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SCOM 2016: Updated MPs for SQL Server v7.0.0.0

The new management packs for SQL Server have been released get them at the links below: SQL Server 2016 SQL Server 2014 SQL Server (2008-2012) SQL Server Dashboards   New SQL Server 2008-2012 MP Features and Fixes The version of the management packs was significantly increased as the SQL Server MP product family was extended with brand new management packs for SQL Server 2017+ and SQL Server 2017+ Replication. The new management...

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SCOM 2016: Updated MP DHCP 2016 v10.0.9.0

A new version of the DHCP 2016 management pack has been released get version 10.0.9.0 here Changes in this version: Fixed issue: DHCP Failover Server Relationship Discovery was failing as the Scope ID length max limit was 4000. The Scope ID length limit has been increased to 65536. Fixed issue: Alert description for “DHCP IPv4 Runtime Service Bound to Static IP Address Monitor”,”DHCP Dependent Service Health Monitor”,”DHCP...

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SCOM 2016: Updated SQL Server Management Packs v6.7.31.0

New versions of the SQL management packs were released a short while ago links for all of the versions 6.7.31.0 MPs can be found below: SQL Server SQL Server 2008/2012 – here SQL Server 2014 – here SQL Server 2016 – here SQL Server Dashboards SQL Server Dashboards – here SQL Server Replication SQL Server 2008 Replication – here SQL Server 2012 Replication – here SQL Server 2014 Replication – here SQL Server 2014...

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SCOM 2016: Management Pack for Windows Server Operating System 2016 v10.0.8.0

A new version of the Windows Server OS is out for Windows Server 2016 get it here. New and fixed in this version · Added two new object types (Windows Server 2016 Computer (Nano) and Windows Server 2016 Operation System (Nano)) and a new group type (Windows Server 2016 Computer Group (Nano)). This improvement will help users to differentiate the groups and object types and manage them more accurately. · Added a new monitor: Windows...

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SCOM 2012 R2: Update Rollup 12 Released

UR12 for SCOM 2012 R2 has been release as usual you can get it from the download catalog or through windows update. Changes and fixes When you try to upgrade System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager Reporting Server to System Center 2016 Operations Manager reporting server, the upgrade fails for the following configuration: Server A is configured as System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager including Management Server. Server B is...

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SCOM: Updated MP for Windows Server v10.0.8.0

A new version of the Windows Server MP has been released version 10.0.8.0 can be found here There are quite a few changes so as usual test in your labs where possible before deploying to live environments. New in this version Added two new object types (Windows Server 2016 Computer (Nano) and Windows Server 2016 Operation System (Nano)) and a new group type (Windows Server 2016 Computer Group (Nano)). This improvement will help users...

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SCOM: Extensible Network Monitoring Management Pack Generator tool

A new tool has been released to assist in creating management packs for network monitoring get it here I know from experience that having to walk a MIB file manually in order to determine which OIDs to use can be a tedious process. Tools like this one should make the whole experience much more manageable. Tool Details Network Monitoring Management Pack Generator tool package includes a UI tool – SNMP_MPGenerator.exe and a command...

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SCOM: SQL Server MP (Community Technical Preview 1) v6.7.3.0

Another update for the SQL Community Technical Preview management packs this time we have updates for the SQL Server MPs and no changes to the dashboards. Get the MPs here. SQL Server 2014 / 2016: Disabled Memory-Optimized Data Garbage Collection Fill Factor monitor and rule by default Disabled Memory-Optimized Data workflows for all SQL Server instances, except for Developer, Enterprise, and Evaluation editions Fixed issue: CPU...

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SCOM: Version 2.0 of Tim Culhams SCOM healh check script

Tim Culham has been promising version 2 of his health check script for a while now and let me tell you it was worth the wait, it offers a great overview of the health of a SCOM management group on a single page, get it here. Great stuff Tim. Features: A Data Volume graph where you can instantly see the amount of Alerts, Events, Performance Data and State Changes over the last 7 days The Health State of your SCOM Agents A Graph of your...

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SCOM: Updated SQL Server Management Packs v6.7.2.0

After many iterations of community previews there is now a non-preview release of the SQL management packs they can be downloaded from the below locations: Due to the many issues with some of the recent versions of the SQL management packs I would strongly advise extensive testing before deployment to production systems. SQL Server 2016 v6.7.2.0 – here SQL Server 2014 v6.7.2.0- here SQL Server 2005 / 2008 / 2012 v6.7.2.0- here SQL...

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SCOM: Windows Server MP updated to 6.0.7310.0

The windows Server MP has been updated to v 6.0.7310.0 it is available for download here. Changes in this version Several bugs located in Clustered Shared Volumes MP were fixed (see below); error handling migrated to common recommended scenario. Enabled quorum monitoring via changing the monitoring logic. The monitoring logic is splitting for Nano Server (with usage of PowerShell) and all other operation systems. o    Fixed bug:...

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SCOM: SQL MP (Community Technical Preview 2) v6.7.0.0

Version 6.7.0.0 of the Community Technical Preview 2 for the SQL management packs have been released, they are available for download here. Microsoft seems to be very cautions now with releases of the SQL MP which is good considering the issues with the last 4 live versions, What’s new? New Releases MP for SSAS 2016 MP for SSRS 2016 (Native Mode) Updates and fixes SQL Server Dashboards Added a feature to support Virtual Groups...

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SCOM: MP for Skype for Business Server 2015 v9319.247

The newly released  Skype for Business Server 2015 management pack version 9319.247 is available for download here. This MP guide is not included in the download but is available on a separate technet page. New in this version: Automatic discovery for Client Sign-In Client applications that sign-in to Skype for Business Server 2015 often automatically discover the server to sign-in to. Synthetic transactions now support...