Jimmy Harper

SCOM Task to Add or Remove Management Groups on Agents

First published on TECHNET on Aug 13, 2016A customer of mine found that they had numerous SCOM Agents which were multi-homed to defunct Management Groups, and they were looking for an easy way to remove these old Management Groups from the Agents. They were also building out a new pre-production environment and would need  to […]

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Alerting when performance counters cannot be resolved by SCOM

First published on TECHNET on Feb 03, 2015 A customer of mine is seeing some random issues with SCOM not being able to resolve Exchange performance counters and would like to get an alert when this happens so we can troubleshoot right away. When SCOM cannot resolve a performance counter, it will log one of

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Alerting on Deadlocks with the SQL Server Management Pack

First published on TECHNET on Oct 28, 2014 Today a customer asked me how to configure SCOM to generate Alerts for SQL Deadlocks.  Looking in the SQL Server Management Pack, I found that we have event log Rules for deadlocks for SQL 2005, 2008, and 2012: The Rules are targeted at DB Engine and alert

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Exporting and Importing User Roles and Notifications in SCOM 2007 and SCOM 2012

First published on TECHNET on Dec 12, 2013 A customer of mine is migrating from SCOM 2007 to a new SCOM 2012 installation and would like to migrate User Roles and Notifications instead of recreating all of them manually. Note that both User Roles and Notifications both reference objects that are defined in Management Packs

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Get a list of email addresses used in SCOM notifications

First published on TECHNET on Dec 12, 2013 I haven’t blogged in a while, so need to make sure this thing is still on :)  I’ll start with something simple that I used today.  One of my customers is migrating from SCOM 2007 to SCOM 2012 and needs to get a list of all email

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