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SCOM 2019: Update rollup 4 has arrived!

UR 4 is a fairly big update with a host of improvements and fixes, as always it can be downloaded from the catalog here now lets dive right in. Overall some expected improvements to suppport later operating systems and versiosn of .net there are a tonn of fixes mostly around correcting minior issues which are too numerous to list here but can be found on the KB page Improvements Support for Windows 11Enabled .NET4.8 supportUI...

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Do not connect SCOM 2022 console to older SCOMs

This is just a small but important message if you are in a migration or in a situation where you have multiple SCOM management groups of different versions. When you update the SCOM Console on your server or workstation to SCOM 2022 Console, you can not use it to connect to down-level SCOM management groups anymore (2019/180x/2016/2012). When opening in the Monitoring pane it will give an error. But it looks like alerts screens can...

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SCOM 2022: GA Hooray!

The latest and dare I say greatest version of SCOM has just been released. Lets unpack some of the exciting new features, a full list and details are available here!Overall this is a fantastic update and really shows the investment in SCOM that Microsoft is making. Enhanced Operations Manager RBACThis one is a great improvement which has been a long time coming, the addition of a Read-only Administrator role makes it much easier for...

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Ignite Announcements for System Center

This week Microsoft held its Ignite conference again with lots and lots of news and announcements as always. I wanted to do a post for the readers here about what was said about System Center. I might do another post about Windows Admin Center, since that is on the management space as well. But Let’s focus on System Center for a bit. System Center 2022 A new version of System Center was announced. It is System Center 2022. There are...

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OMI Vulnerabilities in cross-plat management extensions

Using SCOM or Azure to monitor or manage Linux/Unix systems? Read on! Recently a number of serious vulnerabilities have been found in the OMI Framework, which is used as underlying management infrastructure tooling for managing and monitoring Linux/Unix systems. Examples are the SCOM and Log Analytics agents for these systems in Azure and on-prem. And DSC and Azure Automation State Configuration. Any OMI version which is not 1.6.8-1 or...