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The case of undiscovered SQL server roles in SCOM

Another case of a SCOM investigation we got involved in was about the SQL team trying to monitor SQL Analysis Services (SSAS) using SCOM. Management pack was installed, agent deployed, proxy enabled, runas accounts arranged, rights arranged for the runas account. And nothing found on those SQL servers. In the meantime this case was already escalated to a MSFT support ticket, but we figured it might be good to look at it from the SCOM...

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A case of ghost objects in SCOM

At a customer of ours we were investigating a case where an old SCCM server which was removed a while ago kept getting back into SCOM. What we saw was a server object which was not an agent. Upon investigation we found these were instances of an SCCM roles, such as a distribution point. So first we went into the SQL database and checked for the entries and removed them there. Sure enough the next day they were back in SCOM. So we know...

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The SCOM 1807 Story

A few months ago SCOM 1807 was released at the end of July 2018. It was a release we had been waiting for due to some fixes and due to some features. Let’s discuss a few things about this release according to this agenda: • New Features in SCOM 1807 • Issues Fixed in SCOM 1807 • Where to get SCOM 1807 • The migration from earlier versions of SCOM to 1807 I fear it is going to be a bit of text to bring all of this together,...

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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...