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Azure Recovery Services Vault Management - performing a vault swap

Azure Recovery Services Vault Management – performing a vault swap

First published on TECHNET on Aug 08, 2017 In this blog post I will address some of the questions we’re receiving from customers regarding Azure Backup and Recovery Services vaults. We will focus on one of the most common Azure ... continue reading

Troubleshooting Service Manager work item (Incident, Change Request, Service Request) status stuck on “New”

First published on TECHNET on Jul 05, 2017 Any time we see newly created work items stuck with a “New” status, it generally means that the Service Manager workflows are not processing or are processing slowly. Monitoring the “Minutes behind” ... continue reading

Update on APM fix for agent crashing issue shipped in UR3

First published on TECHNET on Jun 06, 2017 Overview of the .NET 2.0 fix that was shipped in UR3 We have been investigating this issue actively and this fix has not solved the issue completely. We are actively working to ... continue reading

APM fix for agent crashing issue shipped in UR3 is not completely resolved

First published on TECHNET on May 31, 2017 The Application Performance Monitoring (APM) feature in System Center 2016 Operations Manager Agent causes a crash for the IIS Application Pool that's running under the .NET Framework 2.0 runtime. A fix for ... continue reading
Unlocking the full potential of System Center Operations Manager: introducing the free Squared Up Community Edition license

Unlocking the full potential of System Center Operations Manager: introducing the free Squared Up Community Edition license

First published on TECHNET on Mar 17, 2017 This is a special guest blog from Squared Up Since founding Squared Up in 2011, we've been on a mission to transform the way enterprises interact with their monitoring data and, in ... continue reading
How to Manually Create a SQL Replica in DPM 2012 R2

How to Manually Create a SQL Replica in DPM 2012 R2

First published on TECHNET on Mar 21, 2017 There may be circumstances where creating SQL replica automatically over the network may not be possible due to network bandwidth constraint between DPM server and SQL server(situations where DPM and protected server ... continue reading

APM feature in SCOM 2016 Agent may cause a crash for the IIS Application Pool running under .NET 2.0 runtime

First published on TECHNET on Mar 21, 2017 Summary APM feature in SCOM 2016 Agent may cause a crash for the IIS Application Pool running under .NET 2.0 runtime. Cause Several callbacks within APM code of SCOM 2016 Agent utilize ... continue reading
Deprecating SHA1 Certificates in System Center Operations Manager for UNIX/Linux Monitoring

Deprecating SHA1 Certificates in System Center Operations Manager for UNIX/Linux Monitoring

First published on TECHNET on Mar 01, 2017 The communication between System Center Operations Manager Management Server and the UNIX/Linux agents are secured with TLS/SSL. UNIX and Linux agents employ Server Authentication certificates (i.e. “agent certificates”) for the TLS/SSL channel ... continue reading
Announcing SC 2016 DPM Guest Blog Series

Announcing SC 2016 DPM Guest Blog Series

First published on TECHNET on Feb 09, 2017 System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager was announced with a range of new features, such as Modern Backup Storage and RCT based Hyper-V VM Backups. Modern Backup Storage completely changed the way ... continue reading
How to perform a manual initial replica on DPM Modern Backup Storage

How to perform a manual initial replica on DPM Modern Backup Storage

First published on TECHNET on Feb 07, 2017 DPM can backup a variety of workloads as SQL, SharePoint, Exchange, Hyper-V VMs, File Servers, among others. While doing so, DPM creates an initial replica of the data, and takes the following ... continue reading