Author Archives: parag waghmare

About parag waghmare

I am working on the Windows technologies for a long time now. Primarily working as a Service Engineer on System Center products. Right now on System Center 2012 and Windows Server 2012. I have worked extensively on MOM 2005 to SCOM 2007 migrations and SCOM 2007 to SCOM 2012 migrations.

Adding license to SCOM

System center licensing guide: http://download.microsoft.com/download/8/9/A/89A3F8B9-94DE-4956-A56E-F6D2B215D0E6/SystemCenter2012R2_Licensing_Guide.pdf License check commands: Get-SCOMManagementGroup | ft skuforlicense, version, timeofexpiration –a Set-SCOMLicense -ProductId “Enter your license key”    

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ConfigMgr device collection queries

WQL query to create a device collection based on installed software. select SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceID,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceType,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Name,SMS_R_SYSTEM.SMSUniqueIdentifier,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceDomainORWorkgroup,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Client from SMS_R_System inner join SMS_G_System_INSTALLED_SOFTWARE on SMS_G_System_INSTALLED_SOFTWARE.ResourceID = SMS_R_System.ResourceId where SMS_G_System_INSTALLED_SOFTWARE.ProductName like “%NetScaler Gateway%” and SMS_G_System_INSTALLED_SOFTWARE.ProductVersion = “10.5.52.11”

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Deploying Configmr updates step by step

Good post on technet. https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Deploy-Software-Updates-87a403fc  

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SCOM discovery override using powershell

## Usage: ## Check the overridable paramters for your discoveries first and then change the parameter you would like to set in $override.Parameter. The format of the parameter may be like ## Selector          : $Config/PeriodInSeconds$. You should only add the … Continue reading

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Users cannot view ACS reports.

For the ACS reports the permissions have to be configured in SCOM. Click Administration–User Roles If you do not have a role created. Create a new role called “ACS report viewers” In the tab that opens add the groups in … Continue reading

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Microsoft Azure mp configuration for Azure Government cloud

The Microsoft Azure Management pack for SCOM 2012 R2 requires a little different configuration than the commercial cloud. I am going to write down some of the configurations that have to be done. Mp download location: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=50013 This steps are … Continue reading

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Scom Maintenance mode scheduler

#SCOM Maintenance mode scheduler. The assemblies can be found in this folder on your management servers  C:\Program Files\Microsoft System Center 2012 R2\Operations Manager\Server\SDK Binaries $scriptdir = Get-location $ScriptDir = split-path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Path $void = [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadFile(“$scriptdir\Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.OperationsManager.dll”) $void3 = [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadFile(“$scriptdir\Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Runtime.dll”) $void1 = … Continue reading

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