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Alerting on Deadlocks with the SQL Server Management Pack

Alerting on Deadlocks with the SQL Server Management Pack

First published on TECHNET on Oct 28, 2014Today 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 ... continue reading
Using Integers and other “non-string” data types in Rules and Monitors

Using Integers and other “non-string” data types in Rules and Monitors

First published on TECHNET on Oct 01, 2009 If you need to use any non-string data type in the criteria for custom Rules and Monitors, you’ll need to edit the XML in order for it to work properly. By default, ... continue reading
SQL Agent Job Discovery not working?

SQL Agent Job Discovery not working?

First published on TECHNET on Jun 04, 2009 The SQL Server Management Pack includes an option to discover and monitor SQL Server Agent Jobs for SQL 2000/2005/2008. The Discovery for this is disabled by default: I ran into an issue ... continue reading
System Center 1801 Operations Manager - Enhanced log file monitoring for Linux Servers

System Center 1801 Operations Manager – Enhanced log file monitoring for Linux Servers

First published on TECHNET on Mar 13, 2018 System Center Operations Manager 1801 has enhanced log file monitoring capabilities for Linux Servers. Operations Manager now supports Fluentd , an Open source Data collector. Customers can also leverage Fluentd capabilities and ... 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
SCOM and APM - the simplest workaround.

SCOM and APM – the simplest workaround.

First published on TECHNET on Jun 29, 2018 Hi there, here I go again to help you out . In this post I will walk you through a temporary workaround for the long running Application Performance Monitoring (APM) issue affecting ... continue reading
OpsMgr event ID 26319 and p_GetDatawarehouseVersion on SCOM 1801 – RESOLVED !!!

OpsMgr event ID 26319 and p_GetDatawarehouseVersion on SCOM 1801 – RESOLVED !!!

First published on TECHNET on Jun 25, 2018 Hi SCOM folk Today I am going to blog how to resolve event ID 26319 on System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 1801 related to the p_GetDatawarehouseVersion stored procedure from getting generated. The ... continue reading
DataKeeper Alerting

Email Alerts with SIOS DataKeeper

Over the past few weeks I wrote a 3-part series on how to configure email alerts based on Perfmon Counters, System Event Log Entries and a specific Windows Service Start or Stop Event. While these guides are relevant to any ... continue reading
Service Alert Email

Step-by-Step: How to Trigger an Email Alert when a Windows Service Starts or Stops on Windows Server 2016

Introduction In my last post. Step-by-Step: How to Trigger an Email Alert from a Windows Event that Includes the Event Details using Windows Server 2016, I showed you how to send an email alert based upon specific Windows EventIDs being ... continue reading
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Step-by-Step: How to Trigger an Email Alert from a Windows Event that Includes the Event Details using Windows Server 2016

Introduction Setting up an email alert is as simple as creating a Windows Task that is triggered by an Event. You then must specify the action that will occur when that Task is triggered. Since Microsoft has decided to deprecate ... continue reading