook using web service call to SC Orchestrator in Powershell?

I have System Center Orchestrator 2012 R2 and I want to start a Runbook on the runbook server by calling the web service. The orchestrator console works fine if I browse to it like so: ...
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Deploying Office 2013 Home and Business via System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2

It's beginning to seem like I am chasing my tail on this one so I am going to ask the question here to see if anyone else has an answer to this. I have been trying to get SCCM 2012 setup and my ...
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SCCM 2012 Manual Copy osd file to remote distribution point

In our organization we have 1 site with 3 servers. Server A is the main server containing all roles. Server B and C are distribution points. These 3 servers are connected over wan, this works fine ...
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Multiple VM Templates vs Service Templates

I am having trouble wrapping my head around the need/usage of a Service Template in System Center 2012 R2. I understand that when you define a service, you are specifying one or more vm templates that ...
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What SCCM roles should I install on my secondary sites?

In the company I'm currently working, we'd like to install System Center Configuration Manager to automaticly deploy Windows 7 images and software. I have been conducting some research on installing, ...
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Config Manager 2012 Application Download stuck at 0%

We have a Config Manager 2012 R2 setup with 2 Distribution Points on remote sites. In the remote site the Applications don't get downloaded, the status remains on 'downloading (0% complete)' In the ...
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How can I deploy the Microsoft System Center Advisor agent to multiple Windows 2008 R2 servers?

How can I deploy the Microsoft System Center Advisor agent to multiple Windows 2008 R2 servers? My company has Intune but it's not for servers. I have about 20 2008 R2 virtual machine to install the ...
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SCCM 2012 R2: Email / Alert on component status errors

I know that as of SCCM SP1 we are now able to monitor and alert on a few more things in SCCM. We can now alert if there are problems with not only AV / malware alerts but also client and database ...
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System Center 2012 Alternatives [closed]

Are there any good alternatives to System Center 2012? I'm looking for a system platform that allows gives us a replacement for SCCM, SCOM, EdnPoitn Protection, DPM and Global Service Monitor and can ...
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Temporarily disabling system center monitoring

Is there any way to disable/enable System Center 2012 monitoring from the command line or through some sort of .NET object? I have a series of tests I need to run after hours and I'd like to turn off ...
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In-place upgrade Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2012 R2 with System Center and SQL Server products installed

I'm upgrading a demo environment from Windows Server 2012 to 2012 R2. All of the System Center products in the environment have already been upgraded to 2012 R2 from 2012 SP1. In the interest of my ...